History

Fourfront Group History

Fourfront Group is the UK’s leading commercial interior specialists consisting of four complementary businesses. The Group has seen continued growth since it started in 2000, demonstrating the strength of our service, our people and our collaborative approach to clients and their projects. Fourfront Group now has a turnover in excess of £160 million and employs more than 290 staff.

We have designed and fitted out more than 10 million sq ft of commercial interiors with over 50% of our turnover coming from repeat business. Every single one of our projects is completed on time.

The following timeline highlights some of the significant milestones Fourfront Group has enjoyed and that have contributed to our successful and sustained growth.

 
  • Area Sq launches ‘Corporate Accounts’, serving key clients with extensive property portfolios

  • Sketch helps McCann Erickson in London embrace a new way of working through open plan and collaboration spaces

  • 360 and Cube completes the refurbishment of BFI IMAX in Waterloo, London

  • Fourfront Group partners with The Forestry Commission to deliver conservation schemes

  • Fourfront Group gains ISO14001 environmental accreditation

  • Area Sq completes award winning project for Chelsea & Westminster NHS Trust

  • HRH The Princess Royal opens The Institution of Highways and Transportation’s new office, completed by Area Sq, at Britannia Walk, London EC1

  • Cube Interior Solutions turnover exceeds £10m

  • Cube secures £2m Head Office and Distribution centre project for Geodis Wilson in Feltham

 
  • Fourfront Group is formally launched
  • Sketch Studios is launched, providing commercial furniture solutions.
  • Sketch completes a phased installation of 800 workstations for GTA Travel, London
  • 360 Design Studios designs the interior for City College Norwich National Skills Academy for Financial Services

   
  • Area Sq opens London office in Grafton Street, London W1

  • Area Sq commence work for easyJet at London Luton Airport

  • 360 Design Studios is launched, providing pure design consultancy

  • Cube completes Cat A fit-out of 30,000 sq ft warehouse for King Sturge on behalf of Segro

 
  • Cube Interior Solutions is launched, providing specialist contracting services for the retail, offices and light industrial sectors
  • Cube fit out two Omega boutiques at The Royal Exchange and Old Bond Street, London.

  • Area Sq headcount rises to 30 employees

  • Area Sq hands over 1st £3m project for Pharmion, Windsor

 
  • Area Sq relocates to Old Post Office in Egham

  • First Area Sq project on mainland Europe completed in Brussels for Synstar

  • Area Sq is “Highly Commended” in the Thames Valley Growing Business Awards

 
  • Area Sq completes the first £2m project -  Reed Elsevier, Trafalgar Sq, London
  • Area Sq complete 55,000 sq ft project for Galileo in Langley

 
  • Area Sq relocates to Wentworth House, Staines
  • Area Sq sets up a London operation based at Dover St, W1

  • Completion of Area Sq’s 100th project, Cannons Health and Fitness, Bloomsbury


  • Area Sq achieves turnover of £5.5m

  • Area Sq secures 5 projects totalling over £2.5m for Cendant Corp

  • Area Sq is launched by Clive Lucking, Nigel Hudson and James Cornwell

  • Area Sq’s first order secured on behalf of Microsoft Great Plains

  • Area Sq wins first £1m contact – T Mobile's new office in Hammersmith

  • Area Sq completes first overseas project - BIC in Dublin

Four Front

Clive Lucking

Chief Executive

01784 274000

clivelucking@fourfrontgroup.co.uk

Fourfront & Construction Youth Trust
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