Leicester Tigers Reveal Update To Granby Hall Hotel Plans

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14 June 2017

Leicester Tigers have revealed an update of their formal plans for the development of the new hotel complex to be built on the 1.7-acre Granby Hall car park site adjacent to Welford Road stadium.

Plans are in place for the £22 million development with the proposed hotel including 165 rooms over five floors, together with meeting rooms and conference space, reception, lounge and dining areas, and a leisure complex including fitness suite, restaurant, sky bar and retail units.

The plans also include car parking for hotel guests and enhanced Leicester Tigers conference, corporate and supporter facilities. Welford Road already offers 35 suites and almost 3,500 square metres of event space and is the largest venue of its kind in the East Midlands.

In 2016, Leicester City Council agreed to sell the Granby Halls site, which is currently used as an NCP car park, to the club. Tigers are now close to finalising planning details with the city council.

Club chief executive Simon Cohen said: "I'm pleased to announce further news on the proposed development of the Granby Halls car park site. It's been a detailed process to get to this point and we thought it was important to share an update on the progress so far.

"Liaising with potential investors and the city council, we're close to reaching an agreement with a global hotel provider to operate a high-quality hotel complex which will add an exciting dimension for fans, partners, businesses and the city of

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