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Our Charity Partner – Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital

We are tremendously proud to support our national charity partner, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity (GOSH Charity). Since 2012, our team members, customers and suppliers have shown extraordinary dedication and generosity for our partnership raising millions of pounds to support the seriously ill children from across the UK that the hospital cares for.

Did you know?

The Premier Inn Clinical Building at Great Ormond Street Hospital officially opened its doors in January 2018

Premier Inn has supported Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity (GOSH Charity) as our national charity partner since 2012, when we committed to raising £7.5 million to help build the much-needed new Premier Inn Clinical Building at the hospital.

Thanks to the outstanding hard work of our team members, guests and suppliers, the Premier Inn Clinical Building officially opened on Wednesday 17th January 2018. The new building has allowed patients to move out of old facilities built in the 1930s and into brand new, modern wards with en suite bathrooms and space where parents can stay comfortably overnight with their child.

About Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Back in 2012, Premier Inn & Restaurants announced its long-term charitable commitment to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity after our team members voted overwhelmingly to support this incredible hospital.

Since then, our partnership has gone from strength to strength, not only did our team members, guests and suppliers smash the original fundraising target of £7.5 million to help open the new Premier Inn Clinical Building in 2018, but we have also pledged to raise another £10 million to help open another ground-breaking facility at the hospital – The Sight and Sound Centre, supported by Premier Inn.

The Sight and Sound Centre

The Sight and Sound Centre, supported by Premier Inn, will be the first dedicated medical facility for children with sight and hearing loss in the UK. It will include state-of-the-art soundproofed booths for hearing tests, an eye imaging suite and a dispensing opticians. It will also include a garden with plants that children can see, touch, smell and hear and interactive artwork throughout the building that incorporates sensory elements.

Alison Brittain, Chief Executive Officer of Whitbread said: "We’re delighted to be supporting this ground-breaking and unique new project at Great Ormond Street Hospital. We have been proud supporters of this very special hospital since 2012 and have seen first-hand the extraordinary difference being made to the lives of the young children and families receiving treatment there. We’re excited to continue our story with Great Ormond Street Hospital by committing our support to the new Sight and Sound Centre"