Plans to change Harrison House to hotel

Plans to change Harrison House to hotel

by Henry James (May 2021)

A FORMER care home in Maghull could be turned into a hotel and restaurant under plans put to Sefton Council.

The Mikhail Group which runs the Bold Hotel in Southport want to renovate Harrison House and convert it into a 16-room hotel with a restaurant and bar/lounge which could also be used for function hire.

The building was owned by the Parkhaven Trust but has become disused since it more modern facilities north of the site.

The application states that the building is no longer viable for modern day care standards, and that an alternate use would be beneficial to the building as well as the local area.

The existing gatehouse will also be renovated and there will be a 100 space car park created under the plans.

The Mikhail Group describe the property as “truly stunning” and state that they have “a passion for resorting or renovating buildings of significant local or historical importance.”

The statement adds: “We would encourage anyone to visit The Bold Hotel in Southport and

just appreciate the venue.

“We are immensely proud of the work undertaken which we believe to be completed to the highest of standards. At the start of each project the aim is to bring the building to life, to appreciate and restore its existing features and highlight them to our

benefit. We aim to restore buildings and compliment their characteristics while at the same time tastefully adding a standard of finish that would be expected of modern society when they visit a high end hospitality venue.

The planning application states that the new hotel would look to reuse the “existing internal configuration as much as possible to prevent any harm to the internal fabric of a listed building”.

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