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London Bridge Holdings Ltd and More London Development Ltd Developing the 245 room Hilton London Tower Bridge
at More London
London, UK... 5 April 2004 - Hilton International is pleased to announce that an agreement has been signed with London Bridge Holdings Ltd and More London Development Ltd to lease the four-star, Hilton London Tower Bridge at More London, which will bring the number of Hilton hotels in central London to 15.
Aimed primarily at the corporate market, the hotel will be located at More London Place, opposite the Tower of London on the South Bank of the Thames. 

The Hilton London Tower Bridge will provide 245 guestrooms and executive suites with executive lounge, and will feature a 400-delegate conference and banqueting room.  The hotel will feature a fully equipped business centre, as well as a lobby café and a ground floor signature restaurant/bar.

A planning application has been submitted for the hotel, with a view to construction 

More London masterplan will create a new working community on the south bank of the Thames
between London and Tower Bridges, on a site
that has remained undeveloped for decades.
commencing in Autumn 2004 with opening due late 2006. The architects for the building are Jestico + Whiles.

Wolfgang M. Neumann, Area President, Hilton UK & Ireland, said: 'Situated in the world-class More London development, the Hilton London Tower Bridge will plug a hole in our current coverage of the London market, particularly given the excellent position for easy access to the City.'

This latest announcement from Hilton International covers just one of 52 upcoming hotels worldwide. In turn, it compromises one of seven new hotels for the Hilton UK & Ireland estate, including two further hotels for London.

About More London

More London, the 13-acre business estate situated between London Bridge and Tower Bridge, is widely regarded as the best new central business location in the capital.  Adjacent to London Bridge rail and underground stations, More London is a driving force in the dynamic regeneration of the South Bank and Southwark.

Designed by Foster and Partners, More London has planning consent for 3 million sq. ft (280,000 sq. m) of business space that will include up to 2 million sq. ft (186,000 sq. m) of Grade A offices accommodating as many as 20,000 people.  Over half of the site is public open space. More London's first tenants were the Mayor of London and the Greater London Authority, which moved into the landmark City Hall in July 2002. 

Hilton London Hotels:

Hilton London Docklands, Hilton London Gatwick, Hilton London Green Park, Hilton London Heathrow, Hilton London Hyde Park, Hilton London Islington, Hilton London Kensington, Hilton London Metropole, Hilton London Mews, Hilton London Olympia, Hilton London Paddington, Hilton London Trafalgar, London Hilton on Park Lane and The Waldorf Hilton.

Hilton International (HI), an operating division of the UK based Hilton Group plc, owns the rights to the Hilton brand name throughout the world, with the exception of North America. HI operates over 400 hotels, with some 250 branded Hilton, over 150 under the mid-market Scandic brand plus 15 luxury Conrad hotels. Hilton International employs more than 44,000 staff in over 70 countries. A global marketing alliance between Hilton International and the North American based Hilton Hotels Corporation (HHC), extends the number of hotels operated by both companies worldwide to over 2,400 over 500 of which are branded Hilton.

Hilton UK & Ireland Press Office
Maria Myklebust/Andy Collingridge
+44 (0) 20 7856 8471- tel

Also See: Wolfgang Neumann Appointed Area President of Hilton UK & Ireland / Feb 2003
The £30 million Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, Developed by Collingwood Developments, Set to Open in Fall 2003 / March 2003

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