Six-storey Worcester hotel plan scrapped
Plans for a six-storey hotel in Worcester have been dropped by developers because of the "difficult economic climate".
The city council contracted Galliford Try Investments to build a new library and history centre in Worcester.
As part of the site development the firm was also given permission to build a six-storey hotel.
The firm said it had scrapped the hotel plan as it might struggle to attract a hotel operator.
It has submitted fresh plans to build 61 apartments in a seven-storey building instead.
Councillors are due to decide whether to approve or reject the fresh application at a planning meeting in October.