£1m to £1.99M
Level 2 , City Gate West , Tollhouse Hill , NOTTINGHAM , NG1 5AT
With almost 200 employees and subsidiary companies located across different floors, Scape Group was quickly outgrowing their head office accommodation. When the opportunity arose to acquire larger offices in Nottingham city centre, Lungfish Architects were set a brief to deliver a strong impression and a social atmosphere, encouraging the different teams to work alongside each other in a unified and engaging working environment. We changed the perspective on how to create engaging environments and merge multiple companies onto one floor. Through the engagement process and consulting with stakeholders on the progression of the project, we helped Scape to understand the scope for the 2000m2 office space and, working closely with the Scape teams, undertook extensive refurbishments. The strong working relationship between the project teams enabled a fast programme delivery of just 14 weeks from concept to completion. The inviting reception features a self-watering ‘living wall’ and refreshment facilities, creating a strong impression for visitors and employees upon arrival. The kitchen has been designed for multi-functional purposes with a diverse range of seating, including tiered seating and breakfast bar. Suspended rafters, differential lighting, planting and colour interjection create a vibrant and social environment with clearly defined spaces. There is also access for AV presentation facilities and the opportunity for the flexible space to be easily reconfigured for events. There are 11 dedicated meeting rooms and several breakout spaces located around the office. The new, innovative office offers more collaborative spaces for the teams to work positively alongside each other, be sociable, sharing their experience and expertise.