Former Weymouth restaurant to become part of a hotel

Former Weymouth restaurant to become part of a hotel

Published by Maria Greenwood at 2:47pm 28th July 2020.

A former restaurant near Weymouth railway station is to become a part of the adjoining hotel.

Dorset Council has approved the change of use for the former Handmade Pie & Ale House in Queen Street to become an annexe of the next-door seven-room Somerset Hotel.

The original proposal was for six rooms but this changed during the consultation process to three rooms on the first floor and a lounge and toilets on the ground floor.

A report says that the changes came about because of Environmental Agency concerns about flood risk. 

somerset house hotel

Weymouth Town Council had raised no objection to the change of use and there had been one public letter of support.

Both properties are in the same ownership.

By Trevor Bevins, Local Democracy Reporter