North East Wales

Ruthin Castle hotel takeover secures 100 jobs

Ruthin Castle hotel Image copyright jeremy bolwell
Image caption The hotel dates back to the medieval period

About 100 jobs have been saved at a Denbighshire hotel after it was taken over by new owners a week after it went into administration.

They say all posts at Ruthin Castle hotel in Ruthin are secure and future bookings will be honoured.

The 60 bedroom hotel, which has a spa and restaurant, will continue to be run by the existing management.

It has been bought in a joint venture with private equity firm and Prima Hotel Group, based in Cheshire.

Former owner Anthony Saint-Claire is now acting as a director of the new company, called Ruthin Castle Estates.

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