The City of London Corporation approved plans on 21 September to transform the former Snow Hill Police Station, off Holborn Viaduct in the City, into a hub by Premier Inn hotel. The Corporation’s Planning and Transportation Committee voted to unanimously approve the plans to convert and extend the existing building on Snow Hill in Farringdon. The heritage-led plans involve retaining the historic police station building fronting Snow Hill with the new hotel bedrooms designed around a new atrium and remodelled building to the rear. The development, which is targeting a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating, will provide 219 hub by Premier Inn bedrooms in the Culture Mile. The new hotel will also include a curated cultural offering to celebrate the history of the site and will incorporate a permanent exhibition with narratives of the local and surrounding area such as St Sepulchre Church, the Old Bailey, the former Newgate Prison and the ghost of Cock Lane. The development promotes active transport …
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