Plans to convert former Constituional Club in Leicester into hotel get green light

25 March 2020

Change of use plans to convert the former Constituional Club on Pocklingtons Walk in Leicester city centre have been approved.

Ray Harminder has secured planning permission from the The City Council to turn the listed building in a 38-room venue.

The plans outline turning the northern section of the building into hotel. There will be 14 rooms on the ground floor, 16 on the first floor and eight on the second floor. Reception will on the ground floor, whole laundry, office and a gym would be in the basement.

Leicester City Council planning said they supported the change of use. At statement read: “[This] will bring a listed building back into beneficial use without causing unacceptable harm to the building. The proposed hotel would be in a broadly suitable location, and although not entirely in accordance with the policy the exception is justified.”

1 Pocklingtons Walk
Change of use from offices (Class B1a) to hotel (Class C1). alterations to provide 38 en-suite hotel rooms with associated services (amended plans).

Internal and external alterations to grade II listed building to facilitate conversion to hotel


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