The British Council for Offices guide 2000 suggests that good practice for conventional occupation of office space is between 12m2 and 17m2 per person based un net internal floor space.
Space standards for specific individual task based activities range from 4 to 6m2 per person for trading desks or call centres and up to 15m2 or more for enclosed or cellular offices.
A study by Gerald Eve in 2001 showed that average occupancy of UK office space measures at around 16.3m2 per person with high density and low density quartile figures of 9.7m2 and 23.2m2 per person respectively.
Swan, Pipera is design to work on a density of 10m2 per person.
This tool is only the starting point which uses some basic rules of thumb. There is no substitute for professional advice
The Swan Space Calculator can help you estimate your office space requirements and potentially avoid costly leasing mistakes. Contact us today to find out more
This calculator is intended for general information purposes. By using this calculator, you acknowledge that it is a guide only and that your actual needs may differ from the results presented. The Swan Pipera team can work with you to determine the space requirements of your business, and to tailor a plan suited to your needs.