Case studyAbel Smith House, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage

Morrison Utility Services

Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage

Value: £700,000

Project duration: 16 Weeks

Completed: April 2014

18,700 sqft

Kube Office Interiors were successful in winning through tender the opportunity to design and build Morrison Utility Services new headquarters building situated within Abel Smith House, Stevenage.

Working in close partnership with Brown and Lee Chartered Surveyors in Stevenage, Kube Office Interiors in 16 weeks delivered a high quality fit for purpose modern open plan headquarters building to the growing and highly successful utilities company.

Brief Synopsis Of Works

  • Complete strip out of existing fit out from former tenant including partitions, flooring, suspended ceiling, lighting and small power and data Minor refurbishment of existing toilets
  • New flooring scheme through the office space
  • Installation of new partition scheme featuring solid walls crown cut cherry joinery and silicon jointed glazing
  • Installation of new suspended ceiling, featuring a slim line 15mm white grid, complete with Tegular 600 x 600mm narrow table mineral tiles. Architectural ceiling rafts formed in the boardroom, reception area and breakout area.
  • Installation of high efficiency LED recessed modular lighting to office areas providing substantial cost savings versus fluorescent luminaires, also included within our design scope are architectural canvas drum fittings and Italian glass pendant lighting to the reception and break out areas
  • Installed  23Km of CAT 5e data infrastructure cabling
  • Realignment of existing power supplies to suit new office layout
  • Air conditioning works to aid the existing HVAC system to improve the level of comfort achievable within the boardroom and training room spaces, additional Air conditioning will be incorporated into the comms room to offset the heat created. All installed with co2 sensors for activation.
  • Installed bespoke high capacity Storage Wall to the open plan offices
  • Insulation of full furniture package including bench type office desking with integrated tambour storage units and mesh back office chairs. Bespoke furniture to the boardroom, reception and breakout areas.
  • Installation of corporate signage

We are delighted to have successfully completed this large scale project for Morrison Utilities Services on time and within budget. We look forward to working with Morrison’s again in the future.


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