Claremont conducted a building analysis to help Maxim’s team decide which of their available options would be most suitable. Located in the heart of Bristol with good access to public transport and the motorway, and providing great views over the river Avon, the waterfront office development of Redcliff Quay proved to be the most suitable and preferred choice for the company’s new home.
Maxim’s brief included design, fit-out, furniture and audio visual services for the new office space, including several meeting rooms, a general lab, a test area, open plan office environment, tea points and breakout space, switch and comms rooms.
Claremont put the emphasis on incorporating Maxim’s new branding and colours purple, orange, yellow and turquoise as features and furniture throughout the new office. Rather than a traditional reception, Claremont provided a more informal holding area with soft seating for up to eight people.
The open plan layout accommodates work stations for the 45 employees, but can be expanded to cater for a total of 54 as the company expands. The highlight of the new office is the breakout space overlooking the river, which has been designed to encourage communication and collaboration. Audio visual technology including the presentation equipment in the meeting rooms were installed. This includes a mix of projection and LCD display screens with button panel controls.
Claremont’s solution has provided Maxim with a working environment that supports better internal communication and collaboration thanks to the combined effect of the open plan layout, furniture choices and new technologies.
The office puts a real focus on bringing the company’s newly revived brand to life and creates a strong sense of place and belonging, something that the company could not do in its former serviced office. Maxim’s new environment will support the business as it continues to grow.