Virgin Atlantic Hangar, Heathrow

Location: London

Country: United Kingdom

Client: Virgin Atlantic Airways / BAA (Joint Client)

Architect: Woodhead International, Geoffrey Reid & Associates

Services Provided: Principal Design Consultant and Design Lead

Meinhardt was the Principal Design Consultant and Design Leader for this new Line Maintenance Hangar.

The design works included for the following:

  • 96 m x 80 m Hangar to suit full aircraft fleet mix (up to B747 – 400 XS)
  • Capability for future expansion to accommodate A380 Aircraft
  • Administration/ Training/ Amenities (3 level annex)
  • Workshop Support Services
  • Technical/ Tool and Materials Storage
  • Aircraft Cleaning/ Waste Treatment
  • Specialist Hangar Services (‘Around the Corner’ doors, air, ground power, cranes, nose dock)Consulting services provided include:
    • Construction Phase Quality Control
    • Design Management
    • Design Services
    • Engineering (Civil/ Structural/ M&E)
    • Architectural
    • Specialist Equipment
    • Environmental
    • Feasibility Study/Business Needs Case