Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Hospitality industry raises more than £100,000 for Grenfell Tower victims

19 July 2017 by
Hospitality industry raises more than £100,000 for Grenfell Tower victims

A total of £104,000 was raised last night at a charity dinner at the Novotel London West in aid of those displaced by the Grenfell Tower fire.

The event was organised by London United For Grenfell Tower and supported by the West London Hotel Managers Association. Ticket sales for the dinner were boosted by a silent and live auction.

The 24-storey Grenfell Tower in Kensington was destroyed by fire in the early hours of 14 June. It is believed that at least 79 people died in the blaze, with many more losing their homes.

The event received the backing of the Kensington Chamber of Commerce and the W1 Hotels Association.

Edward Bracken, general manager at the Crowne Plaza's London Kensington Hotel and one of the organisers, said: We had a very humbling evening with huge support from so many people. The fact that we managed to organise this event in three weeks is an incredible testament to all who gave their time for free. I'm very proud to be part of the hospitality industry."

Novotel London West to host charity dinner for Grenfell Tower victims >>

Hotels reviewing fire safety as Premier Inn admits concerns over cladding >>

Adam Simmonds to put on Grenfell Tower fundraising dinner >>

Videos from The Caterer archives

Are you looking for a new role? See all the current hospitality vacancies available with The Caterer Jobs

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking