Cahill Design Consultants was commissioned by McL Projects and Manorcrest Developments to offer full Fire Engineering and acoustic design support , to this 260 key hotel development located in the centre of Kingston Upon Hull. The proposed development is operated by Doubletree by Hilton Hotels.

The five storey building incorporates guestrooms, food and beverage areas, Sky Bar, fitness suite, guest services areas, conference facilities, in addition to extensive back of house spaces.

CDC was commissioned to support the project from RIBA stages 2-7 which incorporating planning, concept, preliminary and detailed design stages, in addition to construction supervision and commissioning tests. Fire and Acoustic Strategies were developed in accordance with Doubletree Brand Standard requirements in addition to Building Regulation requirements. CDC worked closely with the wider design team including architects, building services engineers, structural engineers and project managers to ensure that the design requirements were effectively incorporated into the design proposals.

The hotel is a modular build and extensive fire engineering and acoustic support was provided to ensure that the modular elements were able to achieve the Design Strategy requirements. Extensive calculations were undertaken for the large conference centre to ensure that appropriate acoustic conditions were achieved in accordance with the Doubletree Brand Standard.