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Does Hartlepool need any more hotels?

Plans to build a new 65-bedroom hotel near Hartlepool Marina have been submitted by developers.

Jomast wants to build the new hotel at The Lanyard, in Hartlepool, on land next to the KFC restaurant and Vue Cinema, known as Metropolitan Park.

It is understood the development could create six full-time and nine part-time staff.

Plans for the five-storey building have been submitted to Hartlepool Borough Council’s planning department.