So what is the layout now? You haven't said. We can't really comment on whether it's good or has drawback without knowing that.
The VDSL modem should be close to the filtered faceplate, unless a BT issue data extension cable
or equivalent is used to site it elsewhere.
The modem and router can be up the full 100m standard ethernet distance apart. I think it likely there was a mis-communication between him and his boss.
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