Feb 2019 - Premium hotel in Shoreditch phased refurbishment project
We are now entering our 3rd calendar year of a phased refurbishment Cat6a installation for a premium brand hotel in Shoreditch. The project has seen many twists and turns leading to re-configuration of the cabling installation + adds and changes as is common on larger installations.
Communication between the hotel owner, hotel operator, main contractor and Whitepack is crucial to the project to ensure that the fine level of detail required by the owner is translated to the men on the ground. This has been a constant focal point throughout the project as there are 26 different bedroom types being rolled out of which each has a different layout of services. It goes without saying that confusion has been experienced across all trades however, all relevant teams have pulled together and first fix cabling/fit out is now complete on the bedroom floors. The focus on first fix cabling is now shifting to the lower floors of the hotels which incorporate restaurants, bars, gym and a cinema. Second fix cabling on the bedroom floors is expected to be complete by April in time for the hotel opens, Whitepack will have installed a category 6a system with around 950 outlets throughout the hotel.