Tree Orchard

Lane End flourishes with new fruit orchard!

28th May 2019


Lane End Conference Centre has established a fruit orchard in its grounds as part of innovative plans to become as sustainable possible.

The Buckinghamshire-based complex is leading the way when it comes to looking after the environment and has recently planted a variety of apple, pear, plum, greengage and persimmon trees to create an oasis for wildlife and provide fruit which will be used by the conference and events centre.

Mental Health Week

Marking Mental Health Awareness Week

14th May 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week is now underway (13-17 May 2019). It’s a cause close to our hearts here at Lane End Conference Centre, and a priority for many of our customers, too. 

In a guest blog to mark the event, one of our current clients - Julie Watts from The Terence Watts BWRT® Institute – explains the importance of the Awareness Week to her organisation.

Lane End EJEF

EJEF and Lane End Celebrate New Japanese Empress

10th May 2019

Lane End Conference Centre is celebrating the fantastic news from its sister company, EJEF, that one of its previous students has become the new Japanese Empress.


David on Industry Shortlist as Lane End's Unsung Hero

9th May 2019

David Pearce, Conference Porter here at Lane End, has been shortlisted for a prestigious industry award in recognition of his commitment to what we do at the centre. 


Lane End Shortlisted at the Conference Awards 2019

8th May 2019

Lane End Conference Centre has been shortlisted at the prestigious Conference Awards 2019. 
The centre, which celebrates its 50th birthday this year, has made the nominations list in the Best Conference Venue – under 650 Theatre Style. 

William Barry Trust Grants

Students Helped to Further Education with Unique Funding Scheme

8th May 2019

The owners of leading Buckinghamshire conference centre, Lane End, are toasting the success of a unique scheme which supports young people to go to college or university.


London Marathon Success for Martin!

8th May 2019

Child Bereavement UKThe London Marathon is one of the event highlights of the year and this time our very own
restaurant manager, Martin Hillary, was flying the flag for Lane End! He took part in the 26.2
mile route in aid of a fantastic charity, Child Bereavement UK. Here, in our latest blog, he gives us an insight into the day.

Wycombe Court Entrance

Keeping Pace with Conference Venues

17th Apr 2019

Lane End Conference Centre celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, long enough to have witnessed some significant changes in how the industry operates.

Site Director, and now European board member of the International Association of Conference Centres, Heni Fourie has been overseeing Lane End for over a decade. He shares some of his knowledge of Lane End, and offers up some insights on the fast-paced nature of the industry.

Mike Gough - Operations Director

Meet the Team: Mike Gough

15th Mar 2019

Mike Gough, Operations Director and Company Secretary 

Ladies event

Lane End team gathers to mark International Women's Day 2019

8th Mar 2019

The team at Lane End gathered today to mark International Women’s Day 2019. 

Our inspirational Chairperson, Teruko Iwanaga OBE, hosted a special drinks reception for all of our female employees.

Healthcare Events Forum - February 2019

Healthcare Events Forum 2019

27th Feb 2019

Lane End Conference Centre was proud to attend the 2019 Healthcare Events Forum recently, in Malmö, Sweden. The event was held 12 – 14th February at the Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmö Live - one of Europe’s leading specialist healthcare event venues. 

In his latest blog, Heni Fourie - Sales and Marketing at Lane End Conference Centre, reflects on the three-day event.


7 Things you Should Look for in a Conference Facility

27th Feb 2019

Hotels, sports centres, cinemas and even zoos offer conference space for hire. Whilst it may be tempting to opt for the unusual in a bid to sell the conference to your delegates, purpose-built conference centres provide the optimum learning environment in a dedicated, distraction-free zone.