H10 Hotel Building, Waterloo Road London, SE1 Accommodation, Photos, Architect

H10 Hotel, London

Waterloo Road Building Development, UK – design by Maccreanor Lavington Architects

19 May 2011

H10 Hotel London

RIBA Award winner, 19 May 2011

Design: Maccreanor Lavington Architects

Address: 284-302 Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8RQ, England

Phone: 020 7928 4062

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photographs © Tim Crocker

H10 Hotel London

Troubled histories almost always show in the fabric of buildings, be it the shrapnel-pitted facades of many European museums or in the form of buildings whose clients could not make up their minds. But here in Waterloo Maccreanor Lavington’s landmark four-star hotel shows little sign of having started out at the planning stage as a housing development. Given the huge constraints imposed by the junction site, that creative flexibility is all the more remarkable.

The narrowness of the site has produced a striking civic composition, clearly defining the base, middle and top of the building. A ground level cut back provides a generous pedestrian route, enlivening the street frontage and creating an overhang that shelters the glazed entrance foyer. This is a mature exercise in taming a large facade.

H10 Hotel
photograph © Hufton + Crow

H10 Hotel London

H10 Hotel – Building Information

Location: Waterloo Road, London SE1
Architect: Maccreanor Lavington
Client: H10 Hotels
Contractor: Galliford Try
Structural Engineer: Halcrow Yales
Services Engineer: Freeman Beesley
Contract Value: £ 14.5m
Date of completion: Dec 2009
Gross internal area: 15,000 sqm

Waterloo Road Accommodation images / information from Maccreanor Lavington Architects

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RIBA Awards – London region winner

Location: 284-302 Waterloo Road, London SE1

London, England, UK

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