Client: Wellcome Trust / RG Carter
Location: Hinxton
Status: Complete

Wellcome Trust Exclusive Hotel

Saunders Boston was appointed by the Wellcome Trust through design & build main contractors RG Cater, to provide a full architectural and interior design service on the delivery of the latest development at the Wellcome Trusts Conference Centre’s facility.

The new building is essentially a four star hotel on the Wellcome Trusts Hinxton campus, south of Cambridge providing 64 Double / Twin Bedrooms to visitors and dignitaries visiting the Wellcome Trust. Each Bedroom includes its own en-suite bathroom and was fitted-out to the highest interior standards with dedicated oversized suites to assist disabled guests.

The construction of the building combines both traditional and contemporary methods with predominantly load bearing block walls, B&B floors, concrete planks and flat roofs with a green/living roof, photovoltaic panels and rainwater harvesting.

The completed scheme achieved BREEAM rating of ‘Very Good’

Project Scope:

  • 64 Bedroom Hotel
  • Reception Foyer
  • Ancillary Servicing Spaces
  • Plant including back-up generator
Open gallery

“Working with Saunders Boston has been a very pleasant experience, with a most successful outcome and a high degree of client satisfaction; they are a pleasure to work with”.

Dave Scott - Wellcome Trust