Refurbishment Project for Virtual Post

Refurbishment Project for Virtual Post

LOCATION: Hove, East Sussex
SECTOR: Post Production

Carrying out this refurbishment project was the first job for a brand new client. Our clients, a company specialising in cloud-based post-production, were moving from shared serviced offices into their first ever premises. They approached us early on in the refurbishment project and after several meetings we were appointed as Principal Contractor.
The very challenging brief was to revamp the existing tired space above an old bank into a prestige office space, complete with a dedicated sound studio and voiceover room, 8 x Edit suites, open plan office spaces, kitchen area, new reception and meetings spaces.
Acting as Principal Contractor, Phoenix ensured that the refurbishment project was notified to the HSE and undertook all required Health and Safety work before, during and upon completion of the project.

The major challenge of this project was minimising sound transfer, particularly important in the construction of Voiceover booths and Sound studios. With the help of our client’s expertise in their field and our expertise in partitioning and acoustics, we developed a technical specification.
The bespoke solution enabled the sound performance criteria to be met without breaking the client’s budget whilst maximising space within the studios.
Additionally, the location and accessibility of this site was quite testing. Working in the middle of Brighton is not new to us, but it does pose a number of challenges which need to dealt with accordingly such as access, waste disposal & deliveries. All of which were managed successfully by our project and site management team.

The project delivery included a great combination of re-using / adapting existing materials and finishes, whilst incorporating new and unique materials to create a space that reflected the creative nature of our client. By re-using and re-purposing existing materials we helped to keep the carbon footprint of the project to a minimum.
Re-utilising existing lighting in new ways, sanding and staining exposed plywood finishes and using functional cable tray in creative ways helped to lift the project into a unique and inviting space.
Special attention was made to the user experience, by installing an independently managed and cable-free access control system. The social space was centrally located to maximise the collaboration possibilities for the studio’s users.

The finished space has allowed our client to provide a creative, collaborative and unique post-production space within the centre of Brighton, fusing their remote working capabilities with a physical working environment.
The design showcases a great combination of functionality and flair to create a space which is unique and more than fit for purpose.
We were extremely pleased with the result of this project and its impact on our clients’ productivity; their vision is now their reality and they couldn’t be happier.

Refurbishment Services Provided :

• Project management (CDM Principal Contractor)
• Full drawings and space planning
• Design works
• Strip Out / Demolition
• Partitioning
• Glazed screens & Glass Doors
• Bespoke Glass Manifestations
• Suspended Ceilings & Sound Baffles
• Lighting, Data & Power installations
• Office Canteen
• Decoration
• HVAC Systems
• Flooring including LVT, carpet tiles & sheet vinyl
• Bespoke carpentry & joinery
• Specialist LED lighting with a colour changing element
• Bespoke sound studio & voiceover rooms

Turnkey Solutions

Take a look at our process and book a free consultation today.

  • Arrange a site visit

    One of our project managers will come to your premises to talk throughyour all your wants and needs from your new floor. Whilst there they will takemeasurements allowing us to head back to the office to produce the initial space design.

  • AutoCAD Drawing

    We will produce AutoCAD drawings showing the space you have and various options for your new floor. At this stage we can also begin to plan for how the spacewill be used (looking at your storage requirements or perhaps where to locate your new office space).

  • Fully itemised quotation

    Once you are happy that we have produced the best solutionavailable for your space, we can provide you with a quotation for the works. Our quotationsitemise the whole process for you, allowing you to be sure we have everything you need inhand.

  • Project planning

    When the go-ahead is given by yourselves, Phoenix will work with you toensure the work is carried out within your time frame and with minimal disruption to your business. At the end of this process you will be presented with a project program, health and safety document and any details of building controls consent (should this be required).

  • Fully-managed Installation

    At Phoenix systems we strongly believe in building relationships.Therefore your project work will always be handled by the same Project Managerthroughout, from quotation to completion. Making sure the build is carried out to thehighest standards and in a health and safety conscious manner, our project managers will beon hand to answer all your questions throughout the process.


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