Flat Cap Hotels receives full planning consent for second hotel

16 January 2017 by
Flat Cap Hotels receives full planning consent for second hotel

Flat Cap Hotels has received full planning approval for its second hotel, the 42-bedroom Courthouse hotel in Knutsford, Cheshire.

Cheshire East councillors approved the plans with conditions at the Northern Planning committee last week, despite concerns raised by town councillors over the hotel design and lack of parking.

The former crown court is being converted to house a 150-cover restaurant and bar and a 550-capacity function space, with the two existing wings to be converted into 10 luxury bedrooms in 2017 with the development of a 32-bedroom extension at the rear of the site to open in 2018.

The group was established by Oliver and Dominic Heywood with the launch of the 20-bedroom Vicarage Freehouse & Rooms in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire. It plans to acquire five properties by 2019.

Flat Cap Hotels secures funding to grow to five properties >>

Flat Cap Hotels announces second site and launches crowdfunding campaign >>

Flat Cap hotels appoints Steven Tuke as executive chef >>

Are you looking for a new role? See all the current hospitality vacancies available with The Caterer Jobs

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking