Edwardian Hotels London Group head drops £300M on new hotel complex

Photo of Leicester Square courtesy of London & Partners

Jasminder Singh, who owns the Edwardian Hotels London Group, has announced a £300-million development project in London. 

When the 350-guestroom hotel is completed in 2019, it will include two cinemas, a spa, bars and restaurants in Leicester Square. The group has partnered with project engineers Arup and project developers McGee for the new complex. 

"The look and feel of the hotel is an important factor in attracting people," Rob Steul, creative director at Edwardian Hotels London, said. "The modern four-sided island site will ensure accessibility for the public to the various bars, cinemas and the hotel itself." 

Singh owns and operates 11 Radisson Blu Edwardian London hotels in London and Manchester, including the May Fair Hotel and a collection of restaurants and bar brands across London. 

"At Edwardian Hotels London we have a great heritage of improving existing properties, and we have always wanted to develop our own site," Iype Abraham, commercial development director at Edwardian Hotels London, said. "This is an exciting hotel development in a cultural and entertainment hub of the capital. It is our aim to continue to invest in Leicester Square, and complement the surrounding West End area."