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Local Address: Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Bespoke Hotels Ltd
Oakridge House , Wellington Road ,
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP12 3PR
United Kingdom

Company Description: Book the Finest luxurious hotels in the UK ranging across a spectrum of boutique, country, romantic, family and business hotels to suite any need from Bespoke...   more

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Boutique Hotels > News > ..., 6 Dec 2013 [cached]
Boutique Hotels > News > Interview with Robin Sheppard, Chairman of Bespoke Hotels
Interview with Robin Sheppard, Chairman of Bespoke Hotels
Robin Sheppard is the managing director of Bespoke Hotels, which he founded in 2000 with business partner Haydn Fentum. The group operates and manages around 40 properties in the UK as well as resorts in the Caribbean and Thailand, along with beapart, a portfolio of apartments in the UK and Spain.
A number of these properties are owned by the company, others are managed by the group. In 2010, Bespoke secured the management contract for six hotels formerly run by Merchant Inns, which had gone into administration, adding a collection of historic inns to a portfolio which already included London's Bermondsey Square Hotel and the Cornwall Hotel and Spa Estate.
The variety of properties is impressive but to join the Bespoke group, locations have to have two common denominators, Sheppard explains.
"As you know, the planning application has been a difficult time," Sheppard says, referring to hostility to the plans from the local council, who blocked the original scheme before their decision was overturned by a planning inspector.
"It is very important for us that we work with the traders and the people of Greenwich," he continues. Visitors can expect themes linked to history and seafaring.
"Greenwich is such a beautiful place, there is so much history but as far as I can see it does not have much nightlife."
The new hotel will be right on the edge of a busy market, therefore the noise generated by the hustle and bustle of traders might be a concern. But Sheppard says all the rooms will be above the market roof.
Sheppard used voice activated software to recount what happened to him and those around him, from his days in hospital to getting back to work.
It was described in a reader's review as "a real laugh of a book" and as we talked about his experience, I found myself chuckling at the way Sheppard described a couple of events which took place during his illness. He seems to be able to find a funny side even to the most gloomy of situations.
The full interview with Robin Sheppard can be read at [...]
The prize, and the use of ..., 20 Dec 2013 [cached]
The prize, and the use of the Bermondsey Square Hotel, is generously donated each year by Robin Sheppard, Chairman of the Bespoke Hotel Limited, Visiting Fellow and alumnus of the Oxford School of Hospitality Management.
Mr Robin Sheppard, ..., 31 Oct 2013 [cached]
Mr Robin Sheppard, Co-Founder, Bespoke Hotels
We want it to be the ... [cached]
We want it to be the sexiest hotel in Europe", added Bespoke Hotels chairman Robin Sheppard.
HVS - HVS EMEA Hospitality Newsletter - Week Ending 20 August 2010, 20 Aug 2010 [cached]
Robin Sheppard, managing director of Bespoke Hotels, commented: "The six properties are perfectly positioned to apply the Bespoke Hotel blend of strong internal systems coupled with our philosophy that every hotel benefits from a little individuality and a little bit of tailoring to bring out its true heart and soul".
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