Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa has appointed Andrew Steel Jamieson as its new general manager.
Andrew has had a successful 30-year career in hospitality across the UK and Europe, having held senior management positions at the Galgorm Resort & Spa, Crewe Hall Hotel and the Feversham Arms and Black Swan Hotel. He was also managing director at the Royal Demeure Hotel Group in Italy, and was most recently working as the interim general manager at Altitude at the Millbank Tower in London.
In his new role Andrew will be responsible for the strategic direction and daily operations of Formby Hall, whose facilities includes 76 bedrooms and suites, a health club and spa, championship golf course and PGA Academy, driving range, bars and restaurants, as well as conference, events and wedding businesses.
Andrew said: “Taking the helm at one of the North West’s most iconic properties is a real privilege. We’ve a fantastic resort here and a team that’s focused on welcoming guests back to the hotel. We can’t wait to deliver some joy to guests again – it’s been a long time coming.”
One Andrew’s first tasks has been to create a new outdoor terrace to cater for the guest dining experience while operating under Covid restrictions. Working with Head Chef Nathan Noon the menus have also been refreshed.
Andrew said: “Many of us will be holidaying in the UK this year and Formby has so much to offer. From the vibrancy of Liverpool on our doorstep, to our position on England’s Golf Coast with world-leading courses nearby. We’re adjacent to beautiful beaches and the many attractions for the whole family across Formby, Crosby and Southport. There’s really something for everyone.”
The golf club is now open to members and non-members and the new outdoor terrace opened for food and drinks on April 12, along with the Health Club and Spa for treatments. Overnight guests will return in line with Government guidelines on May 17.