Dhillon Group, the company led by husband and wife team Tej and Sarina Dhillon, which operates number coaching inns and hotels, has been placed into administration, M&C Reportunderstands.

BDO has been appointed to oversee the administration process, which includes the Olde Bell in Hurley, Berkshire, and the Crown in Amersham, Buckinghamshire.

The group had also been looking to move its Liongate Hotel site in Surrey under its coaching inn umbrella.

The company also operates the Paragon hotel in Birmingham, the Stoke Place country house in Buckinghamshire and management vehicle Alchemy Hotels.