EEF Venues appoints new general manager at Woodland Grange

EEF Venues has created a new general manager post for its Woodland Grange conference venue in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, named ‘Business of the Year’ in this year’s Touch FM Pride of Warwick District Awards.

Ian Chaplin joined the AIM gold accredited venue on 30th June, where he is responsible for the overall management and commercial success of the venue, including the achievement of financial and customer service targets.

Prior to his appointment, Ian was operations manager with De Vere Venues at Staverton Park, Northampton, and before that, operations manager with Principal Hayley Hotels and Conference Venues.

Commenting on his appointment, David Vaughton, director of venues for EEF Venues, said: “This new role is a significant investment in the business and it highlights the importance we place on looking after our clients and our people. Ian’s strong background within the hospitality sector, and particularly, venue management, will ensure that customer service excellence remains a core value while building further on the business growth witnessed this year.”

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Woodland Grange offers the best of all worlds – a rich heritage dating back to Victorian times with contemporary facilities ranging from complimentary, superfast internet access to a state-of-the-art fitness room, sauna and Jacuzzi.

Food at Woodland Grange is fresh, seasonal and locally sourced, brought to you by our craft-skilled executive chef and his brigade. For a memorable fine dining experience choose to dine in our Lawns Restaurant, or our Oak Room is also available for private fine dining.

Our 114 en-suite bedrooms have recently been refurbished to provide a relaxing and luxurious night’s sleep. Many enjoy lovely views over the Warwickshire countryside and all feature flat screen plasma TVs, tea & coffee making facilities and much, much more.

We couldn’t ask for a better location for Woodland Grange. Set in 16 acres of unspoilt grounds, we are at the heart of rural Britain yet the M6, M40, M42 and M69 motorways are all within a 20 minute drive away. It’s a perfect base from which to explore the many nearby attractions.