A four-storey rear extension is planned at the Ibis Styles Birmingham Hagley Road hotel.

An additional 35 new bedrooms could be added to the hotel if plans are approved. Ibis Styles Birmingham Hagley Road currently has 62 bedrooms.

Ibis Styles Birmingham Hagley Road has a breakfast restaurant, a bar plus a meeting and banqueting suite to seat up to 400 delegates.

Ibis Styles Birmingham Hagley Road is located two miles west of city centre Birmingham with good access to the Barclaycard Arena, Symphony Hall, O2 Academy and Birmingham Library.

Many hotel groups are planning to reopen from 4th July. They are all introduced extensive measures to enable meeting organisers to plan a safe and successful event.

We highlight ‘thestudio’, a meeting and events venue based here in Birmingham.

thestudio has just launched its new ten-point ‘Safe, Seamless and Successful’ guide to event planning with a comprehensive plan for delivering events safely and creatively once it re-opens for business on 4th July. Their safety plan covers all aspect from arrival at the venue, through to the meeting room experience.  This includes providing each guest with an individual sanitised desk space for the meeting day. Refreshments and food will be prepared freshly on site and delivered as a new “grab and go” offer which will allow guests flexibility to eat safely at their desk or even in the studio’s outdoor space which will also be available for open air meetings at the studio venues in Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.

thestudio will offer exclusive use of individual floors for sole use at any of their venues

thestudio is also promoting its video conferencing technology to allow delegates to meet virtually where appropriate.

thestudio Birmingham is located in Cannon Street in the centre of Birmingham, a two-minute walk from Birmingham New Street Station.

Plans have been published to convert a former convent in Derbyshire into a hotel and conference centre.

Plans would see the former St Elizabeth Convent, in Belper, turned into an 11-bedroom hotel with a modern conference centre extension.

The former convent was built in 1898 as Quarry Bank House but it is currently in a state of neglect and disrepair.

The conference centre would be built to the south of the existing building overlooking Matlock Road.

Proposals have been submitted to Amber Valley Borough Council.

Plans for a major new mixed-use development to include a new hotel look set to be approved in Rotherham this week.

The new triple-phased development is planned on Forge Island on the edge of Rotherham town centre on a peninsula formed by the River Don and the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Canal.

Phase one of the scheme would comprise a 69-bedroom hotel and café, four restaurants and an eight-screen cinema with associated car parking. Phases two and three would mainly comprise private apartments.

If planning approval is granted construction is expected begin in autumn 2021.

Plans to transform an Edinburgh nightclub and festival venue into a boutique hotel have been given the go-ahead by Edinburgh City Council.

The Cow Shed, Bar Bados and Subway nightclub on The Cowgate in central Edinburgh are set to be refurbished as a hotel with 26 bedrooms, a bar restaurant and events facilities.

The planning document submitted by the venue’s operator, Bruce Group Scotland, claim the new development will have a “boutique Scottish feel to it with the bar and restaurant offering a street food marketplace atmosphere within the stone walls”. “The function room to the rear would be used for a variety of more casual events including live music with a Celtic culture music bias, arts-type events and exhibitions.”

It is not yet known when renovations will begin on the Cowgate premises.

All 48 Jurys Inns and Leonardo Hotels in the UK and Ireland are set to reopen shortly.

The hotels will operate under a five-point ‘Stay Safe, Stay Happy’ plan designed to ensure the safety of guests and staff during the current Covid-19 restrictions.

The plan covers hygiene, deep cleaning processes, social distancing encouraging 2-metre distance between guests, cashless operations, delivery of food and drink and training.

The use lifts will be limited to one person at a time or guests known to each other.

Continental breakfast will be delivered to rooms.

Currently there are 36 hotels under the Jurys Inn brand and 12 hotels under the Leonardo brand – 44 in the UK and four in Ireland. The new charter will cover all properties.

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