The go-ahead has been given for the development of a 122-bedroom hotel on the site of a former Honda garage in Wandsworth, South London.
The hotel will include function rooms, a restaurant, gym and 25-space basement car park. It will also contain space for a business academy and associated conference facilities.
Wandsworth Council planners said the development was welcome news for the borough. "This investment will bring this vacant and semi-derelict site back into productive economic use and provide opportunities to people living in the area," said planning applications chairman Councillor Nick Cuff.
By Janet Harmer
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