hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden, London

Client
Sector
No. of Beds
No. of Storeys
Architect
Structural Engineer
Main Contractor
Mechanical Contractor
Electrical Contractor
Whitbread
Hospitality
168
8
Axiom Architects
Simpson Associates
McAleer & Rushe
Sharpe Mechanical Services
John Dawson Electrical

The first hub by Premier Inn to open. The project involved the refurbishment of an existing 8 storey office building into a 163 bed hub by Premier Inn hotel and included basement windowless rooms. The scheme was the first hotel in the UK to achieve a BREEAM outstanding rating.

Services highlights:

  • Due diligence site survey

  • Planning support including thermal modelling and energy strategy report

  • Complete scheme design of all building services (heating/cooling, ventilation, domestic water services, public health, power, lighting, fire detection and data services)

  • Review and monitoring of contractor design and installation 

  • Building incorporated Combined Heat and Power with large thermal storage to generate proportion of the site’s hot water demands

  • Inclusion of high efficiency air source heat pumps with heat recovery