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Liverpool Travelodge opens four months after digger driven into foyer

22 May 2019 by
Liverpool Travelodge opens four months after digger driven into foyer

Liverpool Edge Lane Travelodge has opened four months after being seriously damaged when a digger was driven through the entrance.

The 79-bedroom hotel was due to open in February, however made national headlines when a digger was driven into the hotel lobby.

John Manley was later charged in relation to the incident and in March pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving and destroy/damage property as to endanger life at Liverpool Crown Court. The trial is due to begin in September.

The hotel has opened with a 16ft x 10ft wall showcasing what makes ‘Liverpool so great', as voted for by the public, featuring the Beatles, singer and presenter Cilla Black, footballer Steven Gerrard and the Royal Liver Building.

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