Jam Jar Design solutions Name

Design that produces intelligent and innovative spaces. Creating stimulating, productive environments to enrich lives.

Catering Design

Jam Jar design and specify catering solutions within the education, healthcare, retail and leisure sectors. Working as consultants alongside engineering and architectural teams, we interface catering requirements seamlessly as part of a wider project.

Interior Design

We offer a full interior design service to incorporate layouts, furniture specifications, aesthetics, lighting, colour boards and finishes. This can be specific to catering to ensure a fully cohesive package and to reinforce branding or as a standalone interiors project.

Graphic Design

Our graphics and branding team work with individual companies to determine their unique business characteristics; we then use this to create a modern, vibrant image to suit those business needs, from logos and stationery through to signage and marketing collateral.

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Our favourite projects around the UK

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Chantry Academy

Architect: Feilden & Clegg Bradley / Frank Shaw Associates Client: Kier As part of the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP) for the East of England, a £58m government-funded project, Kier Construction appointed Jam Jar to design a catering package for Chantry Academy, a 900-pupil secondary school. The kitchen makes use of limited space, allowing fresh, high quality food to be served on-site throughout the day. Food is served directly from the counter into the striking atrium dining area. With direct access to the main entrance, LRC and theatre, the dining space and food offerings act as a hub for the pupils and visitors each day.

Lawford Mead Primary School

Architect: Feilden & Clegg Bradley / Frank Shaw Associates Client: Kier Lawford Mead Primary School was rebuilt as part of the Priority Building Programme (PSBP) for the East of England, a £58m government-funded project. Jam Jar was appointed as the catering consultant to work alongside the school and provide an efficient, compact catering solution. Jam Jar designed a full service solution for the school, liaising with the EFA, allowing the school to serve 420 pupils daily.

Thomas Gainsborough School

Architect: Feilden & Clegg Bradley / Frank Shaw Associates Client: Kier Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Conard was one of nine schools in the east of England rebuilt through the £4.4 billion national BSBP programme. With a budget of £19.2 million, the school was rebuilt using a modern 4-storey facility. Jam Jar were appointed by Kier Construction to design and cost the catering facilities at the school. With a comprehensive servery and counter area, high-quality menu options are offered daily for pupils to enjoy in the atrium dining area.

Tottenham UTC

Architect: Surface to Air Client: Kier Tottenham University Technical College opened in 2014, specialising in sport, health and sciences as part of a £10m project between Tottenham Hotspurs and Middlesex University. Opened by Lord Sugar, the school build was funded by Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, Stansted Airport, Festo, National Instruments, Mindsets and Fusion. The school provides facilities for 900 pupils aged 14-19 and was designed to model a workplace environment made up of labs, forums and atriums. The catering facilities designed by Jam Jar are comprised of a main kitchen and satellite cafe, designed to integrate into the freeflowing architectural space and provide hubs throughout the building for breaktimes and relaxation.

WMG Academy

Architect: Associated Architects Client: Kier Jam Jar was appointed by Kier Construction to develop a catering proposal for a new UTC in Coventry, specialising in automotive engineering. Sitting alongside a pre-existing site, Westwood Academy, a brief was drawn up for a multi-use catering facility that the two academies could use in tandem.

Whitefriars School

Architect: HKS Architects Client: Kier Whitefriars School, formerly an 800-pupil primary school, was expanded to a 1500-pupil all-through school for children of ages 5 to 18. Working alongside the pre-existing building, the catering facilities needed to provide for both primary and secondary children – with a kitchen to match. Jam Jar designed a full service kitchen capable of serving from two locations, enabling younger children to eat comfortably in a primary setting, while older children are served in the adjacent hall. Alongside this, Jam Jar designed a large food technology classroom capable of providing a broad range of cooking activities in the learning environment.

Seven Kings Primary School

Architect: Footprint Architects Client: Kier Seven Kings Primary School, part of the Redbridge batch of schools Jam Jar were appointed to work on, was built to act as a feeder school for the pre-existing Seven Kings Secondary School. The school's intention was to increase the standard of primary education in the area during an increase in population, in order to prepare pupils fully for a high quality secondary school experience. Built to accommodate 840 pupils, Jam Jar designed the kitchen and severy areas, enabling an efficient and freeflowing lunch period for pupils at the school.


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