Head office move to Sanderson’s historic site in West London  

Interior design and furnishings group, Sanderson Design Group PLC, has announced that its head office will move later in 2024 to West London.

The Group’s head office, which includes approximately 80 staff in design, sales, marketing, finance and administrative functions along with the Sanderson and Morris & Co. archives, will move to Voysey House, in Chiswick, in the Summer 2024 following the signing of a 10-year lease.

Voysey House, originally known as the White Building, is Grade II listed and was designed for Arthur Sanderson & Sons by the celebrated Arts & Crafts architect and designer CFA Voysey. After its time as a wallpaper factory, there were many alterations before Voysey House was converted into five floors of office space in the late 1960s. The building, totalling 16,000sqft, has recently been completely renovated, taking it back to its original design ethos whilst significantly improving its environmental performance.

The fit-out of the building to the Group’s specification is currently underway and it is envisaged that the building will include showroom space, a design hub and events location as well as housing the Sanderson and Morris & Co. archives and head office functions.

The move is expected to be cost neutral on a run-rate basis owing to Voysey House being a smaller building than the current headquarters and reducing the Group’s requirement for showroom space elsewhere.

Lisa Montague, Sanderson Design Group’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “This opportunity to move our head office to London will bring important strategic benefits for the Group whilst being cost neutral. At the same time, it is a privilege to be returning the Sanderson brand to Voysey House, a former Sanderson wallpaper factory and the brand’s original home.

“Locating the Group in London will support the sales and marketing of Group brands, better showcase the Sanderson and Morris & Co. archives and assist in attracting and retaining talent. We are planning to create an exciting showroom, design hub and events space, which will also reduce our requirement for external showroom space.

“Voysey House is a building of huge historical relevance to Sanderson Design Group. We look forward to moving into the building in the summer this year and to marking the start of an exciting new chapter in the Group’s development.”

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