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Recent case studies

  1. 1. Alexandra press release in Mix Interiors
  2. 2. Alexandra press release in Mix Interiors
  3. 3. Alexandra CAD Design
  4. 4. What Heatons say... AlexandraAlexandra relocated into existing refurbished offices. Heaton’s were Case Studyapproached by Alexandra who were looking for a partner to help them withall aspects of their project.Alexandra’s brief was to create an office with wow factor which wasconsistent with their brand values. We have had a hugely intensive threemonths in which we visited the site and met with all of the firm’sdepartments. We even took the client to Italy so that they could visualisehow their office would look.“We were delighted to work with the Alexandra from start to finish, advisingthem on interior design, space planning and furniture solutions.” Heatons’director of furniture Nicola Humphray project managed the brief whichincluded sourcing some of the most modern and stylish desks, seating,storage and conference room facilities from the UK and Europe.The new look office will meet the needs of Alexandra’s 200 + strongworkforce across more than 20,000sq ft over two floors.What Alexandra say"From initial conversations it was clear that Nicola Humphray was willingand able to give me a mixture of the support which I needed, that offurniture solutions, interior space management and workspaceenvironment design.Our relatively limited space and largely open plan office design meantthat we had to spend a lot of time planning the office layout, and Nicolaprovided unlimited time and suggestions. Our budget size meant that weneeded to provide a cost effective solution which would still give us thewow factor we wanted from furniture and enough storage to provide forall our staff, Heatons enabled us to provide both within our budget.Nicola provided guidance and product suggestions to enable us to buildin special features which lifted the communal areas. When it came to theproject rollout the installation team were very well organised, efficient,attentive, cheerful and flexible. I would not hesitate to recommendHeatons in the future" Project Value £250,000
  5. 5. Hugh Baird H.E. Heatons were asked to provide an interior design scheme for a newlySuite Case Study refurbished H.E Suite within the Ballioll Centre. What Heatons say... Heatons were proud to be asked once again to come up with a scheme for Hugh Bairds newly refurbished H E Suite. The brief was to put forward an interior design scheme that was modern and contemporary with funky seating and with a wow factor. Once we had provided detailed plans, we then put forward a mood board with proposed colour schemes and product selection to coincide with the brief. We were over the moon to be awarded with the order. What Hugh Baird say... It was very important for the College to provide our Higher Education students with a facility that was not only high quality but distinctive from the rest of the College and to give our HE students their own area with its own identity. Heatons were able to work with the College on this project because they have worked alongside the College on other projects and understand our commitment to constant improvements, usually with very tight timescales. The HE suite has been a massive hit with our HE students and has proved to be very popular area for staff to engage with them on a less formal basis. An important additional benefit from this area is that it has created an interest from other students and is therefore becoming part of their aspiration for progression to HE courses within the College. Pat Farrell - Director of Estates and Resources Project Value £13,000
  6. 6. Hugh Baird College Heatons have been partners with the college for a number of years Reception Case Study and have worked on various projects including student and staff facilities along with the refurbishment of their reception area.What Heatons say...Heatons are proud to have worked with the college over a number of years.We have provided solutions for many aspects of the college which includestudent and staff use over their three sites in Bootle, Liverpool. We wereresponsible for the design and supply of furniture for their refurbishedreception area which has been well received by both students and staff alike.What Hugh Baird say...Now students have settled down and the students have returned for anew academic year I thought it was appropriate to reflect on the summerworks programme we completed this year.One of the major projects we completed was the refurbishment of theBalliol Centre reception area. This was completed on time and within thebudget allocated.I wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for your major contributionto this project. As you know we had a very short window of opportunityto complete the work and your endeavours in recommending andsecuring the quality of furniture you did was vital to the success of theproject.I can also report that the refurbishment has had a major positive impacton both staff and students, indeed many visitors to the college have alsopassed very favourable comments, about, “how impressive the receptionarea is for a college”. It has brought the reception area to life withstudents now using it as a meeting and social space.Once again thank you for your contribution and I’m sure we will continueto work together in the future on other projects. I have and will continueto recommend Heaton Office Solutions to other colleagues within thecollege sector.Pat Farrell - Director of Estates and Resources Project Value £60,000
  7. 7. Scientiam Heatons worked with Scientiam on their new training facility at Liverpool One. This was to be their flagship facility. The scheme was toCase Study be contemporary and have a wow factor. What Heatons say... Heatons were approached by Scientiam as we had successfully worked with them before on a previous project. This time they were opening a new flagship training facility in the heart of Liverpool One. Scientiam’s brief was to create an office with wow factor and one that was consistent with both Scientiam and Liverpool One’s brand values. We visited the site to survey and measure up so as we could provide scaled drawings to show how their facility could work for them and how to maximise the available space. We were responsible for the design and planning of the open plan space which was to be partitioned off using a contemporary frameless glass partitioning system so as to create an airy and light environment. We then provided interior design mood boards to help the client see our vision of how the office and training space would look. “We were delighted to work with the Scientiam on this project from start to finish, advising them on interior design, space planning and furniture solutions.” What Scientiam say... We approached Heatons with our Academy One project because we have worked with them previously and have found them to be helpful, reliable and professional at all times. Nicky worked closely with us and our project management team throughout and her advice on colour schemes, materials and layouts was invaluable. Nicky worked tirelessly to create the look we were looking for and the completed project looks amazing. Holly Tonge - Operations Manager Project Value £100,000
  8. 8. Scientiam CAD Design
  9. 9. Thornton College is a newly opened facility in partnership with Hugh Thornton CollegeBaird College and Sefton Council. Heatons where asked to come up with Case Studya scheme for the furniture within the college.What Heatons say...We were delighted to be asked by Hugh Baird College to come up with arange of furniture solutions for the new groundbreaking college which is toact as a springboard between special schools and further education.The centre, which was given the green light by council planners, was hailedby the borough’s education chiefs as the first of its kind in Merseyside.Heatons put together a portfolio of products including classroom furniturewhich included height adjustable desking for wheelchair users, seating,reception furniture, bistro cafeteria furniture and I.T desking and seating.Heatons are also proud to sponsor the colleges sensory room which is aplace where children and adults with special needs can explore anddevelop their senses and skills.What Thornton College say...We were very pleased with the proposals Heatons put forward for thisproject and their commitment to understand our requirements and alsomeet our deadlines.The quality of the furniture was only surpassed by their design proposalswhich were thorough and easy to follow. Whilst the furniture is robust itdoes not have an institutional feel which is very important for the natureof this unique facility.The students and their parents feel at home in this facility which is alreadyattracting intense interest not only from within Sefton but further afield.In addition, Heatons delivery and instillation team were very efficient andthe service they provided was excellent. They never promise anythingthey can’t deliver.I look forward to working with Heatons again in the future.Pat Farrell - Director of Estates and Resources Project Value £37,000
  10. 10. Venmore Venmores relocated into new premises. Heatons were responsible for supplying contemporary furniture that represented their brand values.Case Study What Heatons say... Heatons were pleased to be approached by Venmores having successfully worked with them previously on other projects. Venmores were relocating into new premises in Liverpool city centre. We were asked to come up with a design scheme that was functional for both staff and visitors. Also on the wish list was that they wanted the open plan space to have a modern and contemporary feel coupled with a reception and waiting area that offered style and class for their visiting clients. Heatons were responsible for all of the furniture including desking and storage, task and visitor seating, reception counter and waiting chairs plus the boardroom. We also helped with the interior design by putting forward carpet selections and fabric choices. What Venmore say... Venmores is Liverpool’s oldest estate agency business, being in existence for over 160 years, unfortunately the office furnishings were looking as if they had been around for most of that period. The business is based upon a really strong City Centre Property Management and Property Auction business originally based in Stanley Street. We took the decision that we required a more visible and accessible building and wanted to provide a better environment for our customers and staff, we took the brave decision to move and took a lease on a building in the best city centre location for a property business. We signed a lease on an old bank that needed completely refurbishing on a very tight time frame with the project plan for the build running parallel with the plan for the furniture. Creating the right environment was something we had strong views upon, we needed to work with a supplier who was happy to invest time in understanding our business and turning our conceptual ideas into a practical great looking environment. Heaton’s provided a number of options that reflected our requirements and were attentive to detail and changes as our building plans evolved. The project was on time and on budget and the office has been a great success. We would recommend working with Heatons. Rob Farnham - Partner Project Value £24,000
  11. 11. Heatons worked in partnership with Venture to provide a new office for Venture Housingthem over three floors in their newly built head office.. Case StudyWhat Heatons say...Heatons were approached by Venture as they were having new purpose builtoffices in Liverpool.Heatons provided detailed scaled plans for all three floors of the buildingand completed a workplace analysis study to ensure that all departmentshad the correct type and amount of storage and workspace.The result was a modern and contemporary office environment that fittedin with Venture’s brand and core values.“We were over the moon to work with the Venture on this important projectfor them.”What Venture Housing say...Venture Housing Association built new offices in Liverpool and employedHeatons furniture division to outfit the relevant office areas.Nicola Humphray and her team carried out a detailed process of designand solution analysis to the associations particular requirements andthen supplied and fitted the appropriate furniture items.All of the above went without a single hitch, which I believe is areflection of the attention to detail provided by the team at Heatons.I would not hesitate to use Heatons again and I would highlyrecommend them to any other potential future users of their service.Ron Heydon - Financial Controller Project Value £80,000