We have just highlighted the new hotels slated to open in London this year and into the future. Now we look at London’s events spaces and hotels that have undergone developments – with thanks to London and Partners.

Tobacco Dock is taking its events space digital with ‘Tobacco Dock Virtual’. The virtual venue will allow users to experience immersive, real life conferences, seminars and events online.

Hilton London Metropole one of Europe’s largest hotel and conference centres with good transport links to central London, its rail terminals and Heathrow Airport has undergone a £1.8m refurbishment, introducing a contemporary new bedroom design.

The Carlton Tower Jumeirah. A £100 million renovation is set to open with a revamped spa, a 20-metre indoor pool, health club and restaurant.

Olympia London. A £1.3 billion redevelopment project due to launch in 2024 will includes a four-screen arthouse cinema, 1,500-seat theatre, live music venue, restaurants, shops, cafes plus Hyatt and CitizenM hotels.

The Westin London City.  Redevelopment of this riverside hotel will feature ultra-modern meeting and events facilities plus an indoor swimming pool, spa and fitness studio.

Marriott Kensington. A phased renovation project is transforming the hotel’s bedrooms and public areas – another hotel with good connections to central London and the major transport links.

Leonardo Royal London City Hotel.  Currently undergoing an £11.5m refurbishment transforming the hotel's bedrooms plus its public areas, notably the lobby and reception.

Planning consent has now been granted for the new seven storey, 147 bedroom Hampton by Hilton in Manchester’s Trafford Park.

The new Hampton by Hilton will be adjacent to Trafford Park and the Trafford Centre, around five miles from Manchester city centre and 10 miles from Manchester International Airport.

Construction is scheduled to begin in the autumn with completion early 2023.

Further details to follow in due course.

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.

With the end of lockdown now in sight and hopes that the meeting and events industry can start its recovery, London and Partners have published a handy list of new hotels expected to open in London this year and into the future. The list includes several international hotel brands which will be opening their first European hotels in London.

NoMad London inside the former Bow Street Magistrates Court and Police Station and opposite the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. It opens with a Mexican theme together with 92 bedrooms and a range of food and beverage outlets.

Mondrian Shoreditch set to be the group’s European flagship property. It takes over the Curtain Hotel with the Curtain Members Club remaining alongside.

Pan Pacific London located in Bishopsgate in the City of London and will include luxury apartments as well as a mindfulness studio and spa facilities.

The Londoner from Edwardian Hotel Group with claims to be the first ‘super boutique’ hotel complete with private cinemas and a state-of-the-art ballroom.

Courtyard Marriott London City Airport, a new-build seven storey, 184-bedroom hotel with meeting and events facilities located near London City Airport and the Docklands Light Railway.

Nobu Hotel Portman Square featuring a world-class restaurant plus a range of meeting and events facilities.

Canopy by Hilton London City with 340 bedrooms meeting and events suites plus a rooftop bar for open-air dining and networking.

The Peninsula London in Belgravia with 190 bedrooms and suites, restaurants and bars plus spa and leisure facilities.

Kingsland Locke an aparthotel which has just opened in trendy East London with 124 studio apartments and featuring a microbrewery and gin distillery.

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.

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