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Office Relocation

Office Interiors and Office Relocation

Based in Tunbridge Wells in Kent, we provide a comprehensive range of Office Refurbishment and Office Fit Out services to businesses and organisations.

We design, space plan, refurbish and fit out offices with a creative flair for design and innovation. We can manage the whole project from building evaluation and assessment of occupancy potential, through to design, space planning, project management and relocation. We provide a complete service to businesses throughout the South East.

Moving Premises Service

We provide a comprehensive move management and office relocation service to relocate business from one office to another. We provide packing crates, porters and transportation. Critical IT systems are also relocated to include deployment to the workstation of computers and telephone handsets.

We have been involved in hundreds of projects over the last 20 or so years for all kinds of organisations, predominantly in Kent, Sussex, London and The South East of the UK.

Our office relocation procedures include the following stages;

Planning & Logistics – The emphasis is on planning, on the day it is too late! Use the opportunity to dispose of unwanted effects, redundant IT and documents. Use the space plan occupancy drawing to establish that everything will fit. Consider the logistics; parking, access via stairs and lifts, ceiling height, raised access floors, door widths. Do not discover on the day you have not applied for parking dispensation and the cupboards will not fit in the lifts!

Packing, Protection & Crates – Carefully pack and identify with a numbering sequence and or colour code. Hire polypropylene packing crates, there are a number of sizes to suite specific requirements (documents, desktop computers, servers etc.). Ensure items are well package; a large roll of bubble wrap is relatively inexpensive. Avoid stacking crates more than four high and not in circulation routes. Ensure crate identification is on the ends not the lids (obscured when stacked).

Move Management – Move on Friday ideally, allowing Saturday and Sunday if necessary to achieve operational working so staff can return to work on Monday. Prioritise items to be moved so that IT infrastructure needing installation and set-up can be moved first. Start at the top and work down, that way the new space will be populated with less obstruction. Removal from existing premises is the opposite. Relocate all the retained items before delivery of items to storage or for disposal, some might stay.   

Recycling & Disposal – Try to recycle surplus furniture and effects, offer to staff or donate to charities. Produce a list and circulate in advance of the move and have arrangements for collection and delivery. Post on www.freecycle.org, you will be surprised! All furniture for disposal should be dismantled so as to recover the aluminium and steel. Hire a skip which will be sorted at the depot with recyclables being recovered.

If you would like to discuss in more details any of the above please contact John Donegan on 01892 776001 or 07973 516339. Alternatively, e-mail him at john.donegan@firstoffice.co.uk

Case Studies - View our office interiors and refurbishment case studies here:

GML Construction (with virtual tour)
Lifesure Group (with virtual tour)
Belmont International Ltd (with CAD drawing)
Buss Murton Solicitors (with CAD drawing)
Electrical Contractors Association Ltd (with CAD drawing)
Invicta Food Group Ltd (with CAD drawing)

What our customers say...

"Just a quick note to say thanks for all you did for us in the ghastly process of moving – it all went remarkably smoothly in the end. Thanks guys, good job."
Patrick Rampton – Director, Rampton Basely

Our Partners include:

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