Sony is a diversified business which is primarily focused on the electronics, game, entertainment and financial services sectors. The company is one of the leading manufacturers of electronic products for the consumer and professional markets. The project involved professional move management, IT engineering, furniture reconfiguration, office moves and a range of refurbishment work; including partition removals, reconfigurations and decoration.
Active Workplace Solutions moved 460 people over 4 phases at their Weybridge office, including dissembling and reassembling workstations, decom and recom of all desk top IT, relocating all under floor power connections to workstations and redecorating office space. At Sony's Basingstoke site Active Workplace Solutions also moved 600 people in 9 phases, which included dissembling and reassembling workstations, supplying a high level of racking, redecorating their open office area, plus clearance and disposal of more than 34 tonnes of general waste.
The majority of works were carried out outside of office hours, which meant there was minimal downtime or disruption to the business.
In their own words:
“During the recent space consolidation project Active Workplace Solutions contributed substantially to its success by working alongside us to achieve our goals. They were always professional with a positive 'can do' approach. Many challenges arose and the Active Workplace Solutions team, led by Tony, always went the extra mile to achieve a great result. We received great feedback from the business."
– Facilities Manager, Sony