Radisson to bring Red brand to London

The Radisson Red London Greenwich is slated to open next year. Photo credit: Radisson Hotel Group

Radisson Hotel Group has signed a deal with Watford, England-based development firm Nine Hotel Group to open the Radisson Red London Greenwich in the U.K., marking the brand's debut in the capital and joining other Red hotels in Glasgow and Liverpool. 

The 70-room hotel is slated to open next year with a a bistro, bar and gym and will be within walking distance of the city's O2 Arena.

“Being so close to the multi-purpose O2 Arena is hugely exciting, as I believe it’s the number-one indoor music arena in the world and hosts the best global talent,” said Vivek Chadha, owner of Nine Hotel Group. “Our hotel will be a representation of the culture and talent the arena attracts.” 


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The new signing is part of a £8 billion project to redevelop Greenwich Peninsula and transform it into a tourist destination with a range of residential, retail and office space.

Earlier this year, Radisson announced new Red hotels for Norway and Poland in 2021 and 2023, respectively. The company is positioning the four-year-old brand for downtown areas and university towns. Radisson Red currently has six hotels open worldwide.

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Construction of the hotel on the site of the historic Equity Chambers building has commenced and the project is expected to open by Q2 2020.

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