Here at KDM we have extensive experience delivering large projects in the retail industry. Our services revolve around delivering custom design, project management, manufacturing, and installation. At a first glance, the services we provide may seem somewhat confusing and it may be hard to understand exactly what we can help you with. This case study looks at our role in the Tesco supply chain and lays out how we helped Tesco with the development of their estate.
KDM have for many years been strategic partner with Tesco Stores Limited, we act as a Principal Contractor or several formats including Tesco Express throughout the United Kingdom ensuring that we manage the upgrade of their existing estate involving Tesco approved contractors and our own high quality tradesmen and adhering to Covid 19 H&S requirements. This can include but not limited to life services, M&E, joinery, plumbing, electrical, signage and decoration.
Door supply and fit
Yes, door fitting is not one of the glamorous aspects of interior design but it is, of course, essential. Our doors are designed in our bespoke manufacturing facility and are distributed to each specific store. What helps set us apart from competitors and allows Tesco the benefits of known cost and retention of quality is our unique online ordering system. Our ordering system allows all of Tesco’s main contractors to order door sets complete with ironmongery through our online intranet site.
High quality, hygienic and functional washrooms are expected by both staff and customers. In 2016 with corporate social responsibility at an all-time high, it is imperative that washrooms meet the expectations of all customers and employees. Tesco understands the need for quality washrooms and in conjunction with us, a national upgrade was undertaken. The was room solution, undertook all necessary aspects such as cubicles, duct panel systems, vanity units and wet walls systems all designed to the current Tesco design standard.
Cafes and other projects
KDM have been involved in many multiple site project rollouts from Post Office to Café upgrades. KDM are engaged by Tesco to manage the change in use of some of Tesco’s retail space mainly in live stores. Our experience means that the customers experience is not diminished during the refurbishment and the result is an improved shopping experience for our client’s customers.
During the recent design trials in mainland, Europe KDM worked closely with the Tesco design team to develop, prototype, manufacture, and install on several initiatives. KDM developed the rhttp://www.kdmshopfitting.com/tescoelationship further in recent years by allocating key members of our design team to work at Tesco Welwyn Gardens to create synergy in design between client and supplier which in turn provides a cohesive solution.
From branding design and creation to more functional aspects like door solutions and washroom upgrades, we can provide retailers and clients from other sectors a 360 service.
Fit Out Case Studies & Clients
Since opening in 1998 we have been extremely privelaged to be able to work with some of the biggest and most influential companies in the UK. We are proud to maintain long-running partnerships and make sure we keep producing high quality fit out solutions to our loyal clientele.
Tesco Case Study
We helped Tesco reach their interior fit-out needs in a number of ways.
- Door sets- we manufacture Tesco’s doors in our bespoke manufacturing facility. Our state of the art and bespoke online ordering system means Tesco’s main contractors can quickly and easily order new door sets as they are required for each project.
- Washrooms- we are part of the Tesco supply chain to manufacture and install washroom solutions to ensure that Tesco’s washrooms are off the highest standards in relation to hygiene, decor and functionality.
- External Treatments- Our design and manufacturing team helped Tesco with external façade including Welcome, Recycling And Hello Brand Walls
McDonald’s Fit Out Case Study
Our team helped McDonald’s roll out their “ Experience Of The Future Campaign”
- We supplied OAT and ART of Food screens which help provide separation between the kitchen and dining area and privacy to the diners adding to a sleek dining experience.
- We have delivered multiple sites as a Principal Contract on the EotF scheme throughout the UK