This is a perfect example of the high quality of craftsmanship for which Federation members are renowned,” commented NFTMMS Secretary Brian James.
Zanetti was commissioned to install 220 m2 of Calacatta Oro, Grigio Carnico and Nublado natural marble to the entrance hall and corridors areas of this five-star hotel, named England’s top hotel in the AA Hospitality Awards 2017.
“We worked closely with contractor Galliford Try and EPR Architects on this project,” said Mr Zanetti.“Recognition of our experience and expertise in being able to undertake and deliver the high quality work required, together with a competitive price, helped us win the contract.”
The Gainsborough Bath Spa is housed in an historic Grade 2 Listed Building in the centre of Bath, a world heritage site. With distinguished Georgian and Victorian façades the building was the city’s original hospital and now a hotel named after one of Bath’s most famous residents, the highly acclaimed artist, Sir Thomas Gainsborough. The hotel is centred around Spa Village Bath and has privileged access to the natural thermal, mineral-rich waters.
“In addition to the entrance hall, we supplied and installed bespoke cut, natural marble benches, plus a stunning mosaic feature in the sauna and steam room areas, said Mr Zanetti. “In any project of this size there were inevitably issues we had to overcome. For example, being an old building the corridors were out of square to the main entrance but we had the resourcefulness to overcome this by taking out the tolerance in the border.”
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