A new extension to the hotel created using Celcon Blocks with traditional mortar and cavity wall insulation.

Client: Elme Hall Hotel
Project:  Demolition of existing outbuildings of the Elme Hall Hotel, followed by construction of a 34 bedroom building known as ‘The Lodge’.
Build Method:  Cavity walls with traditional mortar using 100mm thick H+H Celcon Blocks for external wall inner leaves with 100mm cavity, Knauf Dry Therm insulation (specifically intended for this application) and 105mm brick facings. Internal separating walls were made using 215mm thick H+H Celcon Blocks in a solid wall configuration finished with conventional plastering.
Value:  £1, million for the whole project and approximately £200,000 for the blockwork elements
Location: 69 Elm High Road, Wisbech, Cambs, PE14 0DQ
Type of Contract Design and build
Aircrete Contractor J H Cook Ltd, 6 The Leam, Friday Bridge, Wisbech, Cambs, PE14 0JA
Architect: Richard C.F. Waite Chartered Architect, 34 Bridge Street, Kings Lynn, PE30 5AB
Build Time:  12 months in total