Chelsea Harbour west side of London situated on the Sands End area. Because the historic Chelsea Harbour Marina situated along Chelsea Creek. So you enter the marina via the lock gates passing through the lock chamber and the cill. But the yachts and speedboats can access only at high tide via the Thames. And it caters for pleasure boating. Plus a Hotel with facilities of a health club and spa, also set around the harbour are residential apartments.
Chelsea Harbour also provides a riverboat service at peak hours to two destinations, Putney and Blackfriars Millennium.
For us it has one big great asset, Chelsea Design centre home to 120 showrooms. This space is topped by three glazed domes over a galleria. Premier destination for interiors designers. And the largest of its kind in Europe offering the biggest names in shaping the glamorous world of design.
Accessibility to show rooms that cover:
Accessories, bathrooms, beds, carpets rugs and flooring, curtain poles and finials, fabrics, furniture plus outdoor, hardware, kitchens, lifestyle technology, lighting, paints, tiles, trims, wall coverings.
If you are new or inspiring into this industry. The facility like this is a bonus, you’re able to commute up to London. So park in the undercover parking and then you are met with a huge vast choice of 600 luxury design brands.
We need to keep up-to-date with the latest interior design trends and choice. So being able to see the different brands with their whole collections. As well for technical advice or just to join with a brand of your choice. Staff are helpful and very informative, you are able to order samples with them.
You may not choose to go with everything that you see, but crucially you will learn and understand what is out there. The more informed you are the more you can offer your clients. To do true justice to the place you’re not going to be able to see the entire place in one day. It will give you a good excuse to go back time and time again.
When you have the full confidence and understanding of the place. So why not arrange to meet the client there and show them the full extent of choice. This will help you with completing the project their brief.
Please don’t forget you are a room designer. So whether you are designing for a modern interior or contemporary design, for their house interior. The brands cater for all tastes and you will get to see their latest collections. A chance to be a head of interior design trends.
They also offer a Designers sourcing service:
Interior styles to help with your clients project, relay the clients brief. Plus give them extra notes, as you are aware of the clients taste colour. And any other special needs. Always leave the staff to use their creativity. Because they look at things totally different to you.
There is a Design Members Club which you can join. So this will also give you an opportunity to meet other designers.
This is a gem of a place it helps us in great ways. And of course it is most beneficial for the companies. The show rooms promote their products to us as their clients, for us to use for are clients.
Under the present circumstances you will need to ring and book for availability,
you never know I may see you there, that would be a pleasure for me.
Ps: Please also check out what are the basics for interior design.