Willmott Dixon wins £19m fit-out for first UK nhow hotel

Aaron Morby 4 years ago
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Willmott Dixon Interiors has checked-in with a £19m contract to deliver the fit-out for the UK’s first nhow hotel.

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The 9-storey hotel project forms part of a Foster + Partners designed mixed-use development called 250 City Road, near Silicon Roundabout at Old Street.

Willmott Dixon Interiors will take the 190-room hotel project from shell and core to completion. The company is working with project and cost managers Jones Lang LaSalle, with completion set for summer 2019.

It takes the value of hotel work Willmott Dixon Interiors has secured and delivered in the last year to over £100m.

Notable contracts include a high-end boutique hotel refurbishment at St Martin’s Place, Trafalgar Square, as well as several brand refreshes for Travelodge, converting apart-hotels in Long Lane and Earls Court into the Residence Inn by Marriott brand, plus rebrands for Village Hotels in Newcastle, Dudley and Leeds.

The nhow brand was developed by NH Hotel Group and with existing hotels in Milan, Berlin and Rotterdam, nhow’s introduction in the UK further underlines London’s global appeal for hotel brands, investors and developers.

Planned bar at the trendy tech-belt hotel

The design concept for the interior was developed by Project Orange creating a space where tradition and innovation collide, and old London is reloaded.

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