Baildon-based workplace interiors specialist ACS Interiors has won a contract to design and fit out the head office of Ecology Building Society.
The Silsden-headquartered mutual building society appointed the interiors specialist due to its expertise in creating eco-friendly and sustainable workspaces. The value of the contact is undisclosed.
Ecology is committed to building a greener society by providing mortgages for properties and projects that respect the environment and support sustainable communities.
ACS Interiors is supplying a range of innovative, environmentally friendly office furniture and products for multi-purpose and hot-desking workspaces to reduce the building society’s carbon footprint. All furnishings and fabrics are to be sourced from ethical manufacturers.
Alongside this, the interior specialist is also providing further guidance on carbon reduction initiatives which align with Ecology’s green society values. The team from ACS Interiors supporting on the fit-out included interior specialists Vicky Kkais and Gill Wild.
Trevor Radding, facilities and health and safety manager at Ecology Building Society, commented: “A significant part of our refurbishment process was making sure we had suppliers who shared our values and visions and offer appropriate advice and guidance without pressure.
“ACS Interiors certainly fitted this brief. From the offset, the team showcased dedication and professionalism in ensuring we were communicated with at every stage.”
ACS Interiors is part of the ACS Group which employs close to 130 people and has a turnover of £26m. Other ACS Group customers include DVSA, Dixons Academies Trust, the national police and The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
ACS Group recently announced it is investing £250,000 in sustainable initiatives with the aim of becoming net zero by 2030.
Commenting on the contract win, ACS Interiors’ Vicky Kkais, said: “We are proud to have been selected by Ecology to help create a sustainable workspace that aligns with its greener society values.
“ACS Interiors places huge significance on our own sustainability practices and initiatives. It is fantastic to be able to share our knowledge and work with a company which as the same environmental values as ourselves.”
Established in 2008, ACS Group comprises five divisions providing services to private and public sector organisations.
Along with its Baildon head office facilities, ACS Group has a 27,000 sq ft storage and distribution centre in nearby Shipley.