The Ivy Collection has further strengthened its pipeline of openings for 2018, with the confirmation it will open in Cambridge and Glasgow next spring.

The Richard Caring-backed concept, which has already secured sites in Dublin and Leeds for next year, will open the Ivy Cambridge Brasserie at 16 Trinity Street in Cambridge city centre next spring.

At the same time, it has confirmed it will open a brasserie in Glasgow, at 106 Buchanan Street, which is currently occupied by Nationwide Building Society, close to Royal Exchange Square.

The conversion of the building will include a bar and restaurant on the ground floor with a second restaurant space on the first floor.

The concept will open a site in Leeds’ Victoria Quarter scheme next year, joining the development’s existing dining offer, which includes CAU, le Pain Quotidien and two D&D London rooftop restaurants Issho and East 59th.

At the same time, The Ivy have been given the green light to open in Dublin.

It will be the first of the Ivy Collection’s restaurants to be located outside of the UK. The company has signed a 20-year lease for No 1 Molesworth Street, which is currently under construction.

The group also has openings lined up in openings lined up in Exeter, Canary Wharf, Birmingham and Winchester.

It recently opened in Tunbridge Wells on the former Jamie’s Trattoria site.