Hilton has recently announced Anthony Duggan has been appointed as hotel General Manager to open the Hilton Garden Inn Silverstone. Construction has also started on the hotel’s bridge, which will link the five-storey hotel to the Silverstone Wing and its dining, conference and event facilities. RG Group, the appointed Main Contractor, have been on site since January 2019 and the hotel is expected to open Summer 2020.
Following the signing of a management agreement with owners, Bricks Capital Ltd in September 2018, Hilton Garden Inn Silverstone will be the first hotel to be built at the UK’s premier motor racing venue.
Alexander Murray, Vice President Operations, Focused Service Hotels, EMEA, Hilton said: “Silverstone is an historic motoring landmark that welcomes more than a million visitors a year. Hilton Garden Inn Silverstone will be a fantastic addition to the Silverstone race day experience and create a new all-year round destination for business travellers, event organisers, weekenders or anyone simply seeking a memorable experience.”
Anthony Duggan, General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Silverstone said: “I am honoured to have been appointed General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Silverstone. As an avid motorsport fan, this position allows me to combine my professional and personal interests. I am both delighted and grateful for this opportunity given to me by Hilton and Bricks Capital and together we are sure this opening will be huge success.”
Bricks Capital has ambitious growth plans for its hotel portfolio, and it is currently looking for new development opportunities. Along with its hotel in Silverstone, the company is also opening a hotel at London City Airport next summer, offering guests the only place to eat, meet and sleep within a three-minute walk of the airport.