Rud Sawers Architects were invited by Boringdon Golf Course, located on the outskirts of Plymouth, to develop the Golf Course. RSA were required to meet the following objectives: To Create a Championship Golf Course, The golf course is to be extended and transformed into a championship tournament golf course. The facilities would be used to host premiership tour competitions and attract the worlds best players. To create a Luxury 5 Star Hotel Complex. The project would include a new 80-120 bedroom luxury hotel adjacent to the existing Golf Club house.
To create a mixture of housing. The project would contain approximately 60 large low energy, high spec residences. The housing may be used to subsidise the hotel. The residential mix includes - 4-6 bedroom houses - holiday homes - lodges, working units. To create a ‘destination’ The site is to be expanded to contain a number of leisure functions such as mountain bike trails, horse riding and adventure trails.
The inspiration behind the hotel is as a ‘Hotel on the Hill’ concept. The site is elevated and a prominent hotel would offer expansive views towards Plymouth and beyond and would act as a dramatic beacon on the Skyline.
Client – Boringdon Golf Course
Cost – Undisclosed