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Central Village Hotels, Liverpool, United Kingdom 
Wednesday 14 Jan 2009
 
Liverpool continues cultural aspirations 
 
 
 
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Announcement of two new hotels to prolong Capital of Culture success 

Liverpool’s new Central Village development is to include two Woods Bagot designed hotels it has been revealed. The hotels, owned by Millennium & Copthorne, will be at the heart of the £160million Central Village joint venture between Merepark and Ballymore.

The two establishments will create in excess of 400 new hotel rooms. The Copthorne Hotel Liverpool will face onto Newington Square and the Boardwalk public spaces. The '4 star deluxe' Millennium Hotel Liverpool will be created in the refurbished and extended grade 2 listed Watson Building adjacent to the Lewis's building.

The hotels will be aimed at corporate, meetings and leisure customers and will feature conference facilities; function space; a gym/spa; bars and restaurants for both residents and public use and car parking.

Planning approval was granted last year and work is due to begin on site in 2009. Both hotels are scheduled to open in 2011 and create more than 200 new jobs in the city.

Richard Peel, director of North West-based Merepark, said: “This is clearly not only a significant milestone for the Central Village project but also for Liverpool’s growing reputation as an international tourist destination.

“There has been much debate regarding the legacy of the city’s tenure as Capital of Culture and whether Liverpool can maintain the success of 2008. The fact we are making this major announcement in the first weeks of 2009 is a very positive start to that legacy."

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