Green light for Broxbourne golf hotel plans

by Pete Hayman | 04 Feb 2011

A historic Grade II-listed manor house in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, is to be converted into a 95-bedroom luxury golf hotel after the scheme was approved.

Humberts Leisure is behind the planned refurbishment of Broxbournebury Manor, which is set to serve Hertfordshire Golf and Country Club. A report conducted by Humberts' consulting team found that there was "strong corporate" demand for the hotel, with the country club providing the preferred option.

Former plans for a larger hotel development at the site had all been refused; the first by the local authority and the next two upon review by the secretary of state. However, the latest proposals - drawn up with the help of Purcell Miller Tritton - received the green light from both local planners and the secretary of state.

Humberts Leisure director of planning and consulting Martin Taylor said: "There has been a lot of criticism of the government's localism agenda and how it could stifle new development. "However, here is an example where the Secretary of State has empowered a local authority to consider all the matters before them."

A historic Grade II-listed manor house in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, is to be converted into a 95-bedroom luxury golf hotel after the scheme was approved. Humberts Leisure is behind the planned refurbishment of Broxbournebury Manor, which is set to serve Hertfordshire Golf and Country Club. A report conducted by Humberts' consulting team found that there was "strong corporate" demand for the hotel, with the country club providing the preferred option. Former
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Green light for Broxbourne golf hotel plans
A historic Grade II-listed manor house in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, is to be converted into a 95-bedroom luxury golf hotel after the scheme was approved.