Fire-ravaged village hotel could turn into housing
PUBLISHED: 14:29 14 May 2013 | UPDATED: 14:29 14 May 2013
PLANS to transform a fire-ravaged eyesore into a 50 home development have been lodged.
The former Clock Hotel in Church Street, Welwyn, has been derelict since a fire tore through it in 2010, with a new plan for the site floated by owners Lasserton Limited.
If approved, the arson damaged buildings would be pulled down and a walled village style scheme could replace it.
Documents submitted to Welwyn Hatfield Council describe the site as an “eyesore”, and state: “It brings forward a residential scheme which responds to the site’s very particular context and offers a high quality development.”
The blocks will be compromised of a mix of wood and brick, with a communal green space to be included in the plot.
It is not known when Welwyn Hatfield Council will decide whether the scheme will proceed.
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