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Felixstowe: Changing role for a landmark Waverley Hotel building

PUBLISHED: 12:18 12 August 2014 | UPDATED: 12:29 12 August 2014

The Waverley Hotel, Wolsey Gardens, Felixstowe work starts on £4 million redevelopment as homes.

The Waverley Hotel, Wolsey Gardens, Felixstowe work starts on £4 million redevelopment as homes.

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Work has begun on the conversion of the historic Waverley Hotel in Felixstowe into a a sea view development of luxury penthouses and apartments in a £4milllion scheme.

Muralee Govindasamy, managing director of MGPS Group said “We have worked on this project for a number of years in order to design the perfect complement of traditional and modern architecture. This is the first development in Felixstowe to combine historic restoration with impressive contemporary design and we are very excited to see the project at the building stage.”

“The hotel frontage will be restored and enhanced to provide superb penthouse apartments, with all dwellings to the front of the building offering incredible views over the bay at Felixstowe. The 21st century design new build apartments will combine all the convenience of modern day living accommodation with town centre and seafront location.”

The development offers 23 apartments in total with a range of one, two and three bedrooms, plus two commercial unt at the ground floor and the penthouses in particular will benefit from an extremely high specification of fixtures and fittings.”

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