The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust
Octink is privileged to have helped the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust with the creation of London’s latest co-working space for entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses.
The refurbishment of the Your Space hub in Deptford marks the 25th Anniversary year of Stephen’s murder and will enable The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust to take big steps in supporting such groups and providing them with affordable space to develop their ideas and showcase their expertise.
“When approached by Workplace Experts BW, the decision to help took all of a matter of seconds! Octink have a heritage of supporting young people and projects promoting the built environment and in the Stephen Lawrence Trust you have a charity with positive change at its heart that we were very happy to support”
The ‘Your Space’ Project
In what is certain to become one of the largest pro bono projects ever completed in the UK, the Octink team added their expertise to the fantastic team of subcontractor and supplier specialists expertly assembled by BW.
Our role of course was to liaise with scheme architects Gensler and BW using our expertise in both way-finding signage and display graphics to help bring the space to life. So using a mixture of specialist floor, wall and window vinyls we were able to transform some of the existing spaces and provide a clear sense of way-finding within the space.
Despite a challenging programme the level of team spirit amongst the supply group taking part was evident throughout, as was a desire to meet BW’s commitment to achieving zero defects – the need for speed and quality was therefore essential!
“This has been a great project to work on and proven extremely fulfilling for every one of our employees who have played a part. The space has been extremely well received and the reaction from the Trust and the Lawrence family humbling!”
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