Your Apartment has announced it has signed a long-term management agreement on the Grade II listed Shepherd’s Hall development in Bristol to open a new aparthotel.
Directors and brothers, Charlie and Toby Guest have committed to managing 25 new serviced apartments which are currently under development at the Old Market site. Whilst the property is currently in the early stages of renovation, it is expected to be completed in late 2022.
Shepherd’s Hall will comprise of 25 new short-term lets including studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. The new development will retain and respect many of the traditional features from the original property.
The company said it will predominantly be a place to call “home” by professionals working away for short periods during the week while attracting leisure guests on weekends.
Toby Guest said: “The signing of a new management agreement with the owners of Shepherd’s Hall is something we have been pursuing for quite some time. After long-term negotiations and promoting a change of ownership, we proactively found investors while working closely with Bristol City Council to repurpose and restore this Building of Merit.
“This is a unique project for us. After pursuing and being granted planning permission during March 2021 and we have been working side by side with the councils’ Heritage and Conservation Department, architects and developers.”
He added: “Our goal being to bring the eclectic and innovative nature of our aparthotel brand into the feature-rich, Shepherd’s Hall. Since we launched Your Apartment – Clifton Village back in December 2020, our vision has been to continue delivering design-led spaces for visitors to stay in the city”.