Manchester Central Convention Centre has just launched a new purpose-built Production Studio.

The new Studio at Manchester Central will allow meeting professionals pre-record filming to broadcast quality, or expertly stream live to audiences across the globe.

The new Studio include a Green Room, dressing rooms and a full catering and hospitality package.

Studio equipment and support includes:

  •  Expert production team and technical crew
  •  Internet speeds of 10Gbps ensuring reliable connectivity
  •  High specification, customisable LED backdrops
  •  Sophisticated audio technology
  •  Advanced stage lighting system
  •  Live HD camera system and vision technology
  •  Live streaming compatibility for multiple event platforms

Manchester Central Convention Complex is an exhibition and conference facility located in the heart of Manchester and housed in what was, in pre-internet days, Manchester Central railway station.

Hospitality operator Edyn is planning to open two new Locke Aparthotels in 2021, one in London and one in Cambridge.

In London, Kingsland Locke, located in Dalston, has recently opened. Kingsland Locke aparthotel includes 124 contemporary-styled studio apartments as well as complimentary co-working space, an on-site microbrewery and gin distillery, an all-day restaurant and coffee shop plus a workout studio.

Kingsland Locke is located in Kingsland High Street, a three-minute walk from Dalston Kingsland station.

Meanwhile, Turing Locke Aparthotel in Cambridge will feature 180 contemporary studio apartments along with a seasonal rooftop terrace and courtyard, an all-day restaurant, a cocktail bar and coffee shop, retail space, a co-working area, a workout studio plus meeting space. It is scheduled to open in September 2021.  

Turing Locke is located two miles north-west of Cambridge centre. It does have its own car park with electric charging points. Alternatively, it is a short taxi, bike or Park & Ride journey to the centre of Cambridge.

The Chancery Rosewood is the proposed name of the new hotel which will be housed in the former US Embassy in London’s Mayfair. The Chancery Rosewood will be operated by Rosewood Hotels and Resorts and is expected to open in 2024.

The former Embassy building is a Grade II-listed building which opened in 1960. It housed the US Embassy until 2017.

The Chancery Rosewood will include 139 bedrooms and suites, restaurants, bars and leisure facilities plus a 750-capacity ballroom together with supporting meeting and events suites.

The Chancery Rosewood will be Rosewood's second hotel in London. It will join the five-star Rosewood London located in Holborn.

Hilton Hotels have announced plans to open a Hampton by Hilton hotel in Nuneaton, the Warwickshire market town.

Hampton by Hilton Nuneaton will have 145 bedrooms and will be one of the first UK hotels to feature Hampton by Hilton's refreshed interior designs, including flexible social spaces.

Hampton by Hilton Nuneaton will form part of the town’s Abbey Street mixed-use redevelopment which will also include a residential component alongside workspaces, a large cinema complex, food hall and landscaped public spaces.

Construction of Hampton by Hilton Nuneaton is expected to start this summer, subject to planning approval.

The Holmes Hotel in London’s Marylebone has just opened ‘The Residence’ – a new events venue within the hotel.

The Residence is a self-contained events space which will sit alongside Holmes Hotel’s existing meeting and events facilities - designed around the “ethos and etiquette of the historic townhouse”.

The Residence consists of five versatile rooms: The Pantry, The Billiard Room, The Laboratory, The Conservatory and The Cellar. Together the rooms will seat up to 130 delegates when hired together for exclusive use.

Each room is equipped with the latest AV technology including interactive LCD screens, web cams, wi-fi and floor-to-ceiling whiteboards. There are two additional spaces – The Library and the Telegraph Room - designed for private moments or discreet phone calls.

Holmes Hotel London is an 18th-century Georgian townhouse located in Chiltern Street, Marylebone. It was formerly Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes London before PPHE group rebranded the hotel as a premium boutique hotel. Holmes Hotel London has 118 bedrooms, three meeting and events spaces, a gym and an all-day restaurant.

Plans have just been approved for a major new development in Birmingham. The £130million development will include an eight-storey, 167-bedroom hotel as well as residential accommodation and commercial space.

The development is destined for a four-acre site at Camp Hill near Digbeth, close to the centre of Birmingham and now famous as the film location of the hit TV series ‘Peaky Blinders’.

We will monitor its progress and report accordingly.

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