Gatwick Airport Hotel, England: Longbridge House

Longbridge House, Gatwick Airport, West Sussex Building, England, News, Design

Gatwick Airport Hotel : Longbridge House

Gatwick Airport Hotel Development, southeast England, UK – design by EPR Architects

4 Apr 2011

Gatwick Hotel

Longbridge House Gains Planning Approval

EPR Architects have been granted Planning Permission to convert Longbridge House at Gatwick airport’s North Terminal from office to hotel use and extend it to accommodate a 192 bedroom Hampton by Hilton economy hotel with associated parking and access. It will include reception lounge, bar, restaurant, meeting rooms and fitness room plus coffee shop with a direct link to the North Terminal’s concourse level.

Gatwick Airport Hotel – exterior:
Gatwick Airport Hotel
Gatwick Airport Hotel picture from architect

The existing structure will be retained and this has prescribed the building form as rectangular in plan. The building will be increased by two storeys in height giving it a cuboid shape. The facades will be made up of composite metal cladding panels in a pale grey colour on all four sides. Window reveals will be lined in metal, picked out in an accent colour to strongly contrast with the grey of the façade and prevailing colour of the airport buildings.

This proposed hotel provides a sustainable solution to the re-use of the building on this site and provides a positive contribution to the economic future of Gatwick Airport.

Gatwick Airport Hotel – Building Information

Operator : Shiva Hotels
Location: West Sussex, just south of London

Longbridge House Gatwick Airport images / information from EPR Architects

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Airport Buildings

Gatwick Airport, London, UK
HOK London has been selected for the role of Master Architect
Gatwick Airport London

English Hotels

Hotel Buildings

Another English Airport Hotel building design by EPR Architects:

Biggin Hill Airport Hotel
The new 3 / 4 star bespoke hotel designed by EPR Architects Limited has been granted Planning Permission by Bromley Council.
Biggin Hill Airport Hotel
Biggin Hill Airport Hotel picture from architect

Another English Airport Hotel building design by EPR Architects:

Guoman Hotel, Heathrow, London, England
2009-
Guoman Hotel Heathrow
image from the architect
Guoman Hotel Heathrow




Key Sussex Buildings

Charleston Museum Project, East Sussex
Jamie Fobert with Julian Harrap
Charleston Museum Design
image from the architect
Charleston Museum

Crawley Library, West Sussex
Penoyre & Prasad
Crawley Library
photograph © Tim Soar
Crawley Library

East Beach café, West Sussex
Heatherwick Studio
Littlehampton Building
photo : Andy Stagg
Littlehampton Building

Another major London Airport Building:

Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 London
Heathrow Airport T5 Building
image from architects

English Architects

English Airport Hotel building design by EPR Architects:

Hilton International, T5, London
T5 Hilton International

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Gatwick Airport Hotel

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