Details of the new 292-bedroom Hilton London Bankside hotel on the city's South Bank have been announced at the property's topping out ceremony.
Being developed at a cost of £115m with views over Tate Modern towards St Paul's Cathedral, the property is owned by Synergy Hotels (part of Splendid Hospitality Group). It will operate under the full-service Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand when it opens next year.
The hotel will feature three food and beverage outlets (an all-day dining restaurant, bar and coffee shop), a ballroom with capacity for 700 guests, eight meeting rooms, and LivingWell fitness centre with a swimming pool. It will also include a 100sqm Presidential Suite and 20 further suites.
Designed by Twenty2Degrees and DMA architects, the property's comprises tall and low-rise buildings, with layers of glass, bronzed metal and brick incorporated into the building and a four level glass atrium at the hotel entrance.
Shiraz Boghani, chairman of Synergy Hotels, described the rejuvenated location where the new hotel is located as a "vibrant area" now a destination in its own right.
"I am thrilled that in 12 months' time Hilton London Bankside will open to guests," he said.
Picture caption: left to right, Simon Vincent, Nadeem Boghani, owner Synergy Hotels and Shiraz Boghani, chairman Synergy Hotels celebrating the topping out
of upcoming Hilton London Bankside.