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Readers of Volesoft.com are already aware of the goings on in Mill Street, Oxford – some salacious details were made famous by Chaucer in his Canterbury Tales – the Miller’s Tale. Continue reading
THE PLUCKY banana plant, no doubt, will have its nadgers frozen when the frost starts.
But it continues to entertain! ♣
I AM NOT entirely sure the venerable Oxford Mail got the whole story about this, but hey, WTF. We only live here. ♥
You might remember we wrote here on Volesoft a year or two back about the wall that was being built at the bottom of the gardens between numbers 17 to 41 Mill Street.What a racket, since January, and no promise of either a champagne or a cava reception! Typical Oxford.
Yes, it has been delayed and the student accommodation has turned into a boutique hotel, according to the Cherwell College web site.
What is the Cherwell College? Well you can find it on the UK Company House site. The company number is 07730348.
Originally, this was going to be a place where Bellerbys students could have a nap and consider their futures going to universities and that.
But now it has morphed. And according to Stephen Clarke, ex-UK diplomat, is it going to be a centre of excellence for the children of billionnaires.
Poor kids! Imagine that the kids of billionnaires find themselves opposite the back gardens of plebs! And in a boutique hotel, sandwiched between the railway station and Mill Street residents.
Stephen Clarke – the proprietor of Cherwell College, graced us with his presence at famous Mill Street pub the Kite earlier this week. Stephen said this was a place for billionaires’ kids to come. Discipline would be strict.
One resident said that when Stephen Clarke mentioned the warden taking care of these students, he referred to the ‘Manager’. It seems that what he actually meant was the Hotel Manager of the Boutique Hotel (i.e. the new building).