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Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2015

The theme for the Restaurant and Bar Design Awards 2015  was aptly illustrated by a series of seven highly visual mood panels which were assembled ‘live’ at the Awards ceremony to distil the importance of emotion in the design & fit out process. 1.Ambition / Intent 2.Interpretation / Expression 3.Research / Curiosity 4.Creation / Braveness 5.Implementation / Commitment 6.Delivery / Trust 7.Realisation / Triumph Select Interiors are proud to announce they were shortlisted as one of the top 5 UK's Best Standalone Bar or Club category Carl Brown, Managing Director, co-opted...

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Old Granada Studios Medical Centre Refurbishment

UP Fitness Gym, Manchester Select interiors have just completed conversion of former mothballed Medical Centre to an upmarket Gym for Allied London Estates and Up fitness in the Old Granada Studios. UP Fitness has branches in Mayfair, Dubai, Marbella & Hong Kong. The fitout project was completed over a 10 week period with works encompassing new upgraded drainage, showers & W.C.s, new Multipoint HW & pressurised cylinder, electrical, data, lighting, suspended ceilings, decorative polished concrete flooring, bespoke joinery, Ventilation & A/C Before...

The ‘How To’ of a hospitality fit out

Once you have found the perfect location for your new hospitality venture, whether it be a bar, nightclub, restaurant, café or hotel, the next task is to transform the space. This can be a daunting task to say the least.  Before you begin key items must be considered, including deciding on a budget, creating a theme, designing a layout, sourcing furniture and equipment, hiring specialist contractors, and managing the process. An experienced fit out contractor can be hired to relieve this headache. ...

RAPT Dev Metrolink Manchester Rest Facilities

Select Interiors commercial interiors design and fit out contractors have recently completed design and refurbishment works for two rest facilities for RATP Dev Metrolink in Piccadilly & Cornbrook Stations in Manchester. Select Interiors Ltd provided interior design, space planning through to the completion of all the building works. Services include demolition, an extension, partitioning, bespoke joinery, kitchen facilities, electrical, distribution, data, A/V equipment, breakout furniture & graphics.               Progress extension & re-design staff facility RATP Dev Metrolink Piccadilly Visual of...

The Kitchens street food traders in residence at Leftbank, Spinningfields

Bangers and Bacon, Chaat Cart, Hip Hop Chip Shop, Mamma Schnitzel, Wholesome and Raw and Yakumama are serving up delicious fare and have made this corner of the Leftbank / Spinningfields estate a must visit foodie destination. The six entrepreneurs and crack chefs won the opportunity after Allied London’s competition to offer tenure to six operators for 12 months. The winner will receive mentoring, investment and a permanent home, street trader to fully fledged restauranteur. Link to Launch Party The retail units...

The Butcher, Baker & Candlestick Maker

Select Interiors (Commercial Interior Desiners and Shop Fitters Manchester) have recently won a contract to fit out 6 pop up restaurants in uber trendy Leftbank Spinningfields Six of Manchester’s hottest street food vendors have won a chance to grow from mobile ‘pop up’ operators to fully fledged Restauranteurs Bangers and Bacon, Chaat Cart, Hip Hop Chip Shop, Mamma Schnitzel, Wholesome and Raw and Yakumama will take up residence at The Kitchens in, Leftbank, Spinningfields currently being fitted out by Select Interiors Ltd Manchester Restaurant...

Going UP in the world? Then don’t forget to go DOWN

Moving to new premises can be costly and stressful, basement conversions offer an economical solution and an alternative to a costly relocation. Space is at a premium and a modest investment will reap rewards if you are an owner occupier. For a tenant it can also make perfect sense as Landlords are often willing to contribute towards the structural waterproofing & environmental costs of a project  The eight main elements of a basement conversion: Tanking / damp / waterproofing system Thermal...

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Manchesters’ St John’s Quarter Attracts Investments

HQ & Hello House are the renamed and revamped former Granada TVs headquarters. The new Northern Quarter for digital & creative industry starts up in the North West Sir Howard Bernstein, chief executive of Manchester City Council: ‘Leading the charge north of Watford, London based developers Allied London Estates has acquired a 13.5 acre site sandwiched between Quay St & the River Irwell which includes Granada TVs former headquarters. The area to be dubbed The St John’s Quarter is to be revitalised...

Offices – definitions of Cat A & Cat B fit outs

The building is completed to the following specification: Complete fit out of reception / entrance halls, staircases, communal areas, toilets, lifts and core. To include Base Services’ plant and equipment terminated at breakout points to floors. Basic safety infrastructure - sprinkler systems, tanks and risers, fire alarm panel and emergency standby generator....