In June 2013, Search4 Office Solutions was appointed by SEB to project manage their office fit-out and relocation to One Carter Lane, EC4.
Over the first few months we interviewed and appointed a professional team of consultants and a main contractor, including the following key appointments:
Designer: Burtt-Jones & Brewer
Quantity Surveyor: Bigham Anderson Partnership
Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing: GDMP
IT & Audio-Visual: Coleman Bennett International
Catering: Humble Arnold Associates
Furniture: The Furniture Practice
Relocation: MJF Interiors
Main Contractor: Overbury
Our role was to facilitate the entire fit-out by co-ordinating the professional team in conjunction with the Landlord, Building Control and City of London Planning to deliver the project on time and on budget.
The fit-out was 34,000 sq ft spread over three floors. It included a state-of-the-art Comms room in the basement with SERs on both 2nd and 3rd floor, a fully equipped catering kitchen, client meeting and dining facilities, reception, staff restaurant, a trading floor and gym.
We worked closely with a core management team at SEB, represented by London and Stockholm, including Malcolm Crow, Henk Gorter, Alan Hennebery and Stefan Andre with regular dialogue and weekly meetings. We were involved with all aspects of the project including floor plans, materials, products, furniture, artwork, lighting, staff workshops and the physical move of 180 staff over two weekends.
For a more detailed summary of our involvement and a recommendation from Malcolm Crow, the Deputy Head of Country for SEB at the time, please click on the following link SEB Detailed Summary.pdf