This project for Redefine Hotels Reading Ltd proposes to develop a new hotel in the carpark of the existing Crowne Plaza Hotel in Reading. The site sits just outside of Reading town centre in close proximity to the River Thames and adjacent to the Crowne Plaza Hotel Operated by Redefine BDL. The proposal is for a 132 guestroom hotel with associated ground floor front of house space. The site is well located within a short walk, taxi or bus to the main Reading railway station.
The intention is for the project to be built using modular construction processes and a prefabricated façade where possible, pushing innovative engineering solutions with limited onsite involvement reducing the impacts on the neighbouring properties through a reduced build programme and site works. The modular system works as a series of interconnected ‘modularised’ steel frames, which are manufactured off-site to approved standards and to a high degree of dimensional tolerance.