Hilton Commercial Kitchen, East Midlands Airport, Derby

Hilton Commercial Kitchen, East Midlands Airport, Derby

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The Hilton East Midlands Airport hotel is situated just four miles from East Midlands Airport and three miles from East Midlands Parkway railway station. Several family-friendly attractions are within easy reach of the hotel. Business travellers can boost their productivity thanks to the on-site business centre and 13 meeting and conference rooms. Meanwhile, hotel guests can relax and unwind in the health club with 16-metre swimming pool, the hotel restaurant or the bar.

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Construction project:
Floor coating Floor coating - slip-retarding systems
Building type:
Short description
After years of heavy use, the hotel kitchen needed a complete renovation. The client wanted a seamless, hard-wearing and non-slip surface that was easy to clean and had low upkeep requirements.
Hilton East Midlands Airport
Phoenix Specialist Flooring Contracts Ltd.
Site address:
DE74 2YZ Derby
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