Following the purchase of Stanbrook Abbey, Hand Picked Hotels looked to stamp their own theme on the building both logistically and aesthetically. ASD headed up the refurbishment team to carryout the formation of 8 new suites / bedrooms within the existing second floor restaurant and kitchen areas along with extension and full refurbishment of the ground floor kitchen servery along with the inclusions of a complete new restaurant concept within the function suite. To the existing St Annes function room, a full refurbishment and reconfiguration was carried out, the original first floor storage areas were also converted to seven luxurious suites. Full air conditioning along with new M&E services were provided within the refurbished areas linking through to a further 14no original bedrooms within the second floor.