IHG has signed a management agreement with Omenport Developments Ltd. for the Hotel Indigo London-Clerkenwell. The 151-room hotel will be the fifth Hotel Indigo in London and is expected to open in 2021.
The hotel will feature, a restaurant, five meeting rooms and incorporate an historic-listed building, the Hat & Feathers pub, which will be supplemented by two new-build wings.
"We are seeing strong growth in the boutique market in the U.K. and this hotel strengthens our position in the capital," said Jon Colley, head of development, UK&I, IHG. "This signing will join the newly opened Kimpton Fitzroy London and Hotel Indigo London - 1 Leicester Square to build out our boutique presence in the U.K.’s capital.”
IHG has 15 Hotel Indigo properties in the U.K. and seven in the pipeline as of the end of Q1. This year IHG has opened Hotel Indigo Stratford Upon Avon and is due to open Hotel Indigo Bath and Hotel Indigo Chester later in the year.
In total, IHG currently has 349 hotels operating under eight brands in the U.K. with another 26 in the pipeline. The Hotel Indigo now has more than 100 hotels open across more than 15 countries. The brand is set to double its portfolio presence over the next three to five years.