UK: New owner of Hawkstone Hall announce refurbishment plans
Grade I listed 18th Century mansion, Hawkstone Hall, has been purchased by The Distinctly Hospitable Group. The group plans to carry out a sympathetic refurbishment to restore the spectacular Georgian property to its former splendour.
The property and grounds will offer the backdrop for corporate events, music festivals, yoga & fitness retreats and other celebrations. The property will offer a vast entertainment space, combined with 88 acres and various accommodation options.
Hannah Whiting, Group Development Director, said: “Since completing on Hawkstone Hall we are delighted with the progress we have made in restoring one of only two Grade I listed buildings in Shropshire. The gardens have proven to be a major project over the summer and we have thoroughly enjoyed uncovering some of the lost and hidden features, numerous pathways and a secret garden.
Martin Hirst, Venues Director, said: “We were thrilled when the change of use permission was granted in such a timely manner and we’re currently in the process of working with architects to submit a sympathetic yet innovative proposal for the 1960s wing of the building. We are extremely proud to be playing such a significant part in the history of this magnificent Grade I listed building and we look forward to a very exciting future at Hawkstone Hall.”