Take a sneak peek into the world of clubland with our handy guide of the hottest new members club openings…
For the fear of missing out:
Ned’s Club at The Ned London – Opening early 2017
From Soho House’s Nick Jones and the Sydell Group, owner of Manhattan’s NoMad, The Ned is independent from Soho House Group and welcomes anyone appreciative of their good vibes. Situated at the 1920s former Midland Bank building in the City designed by Sir Edwin “Ned” Lutyens, The Ned houses 252 bedrooms; seven restaurants serving everything one’s heart could desire; eight beauty treatment rooms; two swimming pools; a gym with a boxing ring and a Turkish hammam. The building also houses the original bank vault, with a 2m-wide, 20-ton door, which will be turned into a late-night bar.
Membership fees are not confirmed, but membership for Soho House starts at £1,000 a year.
For the Entrepreneurs:
Neuehouse New York – Opened in late 2016
Founded by American tech entrepreneurs Joshua Abram and Alan Murray, founders of Neuehouse New York and LA. This “Collaborators” and networkers space hosts a shared office space for creative freelancers. “The first rule is to be nice and have manners,” says Abram. Michelle Grey, NeueHouse’s global creative director, says: “It’s important in life to dress well…fashion is a great template for expressing your inner creativity.” Gym kit isn’t permitted and shoes must be worn at all times. Situated in the Art Deco Adelphi building just off the Strand.
Every tool a start-up, social media co-ordinator or vlogger could need is available for members: rentable private offices, studios, event spaces, screening room — and a florist, for getting in touch with your inner petunia.
“If you don’t have time to go to the gallery or museum, we’ll bring it to you,” says Abram. The New York branch has hosted talks by Sir Salman Rushdie and designer Sir Paul Smith.
New York rates start at $200 a month.
For the businessmen:
Ten Trinity Square Private Club London – Opening Early 2017
From Reignwood Investments together with the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Château Latour, Ten Trinity Square is a world first bringing together several best in class partners. The Club is centred on the second-floor boardrooms and executive offices of the original building, once home to the Port of London Authority and situated opposite the Tower of London. With their hand-carved walnut panelling and high ornate ceilings, these spaces are being preserved, restored and transformed into the new clubrooms.
The Club will include two restaurants, private dining, meeting rooms, a cigar lounge, bar, and billiards room, making for easy and relaxed connection and contact between members.
Membership rates are to be confirmed.
For the Libertines:
Aristocrat London – Opened late 2016
A discerning nightclub for those in the know. And those in the know are rumoured to be international jet-setters, fashion icons and the art elite. Taking its place on Swallow Street, a club so exclusive that entry will only be for a select 100 at any one time. Whilst not technically a members club, Aristocrat’s club partners have already hand-picked the top tastemakers of London and sent out a key in early January, to give them access to the club with their influencer friends whenever they want. If you’re one of the chosen few, you’ll find baroque backdrops and ornate contemporary chandeliers hanging from the bespoke copper ceilings. Sixteen bottle-serviced tables and banquettes for ten revellers line the dancefloor, whilst the bar will be stocked with London’s finest spirits and most lavish Champagnes.