Back in January of 2010, we took a look around this place, the rooms still furnished and electricity still on [Click here to see the report] after over 4 years of neglect, we return to the old hotel to see how she is holding up. “In the late 18th century, George Addams, a wine merchant, had a house built at 3 Beacon Street – it was turned into the Angel Croft Hotel around 1930. The Angel Croft is listed, and the front railings and gates (circa. 1750, see below) are regarded as ‘at risk’ by English Heritage. A schedule of works has been agreed, but so far, nothing has been done to repair them” Recent planning application has been passed to turn the hotel into apartments, but work has not started yet.
The 20 year contract will start in April 2014. The existing Wigston Swimming Pool will be demolished and a brand new state of the art 6 lane swimming pool with a new large fitness suite will be built in its place. In Oadby Parklands Leisure Centre will be completely refurbished and extended to include a further 6 lane swimming pool. These will all be built by May 2015.
A garage offering repairs, car hire and sales that went out of business roughly 15 years ago.
Don’t have a lot of information on this place, but it looks like it was home to a large family at one point, children’s toys all over the floor and a large collection of antique books all over the place. Documents strewn all round dating back to at least the 1930. A very interested little explore.