The Telegraph Hotel

About this

Main Contractor:  Harrabin Construction                                                  Client: The Telegraph Hotel                          

Steane were appointed to carry out the Mechanical and Electrical design and installation to the former Coventry Evening Telegraph offices and print works. The existing building was converted into an 88 bedroom retro Boutique Hotel with restaurants and rooftop bar.

Remaining sympathetic to the existing structure and refurbing areas to incorporate key pieces of the print works, this hotel is themed in in a unique high spec style reminiscent of 'Mad Men'.

Since completion, Steane is also carrying out the planned M&E maintenance works for the Hotel.

Some more detail

Services Installed:

  • Extensive decorative lighting, emergency and external lighting
  • Incoming services and mains distribution
  • Small power
  • Fire alarm system installation
  • Generator and UPS
  • TV and Satellite Installation
  • Access Control
  • CCTV System
  • Lightning Protection System


  • Above ground drainage,
  • Hot and cold water services
  • LPHW Heating installation
  • Gas Installation,
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • AHU and Comfort cooling
  • Dry riser
  • BMS control System

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