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

Washbourne Court to relaunch as Slaughters Inn

17 July 2012 by
Washbourne Court to relaunch as Slaughters Inn

Washbourne Court, one of four former Von Essen properties bought out of administration up by Brownsword Hotels in October 2011, is set to be relaunched as Slaughters Inn in September.

The 30-bedroom property, which stands in the centre of the Cotswolds village of Lower Slaughter, is undergoing a refurbishment of its contemporary bar area to return it to a more traditional pub environment.

Nick Halliday, managing director of Brownsword Hotels, said the name change was intended to provide greater synergy with the property as a village pub with rooms and had been well received by the local villagers.

Stuart Hodges, formerly of the New Inn at Coln St Aldwyns, has recently been appointed as the new general manager of Washbourne Court.

Meanwhile, neighbouring hotel the 19-bedroom Lower Slaughter Manor, another former Von Essen property now owned by Brownsword Hotels, has announced the appointment of Abigail Hardiman, currently operations manager at Chewton Glen, as its new general manager. Hardiman will replace Mark Godfrey, the former managing director of Harbour Hotels Group, who is currently acting as interim general manager at the property.

Andrew Brownsword snaps up four Von Essen hotels >>

By Janet Harmer

E-mail your comments to Janet Harmer here.

Tabletalk
Tabletalk
If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to www.catererandhotelkeeper.com/tabletalk

Catererandhotelkeeper.com jobs

Looking for a new job? Find your next job here with Catererandhotelkeeper.com jobs

Blogs on Catererandhotelkeeper.com ](http://www.catererandhotelkeeper.com/blogs) Catch up with more news and gossip on all Caterer's blogs
[E-Newsletters](http://www.catererandhotelkeeper.com/email-newsletters.htm)[ For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our E-newsletters
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