About us

Zeal Projects Ltd assists in the development of Hotel assets and offers specialist advice on the financial feasibility, design & construction of hotels. Our clients include hotel developers, operators & investors and with over 58 years combined experience in designing, building and operating hotels we understand that attention to detail, cost certainty, quality & timing are all prerequisites. We have extensive experience in the new-build, conversion and refurbishment of hotels and we offer a professional, cost effective & transparent service.

Services include:

  • Concept, brand, design, cost & financial feasibility
  • Coordinating the design & tender process
  • Interior Design
  • Project Management

Our clients’ success is our platform and we have a strong track record in delivering strategic developments and investments in the expanding hotel sector. Managing projects seamlessly from initial concept stage through to opening, our team is fully versed in the numerous complexities the existing market presents and can offer tailor-made solutions for all stakeholders.

Meet the specialists

  • Tim Wheeldon

  • Managing Director

Tim has been involved in the hotel industry for over 35 years, the last 15 of which have been focused on the development of individual hotel assets and expanding international brands. This has involved numerous new build hotel projects and more recently, due to market conditions, the conversion of existing buildings into branded hotels, with groups such as; Accor, Golden Tulip, Hilton, IHG, Choice Hotels International, Real Hotel Company, Travelodge, Staycity & Quest Aparthotels.

Particular strengths include; site assessment & acquisition, brand selection, formulation of initial hotel development costs and operating projections, financial feasibility of the hotel project and initial concept design.

  • Tony Clark

  • Commercial Director

Tony has 37 years’ experience in the construction industry, having worked for main contractors, Marples Ridgway, Walter Lawrence, Mansell, Crispin & Borst (Vinci) and Willmott Dixon. Tony has a strong commercial bias, rising to the position of Commercial Director, before transferring his skills to estimating, preconstruction and project management. The last 10 years he has been primarily focused on hotel developments, working with Hilton, IHG, Accor, Premier Inn, Travelodge, Staycity & Quest Aparthotels.