THE PROJECT COMPRISED OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 120 BEDROOM TRAVELODGE HOTEL INCLUDING BAR CAFE' AND GROUND LEVEL BUS INTERCHANGE FACILITY. THE PROJECT INCORPORATED MODERN METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION AND WAS PROCURED VIA A DESIGN AND CONSTRUCT ARRANGEMENT
The accommodation within the new hotel comprised of 120 ensuite bedrooms, Bar Cafe', lift and stairwell cores, corridors, laundry rooms and staff areas.
The building was constructed using a reinforced concrete transfer structure to the ground floor area and a three storey 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 predominately with an insulated render finish.
Key features of the project were:-
- Reinforced concrete frame transfer structure
- Three storey timber frame hotel structure
- Prefabricated bathroom pod installation
- Formation of a Bar Cafe'
- Formation of ground level bus interchange facility
- Design and Construct form of procurement