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Combining design and ergonomics for Golden Gates Housing Trust

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After a competitive tender process Penketh Group were selected as the furniture supplier for the new home of Golden Gates Housing Trust. A modern and welcoming environment was required for an iconic building spanning three floors.

Penketh Group were tasked with creating a fresh working environment with a strong emphasis on design, ergonomics and quality, whilst demonstrating great value for money.

Penketh Group created the following

• An impressive reception area has been created that is welcoming to visitors and provides flexible areas for both staff and the public

• Ergonomic chairs and furniture solutions now ensure the comfort and wellbeing of workers

• Multi-purpose meeting spaces enable collaboration in quieter areas away from the busy open plan office

• The furniture is aesthetically pleasing throughout, with a strong focus on design and colour

• Bench Desking solutions have been incorporated to maximise the space available

  • Sectors: Housing Association
  • Project Type: Relocation
  • Project Value: £250K
  • Project Date: April 2014
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Sam Saxon
Procurement Manager
Golden Gates Housing Trust

“Penketh Group took the time to understand our furniture requirements. Using their in-depth knowledge and experience, they presented ideas and solutions that matched our brief. Several chairs were tested for ergonomic comfort, design and performance. Overwhelmingly, Penketh Group chairs were voted as the best chair by our staff… ”

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