At Pod Space we deliver your commercial building project with all the
efficiency benefits of offsite construction but with the highest levels
of quality and no compromise to the longevity of your building.

CASE STUDY

Exeter University

The brief was to provide bespoke modular solution for an un-used courtyard space.
We worked in collaboration with the clients architect and main contractor to
deliver the building as specified and on schedule.

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EXETER UNIVERSITY

The solution

The logistics of the project required careful planning. The modules were designed to be craned in for site
connection, so the project had all of the benefits of an off-site construction to allow for the continued
smooth running of the university. Delivery took place at the weekend for minimal disruption.

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EXETER UNIVERSITY

Installation

The finished scheme included a multipurpose space with a café, open plan seating / study area and separate
meeting rooms. The vision was to provide a modern industrial feel with exposed vents and ductwork so the
mechanical and electrical design was critical from both a functional and aesthetic perspective.

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EXETER UNIVERSITY

The result

The exterior cladding and striking grey aluminium windows and doors echoed the industrial feel of the
building. The issue of available light in the courtyard was addressed by designing in roof lights across the
space and placing windows at desk height to channel natural light directly in to the study areas.

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Commercial

Recent Projects

At Pod Space we deliver your commercial building project with all the efficiency benefits of offsite construction but with the highest levels of quality and no compromise to the longevity of your building.

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RECENT PROJECTS

English Bicknor School

We designed and built a unique eco classroom for English Bicknor School, Gloucester. The finished building offers a self-contained, light and spacious learning environment that fulfils all the school requirements. Bi-fold doors leading to a sizeable outside decking area, provide an incredibly versatile space.

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RECENT PROJECTS

University meeting rooms

The brief to create multiple self-contained meeting / study spaces with a link in to the existing campus. The space available was enclosed by high walls on three sides so we designed in large areas of glazing both on the exterior and interior of the building to enable light, bright and inspiring spaces.

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RECENT PROJECTS

Meeting hub / café

The bespoke design for this multi-purpose building provided the interior space required for a privacy and workspaces but with large format glazing to take in the outstanding views and accommodate communal seating areas.

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RECENT PROJECTS

University learning hub

Our commission for Exeter University was a project to build a new versatile learning space within an existing courtyard. The final design maximised all-natural light to create a unique student hub. A centre for study and socialising that soon became the heart of Exeter University’s Hatherley Campus.

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RECENT PROJECTS

Sales suite

The sales suite beside a retirement apartment complex in a grand historical house required the expertise of our designers. We developed the design of our Eco Pod with additional glazing to take in the view towards the main house and altered the cladding to complement and enhance the landscape.

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Commercial PROCESS

Distinction from concept to completion.

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Initial contact

It starts with a call to our friendly team. We’ll discuss your project with you to get a real understanding of your initial brief taking in to account your expected outcomes, site constraints and project budget.

Prepare proposal

Our dedicated team of designers, project managers and cost managers will gather information to create a proposal giving you a good overview of the specification and initial project start costs. When you are ready to progress we can begin create a feasibility design and arrange the necessary surveys.

Design & concept development

Your own dedicated account manager or member of our design team will visit you on site to discuss your requirements in more detail. We use industry leading technology to further develop the design concepts with the use of 3d CAD and BIM modelling.

Specification, cost & design

Our design team will provide product specification expertise and we’ll progress to a detailed design for a planning application and prepare building control information. Our project managers will be liaising with your local planners to book in any specialist surveys required. With ongoing cost analysis, we’re also keeping an eye on your budget.

Programme development & production

We’ll begin the detailed site planning for your project. Our project managers will be working with you to coordinate the programme and production will begin in our dedicated UK workshop to ensure that large parts of your building are constructed in a factory-controlled environment. All working towards a swift and uncomplicated site delivery.

Delivery & installation

Your project manager will keep in touch to make all of the necessary arrangements for delivery. On commencement our site managers and skilled installation team will aim to ensure your installation runs safely, smoothly and to schedule. At completion we provide a full Operation and Maintenance manual and building handover.

WHY POD SPACE?

Pod Space can provide a turnkey solution for your Pod, residential scheme,
commercial or educational building.

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