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Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Following a recommendation from the work Slimline produced at Chester Zoo, we were invited to attend a meeting at Yorkshire Wildlife Park to discuss their planned new retail store. A new build of circa 550 sq mtrs of retail space at the entrance to the park

Following the initial meeting and visit to the park, Slimline were asked to present designs for a new retail experience.
Meeting notes were provided and the design brief established.

“Thank you for the speedy feedback on our meeting and the notes that were very accurate” - Mike Bennett ~ Commercial Director YWPL

At the next meeting, Slimline provided mood/story boards following the established brief, which depicted the zone defined areas required. These zones represented certain areas around the world. Africa, Asia, Polar, South America and Great Britain.
The story boards included designs of stands, colour palettes, store layout options, researched information, proposed materials and even a model of one of the proposed display stands.

Please see a selection of the mood boards provided.

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Pitching against others, Slimline presentation became the preferred design, look and feel for the new store, encapsulating all the elements and requirements the customer had wished for. The project began…….

“I want to start by thanking you and your designers for one of the best briefing interpretation I have seen.

We love the style and zoning theme and the flexibility for dressing and selling”

Mike Bennett ~ Commercial Director YWPL

Working within the budget, the conceptual designs was translated through technical engineering, innovative production processes, materials and product finishes, into manufactured units of the unique and bespoke nature of this project.

A challenging lead time was set to meet a desired opening date for the Easter holiday season, therefore good project management skills were required to keep everything on target for the completion date.

Working closely with the client throughout, Unitary design, Technical drawings, 3D models, samples of materials and product samples were all provided to ensure the client was fully satisfied with the products being manufactured and the desired look and feel to the project was delivered.

It was important to provide a finished project that adhered to the original designs presented.

The translation from Initial Concept to Realisation

Please take a look at the following images showing the translation from conceptual design to the realisation of the finished units.

Africa Zone

Concept Board

Realisation

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South America Zone

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Concept Board

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Realisation

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Inca style themed display unit

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South America Feature Perimeter Bays

Asia Zone

Concept Board

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Realisation

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Asia Market Cart

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Asia Feature Perimeter Bays

Great Britain Zone

Concept Board

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Realisation

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As you can see from the photographs provided above, the design, theme and look were accurately translated into display units and elements within the store. The finished project mirrored the original concept provided.

With a snag free installation, Slimline had provided the project

• Within budget
• On time
• And to the design required.

Comments on the completion certificate read:

“Great job many thanks. WOW factor achieved”

Mike Bennett ~ Commercial Director YWPL

Please take a couple of minutes to look at a short video we have produced of the project.

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