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Fit-out in Focus – Hear from our experts

Join us for the next CFCI meeting on Monday 11th…

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Industry Insight

How to execute a Stage 4 design

The client IdeaSpace, part of the University of Cambridge and…

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Team

Meet the team: Joe Burnham

We are delighted to introduce our very own theatrical performer…

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Company News

COEL Shortlisted for BCO Award

Defining excellence in office space  We are proud to have…

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Company News

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

Meet our apprentices and hear how our CEO, directors and…

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Team

Meet the team: Kurtis Nobbs

Kurtis’ first day at COEL was memorable for a number…

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Industry Insight

Bespoke Office Desks That Drive Efficiency and Leave a Lasting Impression

Office interior design plays a crucial role in any workplace,…

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Industry Insight

Office design trends: COEL’s predictions for 2024

2023 was the year the workforce continued to return to…

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Guides & Brochures

View our latest Office Design & Fit-out Brochure

  Download a PDF version Looking for interior design inspiration…

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Company News

Our new Office Design Brochure is available to download 

Do you have an Office Design & Build Project on…

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Team

Meet The Team: Danny Bush

After having his dream of becoming a pilot take an…

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Videos

VIDEO: Sphere Fluidics: Labs with personality

Watch our video case study – full transcript can be…

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Industry Insight

Injecting brand and personality into lab design

The client Sphere Fluidics is a ground-breaking organisation working in…

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Videos

VIDEO: Exclusive look inside Mishcon de Reya’s new Cambridge office

Watch our video case study – full transcript can be…

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Industry Insight

How Bespoke Office Fit-Out Furniture Enhances Productivity and Comfort

Extended hours spent at desks, often in uncomfortable seating, can…

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Team

Meet The Team: Kirsty Penfold

Kirsty’s journey to being a part of COEL started at…

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Industry Insight

Exploring the Core Principles of Contemporary Office Interior Design

Contemporary office interior design is an effective way to curate…

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Team

Meet The Team: Jerry Overhill

Throughout our ‘Meet the Team’ series, we have asked many…

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Industry Insight

Modern Office Fit-Out: Redefining Workspaces for the Future

A well-planned and intelligent office fit-out can literally transform a…

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Industry Insight

Is the UK hitting a crisis point when it comes to the availability of lab space?

Despite the prevailing global market downturn in investment funding, the…

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Industry Insight

How to Revitalise Your Office with a Workplace Fit-Out

With the rise of hybrid working, the landscape of the…

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Team

Meet The Team: Greta Miceviciute

Greta’s journey to becoming a part of the COEL team…

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Industry Insight

Office design: How to combine luxury and practicality

The client Mishcon de Reya is a leading independent law…

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Team

Work experience: Meet Emily Bewes

This month we had the pleasure of having Nottingham University…

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Industry Insight

Office Space Planning: neighbourhoods, microenvironments and pivot spaces

The pandemic significantly influenced the future of the office and…

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Guides & Brochures

Lab space planning guide

Why should you care about lab space planning? When designing…

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Team

Meet the team: Darey Horn

The story of this COEL employee starts in his homeland…

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Industry Insight

Office design: How to cater to different working needs

The client Altium is a global software company, with headquarters…

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Guides & Brochures

COEL guide: What to consider when designing a green lab

Whilst most of us are switched on to eco-conscious thinking…

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Projects

Office Furniture: How to maximise space and inject a sense of brand

The client With operations in more than 60 countries, AMFRESH Group has…

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Team

Meet the team: Ashley Hovells

Ashley Hovells, a trusted advisor and sounding board within COEL…

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Industry Insight

BenchSci’s new office: when Toronto and Cambridge meet

The client The founders of one of the most exciting…

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Industry Insight

The psychology of colour in office design

Colour is an incredibly powerful non-verbal communication tool which can…

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Industry Insight

Delivering a highly flexible office and lab solution in just nine weeks

The client Alchemab has developed a highly differentiated platform which…

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Industry Insight

Are you aware of your CO2 monitoring responsibilities?

Did you know that from last June, all new non-domestic…

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Team

Meet The Team: Ollie Lewis

Even though compared to others, Ollie Lewis is a relative…

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Team

Meet Our CEO: Alistair Rumbelow

Since joining COEL in 2004, Alistair has been driving growth,…

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Team

National Apprentice Week: Meet Charlotte Criddle

This week has seen our team celebrate our apprentices as…

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Industry Insight

10 Ways Your Office Design Can Increase Productivity 

The look and feel of your workplace – whether it…

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Industry Insight

Planning an office Move? When is the right time and how can you plan ahead?

Changes in working practices and an increased demand for flexible…

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Industry Insight

Office Design Trends: COEL’s Predictions for 2023  

Once the home to a standard 9 to 5 working…

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Team

Meet The Team: Tom Goodchild

How many companies can boast having an employee who was…

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Company News

Neil Cook, Founder of COEL, steps down 

A short history of COEL COEL has grown immensely over…

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Industry Insight

8 things to consider when designing your laboratory space

Laboratories play a crucial role in our lives. Within these…

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Industry Insight

Biophilia: Nature’s influence on Office Design

There’s nothing quite like a stroll through nature to boost…

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Team

Meet the Team: Stephen Muraour

Arriving from South Africa at the start of the pandemic…

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Team

Meet The Team: Gemma Noakes

At COEL, we believe in bringing our people together to…

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Company News

Industry leader COEL achieves three international standards of excellence

Leading office and laboratory design and fit out company, COEL,…

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Industry Insight

The Future of the Office: 5 ways office design will adapt to hybrid working

Cast your mind back a few decades and ‘the office’…

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Awards

Re-designing office and workspaces in a post-pandemic world

COEL has recently been shortlisted for in the Business of the…

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Community & Charity

COEL teams up with Sew Positive to upcycle textile waste

At COEL, we are always looking for ways to be…

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Company News

Thought Leaders Identified in COEL’s Research

At a time when many felt as though they were…

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Awards

COEL feature in the TOP 100 List of Leading Companies for Cambridgeshire

The much anticipated annual list compiled by Grant Thornton of…

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Guides & Brochures

COEL: The New Way We Work Report

Throughout 2021, COEL conducted research with Kelly Drewery, a business…

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Community & Charity

COEL and Friends Deliver Help in Spectacular Fashion to the Phoenix Trust

For many years The Phoenix Trust has been COEL’s chosen…

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Industry Insight

Government Super-Deduction Offers Tax Saving

Super-deduction scheme offers tax saving on more capital investments than…

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Company News

COEL: Experts in Workplace Solutions

Founded over 30 years ago, COEL provides exceptional design and…

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Company News

Way We Work research gathers further opinions on the workplace from Cambridge business and community figures

As the pilgrimage back to the workplace is beginning in…

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Company News

COEL and Talent Glue’s research provides perspective from Cambridge business and community figures on the workplace

The Way We Work research team has received some personal…

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Guides & Brochures

COEL Guides: Workplace Wellbeing in a Post-Pandemic World

It’s no secret that a healthy and happy workforce is…

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Company News

COEL’s Subsidiary Company CMS Cambridge Delivers Sustainable Furniture Disposal Solutions

With many offices being reconfigured in the wake of the…

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Company News

COEL and Talent Glue Launch Research into the Way we Work

COEL is very excited to be collaborating with Kelly Drewery,…

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Company News

COEL wins Business of the Year

After a very testing year COEL was delighted to be…

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Company News

COEL’s New Property Head Hails Dawn of Agile Working

With more than 13 years’ experience in management of commercial…

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Company News

The Future is Looking Bright for COEL as Management Buy Out is announced

From left to right, COEL’s new management team:Alistair Rumbelow –…

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Company News

Future Workplace Competition – and the Winners are …

The future workplace competition entries displayed an exceptional level of…

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Company News

Stellar Panel of Judges for the Future Workplace Competition

Please meet our stellar panel of judges for the future…

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Community & Charity

Design the future workplace competition

In partnership with the Cambridge Independent: COEL, Allia Future Business…

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Guides & Brochures

Importance of Building Maintenance Through COVID

Building Maintenance and Property Services have never been more important…

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Industry Insight

The Future of Office Design: Bringing People Together

The enforced restrictions of the last year have brought about…

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Company News

COEL 2020

Introducing, our year in review 2020 has been a unique…

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Guides & Brochures

A New Way of Working

With over 30 years’ experience, COEL is at the forefront…

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Community & Charity

Opportunities Arise for the Phoenix Trust from Local Business Community

The Phoenix Trust is no ordinary charity; nestled on the…

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Company News

Acoustic Booths – A Sign of the Times

As the advent of a new way of working dawns,…

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Company News

CMS Home Working Program

CMS, our furniture supply division, offer an extensive range of…

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COVID-19 Risk Assessment Statement

Guides & Brochures

COVID-19 Risk Assessment Statement

At COEL our key priority is the health, safety and…

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What is Office Management?

Guides & Brochures

What is Office Management?

Any business will need aspects of organization, planning, communications, co-operation…

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Company News

Cerevance adapts Cambridge Science Park office to safeguard against Covid-19 with help from COEL

Cerevance, the Cambridge Science Park-based pharmaceutical company, has reconfigured its…

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Office design – the way forward

Guides & Brochures

Office design – the way forward

The current global situation has led to speculation about the…

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How to Design the Ultimate Home Office

Guides & Brochures

How to Design the Ultimate Home Office

The ultimate home office is not just a place where…

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Company News

The evolution of offices for the future

The recent enforced changes in how we work as well…

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Company News

COEL constructing calm in crisis

COEL’s continued commitment to our employees and clients in these…

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What is Agile Working & What Are the Benefits?

Guides & Brochures

What is Agile Working & What Are the Benefits?

Agile working is among several new ways of working, although…

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Company News

Covid 19 Update

COEL would like to wish all health and safety during…

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How to Fit Out a Laboratory

Guides & Brochures

How to Fit Out a Laboratory

Any place of business needs to have an environment which…

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How to Design Efficient Offices

Guides & Brochures

How to Design Efficient Offices

Offices are a part of most businesses today but not…

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Space planning guide

Guides & Brochures

Space planning guide

Space planning involves much more than determining how a layout…

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CAT A or CAT B which do you need?

Guides & Brochures

CAT A or CAT B which do you need?

Before embarking on a new project, it’s important to know…

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Planning an office fit-out

Guides & Brochures

Planning an office fit-out

Whether you’re moving to new premises or updating your existing…

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Choosing your new office space

Guides & Brochures

Choosing your new office space

Whatever your reason for relocating, detailed research and planning will…

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Company News

Agile Working at its Best!

We’re thrilled to see Bidwells talking in the Press about…

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Community & Charity

COEL sponsors Robocon 2018

COEL was delighted to be one of the sponsors of…

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Awards

COEL Wins Best Employer Award

At COEL we take employee well-being and happiness very seriously…

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Community & Charity

Punting Success!

Some great punting, a lot of professional paddling and just…

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Community & Charity

COEL raises money for Macmillan Cancer Support

10 members of the COEL team completed the London to…

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Community & Charity

Oxford to Cambridge Cycle Challenge

This year members of the COEL team will be taking…

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Company News

Introducing COEL Oxford

Building on the success of our Cambridge business, we are…

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