‘Home-meets-hotel brand Locke has announced it will open its third London property in Bermondsey this September.
Comprising 143 studio apartments, Bermonds Locke will also be home to Robin Gill’s newly relocated restaurant The Dairy Bermondsey; third-wave coffee shop and all-day dining destination Shaman; co-working space and wellness studio.
Designed “to be lived in”, each individual studio apartment is equipped with fully fitted kitchens and laundry facilities, as well as living space, and aims to offer guests another way to stay than the traditional hotel room.
Stephen McCall, CEO of Locke owner Edyn Hospitality, said: “We are delighted to open our third property in London with Bermonds Locke. Locke aims to liberate guests from the confines of a typical hotel room by creating beautiful apartments that are designed to be lived in.
“The type of guest we’re accommodating wants to explore life as a local, and so the Bermondsey neighbourhood has played a significant role in defining the aesthetic, partners and programming.”
Bermonds Locke will also be the new home of Robin Gill’s The Dairy restaurant, following its move from Clapham to Bermondsey this September. The Dairy Bermondsey will follow much of the same produce-led focus as its predecessor.
In addition, located within the co-working area of Bermonds Locke, all-day food and drink destination Shaman will serve coffee, grab-and-go items, wine and cocktails. Shaman will also offer Bermonds Locke guests pre-packed recipe boxes, allowing travellers to prepare meals step-by-step from their studio apartment.
The opening of Bermonds Locke comes as the brand continues to expand both within the UK and internationally. With further openings planned in Dublin, Berlin, Lisbon, Munich and Copenhagen, Locke is also slated to open its fourth London outpost in Dalston in late 2020.