In the alcove, our client had problem pipes that were left over from the removal of a radiator. They were high up on the wall and jutted out at the corners of the alcove. We got around this problem by making a cabinet the appropriate size and shape so it would neatly conceal the pipework and make a nice usable space, so from the outside, you wouldn't even know the pipes existed!
article, a nice and tidy cabinet and shelves!
the storage inside the unit was specifically designed to house records, with a record player going on top, a small hole was cut in the rear of the top for wires and we cut a hole in the back panel to allow access to the electrical sockets