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Case Studies

Be inspired by our extensive range of library case studies. Please browse through to see the huge variety of different types and styles of libraries to imagine how yours could look.

We’ve put together a few recent examples of projects our team have carried out in the school, public and higher education library sectors. Please get in touch if you’d like to see more. 


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Writtle University College

seating section at Writtle University college.

In early 2018, FG Library & Learning were commissioned by Writtle University College to install soft furnishings and furniture to the newly refurbished Maddison building. Previously utilised as an accommodation and office block, the internal...> Read More

St Mary's University - Naylor Library

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

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 new,...> Read More

Bournemouth & Poole College - Lansdowne...

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

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 windows. The college...> Read More

Bournemouth & Poole College - North Road...

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

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 the Library...> Read More

Lincoln College, Monks Road

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

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 the...> Read More

Manchester University - The Alan Gilbert...

view of IT furniture including computer desks and chairs at Manchester Uni 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 available...> Read More

Bristol College Library

library seating at 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 space...> Read More

Aquinas Sixth Form College

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

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 differently,...> Read More

University of Surrey

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

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 this...> Read More


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