December 2020

CGI sketches

View from The Forbury

Proposed Scheme

2019 Approved Scheme

Comparison

  • General massing in keeping with approved scheme with overall heights reduced.
  • Materiality maintained through proportions altered to enable ‘grounding’ of stone portion.
  • Window heights still relate to adjacent properties.
  • Recessed opening to avoid unnecessary service alterations, not impinge on neighbouring property entrance and enable a generous covered entrance to both the restaurant and arcade/ hotel entrance.

View from Friar Street

Proposed Scheme

2019 Approved Scheme

Comparison

  • General massing in keeping with approved scheme with overall heights reduced.
  • Materiality maintained through proportions altered to enable ‘grounding’ of stone portion.
  • Window heights still relate to adjacent properties.
  • Recessed opening to avoid unnecessary service alterations, not impinge on neighbouring property entrance and enable a generous covered entrance to both the restaurant and arcade/ hotel entrance.

View from Blagrave Street

Proposed Scheme

2019 Approved Scheme

Comparison

  • General massing in keeping with approved scheme with overall heights reduced.
  • Materiality maintained through proportions altered to enable ‘grounding’ of stone portion.
  • Window heights still relate to adjacent properties.
  • Recessed opening to avoid unnecessary service alterations, not impinge on neighbouring property entrance and enable a generous covered entrance to both the restaurant and arcade/ hotel entrance.

View from Market Place

Proposed Scheme

2019 Approved Scheme

Comparison

  • General massing in keeping with approved scheme with overall heights reduced.
  • Materiality maintained.

Elevations & sections

North Elevation

Proposed Scheme

2019 Approved Scheme

Comparison

  • General massing in keeping with approved scheme with overall heights reduced.
  • Materiality maintained through proportions altered to enable ‘grounding’ of stone portion.
  • Window heights still relate to adjacent properties.
  • Recessed opening to avoid unnecessary service alterations, to not impinge on neighbouring property entrance and enable a generous covered entrance to both the restaurant and arcade/ hotel entrance.

East Elevation

Proposed Scheme

2019 Approved Scheme

Comparison

  • General massing in keeping with approved scheme with overall heights reduced.
  • Materiality maintained in general but with additional
    brick panelling along arcade to articulate it as a distinct element and reference heritage.
  • Courtyard created to offer generous hotel entrance and spill out dining from the restaurant on upper and lower levels.
  • Glazing reduced so as to be appropriate to the building function

South Elevation

Proposed Scheme

2019 Approved Scheme

Comparison

  • General massing in keeping with approved scheme with overall heights reduced.
  • Materiality maintained in general.
  • Glazing reduced so as to be appropriate to the building function.

West Elevation

Proposed Scheme

2019 Approved Scheme

Comparison

  • General massing in keeping with approved scheme with overall heights reduced.
  • Materiality maintained in general.
  • Glazing reduced so as to be appropriate to the building function.
  • Light well increased and extended.

Hotel façade in day

Hotel façade at dusk

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Address

Sonic Star Properties, c/o Local Engagement,
Instinctif Partners,
65 Gresham Street,
London
EC2V 7NQ

All drawings, sketches and plans correct as of December 2020

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