Office design and commercial fit-out specialist, Eatock Design & Build (EDB), is on track to record a £3m turnover in its third year in business. Founded by Paul Eatock in April 2020, clients benefit from Eatock’s 29 years of sales, client handling, interior design and build experience. The business has successfully navigated a challenging period for the workplace sector, having started trading when offices were largely void of people.

In just three years, EDB has built a portfolio of transformative projects, turning office and commercial spaces into modern, multi-functional facilities which promote employee wellbeing, hybrid working and sustainability. Working closely with a team of interior designers, it oversees all contractor, developer, engineer, furniture procurement and fit-out responsibilities across its projects, delivering high-value specifications on time and to budget.

Despite lockdown challenges, EDB recorded an annual turnover of £530k in its first year. This led to additional recruitment to assist with its growth, resulting in its turnover tripling in year two. This month, EDB celebrated its 145th project appointment and predicts a turnover of £3m for this financial. It is currently looking to further expand its team to accommodate growth as it takes on a range of new projects.

Managing Director, Paul Eatock said: “We make the process easy for the businesses we work with, delivering our projects with a team of experienced interior designers to closely but imaginatively follow the client’s brief, thus creating functional and inspiring spaces. We pride ourselves in understanding what the modern office needs to make sure our designs are as functional and high performing as they are beautiful.”


According to the Office for National Statistics, the proportion of hybrid working rose from 13% in February 2022 to 24% in May 2022, with the hybrid working pattern shifting more in favour of spending most working hours at home. It also recorded a drop in the number of people working exclusively from home, from 22% to 14% in the same period.

Eatock said: “This is the most poignant time in recent history for how we use our offices. The impact of hybrid working has led to offices functioning as a ‘shop front’ to reflect brand values, as well as a space for meetings and collaborative working. Companies are having to think carefully about how their workspace has acclimatised to modern ways of working. We support our clients to understand behavioural changes and ensure the spaces we design are reflective of the needs of their workforce.”

EDB works across multiple sectors, including technology, laboratory, recruitment and legal. Clients have included CarFinance 247, Doodledo and MCS.