COEL’s subsidiary company CMS Cambridge delivers sustainable furniture disposal solutions

With many offices being reconfigured in the wake of the pandemic, how do we dispose of redundant furniture in an ethical way? CMS Cambridge, the furniture division of local design and fit out firm offers a sustainable service for clients that care about their green credentials.

The Wonderful World of Furniture Showrooms

The COEL team recently made the long-awaited journey to the Clerkenwell furniture showrooms to feast on the most recent designs to entice us back to the mothership and to stage our working lives.

COEL: The Way We Work Survey

Are your workers coming back to the workplace? How are they feeling about it?

COEL has won Business of the Year (company employing more than 50 employees) at the SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards.

The annual awards ceremony highlights the success and growth of businesses across a diverse range of sectors. COEL is a design and fit out company for offices and laboratories which offers a full turnkey service.

Building Together – Two of Oxfordshire’s Oldest Family Firms Celebrate 60-Year Partnership

With a joint heritage spanning almost 150 years, Kidlington-based Pye Homes and Minoli, with its main Cowley showroom, are two of Oxfordshire’s longest established family firms.

Daniel Fordham

COEL’s new property head hails dawn of agile working

As we emerge from the pandemic and embrace a new era of ‘agile’ working and flexible workspaces, COEL has the innovation to succeed, says new Head of Property Services, Daniel Fordham. Cambridge-based COEL specialise in high-quality office and laboratory refurbishment, working closely with science and technology clients, to create modern and forward-thinking working environments. “Agile working is set to be at the forefront of commercial workspace decisions as we come out of lockdown,” says Daniel. “It was something that was always on the horizon, but the pandemic has brought it forward several years – and so for COEL to already be pioneering well-thought-out agile workspaces, makes this an exciting time to be part of the team.”

Working through the crisis

Days into the first lockdown COEL was commissioned to deliver a vital healthcare facility and the pace has not stopped since then.

Alistair Rumbelow, Dan Brown and Neil Cook

Management buy-out signals exciting future for workspace design experts COEL

The future looks bright for employees at COEL – the region’s leading office design and fit-out specialists – following a management buy-out.

Winners of the future workplace competition revealed

With the Cambridge Independent hosting the competition, COEL teamed up with Bidwells, Allia Future Business Centre and the Cambridge Science Centre as sponsors and young people aged 7-18 were invited to show their ideas for new working environments.

Stellar panel of judges for Future Workplace competition

Stellar panel of judges for ‘Future Workplace’ competition

A few weeks ago, the Cambridge Independent invited all children aged 7-18 year to enter ‘Design the future workplace’ competition. There has been a huge amount of positive feedback and interest with many schools having already submitted entries.

CMS Cambridge provide pizzazz for Ambu's new office

CMS Cambridge provide pizzazz for Ambu’s new office

CMS Cambridge are a subsidiary company of COEL; they offer commercial storage and removal services, as well as providing stunning furniture which can lift and transform a working space.

COEL prioritise provision of quality of care in their work for NHS

COEL prioritise provision of quality of care in their work for NHS

Cleanliness and efficiency are key in healthcare design and in the provision of quality of care.