Media Release: New appointments makes division The Hub of all interest

SPACE Solutions, Scotland’s leading workplace solutions company, has appointed two senior managers to drive forward its specialist relocations and operations division.

The appointments of Derek Bateman and Ben Slater at The Hub in Livingston, West Lothian – which employs 36 people across all areas and manages minor moves to entire headquarter relocations – are central to Space Solutions’ plans for rapid growth for the division.

Derek Bateman, who has more than 30 years experience in the workplace industry, has been recruited as General Manager.

Derek, a qualified interior designer, previously ran his own company and worked for one of the UK’s leading furniture companies.

He said: “I am really looking forward to taking the division to new levels. The team at The Hub are excellent – they are all very dedicated and hard working and understand the importance of delivering a quality, value for money service to clients

“We’re looking to expand the services offered by The Hub to businesses throughout the country and seize opportunities that are presented to us.”

Ben Slater has been appointed as The Hub’s relocations manager and was headhunted by Space Solutions because of his impressive, extensive experience across a range of blue chip companies.

Ben, who will head up Space Solution’s commercial relocations, said: “I’m really looking forward to the opportunity of working with Space Solutions clients old and new to showcase The Hub.

“What has impressed me greatly is the range of services and the attitude of everyone connected with the relocations division, from move managers to on-site team, to focus on delivering the best job they can for clients.”

Space Solutions, Scotland’s leading workplace design specialist, has also launched a new website aimed at providing more information and advice about its specialist relocations division.

The website,, will allow clients to access more information about Space Solutions’ expert services and showcases some of the major projects it has undertaken in Scotland.

The Hub has handled the installation of tens of thousands of workstations, desks and office chairs for companies across the country. The division also operates a very successful office furniture recycling service as well as providing product storage and the UK’s first independent showroom for contract furniture suppliers and manufacturers.

Space Solutions is one of Scotland’s biggest independent experts in helping businesses manage changes within the workplace. It operates UK-wide – from bases in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Livingston – to design, build, fit out, refurbish and relocate modern and productive business environments.

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