Castlebridge Group have announced that it is developing a new 75-bedroom Hotel Indigo situated in the city centre of Chester. \r\n\r\nThe hotel will be managed by Castlebridge Hotel Management Limited which has a successful background in managing hotels across the UK. \r\n\r\n\r\nThe food and drink offering in the hotel will be operated by MasterChef champion Simon Wood who will open his second restaurant Wood Chester within the hotel. \u00a0\r\n\r\nThe boutique hotel is due to open in late 2019. The main contractor on the project is Bowmer & Kirkland who are based in Derbyshire with a regional office in Manchester. \r\n\r\nThe architects and interior designers appointed for the build of Hotel Indigo Chester are Franklin Ellis. The hotel will feature rooms based around Chester\u2019s historic architecture, racecourse and famous clock tower.\r\n\r\nCastlebridge Group\u2019s commercial director, Jenna Dienn, said: \u201cThis is a very exciting opportunity for the group, Chester is a great city and we believe that both hotel and restaurant will trade extremely well\u201d\r\n\r\nPartner at Franklin Ellis Architects, Ben Dudley, added: \u201cIt\u2019s been a real joy to be involved in this hotel and signature restaurant project. Led by Castlebridge\u2019s vision for the scheme, our team have been inspired to create something very special. \r\n\r\n\u201cOn a personal note, it\u2019s fascinating to work with the Chef Simon Wood and to see how his attention to every detail ensures his guests have a wonderful dining experience. I\u2019m certain this project will be a fabulous new venue for Chester and a delightful place to stay.\u201d\r\n\r\nHotel Indigo is a part of the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) portfolio. \r\n\r\nThe new hotel will create 100 new jobs for which Castlebridge will begin recruitment from early 2019.