Developer set to put £25m hotel plans on ice

Northminster Ltd managing director, George Burgess, the company behind £25m York hotel plans
A new business park scheme has put a spanner in the works of a £25m hotel plan in York. Developer Northminster submitted plans for a 146-bed hotel and eight apartments, called Piccadilly Riverside to the City of York Council in February after two years of consultations. The 50,000 sq ft proposal includes 42,000 sq ft for the hotel and around 7,900 sq ft of apartments. Now, Northminster’s plans are on ice as doubts arise that its Spark: York scheme meets national planning policy guidelines for conservation areas. The Spa... For the full story register now for free or login below...