The sensitively restored Grade B1 listed ‘Bishop’s Gate Hotel’ pays reverence to the rich heritage of the building, whilst exceeding the contemporary needs and desires of its guests. Built in 1899, the hotel restoration blends stunning Edwardian architecture with modern luxurious facilities.
Armatile was appointed as tiling contractor because of its surface design expertise, level of understanding in this field and its dedication to the restoration of historic and heritage buildings. Displaying Armatile’s renowned attention to detail its project team worked in partnership with Mullarkey Pederson Architects, Interior Designer Janice Moore and contractor Conway Builders to deliver tailored tile solutions that truly enrich the stunning transformation of this beautiful building.
Armatile’s Contracts Manager describes the work carried out and some of the challenges they had to overcome;
“As varied as they are stunning, each restoration project requires something unique. On this project, our team worked closely with the Interior Designer Janice Moore to meet the clients brief in relation to sourcing tiles with particular colours and textures that translate the creative vision into reality.
As the recognised specialists in this field, we understand the sensitivities of these build environments and worked hard to ensure the new tile surfaces perfectly balance with the Edwardian architecture and modern stylish appointments to deliver the design brief.”
The dedication and skill of Armatile’s contract team on-site, supported by the unrivalled expertise of its design and manufacturing team were integral to the transformation and restoration at this historic building. This is a great example of how Armatile works in partnership with all the project stakeholders and utilises its expertise in historic restorations to provide tailored ornate tile solutions that give a new lease of life to old buildings.
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