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15/12/2017

Former Department Store To Be Redeveloped In Hamilton

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A former department store is to be redeveloped into a bar, restaurant and hotel complex in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.

Pub chain Wetherspoons will create the facility at the former Baird's Department Store after approval was granted for a new lease deal by the council's Housing and Technical Resources Committee.

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Features include developing a new 13-bed hotel, as well as a restaurant, a public house and a coffee bar.

The lease agreement is subject to Wetherspoons being successful in obtaining all necessary, planning, building and licensing consents it will require for the site.

Cllr Josh Wilson said: "This proposed development will not only bring this prominent property back into productive use it will also create a driver to encourage more people to visit the town centre."

(LM/MH)

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