Interiors - furniture, fittings, signage

The Interiors office is responsible for ensuring that furniture, floorings, window fittings and door and external signage meet University standards

SS_StudentServices.jpgAbout us

Interiors are responsible for installing and replacing furnishings, fabrics and floor coverings.  We provide a professional consultation service to deal with the interiors requirements arising from special projects and new builds, office and departmental moves, refurbishments and special events.  We are also responsible for official University signage.

The service deals with faulty blinds, curtains, carpets and furniture as well as providing new - email

What you can expect from us

We will:

  • Provide sufficient and appropriate furniture and furnishings for rooms to function adequately.
  • Maintaining floor coverings in a safe condition.
  • Supply additional and replacement furniture at departmental cost on request.
  • Provide advice and solutions for special events and VIP visits on request.
  • Provide official external signage for University buildings.
  • Provide internal signage as appropriate.
  • Order crates for office moves.
  • We do not deal with specialist furniture for laboratories - this is the responsibility of the laboratory managers.

library_interior_fullWhat we need you to do

  • Direct all enquiries for new furniture, fabrics and permanent signage to the Interior Solutions Office.
  • Allow sufficient time for consultation and delivery, normally a minimum of 6 weeks.
  • Provide contact details for all requests.
  • Provide departmental charge codes for all requests.

Service availability

This is a core service provided year round; it is not an emergency service and departments will need to allow sufficient time for consultation and delivery.

Service charges

The consultation and quotation costs are provided free of charge; furniture for new members of University permanent staff will be provided (this does not include staff funded by research projects or staff financed from non-pay budgets or departmental development funds); all other new furniture and fittings is normally chargeable.

Service Level Statement

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Contact the Interiors Team

Estates and Facilities Management Division
Fielding Johnson Building
University of Leicester
University Road

tel: 0116 252 2311

fax: 0116 223 1333


Emergency Contacts


0116 252 2888

Security 0116 252 2023

All other services
0116 252 2319