The Aussies are invading?

3 August 2017

We have recently acted for the management team of JacTravel Group on the sale of the company to Webjet, an Australian listed entity, having previously acted on the sale of the Totalstay Group to Jac.  Jac is a market leading B2B travel business and together, they will form the number two player in this market […]

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Casino development sold to European operator

1 August 2017

Fladgate’s leisure team has advised Saw Close Casino Limited (SCCL) on the real estate aspects of its sale to Austrian based Century Casinos Europe GmbH, whose parent company, Century Casinos, Inc. is listed on NASDAQ.  This is Century Casinos’ first acquisition in the UK. SCCL had previously agreed a 30 year lease for a £5m, […]

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New restaurant at Squire & Partners HQ

25 July 2017

Fladgate has advised on the development of a new restaurant at the Squire & Partners headquarters in Brixton and on the letting of the restaurant to Albion & East. Squire & Partners’ new headquarters is based at The Department Store in Brixton following 16 years in Kings Cross.  The space has been redesigned to enhance […]

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Launch of Aspers Online

18 July 2017

Fladgate has advised Aspers UK Holdings Limited on a joint venture with Stride Gaming plc to set up Aspers Online Limited. The online casino will be operated under the Aspers brand and Stride will provide the infrastructure and marketing.  Aspers online business is targeted to launch in Q4 2017. Damian Aspinall, Chairman of the Aspers […]

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Jamie Barber: Spinning his plates

7 July 2017

Earlier this week, the Evening Standard ran a feature piece on Jamie Barber, the entrepreneur behind a number of leading London restaurant brands. Fladgate’s leisure team, led by Julian Lewis, has been delighted to assist Jamie with a number of these projects including: Haché – advising on the acquisition of the multi award-winning gourmet burger […]

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Waney family to launch contemporary Greek restaurant in Fitrovia

6 July 2017

Later this month, the family responsible for opening restaurants including Roka, Zuma and the Arts Club will open Meraki in the heart of London’s Fitzrovia.  Fladgate is delighted to have been able to assist with the project. “Meraki” is a Greek term referring to the love and soul that someone puts into their work.  Meraki […]

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V&A Museum formally opens its new Exhibition Road Quarter

3 July 2017

On 30 June, the V&A Museum formally opened its new Exhibition Road Quarter.  This c£50m construction project involved creating a stunning new entrance, courtyard and purpose-built gallery for the historic South Kensington site. Fladgate’s construction team, led by Digby Hebbard, acted for the V&A throughout this exciting project.  We initially engaged in connection with procurement and […]

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Yo! Sushi opens pop up outlet at Boxpark Croydon

29 June 2017

Fladgate’s leisure team has acted for long-standing client, Yo! Sushi, on their new pop up outlet at Boxpark Croydon.  This is their first restaurant without a traditional Japanese conveyor belt and features a new look menu inspired by Japanese pubs. Yo! Sushi executive chef Mike Lewis, who travels to Japan every six months to pick […]

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Geneva to Nice charity cycle ride

23 June 2017

Starting on 26 June, Fladgate’s head of construction, Alan Woolston, is participating in the next leg of the biennial Hilton organised charity cycle, riding for four and a half days from Geneva to Nice with a team of 25 people from across the hotel industry. He informs us that the 550km trip will only involve […]

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Fladgate advises on Amy Winehouse statue loan agreement

14 June 2017

Fladgate’s leisure team has acted for The Camden Market Management Company Limited on an agreement for the loan of the official Amy Winehouse statue, which is on display at Camden Market Stables. Winehouse (1983–2011) was a British singer and songwriter who had become strongly associated with Camden Town until her death in 2011.  The work […]

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