All go at Ashdown Park as hotel hires two new event experts


Luxury Sussex hotel Ashdown Park has announced the appointment of two new team members to its in-house events department.

The hotel, which has a packed year-round events calendar, has welcomed Alex Pickles and Claire Hierons in a bid to grow Ashdown Park’s reputation for both corporate and leisure events.

Pickles joins the team as events coordinator, having held a number of positions at top hotels in the south, including South Lodge Hotel and more recently Hilton Brighton Metropole.

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Fellow events coordinator Hierons joins Ashdown Park from her position as events manager at the Richmond Hill Hotel in London.

Ben Booker, general manager of Ashdown Park Hotel said of the new appointments: “We are thrilled to welcome both Alex and Claire to our fantastic events team at Ashdown Park. As a hotel, our reputation for managing and delivering exceptional events is of paramount importance to us and I know that both the new events coordinators will develop and nurture that reputation and bring new business to the hotel.”

Ashdown Park Hotel is part of the Elite Hotels Group.