Why is there an igloo on the highest of Heathrow Airport?

From now till 14 January, travellers passing by Heathrow Airport could discover a peculiar website; a luxurious igloo situated proper on the roof of one of many buildings.

The Coppa Club igloo is on the roof of the terminal three Clubhouse in Heathrow. Image by Coppa Club

Created by Coppa Club, the London-based bar and restaurant that final summer time created a collection of non-public cabanas located alongside the River Thames in addition to igloos that appeared in winter 2016, the pop up igloo was unveiled on 18 December as a part of a particular venture created by Virgin Atlantic. Situated on the prime of the Terminal Three Clubhouse, the igloo can seat as much as eight folks and presents spectacular views of the runway. Decorated within the Nordic model, Virgin clients will have the ability to order from a foods and drinks menu earlier than their flight.

A Coppa Club cabana with wisteria and roses
Coppa Club in London launched private cabanas set on the River Thames final summer time. Image by Allan Stone

“We’re delighted to be working with Virgin Atlantic to bring our igloos to the rooftop of the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse. At Coppa Club we pride ourselves on delivering amazing outside spaces and after a second successful year of Coppa Club Igloos on our terrace at Tower Bridge this unique partnership offers customers the chance to enjoy the pop up in an unexpected setting. Virgin Atlantic is renowned for offering fabulous experiences and together we’ve created a space where customers can enjoy socialising outside whilst enjoying the spectacular views of the Heathrow runways,” stated Isabella Kirkton, head of selling for Coppa Club.

The unique igloo will be open until 14 January.
The distinctive igloo will likely be open till 14 January. Image by Coppa Club

Coppa Club’s Mediterranean-style cabanas proved fashionable with London clients final summer time, with the person constructions embellished with wisteria and roses reserving up shortly. The custom-made igloos on provide on the bar and restaurant final winter got here full with sheepskin blankets, private audio system, atmospheric lighting and a heating system.

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