Helmont House Cardiff is a skyscraper inn and office tower in Cardiff, Wales. Finished in 1984, the 58-meter-high (190 ft) building has 12 stories and is the twelfth tallest structure in Cardiff. The structure was revamped in 2009 into a 200-room Premier inn.
The structure was recently involved by British Gas and was one of the biggest places of business in Cardiff, and is yards from Cardiff Queen Street railroad station.
HELMONT HOUSE CARDIFF
At the point when British Gas was privatized in 1986, less than 600 individuals were utilized in the Cardiff office. In 1998 the Cardiff local home office turned into the National Sales Center for Britain. Before movement, 2,400 individuals were utilized at Helmont House, 66% of which were call focus staff, with a further 800 working in the field.
In 2009 the structure's occupier, British Gas, migrated its Wales central station to another 70,000-square-foot (6,500 m2) office site at the adjacent Callaghan Square, in the south of Cardiff downtown area. Helmont House was obtained by Rightacres at an esteem worth more than £10m, who additionally procured Holland House from Lloyds TSB which was changed over into a Mercure Hotel.
The structure was redesigned in 2009 into a 200-room Premier Inn lodging on a 25-year rent after a wide range scan by the organization for an area in focal Cardiff. As far as beds, the lodging is the biggest in the capital.
Sixty thousand square feet (5,600 m2) of Helmont House stays devoted to office space, 45,000 sq ft (4,200 m2) of which is let to law office NewLaw Legal Ltd T/A NewLaw Solicitors.
The structure included in scenes of Doctor Who ("Partners in Crime") and Torchwood in 2007. Both arrangement are taped and delivered in Cardiff.
The rakish look of Helmont House was motivated by the Cubism craftsmanship development which was commanded by specialists Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque.
Following the total repair of the structure, the inn has cooled visitor rooms with en-suite washrooms. WiFi Internet get to is accessible. The café serves conventional and contemporary dishes and there is a part of Costa Coffee on the premises. Meeting rooms are accessible.
Helmont House is in nearness to the principle shopping regions including Queen Street and St David's. Cardiff Queen Street railroad station is inside a short stroll, just like the Cardiff Central Bus and Railway Stations. The structure is one of the nearest inns to the Cardiff International Arena.