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Dine acquires Yorkshire stately home from TV's Sarah Beeny to convert into wedding venue

09 January 2020 by
Dine acquires Yorkshire stately home from TV's Sarah Beeny to convert into wedding venue

Events and catering company Dine has acquired a Grade II-listed, stately home in Yorkshire from TV property expert Sarah Beeny and converted it into a luxury wedding and private hire venue.

Dine founders Daniel and Helen Gill purchased Rise Hall in Beverley for £1.6m six months ago and will invest more than half a million pounds in its restoration.

Works already completed include the creation of a new bridal suite, the refurbishment of the property's orangery, restoration of the library and the installation of modern heating and internet services.

Rise Hall Dine
Rise Hall Dine

Daniel said: "In restoring a near ruin to its former glories, Sarah created a terrific legacy, but also set us a huge challenge; taking Rise Hall to the next level by making it one of the world's finest luxury wedding and private hire venues – and Yorkshire's largest for private hire.

"Our mission is to create an unforgettable, unique experience, without any compromise, for every occasion. To do this, we must lead a constantly evolving market – both staying abreast of trends challenging our own ideas, while delivering reassuring, high-end constants."

Rise Hall Dine bridal suite
Rise Hall Dine bridal suite

Annual maintenance costs for the 97-room mansion are predicted to be £213,000. Helen added: "It really is like painting the Forth Railway Bridge – if we were ever to reach a point of completion, it would be time to start all over again!"

The hall is now open for weddings, corporate events and private hire functions.

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