Major hotel development in Derry gets green light

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp Facebook Facebook WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Google+center_img By News Highland – May 30, 2018 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Major hotel development in Derry gets green light Pinterest Plans for a major hotel development at Ebrington Square in Derry has been given the green light.Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Planning Committee voted unanimously in favour of the 152 bedroom development.Plans for the hotel include a new leisure spa, function room, meeting room, restaurant and bar facilities.The new development will incorporate the refurbishment and re-use of three listed buildings at Ebrington Barracks with a new three storey modern infuill addition between Building 63 and the Clock Tower along with a new four storey extension to the rear of the Clocktower Building.Chair of the Planning Committee, Councillor Dan Kelly says; the hotel, in tandem with the additional palns for the development of a temporary public carpark and a new brewery at the site will also further enhance the potential of Ebrington Square as a desired and strategic location for other investors to consider.He says; tourism is a key economic driver for Derry and Strabane and with bed nights on the increase the development of the new hotel is timely and a great asset. Google+ Previous articleJamie Dornan reuniting with The Fall creator for Northern Ireland-set dramaNext articleHard Brexit fears: 1,000 extra Gardai may be needed at border News Highland Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more