The Team

We have team of dedicated individuals with a wealth of experience including:

General Manager – Dave

The General Manager leads the team to maintain our excellent customer service and ensure that the site is kept in tip top condition both inside and out to provide a quality venue for all occasions.

Events Manager – Lauren

First port of call for any enquiries regarding using our facilities for your occasion, whether it be for a meeting, conference, wedding, party or presentation evenings. Our helpful staff will check out availability for you and arrange for you to view our facilities. We will help you plan your event from start to finish ensuring that all of your requirements are met and that everything runs smoothly on the day.

Hospitality Manager – Ben

Our experienced Chef turns out some top nosh, from a light bite to a full banquet. We have the facilities and staff to deliver whatever menu you choose for your special occasion.

Our function rooms have dedicated bars which are well stocked with a good selection of beers, spirits and fine wines to suit all pockets and tastes. Specific drinks packages can be tailored to suit your occasion with prior planning.

Community Engagement Manager – Fiona

Fiona’s job is to run projects to benefit the physical and mental health of the local community. This includes engagement with schools, community groups, disabled people, older people and families. We have various community projects including volunteering opportunities, Work Skills Courses, the Community Cafe, the Community Book swap, and family fitness projects.

Catering & Bar Staff

Happy to deliver your food and drink requirements and help with anything you may require at your event so please don’t hesitate to ask.

Facilities Maintenance

The quality of our site is a main priority to keep us at the top of our game both inside and outside of the facility. Our Facilities Maintenance team are committed to maintaining our high standards at all times.

Our Venue


Shaw Lane is the premier multi sports complex in the area being the home of some of the region’s most ambitious sports clubs. Across our 18-acre site, you will find a sport for everyone; choose from rugby, squash, cricket, archery, football, bowls and road running. We are also home to a number of community organisations. You’ll find direct links to all of their information from our website, just click on the sports tab.


We have two different function suites to play host to any occasion – birthday parties, weddings, anniversaries, christenings, funerals, baby showers, school proms, family parties, presentation evenings and sports dinners. Our top quality catering options can be tailored to suit your taste and budget. We also have a team of resident DJ’s who can be booked for events. We go the extra mile to deliver a quality event to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations.

Wedding Day Dreams

Speak to our Professional Events Co-ordinator to find out how we can make your day special and hassle free. All weddings are planned to meet your individual needs whether you are looking for a full wedding package or a return celebration after getting married abroad. We are also licensed to host wedding ceremonies in two of our well-appointed suites. Click on our wedding tab for more detailed information.

Meetings & Conferences

All of our function rooms have overhead projectors and screens with microphones. Wi-fi is available throughout the whole site free of charge. Flip charts, photocopying and pens are also available. We have a conference menu also available for full day events or just tea and coffees for half a day if it suits your needs.