Joseph Henry Appointed GM at Barton Grange Hotel

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Joseph Henry Is Appointed New General Manager of The Barton Grange Hotel

Joseph Henry has been appointed as the new general manager of the privately-owned four-star Barton Grange Hotel in Preston, Lancashire.

His role at the Barton Grange Hotel will include overall responsibility for the day to day running of the 51-bedroom hotel, as well as managing the team of 100 staff. Sitting in the heart of the beautiful Lancashire countryside, the Hotel boasts extensive, refurbished conference and event spaces for up to 300 people and the Walled Garden; a restaurant renowned for its showcasing of Lancashire producers. Joseph will be working to ensure the Hotel carries on with its reputation for providing the highest level of accommodation and guest service, as well as excellent local food and drink.

Joseph started his career in hospitality on the De Vere Graduate Management Programme, which gave him first-hand experience and training in hotel management. From there his career in the industry has flourished and he has spent over eight years working across a number of management roles with the De Vere Group and Q Hotels. Joseph is already familiar with the Lancashire area having previously completed a BA Honours in Business and Management at the University of Central Lancashire. From there he went on to study at Manchester Metropolitan University where he completed a Master’s Degree in Business Management with Events.

Guy Topping, managing director of the Barton Grange Hotel said: “I am delighted to welcome Joseph to the Barton Grange Hotel. He brings with him a wealth of valuable experience from some of the UK’s most well know hotel chains, as well as completing high level management training. This combination means that Joseph is bringing a wealth of new ideas and fresh opportunities for us to grow the Hotel’s business. We are very excited and know that under Joseph’s management, the next 12-months will see great developments at the Barton Grange Hotel.”

Joseph Henry added: “It’s a real honour for me to join the team at the Barton Grange Hotel. The Hotel has so much to offer both corporate and leisure guests, and importantly has an incredible team for whom great, genuine guest service is a must. I am delighted to be working with them and look forward to the challenges ahead.”

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by SARAH LEWIS .

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