Evoke Creative continue to expand at Wirral HQ with additional manufacturing, social and outdoor spaces.
North West-based technology firm Evoke Creative have secured an additional two units at their Power Station Business Park home on Thermal Road, Bromborough. Having only just moved into their purpose-designed new HQ, the company are continuing to grow at a remarkable rate and needed additional warehouse and R&D space to help to meet customer demand for their world-leading products.
Evoke, who celebrate 15 years in business this year, design and manufacture interactive digital technology which is used in store by McDonald’s, JD Sports, Tesco and Debenhams amongst others. With 75 staff and counting, turnover has increased by 60% in the last 12 months, with similar growth projected for this year too. Moving from premises at Apex Court, one mile away, in early 2018, Evoke had barely settled in before taking the opportunity to expand further.
The decision to take additional space at the Redsun-built business park at Power Station in Bromborough, came with a requirement for more manufacturing and R&D space to accommodate customer orders and adds 12,500sqft to the existing 40,000sqft at Evoke HQ. Recently listed by Insider Media as one of the most exciting companies in the North West, evoke have a lot to live up to. Co-Founders Neil Clark and Dean Ward were heavily involved in the design and layout of the new HQ, taking a keen interest in configuring the finish of the new offices, with attention to detail across the whole site including custom murals on the walls, neon signs, top of the range kitchen facilities and the server cabinet in a replica phone box. Clark explained, “It’s important to us that our working environment is as dynamic and innovative as our products. The move to our new HQ in early 2018 was prompted by an increased demand for our products and the resulting need for more manufacturing and warehousing space, but we also wanted to ensure that Evoke is a great place to work and we see the new offices and social spaces as key to this. Taking on additional units mean that we can continue to expand at a sustainable rate while ensuring that we have enough room to fuel creativity and streamline processes.”
Staff wellbeing is also top of the priority list for the team, with a number of social spaces including a games room and open plan dining area. This week the company have also unveiled the “evoke green” – an outside space for break and lunch times with bean bags, outdoor games and the beginnings of a garden – just in time for the summer heatwave!