Press Up to open its first British hotel in historic Birmingham building

Paddy McKillen jr and Matt Ryan plan to convert the Methodist Central Hall into a 150-bed hotel

The Dean hotel in Birmingham as it’s envisioned to look after the old Methodist hall undergoes a conversion to a 150-bed hotel, to be built by the Press Up group

Paddy McKillen jr’s Press Up group will begin work on its first hotel in Britain after being granted planning permission to build a 150-bed property in Birmingham.

The hospitality group and Oakmount, its sister property company, are set to convert the historic Methodist Central Hall in the city into a Dean hotel. Along with the hotel, the development will provide eight bars and restaurants at ground and basement levels, along with a gym and events ...