The 4 storey Trim Castle Hotel is a focal point in the beautiful heritage town of Trim, Co Meath. The hotel is surrounded by several buildings of significant historical importance, including Trim Castle, The Yellow Steeple, St Mary’s Abbey and, St Patrick’s Cathedral to name a few.
The design of this hotel works to complement and contrast these buildings of importance and now the hotel plays a very important part in providing a welcomed retreat for the people of Trim and further afield. The hotel currently accommodates 68 bedrooms, Jules Restaurant, The Bailey Bar, Barista Café, The Kilkenny Shop, as well as The Rooftop Bar which provides elevated views of Trim Castle and beyond.
The O’Brien family have been working closely with the team at mckenna + associates to design a new state of the art extension for their beautiful hotel and it is with great excitement that we can announce we have received planning permission from Meath County Council.
The overall project comprises of 2440.46 m2 and this extension will provide the hotel with an additional 43 bedrooms in an adjacent 4 storey structure bringing the total number of bedrooms available to 111. We have designed a modern glass walkway bridge connecting the existing building to the new extension. This feature was informed by our key design principle to ensure the link structure is clean, clear and minimalist as possible whilst maintaining a view of the church on entry to the hotel. This new building will be built over ground level car park access. This addition to the hotel offers a contemporary and stylish hotel experience for tourism and business guests as well as for the locals of Trim town.
The use of natural grey limestone cladding along the façade is in keeping with the existing structure, which has worked to ensure the building is sensitive to its immediate surroundings and maintains a continuity of the streetscape.
CGI: 3D Design Bureau, 65 Rock road, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland.