Chesterfield Hotel could be sold again

The Chesterfield Hotel building could be sold again within months, the Derbyshire Times has learned.

Saturday, 4th November 2017, 11:27 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:03 pm
The historic Chesterfield Hotel building.

Prestige Hotels (Midlands) Ltd bought the iconic property earlier this year and to date has spent £118,000 on repair and refurbishment work.

A Prestige Hotels (Midlands) Ltd spokesman told the Derbyshire Times today: "There are a couple of hoteliers interested in taking it off our hands.

"By next Easter, we should come to see a major conclusion."

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Currently, 12 members of the public are renting rooms at the huge premises on Malkin Street.

Within the last week, the occupants had to temporarily leave the 140-year-old building after firefighters identified concerns.

The Prestige Hotels (Midlands) Ltd spokesman said: "Work has been carried out, a prohibition notice has been lifted and all tenants have returned.

"Everything is in order - every certificate is in place and the property meets living conditions."

As previously reported, the rooms cost £250 per calendar month.

Chesterfield Hotel, formerly the Station Hotel, opened in 1877.

It operated as a hotel until it shut in 2015 when the previous owners went bust.

Prestige Hotels (Midlands) Ltd bought the premises for £900,000 in April.

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