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Project Breakdown

AWW worked with the client to create an inspiring workspace environment incorporating architecture and interior design befitting an international FTSE top 25 company.

The largest owner-occupied property to be constructed in the city of Bristol for more than six years offered an exciting opportunity to work with the client to create a unique and inspirational environment. A collaborative approach between the team & client led to a creative and fun approach to the breakout and collaboration spaces, clearly evident in the end result.

Achieving BREEAM Excellent was a key requirement and AWW sourced high efficacy LED lighting, providing a maintenance advantage with up to 50,000 hours of light achievable.

AWW selected practical high-end furniture to complement key function areas such as the Tabac Café and executive floor, including boardroom and conference areas opening onto external terraces.

All outdoor spaces, including balconies, have Wi-Fi and ports to enable outdoor working, and telephone booths with acoustic damping, created specifically for the project, add a unique and fun element. The meeting rooms, with featured backlit fret-cut panels, have proved particularly successful and staff comment on how much they enjoy moving around their own office.

Awards Won

  • BCS Environmental Award 2014
  • BCO Corporate Workplace Award
  • South West, Thames Valley & South Wales Awards 2014
  • RICS SW Commercial Award 2014
  • Insider Property Awards Office Development of the Year 2013 – South West

Project Result

“AWW delivered beyond our expectations, they were committed and fun to work with. The creativity of their design team was complemented by their practical vision and can-do attitude.”

Ken Hill, Imperial Tobacco

Director’s Quote

“We are delighted to have played a key role in securing ITL’s ongoing commitment as the largest South West Company to Bristol. The new HQ provides workspace designed with sustainability as a key driver in the overall form and technical approach and supports ITL’s business approach of a motivating work environment for its staff.”

Mark Alker Stone

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Thanks to AWW’s collaborative approach, we felt like we had a valuable partner delivering our new international headquarters. AWW has captured our essence. The passion and creativity of the AWW team has delivered a beautiful yet functional headquarters representative of a leading international company. Ken Hill

Project Specification

£18 million
Bristol
2011 - 2013
Mark Alker Stone
Ken Hill, Imperial Tobacco