Flat Cap Hotels purchases Cheshire hotel
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Flat Cap Hotels purchases Cheshire property

UK: The Vicarage Hotel in Cranage has been bought by Flat Cap Hotels for an undisclosed sum. Flat Cap Hotels moved into the 17th century Grade II-listed property as tenants in 2015. Following a year of extensive renovation, the property reopened in 2016. Now, the group has completed the purchase

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Flat Cap Hotels launches 12 suites at Grade II listed venues

UK: Flat Cap Hotels, a collection of bespoke gastro-led heritage hotels in Cheshire, has launched more 12 suites at The Courthouse in Knutsford and The Bridge in Prestbury. The Courthouse and The Bridge are both Grade II listed properties and the addition of six new suites in each ensures they

Features

Talking business: Oliver Heywood, Flat Cap Hotels

BHN talks to Oliver Heywood, one of the brothers behind Cheshire-based brand Flat Cap Hotels. • You are third-generation hoteliers – what is it about this industry that you love and makes you want to carry on the family tradition? “Everything – from the creation and running of the business

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Private investor backs Flat Cap Hotels

UK: Flat Cap Hotels has obtained significant financial backing to support the growth of the company. UK: Flat Cap Hotels has obtained significant financial backing to support the growth of the company. The hotel group was founded by brothers Oliver and Dominic Heywood in 2015, when they successfully launched The

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Flat Cap Hotels seeks crowdfunding for Cheshire hotel and venue

UK: Flat Cap Hotels has teamed up with Seedrs to seek funding for a boutique hotel project in Cheshire. The company, which was founded in 2015 by brothers Oliver and Dominic Heywood, has bought the former Crown Court in Knutsford, which closed in 2010, and has submitted a planning application

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Hotels are 10 years behind offices on ESG

UK: International Hospitality Media (IHM) held its latest Urban Living Insights: Hotels and Hospitality event last week at the Sheraton Grand Park Lane in London, sponsored by Hubbl.

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Hosted by BHN editor – hospitality, Eloise Hanson. Generation Z – those born roughly between 1997-2012 – are the first real digital natives. The reality of growing up in an “always on” environment is now coming into focus, for Gen Z will soon become the largest cohort of consumers. Hoteliers

Beyond 2022 recovery for UK hotels, report shows
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Beyond 2022 recovery for UK hotels, report shows

UK: The UK Hotels Forecast 2021-2022 by PwC reveals signs of recovery for the UK hotel market throughout next year, though still below pre-pandemic levels. The PwC Hotels Forecast is based on quarterly economic analysis of the hotel sector, supported by data from STR and other providers. Predictions cover the the

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Starwood Capital agrees sale of Principal portfolio to FdR

UK: Starwood Capital has agreed the sale of 14 hotels that form part of The Principal Hotel Company to Foncière des Régions. The £858 million deal is expected to be completed next month, and will see IHG assume management of 13 of the properties, mainly through its Kimpton brand, but