Beckett Locke Hotel
Hospitality & Leisure
Beckett Locke is an 8-storey apart hotel located beside the 3 Arena in the Docklands. The €35M development location at the Luas terminus consists of 241 apart hotel rooms, varying from studio to one and two bed units with associated kitchens. Ground floor comprises of reception, bar, restaurant, gym and retail areas. The upper floor rooms are situated around a central lightwell that provides light to the both the rooms and the ground floor lobby which has a 20m x 12m feature roof light overhead at first floor.
The structural form is that of an in-situ reinforced concrete flat slab structure supported by columns and RC walls from ground floor to roof. The building is founded on reinforced concrete ground beams and pile caps spanning between reinforced concrete continuous flight auger piles to specialist design. There is no basement, but attenuation tanks and rainwater harvesting tanks are constructed below ground floor level. The facade is a mix of SFS faced with a brick outer leaf and full height glazing/spandrel panel elements.