The colleague’s cafe at Timpson House is a fantastic facility for all of those who work at Timpsons and their guests. Two full-time chefs providing breakfasts and 150 hot meals each lunchtime with menus including seabass, steak, soups and salad bars. This is a hard-working space.

James Timpson’s vision for the space was a bright and energising dining room, inspired by the cosmopolitan cafes in the nearby Chorlton.

The main challenge in this brief was trying to get enough covers in the space with a mix of group sizes and seating styles. The materials were all selected for their robust nature