Guildhall Shopping Centre

Project Description

Client: Edinburgh House
Location: Stafford
Duration: 17 weeks

7formation were tasked with the complete renewal of decorative ceilings throughout the shopping center thoroughfares, including the strip out of existing Mechanical & Electrical. New decorative coffer ceilings with feature LED lighting were installed, adapting the. existing ceilings to match the new design. The main ceiling works were carefully phased and carried out through the night to minimize the impact on the shop owners and their customers. Management of the works included the coordination with incumbent sprinklers, fire alarm, and security equipment contractors. A new illuminated
glass canopy was installed at the Market Square Entrance to the grade 2 listed building. The Canopy incorporating integral LED illumination was installed after the center closed, with the team working throughout the night to ensure the entrance was ready for trading the next day. The grade 2 entrance façade would also receive a full chemical clean, pigeon deterrent nets, new feature LED lighting, and a set of new automated doors.

River Island

Project Description

Client: River Island
Location: Bury
Duration: 4 weeks

7formation were tasked with the reconfiguration of RIVER ISLAND’s trading store in Bury. Day and night works were phased in an effort to minimize the impact on customers and local residents. A new kids’ area was installed, involving the construction of a dividing jumbo wall, flooring, electrics, decorations, and display units. Since completion, 7formation has been awarded further contracts with River Island.

Designer Sofas Group


Project Description

Client:   Designer Sofas Group
Location:   Multiple Locations

7formation received a request from its client Designer Sofas to provide a full turn-key service to manage and fit out 4 stores across the UK. The projects would require careful planning and execution and be completed within a four-week programme, in readiness for a Boxing Day launch. The Natuzzi “Editions” specification would be rolled out into new retail units in Norwich, Rugby, Romford, and Abbottsinch in Scotland. New partitions, furniture bays, feature wall’s and lighting panels were installed along with the provision of new floor coverings and the full redecoration of the trading area and back of the house. Within the programme 7formation organised, received, and installed deliveries of bespoke fixtures and fittings from Natuzzi Italy, including feature dividing walls, light panels, and furniture. The Multi-Store fit out was completed on budget and on programme.


“We have now worked with 7formation for the past four years across 12 separate projects and it is very rare in the building and construction industry that a business or domestic client can recommend their building contractor so highly……7formation are above all nice and fair business people to deal with who not only provide an excellent finished product but the service given by the whole team from start to finish is second to none. We look forward to soon embarking on our new projects for Boxing Day 2021 with them”

Michael Solomon – Director

Decathlon Surrey Quays

Project Description

Client:   Decathlon UK
Location:   Surrey Quays

Project Light is a mixed-use development at Canada Water in Southwark, aimed at delivering a new style town Centre, with homes and a range of commercial and community outlets across a seven-acre site. French sports retailer Decathlon awarded 7formation the contract to deliver their 100,000sq ft retail space and offices as the client’s new flagship London store.

The retail space over two floors would require the installation of lifts and escalators. The store that would house equipment for over 70 sports also included state-of-the-art interactive golf simulators, a mini badminton court, and bike testing stations. Situated on the first floor 7formation carried out a full fit-out of works to develop the companies open plan office space. Structural walls were removed, a raised mezzanine area was built.

A 500m2 Jumbo wall was installed to segregate the office and retail areas. Specialist screeds were laid in readiness for the bespoke floor finishes. The works would also include the installation of a staff kitchen/leisure space along with glass meeting rooms. Suspended ceilings were installed throughout the first-floor office space. Toilet areas received ceramic tiles to walls and floors along with bespoke vanity units and cubicles.

7formation was responsible for coordinating the Electrical, Mechanical AC, and IT installations in both the retail and office areas. Flooring, decoration and an extensive signage installation completed the works. In addition to the main works, 7formation also developed bespoke Yoga and MUGA areas. The works were completed within a 14-week programme.

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