Lean luxury brand Ruby Hotels will open a 153-room property in London’s Clerkenwell next summer.

Ruby Stella will form part of a mixed-use development which will also feature offices an nine new-build affordable residential units.

Business Traveller first reported on the Vine Hill development in 2019, which is located within walking distance of Farringdon Station in the Hatton Garden Conservation Area, to the north of the famous jewellery quarter.

Hatton Garden’s Ragged School building set for hotel and office development

The development will see a two-storey extension and private terraces added to the existing Victorian Ragged School building.

The offices are scheduled to be completed in February 2023, followed by the hotel and residential units in July next year.

Ruby Hotels currently has one property open in London – for a Tried and Tested review of Ruby Lucy in Waterloo, see:

Hotel Review: Ruby Lucy, London

The group also has London hotels under development in Southwark and Notting Hill.

Commenting on the news Simon Banks, Head of UK at development management company RE Capital, said:

“We are excited to be launching the construction phase of this mixed-use scheme, which will bring significant regeneration to the local area.

“The development will be finished to exceptionally high sustainability, wellness and connectivity standards, focusing on cutting-edge interior design for the newly evolving workplace, alongside the quality that Ruby Hotels will deliver as a highly reputable brand. “