A colourful furniture solution for

Derby College

Designed specifically to meet the needs of local businesses, this community college supports learners, employers and adults in the surrounding areas.

The Challenge

Derby College needed their new £10m campus in Ilkeston furnishing to meet the needs of around 800 students and 200 staff. As well as meeting functional needs, aesthetics were very important on this project as one of the college’s objectives was to introduce colour to create a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere.

The Solution

With a wide portfolio of office furniture available in our range, Irongate was able to provide a full solution of classroom, office, library and bistro furniture. Through thoughtful interior design, Irongate provided plans and layouts which provided subtle contrasting colours between desks and pedestals in the offices and bright dynamic colours for the library and bistro areas.

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The Outcome

The college was very pleased with the lively vibrant look of the new facilities with the furniture standing centre stage in each of the different areas. As well as the imaginative use of colour, we helped Derby College choose stylish bistro style tables and chairs for their canteen area, plus comfortable furniture together with shelving, for the library.

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Dealing with one point of contact from consultation right through to installation and aftercare simplified the project for Derby College enabling them to get precisely the look, feel and functionality they needed across a range of different settings.

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