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London: permission granted to redevelop landmark Canary Wharf tower

Rockwell and FirethornTrust have today announced that planning permission has been granted permission by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets for the landmark redevelopment of Quay House, Canary Wharf. The iconic 40-storey development will deliver a 400-bedroom hotel and 279 serviced apartments alongside impressive dockside leisure facilities. Redevelopment of the existing three-storey Quay House will substantially enhance South Quay, activating currently underused public spaces beneath the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and along Admirals Way with public realm improvements which include Parkour facilities for the local community. Once open the development…

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Glasgow: Clydebridge Steelworks owner plans debut hotel

JAHAMA Group has received pre-planning consent from South Lanarkshire Council for a full-service 100-bedroom facility in Clydebridge on the outskirts of East Glasgow… International property and investment business JAHAMA Group has announced plans to develop its first hotel. Investment in hospitality facilities is part of JAHAMA’s wider strategy to develop surplus land around existing and former industrial sites for a range of property uses, which enhance local communities while also bringing employment and tourism to the area. South Lanarkshire Council’s support follows a pre-application enquiry submitted by JAHAMA last September.…

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planned hotel for Sovereign Square, Leeds

Leeds: 331-bed hotel development contractor appointed

A contractor has been appointed to build a new 14-storey hotel in Leeds city centre. GMI Construction Group has been named by property management business Marrico as the contractor for the construction for the 331-bedroom hotel at the Sovereign Square scheme in Leeds. Marrico has submitted a planning application for the new hotel, which was revealed in June 2019 and sits on the last remaining plot at Sovereign Square. Once completed, the development will feature prominent frontage onto the square and offer short and long stay accommodation catering for both…

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