Premier Inn celebrates with City of Culture win

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    Premier Inn has secured planning permission for a new 60 bed hotel and 200 cover Table Table restaurant as part of a mixed use development at Crescent Link, Derry-Londonderry.The new hotel represents a £6m investment by Premier Inn into the local economy, creating up to 60 new jobs in the Waterside area and boosting the local building trades during the construction phase.

    The new hotel is scheduled to open in time for the City of Culture celebrations in 2013, details of which can be found at

    Keith Freeman, Regional Operations Manager Ireland for Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants said: “Premier Inn is a Northern Ireland success story. Since our first hotel opened in 2008, we have enjoyed fantastic results in Northern Ireland and we are now the largest hotel operator.

    “Crescent Link is an ideal location and obvious choice for our first hotel in Derry-Londonderry and we are pleased to be playing a part in the City of Culture celebrations by offering visitors a great value accommodation option”.

    The new Premier Inn hotel is part of a larger, innovative mixed use development at Crescent Link being promoted by the Orana Group. As Mark Adams, Development Director from the company explains “We are delighted to have Premier Inn onboard as part of this exciting multi-million project. The hotel and brand sits perfectly on the proposed scheme and will complement other intended uses including a major Sainsbury’s foodstore, multi-screen cinema, retail, offices and private healthcare facilities”.

    Daniel Fountain / 27.10.2011

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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