Often, as part of an office refurbishment, fit-out or relocation project, there are often requirements to consider different areas of the office space and how to make the best use of them.
Part of this is the overall space planning and design. See our dedicated page on space planning. We have other pages covering specific office areas that may need consideration:
Break Out areas
Keeping your people happy is one of the most difficult things that we experience when running a business as we are sure you know!
Considering their requirements in terms of breakout areas for lunch, meetings and other aspects is often overlooked. A chilled out area with soft seating can be very beneficial – you can even consider giving them something fun, like table football, video games or even something more indulgent!
You have to also think about storage!
It sounds strange but often people do not realise quite how much 'stuff' they have to store.
Consider files and paperwork as well as other aspects.
Storage Walls can be an excellent solution to this – storage units that double as dividing walls!
We also recommend that you consider these for creating offices and rooms (eg for creating Server Rooms and Communications rooms).
Also consider that staff need to hang up their coats and jackets and store their personal belongings – the extent to which you allow this will vary from organisation to organisation of course.
If you have a lot of paper storage requirements, consider off-site storage. You could also consider a Document Management system which would allow you to store, archive and retrieve documents easily – this can also provide electronic work flows and these can often integrate with your existing Business Management systems, databases and CRM systems increasing efficiency, security and management.
First Office Systems can help you!
John Donegan heads up our Office Interiors team and has dealt with many projects since 1991. Our geographical area covers Kent, Sussex and London although we may consider projects slightly further afield depending on our workload.
As you can see from our web site and our case studies, we can bring real value to you on such projects with our expertise and experience.
Why not call us now for an initial chat and ask to speak to John on 01892 676000?
What our customers say..."Lifesure Group appointed First Office Systems to relocate our business together with the interior design, occupancy space plan and fit out of our new office building. The project included construction of all internal offices, the provision of power, installation of voice and data cabling, fit out of our communications room together with provision of a sophisticated telecommunications system and all the office furniture. Compliance with Building Control regulations was also undertaken on our behalf. First Office Systems provided professional project management with attention to detail ensuring our new building was completed on time and to a very high standard. We found all the staff to be very courteous and helpful. I would have no hesitation in recommending First Office Systems, indeed I have already done so."
Colin Barnes - Lifesure Group, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire