Introduction to shopfitting sectors
Shopfitting sectors are briefly described below. The term shopfitting can apply to a broad range of sectors – beyond the obvious. They tend to overlap somewhat but it gives you a good idea of the range of areas that shopfitting skills can be utilised in. For some shopfitting sectors a specialised approach is required. Find a shopfitter.co.uk has a complete range of shopfitting companies suitable for each shopfitting sector.
This is the largest shopfitting sector and generally involves fitting out shops that sell a wide range of items, from clothing to cutlery, like those found on the high street.
From gyms to swimming pools, shopfitting within the leisure industry is perhaps a sector where some specialist skills are be required. There are shopfitting companies who specialise in specific sectors and, as such, their skills are relevant to more niche areas.
Although museums, libraries, visitor centres and tourist attractions may not be seen as a shop in the traditional sense, the same skills and experience that shopfitting companies have are perfect to fit out or refurbish such buildings.
Bars, nightclubs, restaurants and hotels are all places where a high quality finish is usually required. People are encouraged to spend their disposable income in entertainment venues, so they’re only going to go inside because they WANT to. A fantastic looking bar that creates a great atmosphere will make people want to go there. Once again, not a ‘shop’ as such but the skills of a good shopfitting firm is exactly what is required.
In addition to the core knowledge of shopfitting, additional knowledge is required about hygiene and food preparation requirements when fitting shops such as bakeries, coffee shops and sandwich bars.
Offices and warehouse refurbishments. Corporate offices are generally required to be fitted out to a high standard and as such the skills of the shopfitting industry are highly relevant.
Some of the shops that our shopfitters work with:
Hairdressers, bakeries, estate agents, tourist centres, bars, nightclubs, restaurants, clothing shops, boutique stores, DIY shops, franchises, banks, post offices, retail chains, offices, newsagents, off licences and many more.