New Concept: Challenging Specifications

Shopfitting made better

Case Studies: Airport. Starbucks

South Terminal, Gatwick

We were proud to be involved in delivering this store, the largest Starbucks in Europe, airside at the South Terminal of Gatwick Airport. All delivered within a demanding timescale in a busy 10 weeks, in the run up to Christmas 2016 as part of a wider airport development plan.

The store refit was a new concept, using new lavish materials and required working very closely with the client design team to develop crisp, workable details involving the use of very specific, often imported materials like the lava stone frontage, the large format floor tiles, the handmade feature fish-scale tiles and our wall mounted hero joinery artworks.

We worked closely with the services designers to integrate the refrigeration requirements into the servery and back of house areas. Careful planning and co-ordination was needed to deliver the services links from very remote plant areas, via some challenging routes through the airport to the new store location. To help with the tight schedule and site logistics we used an offsite consolidation centre and timed just-in-time deliveries to overcome the usual demanding airside logistics and storage space challenges.

As anyone who has worked there knows Gatwick Airport has stringent security, health and safety, logistics and methods of working that their approved shopfitter companies are required to adhere to. At Barnwood we understand how important it is to provide clear precise project management alongside quality performance to ensure a smooth process and to deliver a successful outcome.

Value: £675,000

Employers Agent: Edmond Shipway

Start Date: October 2016

Project Duration: 10 weeks

 

Airport

Flexibility and clever management go hand-in-hand with top quality performance ensuring smooth delivery of projects that need to fit BAA’s security-focused air-side access restrictions and activity regulations.

Shopfitting: News

18/02/2019

Step n Style Sponsorship

Step n Style Sponsorship Hoodies

28/09/2018

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Barnwood held a Coffee Morning at their offices and raised money for the Macmillan Cancer Support Charity.

28/09/2018

Tuffley Rovers Junior Football Team

Tuffley Rovers Junior Football Team modelling their new kit sponsored by Barnwood.

10/09/2018

Nationwide Building Society Arthur Webb Partner Shield Awards

Barnwood Shopfitting were awarded a Highly Commended in the annual Nationwide Building Society Arthur Webb Partner Shield Awards.

31/01/2017

Whitemead Forest Park Project Win

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27/01/2017

Onsite Insight

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14/12/2016

Cross Pens Project Win

This is our first project for a new American customer, AT Cross Ltd, the manufactures of Cross and Sheaffer Pens. The project involved the fit out of a shopping centre shell unit that comprises a sales area and separate store room and office.