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W ENTBRIDGE H OUSE Meetings & Events


The perfect place for your next event, meeting or presentation...

WENTBRIDGE HOUSE HOTEL MEETINGS & EVENTS Wentbridge House is an award-winning Country House Hotel set within 20 acres of gardens and grounds in the beautiful Went Valley, West Yorkshire. Steeped in history and surrounded by century-old trees, Wentbridge is a perfect place for clear thinking, in a setting than seamlessly blends traditional values of hospitality and service, with the modern facilities expected today. Wentbridge is easily accessible, just ½ mile off the A1 and 4 miles south of the M62/A1 interchange. There is ample free parking and a complement of individual meeting rooms suitable for every type of business event – from a small private party to large seminars, presentations and dinners for up to 130 guests, we’d be delighted to help. Focusing on Meetings and Conferences – A successful meeting requires detailed and thorough planning. Wentbridge House will provide you with the highest level of service and hospitality, personal touches and attention to detail that is so often lacking today. Whether you’re a first-time guest or a regular visitor, you’re guaranteed a warm welcome and the following essential qualities to ensure a successful and memorable event. •

A simple pricing structure. Clear delegate rates, individual room hire if you prefer and corporate rates for regular clients.

The services of our dedicated meeting and conference team to help you with every aspect of your planning, organisation and administration, with a flexible and attentive approach to your requirements

Elegant meeting rooms with natural light and flexible layouts. Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and plenty of outdoor space – perfect for al fresco drink receptions or team-building events

A well organised meeting room of individual design and character, correctly set-up in line with your specified requirements and equipped as instructed. If you need anything at the last minute, we’ll do everything possible to assist

Your main meeting room will be serviced and refreshed during all meal breaks

41 individually designed bedrooms with hand-made mattresses, duck down pillows, luxury Molton Brown bathroom products and many with air-conditioning

A choice of dining options, all prepared by our 2 AA Rosette award-winning chefs

Just like many of our valued guests, Wentbridge House is passionate about taking clear and meaningful steps towards reducing our impact on the environment. We currently hold a Green Tourism Bronze award.

Wentbridge House Hotel, The Great North Road, Wentbridge, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3JJ Tel: 01977 620444 Fax: 01977 620148 Email:

Delegate Rates & Packages 2013 For meetings of 8 or more, we have put together a day delegate and residential delegate rate packages. Room Hire only rates are available for half or full days should you decide not to take advantage of our inclusive packages. The rates below are our published tariffs, however these are negotiable subject to availability. Remember to check our website for any promotional offers. Standard Day Delegate Rate | £45 per person inclusive of VAT or £30 per person Half Day Delegate Rate Main meeting room hire Welcome tea, coffee and biscuits Mid-morning coffee with freshly prepared warm pastries and muffins Buffet or two course served lunch with coffee (special dietary requirements can be accommodated on request) Afternoon tea with biscuits Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel Advantage Day Delegate Rate | £50 per person inclusive of VAT Main meeting room hire Welcome tea, coffee and orange juice with Bacon ciabattas Mid-morning coffee with energising Smoothie shots and cereal bars Buffet or two course served lunch with coffee (special dietary requirements can be accommodated on request) Afternoon tea with biscuits Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel LCD Projector and screen Individual soft drinks A bowl of seasonal fresh fruit Conference rooms are equipped with: Delegate name cards Mineral water Notepaper and pens Projection Screen

Daily newspapers Sweets Flipchart Stand Marker Pens and Pad

Residential Delegate Rates Overnight accommodation – single occupancy in a double bedroom including full Yorkshire breakfast and morning newspaper Mid-morning coffee with energising Smoothie shots and cereal bars Buffet or two course served lunch with coffee (special dietary requirements can be accommodated on request) Afternoon tea with biscuits Three course market dinner menu with coffee Main meeting room hire Complimentary accommodation and breakfast to partners sharing a delegate’s bedroom, with food and beverage charged as taken. A bowl of seasonal fresh fruit Free use of the local Fitness First Gym – 10 minutes away by car From £150.00 per person inclusive of VAT (Monday – Thursday), from £110.00 per person (Friday – Saturday) From £95.00 per person inclusive of VAT on Sunday evening – The meeting can take place on the Sunday or Monday

Conference Lunch Buffet Menus Our Head Chef has created the two different types of menu below for those taking a buffet lunch as part of a delegate rate. Working Lunch – served in your meeting room Freshly baked breads filled with:

Caesar salad

Somerset Brie and plum tomato

Wentbridge House coleslaw

Roast beef with creamed horseradish

Home-made chips or Rosemary sautéed new potatoes

Bacon, lettuce and tomato mayonnaise Honey roast ham and mustard

Fresh fruit platter

Chicken and avocado with mayonnaise

Selection of afternoon tea cakes

Smoked salmon and cream cheese

Selection of Fairtrade coffee and teas

Selection of British cheeses (£4.00 supplement per person) Fork Buffet – served in a separate room Main Dishes – please choose two dishes from the selection below Home-made cottage pie Mild creamy chicken curry with rice Wentbridge House fish pie Yorkshire beef, Guinness and stilton pie Chicken and bacon casserole flavoured with tarragon Chicken Caesar salad Smoked salmon and spring onion fish cakes, tartare sauce Honey and mustard glazed baby gammon joint, caramelised apples, Scrumpy cider sauce Fillet of salmon with crab and lobster butter Penne pasta with smoked chicken and sunblushed tomatoes Woodland mushroom and spinach pithivier (v) Provençal vegetable lasagne with smoked applewood cheese sauce (v) Local sausage casserole with red wine and balsamic caramelised onions Accompanying Dishes – please choose four dishes from the selection below Salad of rocket, mango, cashew nuts, basil dressing Tomato, basil and mozzarella salad Smoked salmon and new potato salad, crème fraiche Wentbridge House coleslaw Mixed leaf salad with cherry tomatoes, honey and mustard dressing Mixed seasonal vegetables Steamed jasmine rice Rosemary sautéed new potatoes, home-made chips with Wentbridge ketchup or buttery mash Also included Assorted breads: focaccia, ciabatta, walnut, sun-dried tomato, onion Desserts – please choose two desserts from the selection below Brûléed zesty lemon tart, raspberry coulis Seasonal fresh fruit platter Vanilla Crème Brûlée, tuille biscuit Sticky toffee pudding, caramel sauce Pear, apple and ginger crumble, custard Bakewell tart, crème anglaise Apple tart, whipped cream Selection of Fairtrade coffee and teas

Conference Served Lunch Menus If you decide on a served lunch, a two course menu will be available to delegates for selection on the day. You’re welcome to either request a starter and main course menu or main course and dessert menu. Examples of these menus are listed below.

Sample Menu 1 – Starter and Main Course Hot smoked salmon and spring onion fish cake, tomato and garden herb aioli, pea shoot salad Crispy duck and watercress salad Asparagus, poached duck egg, Hollandaise sauce ~~~ Char-grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, Smoked Bacon and Parmesan Wentbridge House ‘fish and chips’, minted pea pûrée, tartare sauce Rump of Yorkshire lamb, pan roast potatoes, rosemary and tomato fondue ~~~ Freshly Ground Coffee

Sample Menu 2 – Main Course and Dessert Smoked chicken, creamy leek and herb risotto Wentbridge organic burger, smoked applewood cheese, bacon, red onion relish and real chips Grilled fillet of salmon, fennel and vine-ripened tomatoes, scallop broth ~~~ Sticky toffee pudding, caramel sauce, Yorkshire cream ice cream Vanilla Crème Brûlée, strawberry compote, tuille biscuit Yorkshire Blue and Mature Cheddar Cheese, Biscuits, Celery and Chutney ~~~ Freshly Ground Coffee

Wentbridge House has achieved 2 AA Rosettes for excellent quality of food

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Selection of Audio Visual Equipment Available Flat Screen TV DVD Player Compact LCD Projector 6’ Projection Screen

Laptop Computer Telephone Conference Unit Flipchart/Easel with pad Overhead Projector

Every event space has a built-in sound system. Guests are welcome to use these at no extra charge. Audio visual equipment can be supplied by prior arrangement and prices are available on request.

WENTBRIDGE HOUSE HOTEL MEETINGS & EVENTS Please complete the booking form below to confirm your event reservation at Wentbridge House.

Company Details Company Name Booking Contact Name Address Post Code Telephone Number

Fax Number

Email Address

Meeting Details Meeting Title Meeting Date

Organiser on the Day

Start Time

Finish Time

Number of Delegates Room Layout

I confirm that I have read and accept the Wentbridge House Terms and Conditions of Business which were sent with this form

Authorised Signature:

Print Name:


Wentbridge House Hotel, The Great North Road, Wentbridge, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3JJ Tel: 01977 620444 Fax: 01977 620148 Email:

Conference Booking Terms and Conditions of Business All bookings are only accepted on the understanding that all conditions listed below form the basis of our contractual obligations. Failure to comply with any part of these conditions will be deemed to make our obligations null and void. Wentbridge House reserves the right to waive all or part or to change or add to these conditions at our discretion. 1.

RESERVATIONS Our facilities can be reserved provisionally but in the event that another client wishes to confirm the same date, then we would contact you to ascertain the status of the function. A booking will only become confirmed upon receipt of the signed Terms and Conditions of Business form, completed credit application form and deposit or company / personal credit card details as appropriate.


DEPOSITS Wentbridge House has the right to request non-refundable deposits and reserves the right to cancel the event if the appropriate deposits are not received within the specified time limit.


NUMBERS ATTENDING Details of final numbers attending should be given to Wentbridge House as soon as possible but at least three working days prior to the event. The charge to the client will be based on either the actual number attending or the guaranteed minimum number, whichever is the greater. Where the booking includes accommodation, full details of the number of people staying, together with the type of accommodation and length of stay must be confirmed at least 14 days before the date of arrival.


CANCELLATION BY THE CLIENT All cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If a confirmed booking is cancelled within 28 days of the event, the business will be evaluated and a cancellation charge, outlined below, will be payable. Cancellation 21-28 days prior to the event Cancellation 14-21 days prior to the event Cancellation within 14 days of the event

50% of the total anticipated revenue, less any deposits 75% of the total anticipated revenue, less any deposits 90% of the total anticipated revenue, less any deposits

In every case, if Wentbridge House is able to re-let the room(s), the resulting revenue will be deducted from the cancellation charge. 5.

CANCELLATION BY WENTBRIDGE HOUSE In the unlikely event that Wentbridge House has to cancel your booking, you will receive any advance payments made, although Wentbridge House will not have any other liability. Wentbridge House may cancel the booking under the following circumstances;  If the hotel or any part of it is closed due to events beyond our control  If the client becomes insolvent or enters into liquidation or receivership  If the client is more than 30 days in arrears with Wentbridge House  If the booking might prejudice the reputation or cause damage to Wentbridge House


SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNT AND CREDIT FACILITIES Final accounts must be settled before leaving Wentbridge House unless credit facilities have been agreed in advance. A credit application form is available on request if you are not recognised as a credit customer. In the case of approved credit account guests, our account will be despatched within 7 days of the event and payment is required within 30 days of the event date. We reserve the right to charge interest at 2% over Wentbridge House bankers base rates on amounts materially overdue for settlement.


PRICES All prices in the conference package are current at the time of going to print. Wentbridge House reserves the right to amend prices when a situation arises beyond the control of the hotel, for which prior notice will be given. Prices may be adjusted to allow for changes in either VAT or other Government taxes and currency fluctuations.


ADVERTISING No advertisement, public or otherwise, of any function at Wentbridge House may be exhibited without prior written permission.


CLIENTS USE OF THE HOTEL Whilst you and / or your guests are occupying the property of Wentbridge House, it would be appreciated if every effort is made to safeguard the existing fittings, fixtures and decorations. Any damage caused shall be restored by Wentbridge House and the cost incurred will be recharged to the client / hirer.


LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY Wentbridge House shall not be liable for any loss or damage to the property of guests or any such person as may so occupy the premises except within the constraints of the Hotel Proprietors Act 1956.


HEALTH & SAFETY Guests using the facilities at Wentbridge House must comply with all the regulations concerning licensing, fire and health and safety. The client’s organiser for each event must make the attendees knowledgeable of the Hotel fire procedures.


LIABILITY Save as contained in statute Wentbridge House will not be liable or responsible for any loss, damage, inconvenience or annoyance.


GENERAL The hotel management reserves the right at all times and under all circumstances to refuse admittance or service to any person or persons considered as undesirable.