Author Archives: The Chapel HG1

About The Chapel HG1

Owner, property developer, collector. Reach me via email info@thechapelhg1.com Chapel House Harrogate has been renamed The Chapel HG1

This October, an art installation inspired by The Italian Job

2019 is the 50th anniversary of the classic movie, The Italian Job, that lives for ever thanks to classic Michael Caine quotes, such as “Hold on a minute lads, I’ve got a great idea”. The associated visuals of the coach … Continue reading

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The “visionary task” of redeveloping The Chapel HG1 now available in book form

◼ Today The Chapel HG1 hosted a launch party for its own coffee-table book telling of the redevelopment of this Victorian building into a private house and art gallery offering boutique B&B accommodation. The Chapel Harrogate by its owner Mark … Continue reading

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The Chapel makes a stylish backdrop for Emmerdale storyline

The Chapel Harrogate featured as a location for tonight’s episode of the ITV soap Emmerdale. We see conman Clive (Tom Chambers) arrive with Frank Clayton (Michael Praed, aka Robin of Sherwood) disguised as the artist of a flashy abstract work … Continue reading

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Our week of humour, deceit and tragedy on Channel 4

◼ Four in a Bed on Channel 4 is the one to watch this week as the Chapel’s fortunes rise and fall with each episode of this highly competitive TV series contrasting B&Bs and the value for money they offer. … Continue reading

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Chapel success spells lift-off for owner’s ambitions

Yorkshire chapel to star on Channel 4’s Four in a Bed From the Yorkshire Post, Friday 02 November 2018 ◼ Praise be for converted the Yorkshire chapel that has brought its owner an exciting new life. After a gruelling three-year … Continue reading

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Free salon celebrates launch of new book about 50 of Harrogate’s architectural treasures

The Chapel’s owner Mark Hinchliffe is hosting a free salon on 18 October to launch a new book by local author Malcolm Neesam. Harrogate in 50 Buildings examines the architectural treasures of this famous Yorkshire spa and it includes The … Continue reading

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“One of the best design episodes yet” – Restoration Man’s coverage is back online

Click through to All 4 and view online The Restoration Man in Harrogate ◼ The elegant Grade II listed Grove Road Chapel, built in Harrogate in 1896 as a Wesleyan place of worship, was first featured in the UK TV … Continue reading

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“It’s about discovering the world, the curiosity of random things,” Hinchliffe tells the Observer Magazine

◼ The owner of The Chapel Harrogate gives his first appreciative interview about his audacious conversion to today’s Observer Magazine, supported by thoughtful interior photography. The writer appears impressed by his being a “Yorkshireman” and he in turn gives full … Continue reading

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Harrogate chapel reborn: Channel 4 updates the Hinchliffe saga, while Yorkshire Post has the pictures

Channel 4 at 7pm, Saturday 13 May – Methodist Church Revisit 2017, and afterwards on demand online – George catches up with Mark Hinchliffe in his spectacular Methodist church and Sunday school conversion project in Harrogate, now officially renamed The Chapel HG1 … Continue reading

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Thanks from Chapel House to “one of the best” on TV, George!

Channel 4, 9pm, Thursday 28 January 2016: The Restoration Man … You can catch up for another month at 4oD via this link GEORGE CLARKE’S VERDICT TONIGHT ON THE FINISHED SUNDAY SCHOOL, NOW A FOUR-BEDROOM HOME ON TWO FLOORS “What’s … Continue reading

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