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Construction of new Hampton by Hilton gets underway in Leeds

6 September 2017

The first phase of a new regeneration scheme at Bridge Street in Leeds began today. Eric Teng, the CEO of Heeton Holdings Ltd – the Singapore-based property developer leading the consortium behind this landmark project, led the commencement of work celebrations.

The scheme will create a sustainable urban destination on the 2.45-acre site that was once occupied by British Gas prior to its relocation to Holbeck. The scheme is set in an ideal location in the city centre, close to the Victoria Gate shopping centre and the emerging creative quarter.

New ibis Styles hotel and Marco Pierre White restaurant lands in Leeds

11 April 2017

A NEW multi-million pound hotel and restaurant complex has opened its doors this week, adding to the ‘rapid renaissance’ of Leeds’ Arena Quarter.

Oulton Hall and The Queens bring street food to conferences with new menu launch

30 March 2017

QHotels’ Oulton Hall and The Queens have launched a new and innovative conference menu, bringing street food to conferences and events in Leeds.

The hotels’ new lunch menu follows an intensive six-month period of research by QHotels, which took chefs from Oulton Hall, The Queens and its 24 other hotels, into cafes, large chain restaurants and small independents. The group’s chefs sampled the latest culinary trends to assess customers’ eating habits and preferences.

£2m New Mediterranean Restaurant Opens its Doors in North Leeds

23 February 2017

A new £2m restaurant has opened in Weetwood, on the outskirts of Leeds city centre, creating 25 new jobs at launch and bringing a Mediterranean lifestyle to the suburbs of Leeds.

ConferenceLeeds celebrates appointment of new General Manager at Crowne Plaza following 2016 success

16 January 2017

ConferenceLeeds welcomes the appointment of Lynda Coaley as new General Manager at Leeds hotel Crowne Plaza, after a successful 2016 for the city. In her new role, Lynda will oversee the running of all aspects of the hotel, including its conferencing facilities, and will be at the forefront of a multi-million pound refurbishment early this year.

Crowne Plaza Leeds hotel wins top industry accolade for its recovery from Boxing Day floods

12 December 2016

A Leeds city centre hotel that was devastated by unprecedented flooding almost a year ago has been presented with a prestigious industry award, in recognition of how its team dealt with and recovered from the crisis.

Flood-hit Leeds hotel is shortlisted for prestigious Hotel Catey Award

16 November 2016

Following the flooding of Boxing Day 2015 one of the worst affected businesses in Leeds, Crowne Plaza Hotel has received the honour of being shortlisted for the Hotel Cateys Extra Mile Award. One of only four shortlisted, and the only hotel outside of London, the Crowne Plaza Leeds team have been selected for going above and beyond in the course of their everyday duties.

Refurb takes the Sky Lounge at DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds to new heights

21 October 2016

Following an extensive refurbishment, works at the Sky Lounge in the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, Leeds is now complete. Managed by Valor Hospitality Europe, the rooftop venue which is on the 13th floor has been expanded and now boasts a slick new design.

ConferenceLeeds’ hotel and conferencing portfolio strengthens with new General Manager appointment

20 October 2016

ConferenceLeeds welcomes the appointment of Wayne Topley as new General Manager at iconic Leeds hotel, The Queens. In his new role, Wayne will oversee the running of all aspects of the hotel, including its conferencing facilities.

Yorkshire’s Oulton Hall gets £1.1 million investment

18 January 2016

Yorkshire’s 18th century mansion-turned-hotel, Oulton Hall, is celebrating the start of the New Year with an investment of more than £1m, to meet the evolving needs of hotel guests in 2016.