Lancaster University - The Work Foundation

Portsdown's Interiors team was tasked with the design and fit-out including the provision of loose furniture to The Work Foundation's new offices in London on behalf of Lancaster University.

Lancaster University - The Work Foundation

Client Profile

The Work Foundation has had a strong relationship with Lancaster University since 2010; and their unique relationship enables them to draw on the expertise and knowledge across the university.

The Work Foundation transforms people’s experience of work and the labour market through high quality applied research that influences public policies and organisational practices while empowering individuals.

Through its rigorous research programmes targeting organisations, cities, regions and economies, the Work Foundation is a leading provider of analysis, evaluation, policy advice and know-how in the UK and beyond.

The Work Foundation Hall
Lancaster University Logo

“The fit out produced a stunning new vibrant customer experience which is lighter, fresher and more enjoyable. The project involved works to floors and ceilings, decoration, bespoke joinery items and installation of AV and M&E services, successfully handing over a quality driven workspace within agreed timeframe. The works were undertaken in areas adjacent to occupied working areas and as such a comprehensive methodology was devised to minimise disruption and prevent noise transfer to the floors.”



  • Flooring
  • Partitions
  • M & E
  • Installation of new kitchen
  • AV Installation
  • Lighting
  • Mechanical Surveys
  • Decorations
  • Plumbing
  • Power & Data
Meting Room

Loose Furniture

  • Benches of desking
  • Bespoke curved desks
  • Storage units
  • Operator chairs
  • Meeting Tables & Chairs
  • Power modules
  • Soft seating chairs
  • Coffee tables
Task Chairs