New Aparthotel Destined for Grade II Listed Shepherd’s Hall in Bristol
Bristol’s leading serviced apartment & aparthotel provider, Your Apartment, have signed a long-term management agreement on the Grade II listed Shepherd’s Hall development in Bristol.
Directors & Brothers, Charlie & Toby Guest have committed to managing 25 new serviced apartments which are currently under development at the Old Market site. Whilst the property is currently in the early stages of renovation, it is expected to be completed in late 2022.
In relation to the announcement, Director & Co-founder of Your Apartment, Toby Guest has commented:
“The signing of a new management agreement with the owners of Shepherd’s Hall is something we have been pursuing for quite some time. After long-term negotiations and promoting a change of ownership, we proactively found investors while working closely with Bristol City Council to repurpose and restore this Building of Merit.”
Shepherd’s Hall will comprise of 25 new short-term lets including studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. The new development will retain and respect many of the traditional features from the original property, whilst exuding the fresh and vibrant nature of the Your Apartment brand.
Regarding the planning and renovation of Shepherd’s Hall, Toby added:
“This is a unique project for us. After pursuing and being granted planning permission during March 2021 and we have been working side by side with the councils’ Heritage and Conservation Department, architects and developers.
Our goal being to bring the eclectic and innovative nature of our aparthotel brand into the feature-rich, Shepherd’s Hall. Since we launched Your Apartment – Clifton Village back in December 2020, our vision has been to continue delivering design-led spaces for visitors to stay in the city”.
The aparthotel will predominantly be a place to call ‘home’ by professionals working away for short periods during the week. On the weekend, it will provide an affordable, yet sophisticated place for leisure guests to stay while visiting the City of Bristol.
Supporting Your Apartment on acquiring new leases, Max Thorne, CEO of MRP Group has also commented:
“Having worked with Charlie and Toby over the last two years, The MRP Group are very pleased that Your Apartment have managed to secure this impressive asset in an area currently undergoing huge regeneration in Bristol. I’m sure with Charlie and Toby’s drive, this will become a huge success”
About Your Apartment
Your Apartment is one of Bristol’s freshest and most vibrant serviced apartment, aparthotel & short term let providers in the city. With over 165 serviced apartments located in some of Bristol most iconic neighbourhoods, Your Apartment is a place to call home for the modern traveller.
Co-founded by Bristol born brothers Charlie & Toby Guest in 2017, the duo embarked on creating a contactless hospitality experience which combines the service level of a hotel with the authentic homely feeling of an apartment.
In December 2020, Your Apartment launched its first new aparthotel concept ‘Your Apartment – Clifton Village’ in Bristol.
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About Shepherd’s Hall
According to Old Market Quarter, Shepherd’s Hall was designed by architects Foster and Wood (Colston Hall, Grand Hotel, Foster’s Almshouses). The hall was built in 1889 as a Head Quarters for the Loyal Order of Ancient Shepherds. Their annual meetings were impressive events. The hall was also used by the Irish National League and the Socialists’ Society.
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