Project Description

Hilton, TECA Aberdeen

Working for Robertson Construction on behalf of Developers, Henry Boot, the prestigious new-build Hilton Hotel in Aberdeen is part of the new TECA conference complex.

Location: Aberdeen
Client: Roberston/Henry Boot Developments
Cost: £20m
Completion: 2019

The Hotel will have 200 bedrooms, including executive rooms, 9 junior suites and a presidential suite with an external terrace. The public areas are extensive and include: Reception/Lobby, Bar, Restaurant, Private Dining, Executive Lounge, 2 Boardrooms, 4 meeting rooms, Workshop Room with spacious breakout areas, Conference space and large external Terrace. In addition, there is a pool, gym, aerobic studio and luxury spa with treatment rooms and a relaxation area, which can be accessed directly from the bedroom floors.

Blyth & Blyth are providing Civil & Structural design as part of the larger development.

Key challenges

  • Highly value engineered substructure and superstructure design.
  • Compliance with Hilton Brand Standards.
  • Complex interface between building envelope and structure due to unique shape of the building.
  • Design of indoor Swimming Pool and surrounding structure designed for Category C4 environment.Design of long span feature stairs for dynamic effects.
  • Fast paced design and construction programme
  • Design of structural transfer system to create column free spaces in the public areas.

Results

Project completed late summer 2019.