Revenue office to become ‘Big Sleep’

An Inland Revenue tax office in Cheltenham will become part of the Big Sleep
Hotel chain, the BBC reported.

The development, which will turn the building into a 63-bed hotel will cost
£5m and will create 40 new jobs

The Big Sleep Hotel chain is run by Bath businessman Cosmo Fry – a member of
the Fry’s Chocolate family and counts Hollywood actor John Malkovich as a

The chain opened its first hotel in Cardiff.

Fry described the tax office as the ideal site for the second hotel.

‘It’s a perfect vehicle for the design concept, it’s 1970s with lots of
natural light pouring in from all sides, great lateral space, clean lines, in a
great location,’ he said.

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