Mansfield FC’s hotel plan recommended for approval

Mansfield FC’s plans, submitted by Hill Mansfield Ltd, for a 100 bedroom hotel between the Ian Greaves stand and Quarry lane stand have been recommended for approval by Mansfield Council ahead of a planning meeting.

The 100 bed Hampton by Hilton hotel will also feature a restaurant, leisure suite, ticketing area and club shop.

The site forms part of the One Call Football Stadium, home of Mansfield Town Football Club and comprises of the main football stadium which hosts associated offices, conferencing and catering facilities, training pitches and car parking.

It is within a predominantly commercial area with Portland retail-park bounding the site to the north, industrial uses to the west and a gymnasium and residential uses lie to the east. Quarry Lane Local Nature Reserve also lies to the south with Mansfield Leisure Park beyond this.

The hotel is to be a contemporary design with a flat roof and clad exterior with supported overhand creating a porte-cochere at ground floor level.