Iliad have received planning permission for a new boutique hotel in Manchester city centre. The project involves the refurbishment of two Grade II listed buildings plus a new build extension opposite the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry, on Liverpool Road.
The plans comprise of 39 bedrooms split between the converted Georgian building and a new build annex which complements the existing period architecture. Many of the bedrooms will retain the historic features of the building, including fireplaces and split level accommodation. There will also be a restaurant and bar on the ground floor.
Formroom Architects have been commissioned by Iliad, to devise plans for a new hotel in the Castlefield Conservation Area of the city.
Formroom’s managing director, Tim Groom, comments, “We are delighted to have received planning approval for the Liverpool Road hotel project and look forward to being able to bring new life to these listed buildings when work starts on-site in 2012”.