Demolitions – 2017

Planning Permission 

On Wednesday, 4th June 2014, the Planning Department of Wakefield Council approved the latest application from Rushbond plc to convert Bretton Hall into a luxury hotel complex.

Permission was granted for: 


  • the conversion of the Mansion House to form a 120-bedroomed hotel with ancillary restaurants, bar, spa, conference, wedding facilities and temporary marquee locations, including erection of three-storey extensions to the north and east wings;

  • the partial demolition of later addition extensions to the mansion;

  • conversion of the Camellia House to ancillary hotel use;

  • conversion of the Stables,  Coach House,  Theatre,  Library and link block to six office units;

  • associated new access roads, car parking, infrastructure and landscape works

The following pages provide images of the demolition of relevant buildings in 2017.