Exeter's fortunes to revive with new hotel investment


View from Exeter's cathedral green with proposed rooftop bar on House of Fraser building visible to right of Clarence Hotel and to left of St Martin's church (CGI from Expedite / Prydis)

This week Future Cities Forum - in its' series on investment to save UK high streets - looks at the development of a new hotel to be sited in Exeter's former House of Fraser store.

Managing Director of Wealth Manager Prydis, Joe Priday, spoke to Future Cities Forum about the business case for the £30 million redevelopment of Exeter's vacant House of Fraser department store into a 104 bedroom luxury hotel, with restaurant and the ground floor divided into retail units.

The news of the development is being welcomed by the city which lost the historic Clarence Hotel in Cathedral Yard back in 2016 due to fire. Visitors and residents we