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Lane End Test and Rest Package - AVAILABLE NOW!

24th Nov 2020

Lane End now offers a Test and Rest Package consisting of an overnight stay, together with a self-administered rapid COVID-19 test kit.

This package starts from £100.00, inclusive of VAT and includes accommodation, breakfast and testing.
 

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Lane End Key Worker Package - AVAILABLE NOW!

23rd Nov 2020

In honour of all our key workers and all they have done and continue to do during these challenging times, Lane End wishes to show our appreciation and offer a discounted rate to stay with us. 

This package includes accommodation and breakfast.

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A Glimpse of the Real Challenges a Venue Faces After Re-opening

6th Sep 2020

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. 

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The HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence Award

6th Sep 2020

Lane End was recently awarded the The HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence Award.

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Face-to-Face Meetings Importance Post Covid-19

14th Jul 2020

COVID has taught us to reconsider the way we do business. The same applies to how we build our workforce's skills and capabilities. Every worker had to adapt almost instantly, muddling their way through zoom meetings and with very little experience to get to grips with other technologies.

For the most part, organisations have adapted seamlessly, and the question is: Do we still need face to face meetings, conferences and training post COVID? Read Lane End's view on why this remains important, here

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We're Good To Go

8th Jul 2020

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. 

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A blast from the past

3rd Jul 2020

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.

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5 THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE BOOKING A HOTEL

1st Jul 2020

Venues are all upping their game in order to provide an attractive option for anyone looking to book COVID-secure residential meetings, conferences and training. 

Use Lane End's bright, self-contained conference and training facilities fully equipped with Grade A+ WiFi, dining areas, syndicate rooms and en-suite roomsaas a COVID-secure residential venue and make your event one to remember. There's no need to compromise and book a hotel just because you need accommodation.

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Importance of aesthetics in a training environment

8th Jun 2020

We use five primary senses - sound, sight, touch, taste and smell - to learn and acquire new knowledge and skills. All of these help us receive and retain information.

We recognize that different types of learning exist and that learners absorb knowledge differently, but how does it work? Read why aesthetics are important in a training environment, here.

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3 Reasons Why We Can Host Social Distancing Meetings

4th Jun 2020

Despite the extraordinary global situation, it seems that we have taken for granted the ease with which we have been able to interact, meet and connect with our colleugues as business people.

We are fortunate that Lane End has been able to adapt our facilities smoothly and easily so as to host smaller COVID-secure meetings, conferences and training whilst following measures of social distancing.

We explore the 3 reasons Why we can host socially distanced meetings, being:

  • SPACE
  • TECHNOLOGY
  • LOCATION

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Steps To Reopen For Conferences & Meetings

26th May 2020

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.

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Lane End Appoints New Sales & Marketing Manager

22nd May 2020

Lane End welcomes Belinda Gardner to the management team as the new Sales & Marketing Manager. The appointment follows the departure of predecessor Heni Fourie, with a longterm tenure stretching more than a decade.