Travelex selects Staverton furniture for its newly refurbished head office
Travelex has evolved from being an innovative bureau de change operator into a dynamic and diversified worldwide money business. The Directors at Travelex’s London Head Office wished to generate a more open work environment, where communication and co-operation between the company executives and their staff would become intuitive.
Staverton were appointed to supply desking, tables and storage to create a fresh and contemporary feel to the space. Staverton were required to differentiate, yet provide a relationship between the executives and their personal assistants’ furniture and create a wire free environment below the work-surface.
Staverton were tasked with providing appropriate furniture for the new executive floor following the removal of all the cellular offices. The L-shaped desks needed to be changed to straight benches by reusing the substructure of the existing desks.
Walnut veneer desk and table tops were supplied for the executive area and contrasted with Staverton’s porcelain and high gloss white finishes specified for the personal assistants workspace.
Side return storage cabinets with full width sliding drawers removed the need for pedestals. Pear wood mfc tops and new screen panels were supplied to suit the existing furniture framework.
Power and data was integrated into the work wall panels, which divided the space. Humanscale’s Liberty chair was provided to give a light and open feel to the seating as well as provide a first rate ergonomic product. Boss Mars, Layla and Kruze soft seating were specified for all the informal and meeting chair requirements.
Sylvain Pignet, Travelex’s Group Company Secretary says: “We are all very happy with the results. We are now in really nice offices…and we find it much more collaborative than it was before, due to the fact that we now work in an open plan space. I would recommend Staverton and I would definitely consider them for future projects.”