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De Vere Wokefield Estate completes £20m transformation

De Vere Wokefield Estate, near Reading has unveiled the results of its £20m refurbishment, which includes a complete restoration of its historic Mansion House and a refresh of all meeting spaces, to bring them in line with the company’s Smart Space meetings concept. The investment is part of the wider multi-million pound investment in De Vere’s portfolio.

The estate is home to Wokefield Place, a dedicated on-site conference centre that has 51 meetings spaces, including the refurbished Wokefield Suite, which has a capacity of up to 400 delegates, and the recently launched The Canary Suite, that has a capacity of up to 150 delegates. Wokefield Place also features a number of flexible breakout areas including The Avenue, Burr & Co. and The Courtyard. Both the Mansion House and Wokefield Place are equipped with the latest technology including free, superfast Wi-Fi up to 100m from the hotel and with a maximum bandwidth of 1GB, to meet every conference need.

Peter Sangster, venue director at De Vere Wokefield Estate, commented: “We’re delighted with the results of the refurbishment; the attention to detail and beautiful marriage of modern functionality with classic style is really quite breath-taking. We firmly believe that we have created a property that offers the utmost flexibility for delegates.

He continued: “The transformation has breathed new life into the property. Whether it’s a large scale corporate event; a small board meeting; a show-stopping wedding or an evening celebration, the hotel and our expert team will deliver a seamless experience that is tailored to each guest’s unique requirements.”