A Feminine Tone to New Marketing Firm
An all-female design and marketing agency is settling into its new home inthe heart of Birmingham's creative quarter.
AHP Design started out just over a year ago as a virtual team founded by Sian Lenegan and Amanda Haywood-Poole, who each worked from home in Shropshire and Doncaster.
Following the expansion of their company and several recent successes, the two founders felt the time was right to set up their first office and chose Birmingham's vibrant Rhubarb building as their base.
Ms Lenegan said she believed the city offered much to a firm like AHP.
She said: "We are so, so excited about being in Birmingham.
"The UK's second city has so much to offer to creative businesses.
"Birmingham Chamber of Commerce has been instrumental in helping us promote ourselves, and we were thrilled to have been awarded a Business Space Grant from Birmingham City Council to help us set up.
"We've already built up several clients in the city as well as out of town, and we're really looking forward to meeting and working with more.
"Having a presence in Birmingham is going to be vital to us in continuing to build our growing profile across the city."
Ms Lenegan said the Rhubarb complex in Digbeth was ideal for AHP because it matched their brand's ethos of environmentally-conscious, cutting-edge design.
"The Rhubarb building is so special - our new office is full of light and space, and everywhere you look there are fresh ideas. …