School Fit Out
At Seated Furniture, we understand that the quality of the physical learning environment goes hand in hand with academic performance. With over 30 years’ experience within the educational furnishing industry, we do not only supply furniture. Instead, we provide knowledge and expertise through our all -round project managed solutions, creating aspirational spaces where students can learn and thrive.
Research shows that a student’s learning environment affects their ability to learn, interact and behave accordingly within the classroom setting. This knowledge coupled with our many years of experience and valuable partner connections within the educational furnishing industry allows us to make recommendations and plan spaces which are functional, inspiring and motivating.
As one of the UK’s leading school fit out companies, we work with educational establishments to create dynamic learning environments that are student focussed and multi-functional. Over the years, we have perfected a fully project managed approach to school classroom refurbishments and educational fit outs.
Where Do We Begin?
Our school interior refurbishments and educational fit out projects are designed for children of all ages from nurseries and primary schools through to secondary schools, colleges and universities. All of which are designed to be durable and maximise the potential of set budgets.
As school and college interior fit-out contractors, we pride our unrivalled service and project success on the relationships that we build with our clients. Getting to know our clients and understanding their requirements before making recommendations for the best use of their space is a key factor in our design process. Providing free and informal site visits, allows us to gain a better understanding of a projects scope and audit the furniture within the learning environment at present. This ensures that we create the best solution for our client’s requirements and budget.
Bespoke Design Service
Our professional school interior design and planning team ensure that our client’s school interior refurbishment and educational fit-out process comes together perfectly. We offer 2D space planning and realistic 3D computer-generated images as part of our school interior refurbishments service to ensure that the scope of the project meets our client’s expectations and requirements. As a company, we are passionate about maximising the potential of pre-established budgets with quality, durable and innovative products. Our combination of specialist product knowledge and visionary design ensures that our client’s educational settings are fit for purpose, practical, facilitate learning and are safety compliant.
Our proven track record in the project management of our school, commercial and office fit outs providing interior designs, refurbishments and furniture has allowed us to become one of the Midlands’ top school fit out companies. As specialists in educational fit outs and school interior design, we understand that managing projects within an educational setting can be challenging for educators to manage whilst still doing their own day to day job. That is why we have a dedicated project management team that work alongside our clients, from the initial design consultation through to fruition. On hand to offer advice, answer questions and liaise with contractors, our experienced team work within the required parameters to ensure the project runs seamlessly and hassle free.
With budgets often being restricted within educational environments, we are committed to making use of it in the most effective way for our client’s school interior refurbishments. As one of the UK’s top schools and colleges interior fit-out contractors, we have relationships with a range of UK manufacturers ensures that we can remain competitive within the educational fit-out market and source quality, reputable products. Working within our client’s parameters, we create school interior designs that maximise the potential of their budget whilst encompassing all requirements for a truly enjoyable, functional and durable learning environment.
What We Do
At Seated Furniture, we are bursting with creativity and innovative school library ideas to make your reading area interactive and engaging. As specialists within the school library furniture sector, we create spaces that include book storage, reading areas, library seating, mobile literature stands, library counters, tables and much more. From the initial university or school library design through to installation and completion, we manage the whole process seamlessly to ensure that our client’s school library or university study areas are back fully functioning in no time.
Classrooms are key learning spaces within nurseries, schools and universities and need to work differently in each unique environment. From early years tables and chairs to bespoke school furniture, we are able to fit out classrooms with learning focused, robust co-ordinated furniture that suits the style of our clients learning environment.
All our designs are practical, engaging, ergonomically designed and interactive for pupils within the school environment to discover learning and flourish.
Early Learning Areas
It is vital that a child’s introduction to learning is positive, fun and engaging. It is for this reason that we partner with the UK’s leading manufacturers of early years and nursery furniture to ensure that the early learning spaces that we design are fully safety compliant, robust, functional and educational. Whether our clients require a traditional wooden nursery setting or a modern and vibrant approach, we can provide a design fully tailored to their specific needs and requirements. We also design outdoor learning spaces and play areas for use within the early years setting.
Laboratories and ICT Suites
Every Learning environment is important, but special consideration should be given to the design of teaching spaces, school laboratories and ICT suites. As specialists in school science laboratory design, we understand that the ergonomic safety compliant designs have a beneficial impact on teachers and their student’s learning, giving everyone a positive environment to work and learn in. Our school science laboratory furniture can be designed to suit the size and function of our client’s space and feature a multitude of laboratory storage options.
Canteen and Dining Rooms
Through years of experience, our school canteen and dining halls are designed with a high turnover of users in mind. With practicality, function and hygiene in mind, the designs that we create are suitable for both pack away and fixed school or university dining hall settings.
Common Room, Staff & Breakout Areas
Our breakout areas provide spaces where the learning environment can be brought outside the classroom whilst students socialise. Equally, we understand the importance of providing staff with a space in which they can work, relax and socialise. The multifunctional use of these spaces allows us to be creative and in our design approach to provide a space that is comfortable, functional and versatile.
Reception & Administrative Areas
Create stunning first impressions for prospective parents and a welcoming environment for students with our sleek and practical reception designs. We coordinate administrative suites and office spaces demonstrating a consistent design throughout. From noticeboards, desks and chairs to bespoke reception counters, interactive display boards and modular seating, we provide a complete design solution.
The multi-sensory rooms that we design encompass bubble tubes, interactive light panels, fibre optic lights and tactile sensory seating and furnishings. Our sensory spaces are designed to enable children and adults to enjoy a range of experiences for relaxation, therapy, learning, stimulation and fun.
Multifunctional Space & Storage Areas
Making the most of the space that clients have is our speciality. Flexible, multifunctional spaces are a great way for schools to be efficient and maximise their investment. Finding the best storage solution for our client’s educational requirements is essential, which is why we have an extensive range of lockers and storage furniture for all settings and styles of space. Whether your space needs to be suitable for staging performances, holding meetings, showcasing notices or suitable for storing essentials compactly, we are committed to working with our customers to ensure the best solution.
Halls Of Residence
We provide expert, innovative solutions to maximising the use of space within school and university halls of residence. From compact storage designs to learning, socialising and sleeping areas, we provide an all-round approach to student accommodation. Fully bespoke and designed to fit the needs of the client our work is second to none.
Outdoor Play & Learning Areas
Understanding the curriculum and its focus on outdoor learning, our experienced team can incorporate all required EYFS standards and Ofsted targets. Whatever the challenge, we provide a unique solution. The ideas of our client’s come to life through our detailed project planning service and 3D designs of the outdoor space can be used when delivering proposals to key decision-makers. Our installation team them carry out all the work ensuring minimal disruption with speedy results.
Frequently asked questions
Can I buy school furniture online?
As well as offering bespoke school, commercial and office fit outs, we also provide a one stop online shop for all educational furniture purchasing requirements. All furnishings from outdoor noticeboards and climbing frames to administration office furniture and classroom tables and chairs can be purchased quickly and easily from our website . Our products benefit from free delivery and speedy lead times, perfect for when you need your order in a hurry! Our friendly and expert sales team are always on hand to offer product advice and offer discounts for bulk buy purchases.
Do you offer bespoke classroom furniture?
As well as our standard product ranges, at Seated Furniture Online, we also offer a customised furniture design service. Working with a range of specialist and bespoke manufactures allows us to offer products that can be specifically tailored to your designs and requirements.
Do you offer credit?
Council or Government funded organisations the opportunity to apply for an invoice account with us. To apply for an invoice account simply contact us today for more information. Our dedicated team can answer any questions that you may have and with a quick and straight forward application process, your account can usually be set up on the same.
Will the refurbishment disrupt our learning?
Working closely with our clients we can carry out our educational renovation projects with minimal disruption to the learning of students and teaching of staff. Our fully project managed approach allows us to liaise with installers around your school timetable and a schedule to suit your needs for an efficient and effective transformation.
Will the refurbishment disrupt our learning?
As schools and colleges interior fit-out contractors Birmingham and nationwide, we offer bespoke educational refurbishment solutions. To request your free design consultation, complete the contact form below and a member of our team will contact you to discuss your requirements.