Oaktree Interiors are a specialist company who design and produce complete office fit outs and refurbishments for companies who want to transform their workplace. Our service is highly tailored to ensure that every project we complete is done to the exact requirements of the business and how it operates.
We have been given the job of designing and building a new office fit out for the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) who are moving from their current base in Cambridge to a new site within the city.
The IWF are an organisation who were set up back in 1996 at the beginnings of the internet, and was established to give the public and IT professionals a way to report criminal online content such as child abuse images, in a secure and confidential way. The charity works in partnership with the online industry, law enforcement, government and international partners.
Recent action from the government has seen the group given a more pro-active role in tackling abuse as they are now partnered with all the UK's major ISP's and search engine providers, such as Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook and Twitter. This has given them more of a reach and better co-operation when investigating and fighting internet problems.
This development has led to the company needing a larger office space to accommodate their workers. In June 2013 Oaktree Interiors originally made contact with them and discovered that the company were just about to search for new, larger office space in Cambridge.
In Sept 2013 IWF found a new potential new space at Cambridge Science Park and engaged with us in order to get some budgetary costs and plans for their new office fit out. Unfortunately this building fell through a few weeks later and a new search had to commence. Then in November 2013 another location within the science park was found, which had tenants who were beginning their plans to move to a new development elsewhere in Cambridge.
After some discussions with the other client, they also decided to choose us for their office fit out from a short list of five companies. This allowed us to work closely with both companies and their landlords and agents to produce detailed plans and specifications on a very short timescale to ensure we reached the tight deadlines both companies were working towards.
The new project also required detailed plans to ensure full BREEAM compliance, but frustratingly the current tenants building fell through at the eleventh hour, leaving the IWF unsure of what they could do next.
Luckily a third building was indentified in March 2014 at Vision Park, although this new building required a substantially larger fit-out than the previous office. This meant we had to work quickly to produce new plans and specifications in just two weeks, allowing the other companies lease to finish.
When the IWF project is complete, their office will include three large meeting rooms, a games room and the kitchen on the ground floor, with the upstairs fitted out with a large workspace area and a place for conferences to take place. Our teams have been on-site since early May working on a fast track build programme of just 4 weeks, before IWF reach the end of their current lease.
At Oaktree we design and create high quality office fit outs for a wide range of companies, creating a solution that works for your business and its employees. We are one of the UK's leading interior fit out companies which means our experienced team will handle every stage of your project from start to finish including planning right through to the final build.
To find out more about how we can transform your office interiors, get in contact with us by firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0845 474 3556.