Bedroam hits the road
We have recently completed a very special project for a new local company Bedroam. While all the projects we undertake are treated with the same high level of service and craftsmanship, it is nice to get the opportunity to be commissioned to work on a project a little out of the ordinary that requires a different approach to our day to day work.
Bedroam is the brainchild of Ollie Kemp, a motor racing competitor who noticed a gap in the motorsport accommodation market. Whilst participating in races throughout the country, Ollie noted that the lack of onsite accommodation and needing to be near his expensive race equipment lead to an uncomfortable nights sleep in the back of his van.
Bedroam commissioned Broadleaf Joinery to undertake the internal fit out of the coach. Maximising space was a key factor so good design and material choice was fundamental. Ollie, owner of Bedroam had a vision for the finished look. Requiring clean flowing lines and modern looking materials, with the appearance and functionality of a well crafted piece of furniture.
Creating a prototype was key to finalise the design and make sure the space would work. From there we put the “pods” into production in our workshop. Once completed we installed them, working in tandem with the electrician who had the job of installing the kilometers of wiring for lighting the pods which add another dimension once dark and lit. Once the pods had been fitted it was time to create the downstairs seating area that double up as beds by night. These had to keep the design from upstairs. Next it was the job of installing the wall and ceilings to tie everything together to create the smooth seamless look. Finally it was the job of cladding the staircase in some beautiful Zebrano timber which set the whole project off.
Embarking on the project was certainly an challenge, a challenged that we embraced and are more than happy with the result. We wish Ollie the greatest success with Bedroam.
For more information about Bedroam, please visit their website www.bedroam.co.uk