Weightmans welcomed a lease break of their existing office premises at India Buildings to evaluate their current space and requirements and decided that 100 Old Hall Street would be a much more suitable headquarters office location.
The overall aims of the office move were to create a client suite with a wow factor and a great workplace environment for new and existing staff.
The project included the ground, first and second floors, including a mezzanine above reception. It was important to maximise natural light within the new office and have a totally open plan working environment with a generous space allocation for individuals. The new office also had to be modern, progressive and functional and provide innovative storage solutions.
Claremont provided in-depth analysis of the brief, including a detailed storage audit and EOS workplace consultancy, and was able to demonstrate the best understanding of their requirements.
Claremont delivered Cat A and B fitout to the ground floor reception and client suite and category B works to the first and second floors. The impressive bespoke reception area includes an illuminated curved feature wall that extends up to the first floor, providing a welcoming space for visitors.
Furniture and audio visual solutions were provided for the open plan office, boardroom, eight client meeting rooms, ten quiet rooms and two seminar rooms, which can be opened up to create a larger presentation space.
With Weightmans’ new clear desk policy, Claremont implemented a storage solution that accommodated all of the firm’s requirements, providing everyone with a pedestal, storage tower and centralised rolling storage to maximise the daylight within the office.
The new office design is totally flexible to accommodate future staff changes. David Lewis, head of Weightmans’ Liverpool office said, “Claremont impressed us from the outset with their strong vision for the space and their ability to get under the needs of our particular brief. This office isn’t just about giving us a new, purpose-designed working environment; it’s also about cultural integration as we bring together our teams from India Buildings and Dury House.”