‘Run-down’ Cliff hotel to undergo major revamp as residents welcome plans


A hotel in Essex described as ‘run-down’ and  ‘past its sell by date’ is to be knocked down as plans for a new hotel on site are approved. 

The 130-year-old Cliff Hotel will be replaced by a new Art Deco style hotel, apartments and a restaurant, as the proposal was given the green light by residents.

The new building would be six stories high, with the hotel being home to 60 bedrooms.

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Residents welcomed the scheme, saying the town was in ‘desperate need’ of more rooms, and the hotel would be a ‘great addition’ to the area.

The new hotel would have apartments at the front looking out to sea, and the hotel rooms at the back in a self-contained section of the building.

The height of the building would be staggered at the back to limit the visual impact – there would also be car parking on two levels and a restaurant and bar.

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