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Belfast guesthouse The Gregory purchased by lodging enterprise

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Belfast guesthouse The Gregory purchased by lodging enterprise

A landmark guesthouse in south Belfast has been acquired by a rising lodging enterprise after going available on the market for £1.2m.

he 17-bedroomed The Gregory on Eglantine Avenue will be the Warren Assortment’s third property in Northern Eire.

Director David Warren stated the opening would carry 9 new jobs.

He stated: “I’m delighted to be opening our latest property. We see nice alternative for additional development in each the company and leisure markets for travellers in Belfast who need secure, accessible, luxurious, lodging at an reasonably priced value.

“Belfast is a good metropolis with an actual buzz and a very good repute and perspective to doing enterprise.”

The Gregory had been run as a guesthouse by husband and spouse Jim and Alison Ferrin. Mrs Ferrin’s household, the Gregorys, are described on the guesthouse’s web site as “a outstanding enterprise household in Belfast since 1900”.  

Her father Raymond Gregory previously ran fishing and bicycle enterprise The Rod and Wheel within the metropolis centre.

In 2016, The Gregory was voted greatest ‘hidden gem’ within the UK in awards celebrating the UK’s greatest B&Bs, guesthouses and small impartial accommodations.

Final 12 months the Warren Assortment opened its first boutique lodging in Belfast, The Quantity 11 on Malone Street.

Reasonably priced lodging The Quarter opened within the Cathedral Quarter in April, at 70 to 74 Donegall Avenue subsequent to St Anne’s Cathedral.