Inside Out – WMS Food Hall, Birmingham

Inside Out was appointed by the projects furniture consultant WeSpace to supply furniture for the refurbishment of the WMS Food Hall at the University of Birmingham. Creating a modern and youthful environment Inside Out supplied chairs in an array of bright colours with complementing laminate and wood tables.

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“Following extensive flood damage from a burst water main to the University of Birmingham College of Medical and Dental Sciences’ catering facilities, design specialists, SoVibrant was commissioned to redesign the basement food court, which covers an area of 9,500 sq ft and seats approximately 360 people at any one time.

The University accelerated and up-scaled refurbishment proposals, viewing it as an opportunity to deliver a new and exciting facility for students, staff and visitors. During a typical day, there are around 1,400 to 1,500 students, staff and visitors on campus passing through the facility.

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WeSpace, an independent FF&E practice; was commissioned as part of the team to research, procure and Project Manage the furniture installation working with trusted supply partners to deliver an amazing client experience. The success of the project has resulted in an exciting new food retail and social destination for staff, visitors and students.”

Jacqui Withnell, Principal at WeSpace LTD


Photography by Ben Sage




About Alys Bryan

Alys' experience as a furniture designer, along with her in-depth marketing knowledge, makes her uniquely placed to work with the BCFA as the Editor of Design Insider and run her marketing business, Method Communications.
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