£3.2m hotel expansion completed at DoubleTree By Hilton Sheffield
Work has been completed on a 36-bedroom extension to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sheffield Park on Chesterfield Road in Sheffield.
JF Finnegan, the Sheffield-based contractor which built the original hotel 25 years ago, has now delivered the new £3.2m expansion project.
The extension to the existing hotel provides an additional 36 bedrooms split equally across three floors.
Constructed at the far end of the car park near the hotel entrance, the extension is connected to the existing building at each floor level with access provided via a glazed link.
The works have increased the bedroom offer to 131 to accommodate guests and complement hotel facilities, which include The Piano Bar and Restaurant, lounges, a health club, meeting & conference facilities, a beauty spa and swimming pool.
The former Sheffield Park Hotel reopened under the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in 2011 and is owned and operated by Vine Hotels Ltd.
Gary Smith, managing director at JF Finnegan, said; “After constructing the original hotel more than 25 years ago, we were delighted to return to deliver the new extension.
“The new facilities have further enhanced this popular hotel and we are pleased to have continued our working relationship with Hilton.”
Andrew Rouse, commercial development director at Vine Hotels, added: “Having originally acquired this hotel in 2012 and invested in upgrading the facilities to the Doubletree by Hilton brand standards we are delighted to be investing in the expansion and growth of this popular local hotel.
“We have been happy to build on our successful working relationship with JF Finnegan who have now completed another excellent job.”
Franklin Ellis is the architect for the project, with Ridge Property & Construction Consultants as engineer.
Ben Dudley, associate partner at Franklin Ellis Architects, said: “We are delighted to successfully complete this project at DoubleTree Sheffield with Vine Hotels and we’re really pleased to reveal the completed extension.
“Vine Hotels are well-established in the hotel sector and they own and operate a portfolio of high quality hotels. The DoubleTree at Sheffield was identified for investment focusing on the Hilton ethos of enhancing the guest experience.
“This extension consolidates the hotel as a premium conferencing and leisure offer serving South Yorkshire and the Midlands. We are proud to have been able to deliver the extension to a high-standard on behalf of Vine Hotels and Hilton.”