SIMPSON have been appointed for the construction of a new 118 bedroom hotel for Moxy Hotels in the Centre of York..
The hotel will be constructed primarily in Cross Laminated Timber (CLT), stacked and slotted together to create bedrooms and bathrooms from second to fifth floor.
To date, the pile foundations have been cast and an archaeological dig has taken place due to discoveries during the foundation process. The tower crane has been erected and the construction of the steel frame for the ground and first floor has begun, which will then be followed by the assembly of the unique CLT system.
In keeping with the brands affordable rooms, the bedrooms are designed to use every inch of space wisely , with each room including a full size bathroom pod with shower and vanity units.
Moxy Hotels aim to create a lobby space for people to unwind and relax with a cocktail or bite to eat. The new lobby will feature an Industrial vibe, boasting plenty of seating, a full serviced bar, coffee bar, large self service wall stocked with drinks and snacks. Along with the eating areas, there will also be a communal games area.
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