QE2 delays not due to the designers

Alex McCuaig of Met Studio, one of the designers behind the beleaguered ú30m refit of Cunard’s flagship QE2, has been on board this week as work is finally completed.

Alex McCuaig of Met Studio, one of the designers behind the beleaguered ú30m refit of Cunard’s flagship QE2, has been on board this week as work is finally completed.

Met Studio is joint master-planner and design co-ordinator on the job with McNeece. Cunard says neither is to blame for the delays in completing the refit, which caused passenger misery and headlines around the world.

Says a Cunard spokesman: “Both consultancies did a brilliant job – it was just some UK contractors who failed to finish the plumbing in the cabins.”

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