Marlesbury commercial awning for the Gonville Hotel

Marlesbury is one of our bespoke awnings developed especially for the commercial market and is  based on a traditional design. Incorporating fine metalwork the  elegant design and its classic lines mean that it is especially suited to installations where there is a requirement for a traditional appearance without the cumbersome look of some commercial awnings. The Marlesbury commercial awning is particularly suited to the pub and restaurant trade where robust cover is a requirement. This Marlesbury awning is installed on to the entrance of the luxurious Gonville Hotel  in Cambridge and acts as a focal entry point. Of special note is the Deco awning box we have created to protect the fabric cover when the awning is retracted. The awning cover has been branded in the distinctive GH logo with additional sub text which we have created using our own unique RAGS® graphics process.

The Gonville Hotel is a family owned and run 4 star, 92 bedroom hotel in the heart of Cambridge, with recently refurbished public areas and rooms, including the newly added “Feature Bedrooms” and “Gresham House Wellness” treatment rooms. The Gonville also offers complimentary tours of the City in a classic Bentley and complimentary bike hire if you fancy getting around under your own steam. The bedrooms include a Virtual concierge system via Apple iPads that allow you to make service requests easily by the touch of a button along with free fibre Optic high speed Wifi throughout.

We had thought perhaps the Gonville hotel had some connection with Major Gonville Bromhead VC who was a British Army Lieutenant and recipient of the Victoria Cross. The said Major Bromhead was famously portrayed by Sir Michael Caine in his first big feature film, Zulu. In fact it is more likely related Gonville & Caius College a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge. The college is the fourth-oldest college at the University of Cambridge and one of the wealthiest. The college has been attended by many students who have gone on to significant accomplishment, including fourteen Nobel Prize winners,


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