Description of Kensington Forum
Kensington Forum is a proposed development at the Holiday Inn hotel site on Cromwell Road, London SW7.
2018 - Planning application submitted for: Comprehensive redevelopment and erection of part 30, part 22, and part 7 storey building comprising hotel bedrooms and serviced apartments (Class C1) with ancillary bar, restaurants, conferencing and dining areas, leisure facilities, and back of house areas; and new homes [including affordable homes] (Class C3); with associated basement, energy centre, plant, car parking, cycle parking, refuse stores, and servicing areas; associated highway works; and creation of new publicly accessible open space with associated hard and soft landscaping. Kensington & Chelsea ref. no. PP/18/03461.
The Kensington Forum Hotel was built by Penta between 1971 and 1972. It was later renamed the London Forum and is now known as the Kensington Forum. The hotel building is 28 storeys high, has 906 rooms, and was designed by architect Richard Seifert.