ABOUT GLENSIDE

ABOUT GLENSIDE

Office fit out and refurbishment specialists: About Glenside Commercial Interiors

With over 45 years’ experience, Glenside Commercial Interiors LLP are a specialist office fit out company serving Reading and the surrounding areas, providing practical and realistic solutions for commercial interior and office fit out projects. From small alterations through to large scale office refurbishments, we can provide you with a comprehensive service from initial planning to complete installation.

We are a company who listens. Whatever your office fit out requirements, we believe that the key to success is our honest, close working relationships with our loyal customers. As one of the most experienced office fit out companies in the area, we combine the experience and skill of our staff with our ability to bring together effective solutions from a range of leading specialist manufacturers to fulfil your needs.

Expertise and integrity are pooled to minimise the risk and share the burden; in turn reducing the stress and enhancing the morale for all parties involved.

Our Mission Statement and Company Values provide us all with a clear statement of our corporate direction and ethos:

Mission Statement

"At Glenside we are committed to partnering with our clients to create empowering workplaces that enable them to become more successful in their own field. We will always ensure that the solutions we provide are tailored to suit the client's real and individual needs."

Our Values

At Glenside we conduct business in a way that serves our clients, team members and other stakeholders at the highest level by following these values at all times:

Respect: We act with integrity, consistency, and honesty in all that we do. We value a culture of openness and inclusion where everyone is treated fairly and has an opportunity to contribute.

Service: We strive to provide unprecedented responsiveness to the needs of our clients.

People: We will provide a great place to work where people are inspired to be the best they can be.

Quality: We strive for first-time quality and continuous improvement in all that we do to meet or exceed the standards of excellence stakeholders expect of us.

Greatness: We embrace personal accountability, reflect on our performance and develop by learning from that reflection.

Our History

Glenside History

1973

Glenside Established

Glenside Established

This is when it all started. Andrew White established Glenside and took inspiration for the name from the name of his house.

1990

First premises opened

First premises opened

A big year for Glenside, when we opened our first premises, located on Desborough Avenue, High Wycombe.

1991

Andrew’s son joins

Andrew’s son joins

As Glenside expanded, Andrew brought his son Charles into the business. Charles came with a lot of experience in the fit-out and construction industry and helped to lay the foundations for what Glenside is today.

1995

Glenside expands

Glenside expands

We expanded our services to not only offer fit-out works, but also furniture. This enabled us to provide clients with a full service, from start to finish of a fit-out project.

1998

A Year of Change

A Year of Change

A dramatic year for Glenside, sadly Andrew passed away therefore Charles continued the business as a sole trader. Glenside moved to purpose-built premises on Kitchener Road, High Wycombe.

2008

First website launched

First website launched

Glenside entered the digital age by launching our first ever website, showcasing our work to a whole new audience.

2010

In-house 2D CAD

In-house 2D CAD

We extended our services and expertise further through the addition of in-house 2D CAD. Bringing this capability in-house allowed us to provide a better service to our clients by improving turn around times.

2011

Glenside becomes an LLP

Glenside becomes an LLP

Charles formed an LLP with his two son, Kyle & Ryan, enabling Glenside to have more flexibility and helped to protect the company’s brand.

2015

First in-house 3D visual produced

First in-house 3D visual produced

Our technological skills and capabilities improved further when we produced our first in-house 3D visual.

2016

SafeContractor Award

SafeContractor Award

SafeContractor is an accreditation which demonstrates to potential clients that you meet specific standards for health and safety. We were proud to have been awarded this status.

2018

In-house recycling programme launched

In-house recycling programme launched

With growing concerns for the environment, we decided to do our part by starting an in-house recycling programme for furniture packaging waste.

2020

New Premises

New Premises

Glenside designed and built brand new premises in Reading, on the site of an old commercial laundry.

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