Shops & Office Projects

Equity Shopfitting & Construction have carried out a number of fit outs to shops and offices in various locations, below are some pictures of Kiss Radio station studios, Micro Direct, Hertz Car rentals and Cafe Tabac.

Pasta Sauce Co London

Pasta Sauce Co London

A complete fit out for a  London company called the Crown House Group. They own several  Michelin star restaurants and leisure outlets throughout London and Cambridge the surrounding areas.

  • Contract Sum: £140,000
  • Contract Duration: 8 weeks
  • Client: Crown House Group
  • Architect: Hospitality Designs – Conrad Whitley Design Consultants
  • Location: London & Cambridge

Key Challenges: Overcoming difficulties caused by the location of the site whilst managing to finish the project on time.

Trifles Bakery

Trifles Bakery

Alteration of the existing shop front to accommodate for alfresco dining.

  • Contract Sum: £25,000    
  • Contract Duration: 1 week
  • Client: Trifles Bakery Ashton-Under-Lyne
  • Architect: In house design and build
  • Location: Ashton-Under-Lyne, Greater Manchester

Key Challenges: To keep the business operational during the refurbishment and to prevent pedestrians from entering the works. We also liaised with Tameside's conservation team and designed any alterations sympathetic to their requirements.

Air Time Commications

Air Time Commications

Head office/ sales area in Bramhall.

  • Contract Sum: £60,000    
  • Contract Duration: 3 weeks
  • Client: Rob Crutchley – Air Time Communications
  • Architect: In house design and build
  • Location: Bramhall, Cheshire

Key Challenges: Working around restrictions whilst keeping to deadlines.

CEA Systems

CEA Systems

A design and build of a new reception counter at their Woodford Simulator Training School.

  • Contract Sum: £12,000    
  • Contract Duration: 2 weeks
  • Client: CAE Systems
  • Architect: In house design and build by Equity
  • Location: Woodford, Cheshire

Key Challenges: To remove and dispose of the existing reception area and to install a new reception counter whilst the business remained fully operational.

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Kiss Radio, Manchester

The design and fit out of radio stations in Leeds and Manchester.

  • Contract Sum: £1,200,000
  • Contract Duration: 12 weeks
  • Client: Kiss 100 London 
  • Architect:  Paul Astill Associates
  • Location: Manchester, Leeds

Key Challenges: Critical path analysis and rapid procurement was required for the radio stations to be on air on dates that were determined by the BBC.


Micro Direct

The refurbishment and maintenance of both their retail outlet and warehouse distribution centre.

  • Contract Sum: £1,500,000
  • Contract Duration: 8 years
  • Client: Micro Direct
  • Architect: In House Design & Build by Equity
  • Location: Manchester

Key Challenges: Upgrading, maintaining and fitting out both establishments whilst keeping the business running and the shop premises open.


Cafe Tabac

Full fit out of a new licensed café on the main street of Chorlton in Manchester.

  • Contract Sum: £35,000
  • Contract Duration: 4 weeks
  • Client: Café Tabac
  • Architect: In House Design & Build by Equity
  • Location: Chorlton, Manchester

Key Challenges: keeping to deadline of four weeks to refurbish and open.