Five star boost for booming city

SHEFFIELD'S rebirth as a major modern city continues with today's announcement that we are to get our first-ever five star hotel.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 13th September 2007, 8:32 am
Updated Thursday, 13th September 2007, 10:59 am

The 38 million development will complete the transformation of the area near Victoria Quays with the 198-room Crowne Plaza development

News that a new three-star hotel, Express by Holiday Inn, will also be built nearby with a further 161 beds makes it a double celebration for the city and will increase the number of hotel beds in Sheffield by 18 per cent.

The investment will bring jobs and prestige to Sheffield and is a massive boost and confirmation that our booming economy is attracting quality investors.

We are at last narrowing the gap on rival cities like Leeds and Manchester as Sheffield coninues to show better growth than those two cities.

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