Three Swans Hotel, Fusion By Design

This month we have been focused on hospitality and following the thrill of The Sleep Event, showing us everything new in hospitality design, we are pleased to share with you Fusion by Design’s full renovation of Three Swans Hotel, Hungerford.


The Three Swans is a traditional, historic coaching inn dating back to the 17th century and has grade II listed building certification and even still maintains its original archway where the horse and carriages would enter the courtyard. An acquisition by the Coaching Inn Group, the site has recently undergone extensive renovations and a full re-design, with all design works carried out by interior design practice, Fusion By Design.


Located in a conservation area centrally in the market town of Hungerford, Berkshire, historically this is an important building to the local community providing a hub for early morning coffee through to fine dining in the evening.


What was once a dark austere interior has been updated with a neutral, fresh colour palette as a backdrop to a beautiful mix of rich plain velvets with feature floral and woodland designs providing a link to the scenic Berkshire countryside.


Considering the local community, soft informal warm leathers and wool finishes in the bar encourage dog walkers and hikers to take sanctuary in the bar, accompanied with practical but attractive hardwood and decorative tiled floors throughout.


Restoring the existing beams and wall panelling to retain the character of the inn complemented with the modernity of mild steel over bar details, decorative lighting and bold, opulent fabrics creating a comfortable and inviting pub with a luxurious, restful ambiance.

Carpets for this project were supplied by BCFA member Newhey.

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