Travelodge warns on taxes

 
Kasmira Jefford
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TRAVELODGE yesterday warned the government that plans to build new hotels across London could become “unviable” because of “extortionate charges” it faces from the community infrastructure levy (CIL).

In a letter to Eric Pickles, the local government secretary, Travelodge managing director Paul Harvey said that the budget hotel chain plans to develop 95 hotels across London.

However, it is facing a £27m tax bill from 19 London boroughs because of CIL.