Contractor Gleeson has completed a £20m contract to build a three-star hotel near City Airport in Docklands. The Ramada Hotel, for client Lanos Investments, is next to London's ExCel exhibition centre. It has 153 standard rooms and 71 long-stay suites. Designed by architect BUJ, it comprises three blocks of six, seven and 10 storeys with a total floor area of nearly 12,000 m2.