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Severn View Bar and Hotel

When first-time bar and hotel owners purchased the Severn View on the edge of the River Severn in the centre of Worcester, they turned to ONE Creative environments (ONE) to give them inspiration for the interior of their new business venture. The prominent position in the City Centre and the building’s listed status all added to the design challenge.






Interior Design,

Project Overview

This listed building had been neglected in recent years and the new owners wanted to refurbish all of the public areas and give it a luxurious feel but one that was versatile -able to function as a bright airy eating space for lunches and snacks during the day while at night being the perfect wine bar and lounge venue. The client was also keen to avoid the cost of any unnecessary structural works.

The concept designs produced were able to meet all of the functional design challenges while having a lavish gold styling that also harmonised with all of the building’s existing features such as the slate floor and original beams. The design’s medieval maritime drawings and artworks reference the area’s past as a key merchant trading post while giving the venue its own individuality.

ONE’s experienced design team was able to lead the design process and help the bar owners to create the design they wanted by leading them through every stage of the process.

  • We ensured our concept designs mirrored the luxurious feel the client wanted to achieve, creating different zones to divide the space but by using a common theme across the whole ground floor it brings everything together with a cohesive elegance.

    Tom Marlow, Senior Interior Designer / One Creative Environments Ltd.
Severn View Bar & Hotel

Project Benefits

  • Incorporating existing materials kept down costs and ensured the design complied with listed buildings requirements -

    the existing slate floor was in good condition and so by incorporating it into the design ensured the design was affordable. The incorporation of stripping the original beams back to bare timber was also something that listed buildings officers approved of, while also adding to the whole design.

  • Zoning the design allowed for the building’s complex arrangement and ensured major costly structural works were avoided -

    by giving different a different design ‘feel’ to each of the different areas but ensuring they all work together as a cohesive design allows the existing layout to remain.