Gatwick Airport has appointed HOK London as the master architect for the its €1.1 billion investment programme.
New owners Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) have pledged to invest more than €1 billion on a range of improvements over the next two years that include plans to upgrade the South Terminal departure lounge, entrance forecourts, immigration hall, baggage systems and the North Terminal Interchange.
It insists that when everythig is done, the new Gatwick will present "a unique offeing to passengers and airlines".
Raymond Melee, director of capital projects at Gatwick commented: “HOK was chosen as master architect for its considerable experience in airport planning and design, and expertise in delivering projects of this scale and complexity.
“Their team showed a real understanding of goals behind the project and we are delighted to have them on board as we take another exciting step forward towards transforming Gatwick into London’s airport of choice for the future.”