Installation, Design and Health and Safety
HMV is a UK based music and film retailer. The first HMV-branded store was opened by the Gramophone Company on Oxford Street in 1921, and the HMV name was also used for television and radio sets manufactured from the 1930s onwards. The retail side of the business began to expand in the 1960s, and in 1998 was divested from EMI, the successor to the Gramophone Company, to form what would become HMV Group.
HMV are constantly opening and closing stores nationwide. Chameleon were part of the pre-opening team by fitting the stores out with all shop fittings and shelves. They also installed new style graphics and a very eye-catching speaker arrangement in the prestigious store in the Westgate Shopping Centre. More recently Chameleon have also been part of the store closing team. Where they had to dismantle the store and palletise the shopfitting’s and racking.