New and upcoming openings in Great Britain
Find out about all the latest developments and planned openings, for the UK’s hotels, apartments and more. From country house hotels, from new city centre developments, our Accommodation Updates give you all the latest information.
2021: Afan Valley Adventure Resort, Port Talbot, south Wales
Plans have been submitted for a new 480-acre adventure resort in south Wales, which will have a 100-bedroom hotel and spa, plus 400 luxury lodges, and adventures zones, bars, restaurants and retail outlets. The proposed Afan Valley Adventure Resort site is just south of Afan Forest Park. There are plans for five main ‘zones’: Forest, Xtreme, Trails, Zen and Alpine, the last of which will include three different ski slopes. The resort will also be home to the Bear Grylls Survival Academy – a series of challenges and endurance courses designed by the TV survival expert. Other activities will include ice skating, Segway tours, indoor skydiving and surfing, ‘ninja warrior’ training, go-karting, forest zip wires, paintballing and mountain biking.
2021: New high-rise Hilton hotel to open in Woking, Surrey
Hilton is to open a new high-rise hotel in Woking as part of a £500m regeneration of the town. The 196-bedroom property will be located in the upcoming Victoria Square retail and residential development. The site will include a Sky Bar, all-day restaurant, on-site coffee shop and 700 square feet of meeting space, including a ballroom for up to 500 guests.
Date TBC: Manchester Moxy
Planning permission has been granted for a 145-bedroom Moxy Hotel by Marriot in Manchester’s Spinningfields district.
Moxy is Marriot International’s millennial-focused boutique hotel concept, and the new hotel will join one other in London. There are plans for seven more in the pipeline, located in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Southampton, Bristol and York.