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Marriott Peterborough Hotel
Peterborough, UK 2007


Peterborough, United Kingdom


Marriott Hotels



Interior Design services

Space planning
FF&E Selections
Specialist Joinery Designs
Lighting Design


Black Box interiors were commissioned to redesign the entire hotel, starting with the 163 Guestrooms, Leisure Club areas, Function areas /  Breakout and Food and Beverage areas.  Our aim was to modernise the hotel , which hadn’t been updated since the 1990’s.

The reception areas was completely redesigned, with a new reception counter, new fire place, new lounge seating and stone and carpet flooring was added.

The leisure club received a full refurbishment for the changing rooms, including new sanitary ware, wall and floor finishes and cubicles. It also received new flooring around the pool area and a new reception desk.

The conference areas, received new flooring, wall and window treatments, a new dancefloor and new furniture.

The restaurant was transformed with new banquette seating, a new buffet counter, new joinery to create more zoning, and new lighting. A custom designed  maitre’d counter  was designed and built in display areas added. New carpet was installed and new tiled flooring around the survery areas.

The bar split level bar was fully refurbished, including a new bar, built in wine displays into existing niches, new balustrading to the mezzanine floor, and new bespoke Pendant lights were design to hang in clusters over the space. New lounge furniture was specified to create different zones for groups and individuals.

The bar also received new flooring throughout.

The garden lounge was transformed into a clean and sleek day time lounge, with wooden flooring, a new bar counter, and new bespoke banquette seating, high and low tables and chairs and comfy tub seating.

The public toilets were also completely refurbished. It received new cubicles, with new sanitaryware, new vanity units, flooring, lighting and wall finishes.


“Marriott Hotels Ltd embarked upon an ambitious renovation plan in 2006 and over the last 2 years Black Box have consistently exceeded our expectations. Whether the renovation works are guest rooms, public spaces, food retail or conferencing the designs produced have always been to a high quality, reflective of budget constraints, delivered with keen attention to detail, methodically and consistently across a number of properties. Contractors, consultants and Operators have all praised Black Box with equal passion and are enthusiastic to work in partnership with Black Box in the future.”

David Hughes / Capital Projects Director Marriott Hotels Ltd