Welcome to
FG Library & Learning

We create vibrant and welcoming libraries that you will want to visit, spend time and work in.

Our experienced design team will challenge the traditional, and work with you to bring new and exciting ideas to promote stock and improve the reader experience.

Welcome to
FG Library & Learning

We create vibrant and welcoming libraries that you will want to visit, spend time and work in.

Our experienced design team will challenge the traditional, and work with you to bring new and exciting ideas to promote stock and improve the reader experience.

Welcome to
FG Library & Learning

We create vibrant and welcoming libraries that you will want to visit, spend time and work in.

Our experienced design team will challenge the traditional, and work with you to bring new and exciting ideas to promote stock and improve the reader experience.

Welcome to
FG Library & Learning

We create vibrant and welcoming libraries that you will want to visit, spend time and work in.

Our experienced design team will challenge the traditional, and work with you to bring new and exciting ideas to promote stock and improve the reader experience.

Welcome to
FG Library & Learning

We create vibrant and welcoming libraries that you will want to visit, spend time and work in.

Our experienced design team will challenge the traditional, and work with you to bring new and exciting ideas to promote stock and improve the reader experience.

Welcome to
FG Library & Learning

We create vibrant and welcoming libraries that you will want to visit, spend time and work in.

Our experienced design team will challenge the traditional, and work with you to bring new and exciting ideas to promote stock and improve the reader experience.

Sectors

Public Libraries

We believe that public libraries should be the heartbeat of community life and culture.

As a specialist library design company, we understand how to create great places for people to visit, spend time and enjoy.

> Public Libraries
dark wooden library shelving across the exterior wall of the library with lighter wood shelving and leather seating in the centre.

School Libraries

Creating a stimulating and vibrant library space is key to helping children develop the learning strategies they need to become independent and lifelong learners.

Every library is unique and we have experience in crafting learning spaces for children of all ages.

> School Libraries
children's library book display units that are at a lower height for children.

Academic & Higher Education Libraries

Our learning commons approach to college and university libraries suggests bright and vibrant spaces where the students are offered a choice of study styles, both formal and relaxed individual working as well as collaborative group space.

> Academic & Higher Education Libraries
open style library with book display units that can spin around, with a study table and chairs within an arch of the building.

Health Libraries

Clever design and attractive furniture play a part in providing essential space for clinicians and students to research, study and access various media, as well as a quiet place to relax and spend time.

> Health Libraries
seating area's along the one side of the library with shelving going along the other side to provide a private study area.

Free Design Service

We offer a free, no obligation library design service by our highly experienced library designers.
 

> Free Design Service

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Case Studies

London South Bank University

London South Bank University has a large outdoor area, complete with gaming tables - great for students to relax and socialise in. The requirement, however, was for a permanent, quiet space within the courtyard where all students could...> MORE

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West London School

Occupying the lower levels of a listed Church in London, the requirement was for additional study and small group tutoring space which was desperately needed by this West London School. The existing basement external area was, to a...> MORE

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Manchester Museum

This exciting project involved the renovation of the study area on the third floor of this historic, grade II listed, 1885, Alfred Waterhouse building for Manchester Museum, part of The University of Manchester. The historic space has been...> MORE

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study furniture at Manchester Museum with adjustable lamps along desk for better light.

Case Studies

Halton Lodge Primary School

Halton Lodge Primary School craved a fresh and exciting design for the thoroughfare of their school. The aim was to create a library with areas for children to work in groups, read alone and undertake research: to put reading at the very...> MORE

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primary school library furniture including stools and sofas at Halton Lodge Primary School.

Case Studies

Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre

Merthyr Tydfil Public Libraries opened their first co-located libraries at Aberfan and Merthyr Vale Community Centre around four years ago. The Central Library in Merthyr is still a busy, bustling location, but developments to the town...> MORE

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Storywall children's library shelving and book display unit at Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre.

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Intake Primary School

Intake Primary has the highest aspirations for all their children, celebrating achievements and recognising successes. They strive to create a positive, stimulating environment, where there is a real sense of belonging, where everyone is...> MORE

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bright colourful primary school library furniture and Storywall at Intake Primary School.

Case Studies

Blyth Library

Our brief was to refurbish the existing family history area which would house both lending and research materials at Blyth Library. The area needed to be accessible and user friendly so customers would be able to find the materials they...> MORE

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library shelving at Blyth library with library graphics along the top of the shelving units.

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Carlton Primary School

Set in the heart of the village, Carlton Primary School is a very special place to learn where each and every one of the children feel proud to belong. The school prides itself on creating a rich atmosphere full of creative learning and...> MORE

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primary school library furniture and shelving at Carlton Primary School.

Case Studies

Henrietta Barnett School

The Henrietta Barnett School is a state grammar school for girls located in the Hampstead Garden Suburb Conservation Area of North London. Their new library needed to be an all-encompassing, fully-integrated facility for the modern age,...> MORE

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study furniture at Henrietta Barnett School with outlets on a stylish dome in the centre of the study tables.

Case Studies

Bromsgrove Library

Over the last 5 years, Worcestershire Libraries and Learning Service has been remodelling its offer, moving away from standalone service points towards partnership working and co-location for a more sustainable long term...> MORE

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children's library furniture including StoryWall and low height book displays at Bromsgrove Library.

Case Studies

St Mary's University - Naylor Library

With a planned increase in student numbers St Mary’s University realised that their existing building no longer provided adequate space for the library and IT services. The University appointed FG Library & Learning to design a...> MORE

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library seating with people studying on laptops at St Mary's University.

Case Studies

Bournemouth & Poole College - Lansdowne Campus

Dating back to 1913, this space was originally an art room with a high pitched ceiling and great natural light, but over the years the effect was diminished by the addition of a mezzanine floor and high shelving covering the...> MORE

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library shelving and book display units on view at Bournemouth & Poole College library.

Case Studies

Bournemouth & Poole College - North Road Campus

The client was looking for a fresh modern Library design to fit the newly designed campus at Bournemouth & Poole College.  The overall aim being to encourage students to spend more study time in the Library. The location for...> MORE

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birds eye view of study furniture, separated into different areas at Bournemouth & Poole College.

Case Studies

Manchester University - The Alan Gilbert Learning Commons

The Alan Gilbert Learning Commons is a state of-the-art 21st century learning environment at the University of Manchester. The landmark building was designed to encourage study in a stimulating and comfortable environment that is...> MORE

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view of IT furniture including computer desks and chairs at Manchester Uni Learning Commons.

Case Studies

Ashford Gateway

The new Ashford Gateway project was built over three floors and offers a one stop shop where residents can access a broad range of public services. This public library is just one of the services offered. The white colour scheme was...> MORE

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library seating in the centre of lots of library display units formed into a circle around the seating.

Case Studies

Woking Library

The client required a modern and comfortable space that would provide an interactive, stimulating environment. They wanted to create an exceptional visitor experience for the whole community. The vision was for a flagship library that...> MORE

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library graphic with text 'welcome to your library' that is on the end of book promotion and display units.

Case Studies

Dorking Library

Background Our task was to move a popular public library from an old existing building to new premises. The library was relocated to a precinct area to occupy what was formerly three separate retail units. The Challenge The...> MORE

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childrens library furniture that has seating either end of a low height book storage unit.

Case Studies

Derbyshire Records Office

Background Situated in a Victorian building spread over three floors, the new-look Record Office brings Derbyshire’s fascinating past to life for residents, visitors and students. Four miles of original Derbyshire record can be...> MORE

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bespoke curved reception desk at Derbyshire records office.

Case Studies

Bristol College Library

Background This College Library modernisation project required the existing ‘L’ shaped library space to be completely transformed to maximise its appeal with students. The client was keen to create a light, bright and modern...> MORE

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library technology section at Bristol college library with screens separating sides of the desk.

Case Studies

All Saints Library

Background This library in a newly built junior school incorporated three small but distinct areas, each required for a specific function and purpose. These were a small library, a designated reading area for groups, and a more confined...> MORE

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primary school library shelving against a wall and children's library furniture infront of the shelving.

Case Studies

Bulwell Riverside Library

Background This public library was relocated as part of a £23 million project to provide a new joint service centre that brings together Nottingham City Council, NHS Nottingham City and City Homes all under one roof. The...> MORE

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bespoke reception desk that is curved around with a bit that dips down where the receptionist sits.

Case Studies

Haltwhistle Library

Background This primary school is located near the famous landmark Hadrians Wall, and this was chosen as the theme for the recently extended school library. The Challenge Working with our in house design team, the client was...> MORE

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children's library furniture and shelving with a castle theme to the room.

Case Studies

Aquinas Sixth Form College

Background Aquinas Sixth Form College underwent a complete rebuild programme. This provided an opportunity to rethink the role of the library and learning centre. The Learning and Resources manager said 'Our vision was to think...> MORE

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library shelving along wall with library furniture in-front of the shelving.

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Chelmsley Wood Library

Background As part of the Chelmsley Wood shopping centre regeneration project, the central library needed to cater for all sections of the community. Solihull council required a modern library with an open plan feel that would be...> MORE

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green and black reception desk with a green 'i' for information in the black section.

Case Studies

St Thomas Primary School

Background The £6.7 million development of the brand new St Thomas Community School in Swansea provides a brand new school in the heart of the community. The new 21st century school replaces the old primary school and includes a...> MORE

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primary school library shelving with a blue sofa infront of the shelving.

Case Studies

Kendal Library

Background This public library needed to be modernised whilst incorporating a vast quantity of existing library shelving. The Challenge A seamless and modern technology solution was required to maximise security and to create...> MORE

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tall roof library with library shelving used to divide sections up for study.

Case Studies

Canada Water

Background This landmark aluminium clad public library shaped like an inverted pyramid was designed by the architects CZWG to house 40,000 books and 2,500 DVD’s. FG Library worked with the design team on this £14 million...> MORE

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view of library from atop a staircase situated one side of the library, there are rows of reflection library shelving.

Case Studies

University of Surrey

Background The library in the University of Surrey occupies three floors of a new extension to the existing building. The shelving system had to complement the striking architecture and contemporary interior. The Challenge To make...> MORE

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view of 3 rows of library shelving  that have additional lighting along the top of the library shelving.

Case Studies

Barrow Library

FG Library is proud to present the total renovation of the Barrow Central Library, based in Barrow-in-Furness. Set in grade II listed Beaux-Arts style building this 800 square meters library wanted to achieve a look and feel that embraces...> MORE

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open plan library with library shelving along the outer walls of the room, with book display units in the centre of the room.

Case Studies

Oldbury Public Library

Background Oldbury Public Library is a part of the £6 million newly built Jack Judge House and occupies the ground floor of this spectacular building that houses over 300 council staff. Our design team worked closely with the...> MORE

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children's library shelving with bold colour designs on the side of the mobile shelving.

Case Studies

City Library in Bradford

When asbestos was discovered in the Bradford Central library in 2012, the Bradford Council decided to move from the existing premises to a new smaller site in Centenary Square. The new City library on two floors had to house around 60,000...> MORE

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blue and pink library furniture with library shelving in the background on the outer edge of the library.

Case Studies

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Our challenge was to create a fresh and vibrant look for all three HEFT* education centres, making the best use of the space, and providing a mix of study styles for the medical staff and the students who use these busy...> MORE

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library shelving at NHS Foundation Trust with a library graphic on the end of one shelving and a book display on the other.

Case Studies

Lincoln College, Monks Road

Lincoln College is the largest educational institute in Lincolnshire, providing study opportunities for around 9000 full and part-time students across three locations. The Monks Road campus in Lincoln is both the administrative centre and...> MORE

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view of Lincoln College's library from the entrance with library shelving and book displays on view.

Case Studies

Wakefield Public Library

Wakefield One is the new home for Wakefield's flagship library and the city's museum provision. FG Library worked in partnership with the YPO to design and deliver this large scale dynamic project, incorporating the main library,...> MORE

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Contact Us

Call us on - 01604 755954 email us - library@fggroup.co.uk
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