Lane End remains open and continues to maintain measures such as wellbeing precautions, reduced meeting room capacities, a robust cleaning and sanatising regime and the provision of catering alternates.
These measures, whilst aligned to the guidelines set for the second national lockdown, check all the boxes with our recent guest reviews reflecting a continued and high standard of welfare, comfort and delivery of excellence.
Make the most of your stay, during this time, and explore Lane End's current special offers available for business travel and to key workers.
Discover more here.
We remain being incredibly vigilant when providing the necessary measures to ensure the continued health, safety and well-being of our valued customers, staff and suppliers.
We would, therefore, like to offer the reassurance that we are open and operating as a permitted venue, fully complying with Government regulations.
As your teams return back to work, why not take advantage of our special BACK TO WORK rates available either for meetings, training or centrally-located office space, even.
With so much focus on the Hospitality Industry, due to the impact of COVID19 on particularly Conference Centres as well as Hotels, Mike Gough - Lane End Operations Director, provides a glimpse of the real challenges a venue faces after re-opening.
The safety and wellbeing of all our guests, employees and suppliers still remains our number one priority. We would, therefore, like to offer the reassurance that we are open and operating as a permitted venue, fully complying with Government regulations. Read more to find out why we are deemed a permitted venue.
In the current Covid-19 pandemic, one thing is for sure; we have to rethink the way we do business. The same applies to how we develop the skills and capabilities of our workforce. Every employee had to adapt almost overnight, muddling their way through zoom meetings and getting to grips with other technologies with very little training. For the most part, organisations have adapted seamlessly, and the question is: Do we still need face to face interaction?
Visit England accepted our application and granted us the "We Are Good To Go" COVID-19 industry standard and consumer mark for meeting the following criteria. Read More.
We are delighted to announce that as of July 6th 2020, Lane End is open for hotel accommodation bookings from key sector workers, business travel, as well as for leisure purposes.
It is important to note that we are being incredibly vigilant and have put in place the necessary measures to ensure the continued health, safety and well-being of our valued customers, staff and suppliers.
As first post-lockdown excursions go, it doesn’t sound like the most exciting day out – yet for 89yr old German-born Mrs Barr it wasn’t just a trip to Lane End Conference Centre, it was a trip down memory lane. For she had last set foot on the site in 1953 – having lived and worked at Wycombe Court Girl’s School (as it was then) for 2 years preparing food and washing up in their kitchens, and preparing and clearing tables in the dining room. She worked 7am to 2pm and 5pm to 8pm every day with two half days per week. As she drove through the village itself she recognised many of the houses and the old hotel, now flats, on the corner of Church Road leading to the venue.
With lockdown measures starting to ease and hotels allowed to reopen for transient business travel, the Government advice is to remain vigilant and for citizens to keep observing social distancing.
Hotels are all upping their game in order to provide an attractive option for anyone looking to book accommodation for business travel. However, not all will be equal in their approach and execution, and it will be essential to consider the following five points when booking a hotel.
We use five primary senses to learn and gain new knowledge and skills - hearing, sight, touch, taste and smell. These all help us receive and retain information.
The Cambridge dictionary defines training as the process of learning the skills you need to do a particular job or activity. We know that there are different learning styles and that learners absorb information differently, but how does the immediate learning environment affect the way we retain new information?
Given the unprecedented global situation, it seems that as business people we took for granted the ease with which we were able to communicate, meet and engage with our colleagues.
We are working hard to keep you safe; the simple things in life seem more meaningful now.
The health, safety, and welfare of all our clients have always been our greatest focus here at Lane End.
That is true now more than ever before as we move towards re-opening the Centre, hopefully in August, and consider the steps we are taking to ensure that everyone who comes onto our site will remain safe and comfortable.