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Sunday 10 July 2011 1.35pm
Has anyone heard anything about progress on this site? It appears that work has near-stopped and I don't think it's moved on in the last 6-8 weeks...
Sunday 10 July 2011 1.46pm
Hilton confirmed the new hotel this week alongside its announcement that the Hampton by Hilton in Waterloo will open in 2013:

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Sunday 10 July 2011 3.43pm
Thanks James.
Friday 2 September 2011 12.43pm
It appears from Estates Gazette that the site is now up for sale with the Hilton management contract. I was told a few weeks ago that construction is unlikely to re-start for some months. Would think that means a 2012 opening is increasingly less likely...
Thursday 12 January 2012 11.14am
According to The Times on Monday one of the feuding partners (Shiraz Boghani) is buying it back.

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Tuesday 3 April 2012 11.04am

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Sunday 18 November 2012 1.05pm
Does anyone know the status of this massive construction site?

I met someone from Better Bankside in July who said the dispute between the two owners was resolved and that construction would start after the Olympics. There also was a consultation for an amendment in the permit in July that the Southwark Council website says is now approved. But the building site is still idle and no work seems to be going on.... we've had this massive whole in the ground for two years...
Sunday 18 November 2012 3.26pm
thanks to mods for merging with the right thread.

So any news on when this hotel will finally start active construction?
Sunday 18 November 2012 3.50pm
I was told by someone at Southwark Council that it is due to re-start this coming week...
Sunday 18 November 2012 8.51pm
Thanks Gary... will keep an eye out.
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