* The Chain Bridge Hotel plans to open on July 31, it says.
One of Llangollen's most famous hotels is to re-open after lockdown on Friday July 31, it has announced.
In a statement it put out yesterday on social media, the Chain Bridge said it couldn't wait to see people coming back through its doors after the enforced closure brought on by the coronaviris crisis.
This said: "We re confident that at the next government briefing on July 9 they will tell the hospitality and tourism sector that we will have three weeks to plan our re-opening."
The statement adds: "We will be re-opening a seven-day-a-week operation but if demand is limited we will have to reduce to being open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday only due to the seasonality of our business."
The hotels says it expects to be introducing special anti-Covid measures such as hand-sanitization stations, social distancing, one-way systems, increased table service and contactless payments.
Work has been going on during the lockdown, it says, to transform the restaurant into a casual all-day dining space and more use will be made of the back garden usually reserved for weddings and similar functions.
* The statement from the hotel published yesterday.