Who has a Quiet Room ?
Abbey As part of the bank’s ‘Great Place to Work’ initiative, a ‘respite room’ has been provided for staff working in a call centre. There, after tackling particularly difficult calls, they can leave the office environment behind and refresh themselves.
Belfast International Airport Intended as a place for private reflection, this quiet room is open to people of every religious persuasion and none.
Bolton Wanderers Football Club As part of its ‘Unity and Diversity’ initiative, the club installed a quiet room at the new Reebok Stadium. Open to all supporters, staff, players and visitors, it provides a comfortable place for worship and contemplation.
Devon County Council ‘a number of employees at County Hall have expressed the need to find space that can be used for contemplation and prayer. A recent survey highlighted that some staff would welcome a quiet space that can be used for meditation, worship or contemplation.
Moto The UK’s largest motorway services provider states: ‘As part of [road safety] initiatives, we are currently trialling contemplation rooms at a number of Moto locations to aid relaxation. The rooms are designed to let drivers unwind in a quiet atmosphere, away from the hurly-burly of a busy motorway.’
A very tasteful oasis - great idea !
- GNM employee