Hull-based PDR Construction is on site in the heart of Birmingham with a new £4m Travelodge, scheduled for completion next autumn.
The scheme for Realis Estates on a former car park on Carrs Lane is for an 88-bedroom Travelodge and Tesco Express. The structural design uses a five storey timber frame construction method to speed up build time and keep down costs.
It will be Travelodge’s third hotel in the city and PDR’s third project for the budget hotel chain. PDR is also currently on site in Hull with an 80-bedroom hotel due for completion at the start of 2011, and has already built a 56-bedroom Travelodge at Magna Plaza in Wakefield.
The architect on the scheme is The Harris Partnership, and structural engineers are BWB Consulting.