Men charged with Chilford Hall arson attack

The remains of Chilford Hall after the fire Credit: ITV Anglia

Two men have been charged with starting the fire which destroyed a popular wedding and conference centre in Cambridgeshire.

Mark Hall, 27, and Thomas Richardson, 26, have both been charged with two counts of arson with intent to endanger life following the blaze at Chilford Hall in Linton yesterday.

The pair, both of Pipers Close, Haverhill, were due to appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court today.