‘Cats got the Cream’
DMP complete ‘CAT A/B’ office specification
Briefed by an existing client, DMP are to prepare for tender a detailed specification of works.
Specifically to include working drawings for ‘CAT A/B’ office fit-out for a former cookery school in Tunbridge Wells.
The landlords works shall include full window replacement, new suspended ceilings, extended fire detection and small power via floor boxes. On and above this, the landlord in order to secure potential lettings, shall be including elements which form part of ‘CAT B’ fit-out. To include, glazed screens/partitioning, carpet, lighting and kitchen facilities.
Specifically, DMP have long standing relationship, in excess of 15 years, with our Managing Partner John Whitlock, building an industry robust and trusted Approved Supplier List. Galvanizing relationships with Main/Principal Contractors and sub-contractors alike, through to third party consultants from Approved Inspectors to Structural Engineers across Kent, Sussex and London.
What is a CAT A fit out?
Where there is no standard specification, a Category A fit out are usually complete with a suspended ceiling, lighting, heating and raised flooring. This would be the functioning space that landlords would lease. Then left up to the tenant to install the functional design and finishes that suit their workplace. Where CAT A is habitable, they are often a bare-bones, open plan or blank canvas.
What is a CAT B fit out?
Also known as a Category B fit out, follows on from CAT A fit out to provide a space that a company can simply move into and start working. This is custom-fit to your brand and style. CAT B office fit out is ideally bespoke to the individual needs or your business and workforce, delivering the right mix of workstations, meeting rooms and rest areas. A tailored CAT B fit out should reflect your brand and work ethos, including furniture, colours and custom designed elements. Space planning is often carried out before any design work is started to ensure the space is suitable for the workforce.
To that end, if you require any help or advice at any stage of your office fit out project, contact us and we can talk you thought it.