Travelodge gets go ahead in Welwyn Garden City
PUBLISHED: 12:37 27 January 2017 | UPDATED: 12:37 27 January 2017
Welwyn Hatfield Council yesterday gave the go ahead for a 79-room Travelodge in Welwyn Garden City town centre.
Applicant Epping Investment Holdings Limited has gained permission for a hotel at Gate House in Fretherne Road.
The developer will be infilling the existing building to create a new hotel and office floorspace.
The firm also has permission for a change of use from office to hotel of existing floorspace at the first and part of the second floor.
The development concerns the building above 56-66 Howardsgate and 35-43 Fretherne Road.
Travelodge will create 12 full-time jobs.
What are your views? Does Welwyn Garden City need a hotel?