the 802 will probably crush that room. I had a room about the same size which little Linn Tukans seemed to be the best fit. If he wants B&W, go with the 805. I don't know the Hales.
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both units will be overkill in that room.the 802 are big speakers,have you seen the footprint .i have hales rev and the have great bass,a lot more than the 802 but there smaller.the hales p have the same bass if not more than the rev do to the box.you don't say why you want to change the 804 there nautilus too.you want a bigger speaker.