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Commercial Fit Out

Commercial, retail, hotel and office fit outs

Your Next Commercial Fit Out With

EI Projects

Whether it is offices, retail premises, hotel or residential apartment blocks, we have the answer to your needs by providing stylish yet functional designs with quality and efficient construction processes. Years of experience and expertise within the industry is backed up by an extensive background of previously completed, successful projects.


We will work closely with you to understand all your requirements and aspirations, we believe that the better we understand your company the better the results. We aim to provide our clients with the perfect project delivery, which excites and inspires us to keep pushing forward with innovative ideas and solutions. Irrespective of the age of the building or where it is located, our creative design and construction techniques will utilise your space to its very best advantage. Completing the project with our specialist team will present you with outstanding results throughout the process. We can supply you with a turnkey project completing it on programme, within an agreed budget and tailored to suit your individual requirements.

What is a Commercial Fit Out?

A commercial fit out is any work carried out on a commercial building to either build, renovate, or improve it to suit the users needs. Have you acquired a commercial property which requires a change in use? We will outline your requirements and provide you with a solution that will make your new space fit for purpose and functional. 

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Why Should I Use EI Projects for

My Next Commercial Fit Out?


EI Projects have had 10+ years’ experience helping businesses of all sizes bring their vision to life. During our time we have been fortunate enough to work with prestigious clientele including: Hertfordshire County Council, British Gas, ITV Meridien, EMS, SAE Institute and many more proud clients completing commercial fitouts in all sectors.

We have built a great reputation and rapport with the best local tradesman and specialists across the UK meaning there is nothing we cannot cater for.

We are an ISO9001 company who are CHAS and Firas Certified meaning you can be assured in the knowledge that you are in safe hands.


How Do You Carry Out a Fit Out on a Commercial Building?


It starts with a basic plan which can be developed to encompass a complete understanding of what you want, need and can be successfully achieved within your budget and time frame.


An initial meeting is held where we do most of the listening in order to fully comprehend your needs and requirements, punctuated with our ideas, solutions and creative thinking. Next step is a site survey, here we will assess the space, take accurate measurements, consider the requirements and feasibility. The overall building layout and existing services can occasionally mean some kind of compromise but then it is over to our design team to successfully navigate around any issues and deliver the brief.


Working with our architects we will develop 2D space plans and using cutting edge software design a live 3D environment so you can get an early insight and a genuine feel for the space we can create. This also gives the opportunity for you to comment, have your own input and make changes prior to the build.


Once the design has been confirmed and budgets agreed our team will get to work. Using  our tried and trusted team of tradesman, electricians, plumbers, heating engineers and IT specialists, and progress your commercial build with quality and efficiency.



On a full ‘Turn-Key’ package we can completely furnish your space, down to the last cupboard, cushion and coat hook providing a ‘plug & play’ environment ready for its immediate, intended use. Alternatively we can create simpler but versatile open spaces for you the end user, to grow into and further develop in tandem with your business. Upon completion we will provide an operations and maintenance manual for the buildings ongoing use along with any basic technical tuition. When EI Projects has successfully completed the project, your expectations will have been surpassed, quality levels exceeded with client satisfaction coming as standard.   

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How Much Does a Commercial Build Cost?


Commercial build costs can vary depending on size, specifications and time constraints. Your requirements will determine the cost of the project but we will always try to value engineer each and every project to ensure that it aligns with your anticipation while reducing the costs.

Our long lasting relationship with suppliers and contractors ensures that we will maintain quality while still providing you with the all important value for money.

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What Service Do We Offer?

Basically everything within the fit out sector to make your build a success, we can offer. Either in house or using vetted specialists. Our most popular services include:


  • Project Management

  • Design

  • Architectural design

  • Demolition/Soft strip

  • Suspended Ceilings

  • Partitioning

  • Glass Partitioning

  • Doors & Carpentry

  • Specialist & Bespoke Joinery

  • Carpets & Floor Coverings

  • Racking

  • Storage Solutions

  • Mezzanine Floor

  • Air Conditioning

  • Fire Protection

  • Mechanical & Electrical

  • Furniture

  • Alarm Systems

  • Storage Walls

  • Raised Access Flooring

  • Painting and Decoration 

  • Toilet Cubicles & Washrooms

  • Acoustic Specialist Areas

  • Green Screens

I Have Seen the Words Cat A?

What Does That Mean?


If you do not work in the commercial sector the words Cat A & B Refurbishment or Shell & Core may sound very foreign. To give a better understanding, here is our break down:

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Cat A

Is the creation of a basic, flexible space which you can fit and fill as you like. Generally undertaken by landlords or out- going tenants to return a building to a rentable standard, ready for the next potential tenant.

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Cat B

Cat B would command a greater design element with further development of the building’s interior spaces to allow remodelling bespoke to the end user. This could include certain rooms such as tea points, break out areas, wc’s & showers, offices, meeting rooms and comm’s room. Floor, wall and ceiling finishes would be specific to the client.



 This can be a simple refresh to existing spaces to revitalise older, tired spaces or a more radical transition to accommodate change of use or  business diversification.

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Shell and Core

This would be defined as building having gutted internals. The basic fabric of the building remains intact but all partition walls, suspended ceilings, mezzanine floor and so forth would be removed, providing a ‘blank canvas’ for a Cat A or B fit-out.

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So what next?

EI Projects are always ready to engage with you and start your commercial fit out. We have a team of architects, contract managers, projects managers and highly skilled trades men and woman ready to bring your project to life.


Start with an informal chat by calling the EI Projects team on 01202 575 929 or alternatively by using the contact form located below.

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