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Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands lands council backing for O2 hotel scheme

Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands has won Greenwich Council’s backing for this four-star hotel next to the O2 arena in east London

The design, which features a 452-bedroom hotel plus apartments, was approved by the authority last week but must now win a green-light from the London mayor’s office.

Denise Hyland, Greenwich Council’s member for regeneration, enterprise and skills, said: ‘This will be the first four-star hotel east of Tower Bridge on this side of the river.

‘If the scheme gets the final go-ahead, the hotel will provide much-needed tourist accommodation for The O2 and what will then be the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It will also mean more job opportunities for local people.’

The project on the Greenwich Penionsula features a 3,000m² event space with capacity for 3,000 people and a green ‘living roof’.

Previous story (03.02.10)

Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands submits O2 arena scheme

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands has submitted plans for a proposed 3,000-capacity venue and 450-bedroom hotel close to the O2 in south-east London

The proposed hotel will feature a 3,000m² event space with dramatic views of the O2 arena – formerly the Millennium Dome.

It is thought the clear-span ballroom (40m x 75m) would be the largest bespoke space of its kind in London.

The scheme for developer AEG Europe is for a site on the north-western tip of the Greenwich Peninsula.

Project data

Architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
Location Greenwich Peninsula
Type of project Hotel
Structural engineers Buro Happold Structures
Project architect Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
Design team Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
Landscape architect Townshend Landscape Architects
Services engineer ME Engineers
Environmental engineer Waterman Group
Fire engineer International Fire Consultants
Transport engineer Transport Planning Practice
Vertical transportation engineer Lerch Bates
Client AEG Europe
Funding Unknown
Tender date Unknown
Start on site date Unknown
Contract duration Unknown
Gross internal floor area Unknown
Form of contract and/or procurement Unknown
Total cost Unknown
M&e consultant Unknown
Quantity surveyor EC Harris
Planning consultant Montagu Evans
Lighting consultant Unknown
Main contractor Unknown
Selected subcontractors and suppliers Unknown
Annual co2 emissions Unknown

 

Readers' comments (5)

  • JustFacades.com

    the o2 is a great arena, it will now be great to have somewhere decent to stay within wlaking distance. Well done LDS another good scheme

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  • As hotel designs go this one is pretty uninteresting. I know I am being very critical but surly for a brand new concept Hotel & Event space this needs to have the "WOW" factor. It will follow in the footstep of the unimaginative millennium dome.

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  • Somethings been nagging me for years - a suitable adjective for that dome thing. Ta, that fits the bill as the concept marries nicely with the "peninsular". Lord Love us, error on error and now someones tossing some mass cubes together and calling it a hotel.

    Yep, wonderful, way to go.

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  • Somethings been nagging me for years - a suitable adjective for that dome thing. Ta, that fits the bill as the concept marries nicely with the "peninsular". Lord Love us, error on error and now someones tossing some mass cubes together and calling it a hotel.

    Yep, wonderful, way to go.

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  • Call me cynical, but I'm thinking you wouldn't be so enthusiastic justfacades if it was to be a hotel made out of cheese, .. yeah try making a facade out of that justfacdes.

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