It’s nautical themes ahoy at O2’s riverside Intercontinental on the Greenwich Peninsula. Its 453 bedrooms, swimming pool, spa, ballroom and 20 meeting rooms, needed a whole lot of tiling – 16,000m2 to be precise. The contractor sought adhesives manufacturer Kerakoll UK’s advice on all areas, including the Eighteen Sky Bar, above. Overlooking Canary Wharf and the London skyline it’s the perfect vantage point for hedge fund managers to feel on ‘top of the world’ when they seal the deal – and even better for walking the plank next time the taxpayer bails them out.


 

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