Date: March 2014 & November 2017
Location: London SE1, UK – Tooley Street. Billed as Tower Bridge neighbourhood, the hotel is in the shadow of The Shard.
Name: The Dixon, part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, likely to be five star. Will open autumn 2018
No. of keys: 193, incl 9 suites
Seller: The property was designed as a Magistrates’ Court and police station in 1905 by John Dixon Butler. It is Grade II listed and will undergo extensive restoration to regenerate its grand original features, including its spectacular courthouse.
Buyer: Dominvs Group in March 2014
THPT Comment: Dominvs, owned by the Ahluwalia family, headed by son Preetpal, has done fabulously well since its inception in xx with five hotels (open or in the pipeline) in the UK, branded with IHG and now Marriott, as well as an extensive residential & commercial portfolio. They sold the 298 room Holiday Inn Manchester City Centre in April 2017
First Seen: Dominvs Group website