Blackburn hotel changes hands

THE Mercure Hotel in Blackburn has been sold to a couple who are planning a full rebrand.

The 44-bed venue was sold from a guide of £1.2m by Aviva Life and Pensions UK. It was being run under a franchise agreement by Hertfordshire-based Focus Hotels.

Charles and Jean Haigh, former owners of the Sparth House Hotel at nearby Clayton-le-Moors, plan to rebrand it as Foxfields Country Hotel.

The hotel sits in nine acres off Whalley Road, Billington on the edge of the Ribble Valley. It has a health club... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...