Guoman Hotel Heathrow, London

Guoman Hotel London Accommodation, Thistle Terminal 5 Building, Riva Properties, Location

Guoman Hotel Heathrow

Heathrow Airport Accommodation design by EPR Architects, London, England, UK

13 May 2009

Flagship Hotel for Guoman Receives Planning Permission

Design: EPR Architects

Guoman Hotel Heathrow, London, UK
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Guoman Hotel

Planning Approval has just been given by Hillingdon Council to redevelop the Thistle Hotel Heathrow site, close to Terminal 5, for 2 new hotels, designed by EPR Architects Ltd.

The first hotel, a new luxury 250 bed hotel will be the first new building for the Guoman Hotels chain and will showcase their 4*.

The second hotel will be a new 353 bed budget hotel. The proposed brand has not been confirmed.

Taking advantage of the locations excellent connections to Heathrow Airport and Terminal Five, the proposals are to demolish the existing 1960’s hotel and replace it with the two new high quality hotels.

Guoman Hotel Heathrow, London building design
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Designed as a pair, the hotels will meet the GLA 20% renewable /carbon reduction targets with a combined CHP plant with biomass boilers and photovoltaic panels on the roof. The hotels have been orientated tominimise solar gain and be visually linked along a graceful curved frontage to help with way finding and orientation.

The hotels are set back from the Bath Road to maintain the leafy character of the approach to Longford Village and to provide a car park area that is secure and easily surveyed.

Client: Guoman Hotels Ltd

Guoman Hotel Heathrow images / information from EPR Architects

Guoman Hotel design : EPR

Location: Heathrow Airport, West London, England, UK

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