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Husband-and-wife team Tim and Kit Kemp, 72 and 68, opened their first boutique London hotel in 1985. Seven more have followed, with Kit designing the award-winning interiors. In 2009, they opened the Crosby Street Hotel, their first in New York, followed in 2017 by the Whitby Hotel in Manhattan. The Whitby generated revenues of £18m in its first 11 months, boosting group international sales to £44.7m in 2018.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank172
CompanyFirmdale Hotels
ActivityHotelier
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa37.62%
International sales £000s44,650
Total sales £000s148,335
Staff1,636
Founded1985
Websitewww.firmdale.com

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