Work on a new Travelodge close to the new £30 million transport hub project in Lincoln city centre has started this week.
Development firm S Harrison has appointed family-run construction firm R G Carter to carry out the 12 month long build programme.
Set just off Tentercroft Street, close to the city’s High Street and railway station, the 127 bedroom hotel will open to guests next winter.
The new five storey Travelodge will provide 60 double bedrooms, 61 family rooms and six accessible rooms as well as a parking area.
On the ground floor there will be a main entrance, reception, breakfast area and café bar.
York-based S Harrison have purchased the site from the City of Lincoln Council following the granting of planning permission earlier this year.
Development director, David Clancy, from S Harrison said: “Lincoln is a fascinating cathedral city that attracts plenty of tourists, and it is also a great place to do business.
“It’s an incredibly exciting time for Lincoln with such major investment in this central area in particular, and we are proud to play our part in helping to bring Travelodge to the city.”