Published: 8th Aug 2019

Seaburn seafront. Sunderland City Council has announced plans for a new 40-bed hotel in Seaburn as it ramps up its regeneration of the city’s seafront. The council has agreed terms with the North East-based hospitality specialist The Inn Collection Group for the three-storey ‘pub with rooms’, which will go before the council’s planning committee next month. The proposed inn will sit next to the proposed STACK Seaburn development, a new leisure hub made of repurposed shipping containers, which was announced earlier this year. Cllr Graeme Miller, leader of Sunderland City Council, said the Inn Collection Group’s interest in Seaburn shows confidence in the council’s plans to build a new leisure-led development at the seaside resort. Cllr Miller said: ‘Seaburn is the jewel in Sunderland’s crown, and a place that both residents and visitors can enjoy. We want to enhance its natural charm and ensure it becomes … (To read the full article, subscribe below)