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Liverpool’s Lock & Key to almost double bedroom capacity after initial success

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Lock & Key in Liverpool is to almost double in size after getting the green light to expand into a building next door.

The boutique hotel, which launched in 2018 from business partners Tom Bower, Andrew Spencer and Michael Connolly, is to create 12 new bedrooms in the Grade-II listed building at 19 Duke Street to take the total room count to 26.

The Duke Street building has previously been vacant for several years.

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The expansion will build on the success of Lock & Key since its opening in December 2018, when it launched alongside the Lock & Key restaurant and bar.

Co-founder Tom Bower said: “We have gone from strength to strength. Lock & Key is a step away from hotel chains where guests can sometimes feel like one of many.  “Myself and my two business partners have a hands-on approach and guests like the fact that we are involved in the running of the hotel.” 

The building for Lock & Key was purchased by local developers Spencer, Bower and Connolly in 2015 who invested £1.5m into the build and opened the Lock & Key Bar in autumn 2017.

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