Sector: Hotel & Leisure

Hampton by Hilton, Newcastle

Project Description

A £8m conversion of an existing 1970’s office building into a 160-bedroom hotel in the Central Conservation Area of Newcastle for the Hampton by Hilton style brand

The original structure was stripped back to the reinforced concrete frame. New rooms were formed within the resultant empty floor plate using insulated metal stud partitions

Phased completion of the project. The initial phase refurbished 124 bedrooms and upgraded the building’s external envelope. The second phase completed the remaining rooms and back-of house areas

The external refurbishment included new Hilton brand signage, replacement insulated cladding to external façade and new highperformance glazing to reduce sound transmission

The internal refurbishment comprised of Hampton branded ensuite bedrooms, new kitchen, restaurant bar and hospitality areas, with public toilets along with back of house staff areas offices.

A £8m conversion of a 1970’s office into a 160-bedroom hotel in the centre of Newcastle

Project Involvement

Detailed design of building engineering services including full production of detailed design information in Revit MEP to inform the Building Information Model to Hampton standards

Utilised Autodesk Revit MEP to produce a fully coordinated

Building Information Model to a level of development consistent with Level 2 as a platform for coordination with architectural and structural proposals.

Project Benefits

Fully coordinated detailed design of the M&E in BIM, with clash detection, coordinating the services with the building and structure

Preparation of fully dimensioned builderswork drawings

Creating a high-quality appearance, accommodating complex engineering systems, requiring a high degree of coordination and creativity in concealing the services, whilst maintaining suitable
means of access for maintenance.