We are very excited to announce that we have been appointed as the preferred office designers and builders for Adrian Lee & Partners' new location within the Smithson Plaza building, not far from two of London's iconic parks, St. James's Park and Green Park.

An independent, employee-owned asset management company, Adrian Lee & Partners approached us with the idea of expanding their office fit out, creating an inspiring environment that would help to better cater to the working practices of its current workforce, as well as leave room for new employees.

How we're creating an office fit out in London for Adrian Lee & Partners

Based a short walk from Green Park tube station, just behind Piccadilly, Smithson Plaza is a business and residential complex that was first opened in 1964. Describing itself as 'ahead of its time in 1964, a classic design in 2018' the plaza contains three buildings, two of which (Smithson Tower and Bank Building) are a mix of retail and office space. The third, Denham Building, is a combination of office and residential space.

Adrian Lee & Partners are currently based on the fifth floor of the Smithson Tower but an opening on the twelfth floor allows for them to take advantage of a better-defined space (and a great City view!)

The brief that our office fitters were given was to relocate staff and their operations, as well as to replicate their current office fit out, with a couple of modifications to suit the new space.

The new layout we designed, includes:

  • A new manager's office.
  • New meeting room.
  • New boardroom (to hold approx. 10 staff).
  • New sectioned-off breakout area.
  • Open plan desk area.
  • New storage area.

Also included in our designs is a mixture of solid walls and glass partitions, with additional mechanical and electrical works. With over 3,000sqft of space to work with, our office fit out team are very much looking forward to getting to work on such a project, which will commence presently.

Who are Adrian Lee & Partners?

Founded by Irish financial expert Adrian Lee in 1999, Adrian Lee & Partners specialises in research-led currency and international fixed income management. Originally based in Dublin, they opened their London office in 2010 in order to be closer to the majority of their client base. In 2011, they rebranded their London operation from 'Lee Overlay Partners' to Adrian Lee and Partners (effectively removing the 'Overlay') in order to 'better reflect their core business strategy'.

Adrian and his partners are original architects of active currency management for institutional investors and their company currently manages assets that exceed $15 billion (£11.6 billion). With 20 years of great performance and an ever-growing outlook, constantly focused on innovation, the only way is seemingly 'up' for the company. With our team creating them a new working environment, they can now hopefully look forward to welcoming that success into a better-defined office fit out.

Are you our next office fit out client?

If you're looking to improve the effectiveness of your workplace design or are thinking about relocating and/or expanding your business, then the experienced office fitters here at Oaktree Interiors can help you to make all of your ideas come to life.

Throughout our time in the office fit out industry, we have created a wide array of bespoke work environments; from collaborative, open office spaces to automated offices, right through to clinical and medical facilities that require their environments to be created with extreme precision. Regardless of your own particular requirements, we have a traceable, successful record of creating bespoke office spaces; why not take a look at our case studies to learn more?

If you would like more information about how we can help with any of your specific requirements, including how to take advantage of our completely FREE, no obligation interior design consultation, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us today.

You can call our office fit out team on 0345 21 86955 or alternatively, you can send an e-mail to us at hello@oaktreeoffice.com

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