Date: January 2018
Location: Stratford, London E20, UK
Name: The London Gantry, a Curio Collection hotel – to open 2020
No. of Keys: 285
Buyer: The Gantry Group, a JV between Black Friar Holdings and a £1.1bn institutional investor, who have signed a franchise agreement with Hilton. Hilton currently have two other Curio Collection hotels in London – The Trafalgar St. James & Lincoln Plaza London.
The Curio Collection is a relatively new addition to Hilton’s brands with a portfolio of 40 hotels (2017) started in 2014. Hilton now (2017) has 5,100 hotels under 14 brands comprising 838,000 rooms in 103 countries.
Cost £77m – build contract awarded to Ardmore Group, builders of The Ned, The Corinthia London, The Dorsett and many other London & UK hotels
THPT Comment: A third London hotel for Hilton’s Curio Collection, the formation of a new hotel Company – The Gantry Group and a new 18 storey five star hotel for London’s Stratford…wonder who the £1.1bn investor is?
First Seen: Property Week