Creating 5-star history worldwide

Liberty Hotel, Bostom

Relaying the details of the transformation of Great Scotland Yard’s 19th century Listed Building into a luxury 5-star hotel whetted our appetite for more – and boy did we unearth some architectural masterpieces! It seems it’s not just UK developers that are blessed with a vision knowing no bounds, these sumptuous hotels can be found all over the world! From ancient monasteries to sprawling plantations and even abandoned prisons, these creative and ambitious renovations are famous for more than their 5-star ratings. Continue reading…

Turning history into hotels

Scotland Yard

The news that the original Scotland Yard building is to be turned into a 5 star hotel, with suites of a very un-custodial kind, has raised a few eyebrows. We have seen how English Heritage buildings have been brought back to life, but to take a famous landmark property and convert it into a hotel is a project on a whole different scale. Continue reading…

Unusual Renovations: Three Informative Examples


A previous blog post covered factors to consider when renovating a castle, windmill or any building with historical heritage, and another post discussed the art of converting non residential buildings into unique homes. In this post we look at three more examples of unusual renovations, letting you know what was involved and what was learned along the way.

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