Firm behind two North West hotels slumps into administration

Lambert Manor

A property firm which owns two hotels in the North West has gone into administration.

The Carlauren Group, which is based in Somerset, owns a string of hotels including Lambert Manor in the Lake District and The Woodhouse in Morecambe.

The company also owns a number care homes around the country.

And Carlauren manages and operates resorts, hotels, residential and care facilities, and has architecture, engineering and interior design divisions.

A letter has been sent out to clients and customers regarding the news.

It reads: “Carlauren Group has instructed administrators. A full update with procedures and next steps will be distributed tomorrow.

“There is no cause for concern this step is intended to protect all studio owners whilst updating them on the companies past financial trading by an independent third party.”

According to reports the company is understood to have been in financial difficulties for some time.

A petition to wind up an associated company, CHF 3 Limited which trades from the same address as Carlauren Group, has been presented by a creditor at the High Court in Manchester.

Staff have been told that that the firm has gone into administration and a further announcement is expected in Thursday, July 25th.

In June the firm dropped plans to develop a luxury hotel and a lavish Ibiza style beach club on the Isle of Wight.

Earlier this month a care home in Somerset was closed by Carlauren Group with only a week’s notice due to financial losses.

Somerset County Council stepped in to take care of residents at the home.

It is understood chief executive Andrew Jamieson is to make a statement about the administration shortly.