Intercontinental Hotels Group eye Manchester
September 18 2009
Under the terms of the deal the Royal will be fully preserved and handed over to the theatre for occupation.
Designed by Stephenson Bell the scheme is expected to cost £80m and could rival the city’s famous Beetham tower in height with a dramatic helipad perched atop.
A major factor in the deal is said to be the centyral location, directly opposite Manchester Central convention centre.