To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies

Jobs boost and destination hotel for Burnley!

Monday, 21st November 2016

Burnley-based Crow Wood Leisure has announced that they have received notification that their hotel plans have been approved by the Secretary of State in London.

This means that Burnley Borough Council can now officially grant planning permission for the project, with Crow Wood having worked on the scheme for two years and incurring considerable expense, just to get it to this stage.

Crow Wood Managing Director, Andrew Brown said: “This is a significant milestone and we’re delighted to have got this far, but we now have to secure the funding to take the project forward, so there is still a great deal of work to be done.

“Now we have to prepare the final cost plan and business plan to enable the financial institutions to lend, so even if everything goes according to plan, it’s unlikely that any works will begin on site before May 2017.

“We are all really excited about this project and we’ll work really hard to make the hotel a great success and a wonderful asset to Burnley.

“It’s going to be a quality development, but it will represent an affordable luxury – much like The Woodland Spa. With the Global Luxury Spa, we’ve demonstrated that we can make Burnley a destination, so this is the logical next step.”

By its third year of operation the Hotel is expected to employ up to 70 full time equivalent staff and will cost approximately £10.5 million to build. The development will also meet strict environmental criteria.

“We’re very proud of the fact that Crow Wood has become a haven for wildlife and we’ll be looking to extend this. We’ve already planted 25,000 native trees and many kilometres of native hedgerow on the 100 acre site and we’ll be adding to that by installing an ornamental lake and wetlands that will be planted with a wide range of species to encourage and sustain a whole range of wildlife, providing a great habitat for native flora and fauna,” added Andrew.

RSS feeds


February 2018

January 2018

December 2017

November 2017

October 2017

September 2017

August 2017

July 2017

June 2017

May 2017

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

November 2016

October 2016

September 2016

August 2016

July 2016

June 2016

May 2016

April 2016

March 2016

February 2016

January 2016

December 2015

November 2015

October 2015

September 2015

August 2015

July 2015

June 2015

May 2015

April 2015

March 2015

February 2015

January 2015

December 2014

November 2014

October 2014

September 2014

August 2014

July 2014

June 2014

May 2014

April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

December 2013

November 2013

October 2013

September 2013

August 2013

July 2013

June 2013

May 2013

April 2013

March 2013

February 2013

January 2013

December 2012

November 2012

October 2012

September 2012

August 2012

July 2012

June 2012

May 2012

April 2012

March 2012

February 2012

January 2012

December 2011

November 2011

October 2011

September 2011

August 2011

July 2011

June 2011

May 2011

April 2011

March 2011

February 2011

January 2011

December 2010

November 2010

October 2010

September 2010

August 2010

July 2010

June 2010

May 2010

April 2010

March 2010

February 2010

January 2010

December 2009

November 2009

October 2009

September 2009

August 2009

July 2009

June 2009

May 2009

April 2009

March 2009

February 2009

December 2008

June 2008

May 2008

Contact Us

For more information, practical advice and support, call Marketing Lancashire on:

01772 426450.