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  • Project Spotlight: Gallery Direct collections at Down Hall

    Down Hall Hotel
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    Down Hall Hotel is one of England’s most established country house hotels, located in Hatfield Heath, near Bishop’s Stortford on the Hertfordshire and Essex border.

    Dating back to 1322, this impressive Italianate mansion is sited in a historic setting of 110 acres of surrounding woodland, parkland and landscaped gardens. The hotel’s luxury interiors with ornate ceilings and beautiful period details have been enhanced by a complete refurbishment and the use of Gallery Direct, Frank Hudson SPIRE collection furniture.

    Gallery Direct's furniture at Down Hall Hotel
    Designer Rachael McLane, the award winning Yorkshire based consultancy worked with Keith Clarke, Contract and development Manager at Gallery Direct to create the ‘Classic Country House meets Contemporary lifestyle’ look of opulence and luxury. The first floor gallery rooms in the old house have SPIRE and CHIC collection furniture and the more contemporary rooms in the more recent wing have ANNECY, SPIRE and KISS collections.

    Gallery Direct's furniture at Down Hall Hotel

    Gallery Direct's furniture at Down Hall Hotel

    Gallery Direct's furniture at Down Hall Hotel
    Rachel McLane commented: “Gallery Direct were recommended to us a few years ago and we were suitably impressed at the time how they handled our brief, so when it came to sourcing furniture for the major refurbishment at Down Hall, Keith and his team were the obvious choice. It was important to everyone that the Down Hall project was completed on time, to schedule and in a manner befitting a luxury hotel.

    “We were very impressed with Keith’s site installation team and any small issues were magically resolved. The refurbished rooms required classic, traditional furniture of understated simplicity but noticeable quality. This quality, combined with excellent service, proactivity, and a single point of contact, guarantees that we will be using Gallery Direct in the future,” she added.

    With thanks to Keith Clarke of Gallery Direct

    Keith.clarke@gallerydirect.co.uk  07738 540287 www.gallerydirect.co.uk/2016-directory
    studio@rachelmclane.co.uk  01653 740036 
    www.downhall.co.uk 01279 731441

    Daniel Fountain / 03.06.2016

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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