Step forward for Celtic hotel development

CELTIC Football Club has secured planning permission in principal to develop the area around its Parkhead stadium, which will include the addition of a multi-million pound hotel and museum.

The proposals include plans to build a hotel, museum, retail and ticket office facilities at Celtic’s Parkhead stadium.

The proposals to create a hotel, museum, retail and ticket office facilities forms part of the club’s wider plan “to deliver benefits to the club and our supporters and allow further regeneration of the east end of the city”.

However, it added that the proposed development would require “considerable work and investment over a number of years”.

A spokesperson for Celtic commented that the club is “very pleased that initial planning permission has been granted”.

“Clearly, there is still considerable work to be done in bringing such an ambitious project to fruition. However, we will now engage with other relevant parties to assess this potential development,” said the spokesperson.