Commercial Space Planning
The key to creating a design-savvy and functional commercial interior is to optimise the available space to its full potential. During your design and build project, we work with you to offer practical and creative solutions that will benefit your interior now and in the long term. Our designers will help you zone key areas to incorporate the wider design concept.
Space Planning in Action
We develop in-depth 2D floor plans to give clients an overhead view of their space and showcase how we would arrange the different areas of a commercial interior to maximise its function. For an even better visual representation, our designers can also produce you with stunning 3D visuals within our space planning service. This is a great way to really visualise your space before construction has even begun.
Your space needs to be tailored specifically to you and your business to provide you with the most benefits. Creativity is important to some whereas functionality may be a priority for others, and then there’s the businesses that need a bit of both. During our commercial space planning process, we take the time to understand your company so that we can provide the very best spatial design for your interior.
Optimisation is a crucial part of our commercial space planning process. We optimise your interior to make sure your space will be used in the best and most efficient way, whilst carefully considering every corner of your interior to make sure no area is wasted. We take the time to think about solutions that will improve the functionality of your space whilst also meeting the high aesthetic standards that we pride ourselves on, as well as future-proofing your space for the planned growth of your company.
Did You Know?
We offer a turnkey commercial interior solution. This removes all the headaches and allows you to get on with looking forward to life in your brand new space. We can offer services to assist you in the following areas:
Space Planning FAQs
What is space planning?
Space planning involves the outlining of a space and all of the furniture that goes within it. The purpose of space planning is to optimise available space and ensure that an interior will be able to function optimally.
How much clearance do I need between workstations?
The ideal space between desks varies depending on the nature of work and cultural variations, however, according to British Standard (BS5588), fire regulations state that the space between desks should be a minimum of 60cm and 90cm for wheelchair users.
What is a space plan?
A space plan is a floor plan outlining the arrangement of a space. It acts as a visual representation of the formatting of a space to indicate furniture arrangement and sizes, and to outline the different areas and functions within an interior.
How much office space do I need?
The amount of office space you need depends on a variety of factors, including: the size of your team, the number of meeting rooms you need, the presence of breakout areas, how much of your current space is under-utilised and how much you plan to grow. Our office space calculator automatically calculates this for you based on your requirements.
How much office space is required per employee?
It is typically recommended that an office space offer 100 to 120 square feet per employee, encompassing workstations and breakout and communal areas.