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Apex Hotels

Apex Hotels
Industry Hotel
Founded 1996
Founders Norman Springford
Number of locations 8 hotels
Area served United Kingdom

Apex Hotels Ltd is an operator of four star hotels, owned by former accountant Norman Springford and his family.[1] Based in Edinburgh, the company operates eight hotels in the United Kingdom. [2]


  • Hotel Locations 1
  • History 2
  • Notes and references 3
  • External links 4

Hotel Locations

  • Dundee
    - Apex City Quay Hotel and Spa in the City Quay development


Executive Chairman of Apex Hotels, Norman Springford, was previously an employee of the Inland Revenue and owner/operator of a number of public houses, bingo halls, and the Edinburgh Playhouse. In 1996 Norman opened his first hotel, the Apex International Hotel, in Edinburgh. The group now own 8 UK hotels across London, Edinburgh and Dundee.[3] In recent years, Apex Hotels re-opened the historic Waterloo Hotel on Edinburgh's Waterloo Place in March 2009,[4] and converted a former office block on Copthall Avenue near London Wall into the Apex London Wall Hotel in November 2009.[5] The newest hotel development is the Apex Temple Court Hotel at Serjeant's Inn on Fleet Street, which opened in March 2012.[6]

Notes and references

  1. ^ The Times - Norman Springford and family
  2. ^ Apex Hotel - List of Apex Hotels
  3. ^ Apex Hotels - About
  4. ^ Ian Springford Architects - Apex Waterloo Place Hotel development
  5. ^ Ian Springford Architects - Apex London Wall Hotel development
  6. ^ Ian Springford Architects - Apex Temple Court Hotel development

External links

  • Apex Hotels Website
  • Archiplanet - Waterloo Hotel, Edinburgh
  • Caterersearch - Apex Hotels Company profile
  • Caterersearch - Norman Springford, chief executive of Apex Hotels group
  • Business 7 - A family firm
  • The Scotsman - Edinburgh movers and shakers back bid to boost city's profile
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