Gainsborough Hotel

Bath Spa

YTL Hotels acquired a block of land right at the heart of The Bath Spar Village containing two Grade II listed buildings that once housed a hospital and a college to enable them to build a brand new 5 star spar hotel in this historic city.

The hotel openend in July 2015 has all of the luxury facilities that any customer could possibly desire including the exclusive privilege of having access to the natural thermal, mineral-rich waters.

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Allsop and Pitts have been involved in many areas of the building during construction providing not only commercial catering kitchens but also room service facilities, bar equipment, bespoke furniture in the treatment rooms and restaurant and Italian marble tops throughout.

The main production kitchen in the hotel basement has an Electrolux island suite containing 2 solid top ranges, 2 open burner ranges, fryers, pasta boiler, griddle and salamander there is also a high production section with combination oven and boiling pan plus a bakery, walk in chilled storage, general and vegetable preparation areas. The hotels central wash up is in a separate area of the basement and has an Electrolux rack dishwasher (which was split into two for delivery and then re-assembled in situation) plus pan wash section.

Off the main restaurant is a small finishing kitchen which has a self-contained Libero cooking centre, a mini combination oven plus beverage station to allow fresh breakfast items to be cooked.

Two Room Service kitchens allow hotel staff fast access to dishwashers, refrigeration, microwave ovens and beverage equipment without the need to travel into the basement ensuring quick service to guests in their rooms.

The hotel has many rooms in which customers can receive beauty treatments and therapies, here Allsop and Pitts created bespoke furniture including a pedicure unit to exacting client specifications which house everything the therapists need.


With customers due to arrive from all parts of the world Allsop and Pitts have trained all of the hotel senior staff on the use and care of the equipment so that they are ready to create a world class 5 star service.