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Ham Yard, Soho


Design of the mechanical and electrical services including air-conditioning for this prestigious 150,000 sq.ft mixed-use development in the heart of London's Soho.

The project covered a 90 key hotel, 24 apartments, 13 independent stores and a restaurant and bar with outdoor dining also including restaurants, kitchens, bars, spa and gym, a 1950s-style bowling alley and a home cinema for the guests on the ground and lower ground floors.



A sympathetic redeveloped a long-neglected site in the southwest corner of Soho. Moments from Mayfair, the project has an urban village feel with the hotel revolving around a tree-filled garden. 

Ham Yard has an Excellent Energy Performance Rating, exceeding the standards of the time by more than 40%.

Services provided by Mecserve:

  • Building services engineering
  • Energy analysis & simulation
  • Sustainability benchmarking


  • BREEAM 'Excellent'



Contract Value: £110m

Client: Firmdale Hotels

Architect: Woods Bagot

Quantity Surveyor: Greenway Associates

Structural Engineer: David Dexter Associates

Project Imagery: ©Eric Ramekow at Woods Baggot Architects