After outgrowing its current office space at Exchange Quay, Salford, Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) moved to its new office location at 1 King Street, Manchester in March 2018.
The Manchester office of independent construction, property and management consultant, RLB approached one of Tangent's reliable and specialist dealers Flexible Business Interiors for its fit-out. Flexible Business had also worked with RBI teams on a number of their client projects too. Here the project objective was to transform a 9,300 square foot leased office into a bright and colourful workspace for its employees. The design of RLB's new office now reflects its superb location and heritage, as well as their global brand.
To create a workspace that meets the variety of agile work needs of RLB, Tangent crafted and supplied a full range of furniture solutions. For dedicated focus work areas Relay bench desking was provided with white MFC tops and graphite frames to blend with the chosen work environment interiors. Relay’s ability to be versatile demonstrated in its use in both smaller single desk groups and double bench scenarios. To provide a colourful division between various RLB teams, Zip screens in Camira Lucia fabrics were also supplied in several bright colours.
Allowing for a variety of employee needs, Cosine Tangent’s sit/stand electric desking were also installed to ensure RLB’s new space offered a place of work well-being.
RLB's workspace similarly required space to relax, be free and breakaway the perfect solution provided by Tangent was indeed a number of solid white 40mm laminate bench tables and column-base breakout tables that can be used for a variety of adhoc, impromptu meets and dining needs.
Whilst trying to achieve a near paperless office, Tangent were also asked to craft some storage solutions that cleverly integrated with desks and the green theme. Tangent were pleased to provide bespoke cupboards that incorporated space for plants; helping bring the outdoors within.
With client meetings an important part of RLBs workspace, Tangent were pleased to supply flip-top meeting tables that can be easy reconfigured and stowed within the allocated space. For the more dedicated meeting areas, large Region Tables with Oak legs, hard wearing and long-lasting Nano Technology surfaces integrating cable management, fitted the need for large gatherings.
Tangent were delighted to be able to offer furniture for this project and are pleased to hear that the install and move has been a huge success.
Andrew Keating, Flexible Business Interiors - "I wanted to thank Tangent for your efforts in helping FBI deliver the furniture package for RLB at No 1 King Street Manchester. The end user is extremely happy, and is now applying for the SKA Gold Certficate, for which your FISP accreditation will be invaluable".
Russell Bolton, managing partner of RLB in Manchester, said: "We are really excited about our move into King Street. This is a fantastic step for our growing office and demonstrates our commitment to Manchester. This move places RLB right at the heart of this vibrant and dynamic city".
Products supplied by Tangent:
Relay Bench Desking
Cosine Sit/Stand Desking
Zip Desk Screens