Rambert Dance Company

One of the UK’s foremost dance institutions, Rambert Dance Company, created a new £8m headquarters on London’s South Bank.

The facility includes three large dance studios, workshops, technical and administration facilities and changing rooms. There’s also a dance archive and a reading room, both of which are open to the public.

Architects Allies Morrison specified a high build quality and the changing rooms had to be in keeping with this. The architects asked Kemmlit for 60 made-to-measure lockers in a variety of sizes and colours, to accommodate all the different needs of dancers, including large bags and even some places to keep prosthetic limbs.

Corian tiles, glass type S lockers, slatted solid bench seating and a mix of yellow, blue and white colours were used to create a high quality finish.

This project came with a number of challenges, for example, to incorporate coat hooks on the outside of the lockers, while retaining strength, plus manufacturing to different sizes and colours within a tight timeframe. 

The finished article is exceptional and will stand the test of time.


Kemmlit UK provide ranges of high quality and durable products which are ideal for the daily requirements of all educational premises.

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