Stanley House adds to growing hotel team with Marriott appointment

Stanley House Hotel and Spa, Mellor, has appointed Emily Critchley as meeting and events coordinator.

Emily, who is from Chorley, joins the award-winning hotel from the Preston Marriott Hotel where she worked for four years as an events executive.

The 27-year-old has six years’ experience in the hospitality sector, having also enjoyed a position at The Grand in Clitheroe after attaining a degree in music, theatre and entertainment management from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.

In her new role, Emily will organise and deliver events for Stanley House’s corporate clients including BAE Systems, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and Napthens Solicitors. She is also liaising with representatives of Premier League and Championship football teams that make use of Stanley House’s facilities while playing in the region.

Of her appointment, Emily commented: “Stanley House is a stunning hotel with fantastic facilities and a great reputation for delivering a first class service, so I jumped at the chance to work here – it’s a place I feel proud to be at.

“I’m really at home at Stanley House, there’s a strong family run culture so I feel like an extension of that, we’re a tight-knit team. I’ve settled in well so far and look forward to the challenge of developing the corporate arm of the business.”

Wendy Hope, sales and marketing Manager at Stanley House, added: “Emily’s appointment marks the first of a flurry of new additions to the Stanley House family, as we continue to capture the best leisure and hospitality talent and grow our team.

“Stanley House has a strong staff pedigree and Emily’s passion and commitment embodies the brand perfectly. She’s a welcome addition to the team.” Emily also plays the bassoon to grade seven.