Celtic Manor: plans for convention centre

The five-star hotel, golf and spa resort Celtic Manor, near Newport, Wales, is considering building a convention centre, with the aim of hosting large, international events.

Plans are in the very early stages, but if given the go-ahead, the centre would be built on land next to the hotel. The 409-room property can currently host up to 1,500 for conferences and events in its Caernarfron Suite. 

In June 2012, Celtic Manor announced that it would invest a total of £160m in developing its offer over the next decade. 

The investment will add 40 apartments and 50 luxury chalets or lodges, as well as adding to last year’s £500,000 investment in team-building and leisure facilities.

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