Plans submitted to convert Ilford building into five-storey hotel

PUBLISHED: 15:00 12 August 2019 | UPDATED: 12:37 19 August 2019

A five-storey tower could be built in Ilford. Picture: Google Maps

A five-storey tower could be built in Ilford. Picture: Google Maps


Plans have been submitted to convert a place of worship, offices and a shop into a five-storey hotel in Ilford.

Godino Estate has applied to convert the Superdrug premises in Cranbrook Road to an 83-bedroom, five-storey tower for tourists.

"The new scheme will deliver a new high-quality hotel offer on a prominent road in the area that will benefit the local community and will help to invigorate the neighbourhood," the design statement read.

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"The applicant looks forward to hopefully contributing to the future of Cranbrook Road as a vibrant and welcoming area in the heart of Ilford."

The existing building was originally built in the Victorian period but was completely transformed in the 1930s with a grand Art Deco stone facade.

Throughout the years the building has had various uses and the outside has been updated.

Superdrug will not be impacted by the conversion works.

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