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    Select Wayfinding – wayfinding for Merseyrail

    Select Wayfinding (Wayfinder UK) were commissioned by Merseyrail to undertake a general analysis of the organisation’s current wayfinding provision across 64 stations. Concentrating on how Merseyrail links up with other networks on the main national rail network. Brief We were briefed to highlight the issues compromising the current Wayfinding Strategy and to make recommendations on… Read More

    What is Wayfinding?

    Put simply, the answer to the question “what is wayfinding?” is “the efficient movement of people in places and spaces”. It was Kevin Lynch who very first coined the word ‘wayfinding’ in his 1960 book The Image of the City. Where he discussed how users understood their surroundings in constant and expected ways. As a result his work… Read More

    Select Wayfinding take part in Fleetwood Half Marathon 2015.

    Select Wayfinding (Wayfinder UK) nominated two employees to take part in the Fleetwood half marathon in August 2015 to raise money for The Christie, one of Europe’s leading cancer centres. The half marathon, which equates to 21km took place along the coast in Fleetwood, North Lancashire. Chris and Rob committed to 10 weeks of intense… Read More

    The University of Sheffield collaborate with Select Wayfinding for Velocity 2

    The start of the University year has seen the opening of Velocity 2, a new build part of The University of Sheffield’s commitment to growing and developing their teaching facilities. Velocity 2 is part of the Velocity Village and provides a modern, urban environment for the Sheffield community and Sheffield as a whole. Sheffield University… Read More

    The Diamond – The University of Sheffield

    The University of Sheffield is on the verge of revealing its latest flagship building this autumn. The Diamond building is said to have cost £81 million and is the largest investment in teaching and learning for the University. The name ‘diamond’ was chosen due to the distinctive diamond shaped wrap around the building. The project… Read More

    HOME Manchester – Contemporary Arts and Wayfinding

    HOME describes itself as a place ‘for curiosity seekers, for lovers of the dramatic, the digital and the deeply engaging; for radicals and reciprocates.’ The newly built building contains two theatres, five cinemas and an art gallery which replaces the Cornerhouse and the Library Theatre. On the 21st May 2015 HOME was opened to the public… Read More

    Wayfinding and its relevance within the New Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) Guidance for Compliance, April 2015

    When it set out its new Vision and direction in its Strategy for 2013 – 2016, Raising standards, putting people first and in its consultation, A new start, the CQC proposed radical changes to the way it regulates health & social care services.    As of April 2015 changes will come into effect in the… Read More

    Signage At The Christie Hospital

    Select Wayfinding (Wayfinder UK) have continued their dedicated work at The Christie Hospital in Manchester. The team has provided a signage strategy which adheres to the corporate brand guidelines agreed. Working together with The Christie, we have seen a consistent plan implemented, providing further signage and wayfinding for their new extension. Our new approach has… Read More

    Princess Alexandra Hospital

    Select Wayfinding (Wayfinder UK) have been busy in recent months, coordinating several projects, in particular the implementation of a new efficient strategy regarding the movement of people around Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, Essex. The Hospital was having trouble achieving a positive visitor experience, meaning many patients simply weren’t getting to their appointments. A strategy… Read More

    Heathrow Airport

    Select Wayfinding (Wayfinder UK) are pleased to hear that the first flights will arrive at Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 today; almost 60 years after the original Terminal 2 opened as the airport’s first passenger terminal in 1955. Terminal 2 is a £2.5 billion project and marks the latest phase of an £11 billion private sector… Read More