Britannia agrees to part-fund fire station survey

BRITANNIA Hotels has opened the door to working with Manchester City Council on the redevelopment of the derelict London Road Fire Station after agreeing to share the cost of a survey of the building.

In September the council used the threat of a compulsory purchase order (CPO) to encourage Hale-based Britannia to agree to a legally binding agreement to implement an existing planning consent for a 227-bed hotel, and share the cost of a structural survey.

Last month the council said it would pursue a CPO after ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...