Bloc Hotel Gatwick South Terminal

Client
Sector
No. of Beds
No. of Storeys
Architect
Structural Engineer
Main Contractor
Mechanical Contractor
Electrical Contractor
Boxbuild
Hospitality
245
5
3D Reid
Rathborne & Roche
Vinci Construction
Working Environment
Kent M&E

Retrofit of existing office space at Gatwick South Terminal into 245 boutique bedroom hotel.

Services Highlights:

  • Concept stage design with architects to meet, site wide design briefs, local planning and client requirements

  • Complete pre-tender MEP design inclusive of ventilation/air conditioning/public health/lighting/small power and emergency back up services

  • Complex and extensive commissioning and witnessing process

  • Artemide lighting, electronic window blinds, climate control and flat-screen Smart TV controlled with the Samsung Galaxy tablet

  • Bespoke flat-pack bedrooms built off-site requiring high level of design coordination

  • Boutique style rooms as small as 10 sqm.

  • Complex development above the life airport and within the air side

  • Interfaces required with airport’s fire Alarm, PAVA systems and MEP services network

  • Low Pressure Mist Sprinkler system and 3 smoke extract systems