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“Once again, Flexiform have delivered on their promises and proved their worth to Admiral, working to challenging timescales and budgets with absolutely no drop off in quality.” HUW LLEWELLYN, HEAD OF PROPERTY AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT FOR ADMIRAL

PROFILE: Admiral is one of the top ten car insurance specialists in the UK. Launching in 1993, their aim is to offer lower insurance rates for a wider variety of customers. Its head offices are in Cardiff, Wales. PARTNERSHIP: Ongoing. CONTACT DETAILS: Please contact a member of Flexiform staff for appropriate details. Address: Admiral, David Street, Cathays, Cardiff CF10 2EH


CLIENT: Admiral LOCATION: Cardiff SIZE: 16 floors PROJECT VALUE: £800,000.00 LENGTH OF PROJECT: Nine months COMPLETION DATES: December 2014 PROJECT LEADS: Nick Saunders WE SUPPLIED: Back-to-back and single Pico desking, with desk returns. Screens and return screens, task chairs and pedestals accompanied the desks, along with Freestor tambours. Meeting tables and chairs, bespoke media cabinets, and breakout and coffee furniture were also supplied.





Flexiform’s relationship with Admiral has been ongoing for many years. When the Wales based insurance company took the decision to commission two new buildings, one being the global HQ in Cardiff, a full furniture procurement exercise was undertaken. Flexiform won against some extremely tough competition, and fitted out 16 floors with a combination of Jot and Pico desking. Part of the project revolved around the re-use of some of the existing furniture stock that Admiral had been using successfully for many years. Flexiform worked over two new sites in Newport and Cardiff, plus five existing sites, to combine this existing stock with new products. To work within Admiral’s budget, Flexiform re-located and refurbished over 1,700 workstations, as well as providing over 2,500 new workstations, pedestals and storage cabinets. The large-scale project involved a lot of varying furniture needs, from large bench configurations with tambour storage at the end to PCWS media units. The storage ranged from shelving to coat hangers, which kept the workspace tidy, along with personal pedestals with each desk. Breakout furniture was also installed, from casual corridor meeting spaces to staff breakout rooms, and large and small-scale meeting rooms with chairs. Each floor had a different colour scheme. Flexiform worked closely with the Admiral contract team, which was invaluable, and during the project major cost savings had been


established, meaning the entire project was delivered on time and to budget. Working with Admiral’s contract team, we also provided numerous other services, including design and space planning, and the refurbishing of old furniture. The previous furniture, although still as functional as when it was installed, needed to be repainted to blend with the new installations. This proved to be an effective cost cutting measure, and ensured as much furniture was recycled and reused as possible. Within this project, Flexiform’s relocation teams moved Admiral’s furniture between several offices. Our relocation teams can accommodate anything, from a simple move across the corridor, to a full-scale business relocation. We have dedicated teams at strategic points across the country to project manage moves, and can relocate organisations anywhere in the UK. When moving and installing furniture, we provided Admiral with several layout options per floor, with 3D visuals to give an idea of the space before committing. Flexiform has full CAD and space planning capabilities, with a team of designers based at all three of our main sites in London, Scotland and West Yorkshire. We have both 2D and 3D planning capacity, with fully-rendered walkthroughs available to clients. We also provide interior design advice using mood boards and samples where required - ideal in a large project where a concept needs to be implemented via institutional stakeholders.





Meeting Tables Flexiform offer a range of meeting tables and seating for a variety of spaces. Tables are available in an extensive number of finishes and styles. With a large number of suppliers, we can source any table you require.

Single Desks Our range of desks are available as single, side-to-side, back-toback, and 120 degree configurations. We also design bespoke desk returns, which can provide a small meeting table suitable for quick meetings.

Breakout Furniture Flexiform has a number of relationships with reliable manufacturers of quality breakout, task and meeting seating, and can provide this to order and competitive rates.

Pedestals Personal storage offers an easy access storage facility under each desk. The pedestals are available as two or three drawers and offer a 100% filing extension - a great use of space!

Screens Flexiform offer freestanding and desk-mounted screens with various finishes including fabric, plexiglass and polycarbonate. The screens can also be configured to create booths, which act as a sound barrier.

Tambour Storage Our Freestor tambour storage has a wide range of components, which means the unit can serve a variety of purposes, from a standard filing solution to coat hanger storage.





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Admiral Case Study by Flexiform Business Furniture  

Large-scale office furniture fit-out for Admiral Insurance by Flexiform Business Furniture. Flexiform's office bench desks, Additions meetin...

Admiral Case Study by Flexiform Business Furniture  

Large-scale office furniture fit-out for Admiral Insurance by Flexiform Business Furniture. Flexiform's office bench desks, Additions meetin...