There is a new destination on Upper Street Islington: Allison Pike have just re-designed the Vineyard for Barracuda Group. After a quick but effective refurbishment the pub has a new stylish and fun atmosphere. Contemporary and edgy décor are used in various spaces divided up by the use of subtle frames and arches. Earthy natural materials expressing the history of the building are contrasted against modern fixtures and shiny fabrics. Read more
The New Premier in Kidderminster has opened within the Victorian Slingfield Mill, a grade II listed building, located in the carpet manufacturing area of the town. The upper three floors of the mill are occupied by the Premier Inn, providing 56 rooms, along with a new restaurant on the fourth floor. The restaurant features the exposed original roofing beams making for a characterful dining experience. Secondary glazing has been used in other parts of the hotel along with exposed brickwork to further retain and enhance the Victorian features of the building.