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Fairmont Windsor Park saved from demolition

The controversial, and well-received Fairmont Windsor Park Hotel, just eight easy miles from Heathrow T5, has been saved from demolition.

The hotel had claimed that it was due to “a highly challenging construction site being developed in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic” that it had built an additional wing and an extra storey at roof level not on the approved plans. In total, 2,868m² of extra space was added “by mistake”.  Runneymede Council was not impressed and ordered the extra wing and top floor to be removed, effectively meaning the demolition of the entire hotel.

Now it just so happens that Surinder Arora, Chairman of the Arora Group, is the owner of Fairmont Windsor Park and also Parkwood Estate, a derelict mansion near to the hotel. Parkwood will now be demolished. The council said that removing Parkwood “clearly outweighed” any harm to the green belt by the unauthorised extensions.  Everyone is happy and an eyesore is going!

TNU has yet to sample the Fairmont Windsor Park but by all accounts it is one of the UK’s outstanding five luxury properties with 251 rooms and suites, each decorated with a combination of natural stone and soft textures to create an elegant and sumptuous living environment.  The hotel’s fine-dining restaurant is named 1215, after the year the Magna Carta – one of the most important documents in history and indeed of medieval England – was signed in historic Runnymede, just a stone’s throw away from the hotel.  The Spa has a 20m pool, 18 treatment rooms, for tea the Orchid room is suggested, and the Moreish restaurant provides for breakfast and Mediterranean cuisine later in the day.  

Unlike other upmarket establishments Fairmont Windsor Park welcomes children.  The hotel is set in 40 acres of luxurious parkland. Windsor itself is five miles away and Legoland for the youngsters just about the same distance.


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