THE PROJECT COMPRISED OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 100 BEDROOM TRAVELODGE HOTEL INCLUDING BAR CAFE' FACILITY AND A3 RETAIL UNIT SHELL. THE PROJECT INCORPORATED MODERN METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION AND WAS PROCURED VIA A DESIGN AND CONSTRUCT ARRANGEMENT
The accommodation within the new hotel comprised of 100 ensuite bedrooms, Bar Cafe', lift and stairwell cores, corridors, laundry rooms and staff areas.
The building was constructed using a steel framed transfer structure to the ground floor area and a fivestorey timber frame structure to the hotel accommodation above. The lift and stairwell cores were formed with structural steel framing. The project also incorporated the use of 'off site' prefabricated bathroom pods. The external envelope of the building was finished with horizontal insulated metal cladding panels.
Key features of the project were:-
- Structural steel framed transfer structure
- Five storey timber frame hotel structure
- Prefabricated bathroom pod installation
- Formation of a Bar Cafe'
- Design and Construct form of procurement