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POLAND Warsaw Hub hotels the first for Well Health-Safety

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The International Well Building Institute (IWBI) has confirmed that the two hotels in The Warsaw Hub development have been awarded the Well Health-Safety Rating.

The two hotels, the Crowne Plaza and the Holiday Inn Express Warsaw - The Hub, are the first hotels in Europe to receive this certification. As a result, the entire Warsaw Hub complex, which was completed by developer Ghelamco last summer, now meets the most stringent Covid-related safety requirements.

The certificate means that the hotels’ guests are guaranteed the maximum epidemiological safety measures, such as the requisite cleaning, indoor air exchange and emergency procedures.

We are very pleased that the entire complex of The Warsaw Hub meets the rigorous Well Health-Safety Rating. This proves that the safety of our buildings’ users is one of our priorities. I am proud that our hotel section is one of the first in Europe with this certification. It is a huge success and I congratulate everyone who contributed to it.
Jeroen van der Toolen, Ghelamco’s managing director for Central and Eastern Europe

Sweco was responsible for supporting the Ghelamco team and coordinating the Well Health-Safety Rating certification process for the entire Warsaw Hub complex.

The Warsaw Hub, which is situated close to the Rondo Daszyńskiego roundabout in the city’s Wola-Centrum district, comprises two 130m office towers and an 86m hotel connected by a common podium. Altogether it contains 113,000 sqm of office/co-working space, conference facilities, hotel space, retail and services.

The architectural design of the multifunctional complex is the work of the AMC Andrzej Chołdzyński studio.

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