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Take a look inside Blue Coat Occasions!

Discover our wonderful facilities as our latest video takes you into our range of rooms, perfect for meetings and training sessions.

Please take a few moments to read some of the lovely comments we have received, and to view the videos below.

Our thanks to Amanda and Darren Simpson for allowing us to share these video clips, which we hope gives everyone a flavour of our special wedding venue. the first clip shows our beautiful chapel and grounds, whilst the second gives a brief look at the Boardroom, where newly-married couple can meet their guests after the ceremony.

“I just wanted to re-iterate a massive thanks to you and the team at Blue Coat Occasions in order to help make this morning’s exercise such a success. A real pleasure to work with you…… Neil Furness, Resilience Manager

“Thanks for the warm welcome and your hospitality throughout the day at our development session. The staff remarked on the great facilities and catering which is why we chose Occasions once again!…………. Irene Harvey, Clinical Lead OT

Well looked after. Good sized room and clean facilities. Thank you the service was excellent……….. Claire Jones, CPPE

“Lovely building and great room. Fresh hot tea! Lovely welcome, Jane couldn’t have been more helpful…… Michelle, University of Salford

 ”Thank you so much for helping to make our day so special. It all ran so smoothly and we couldn’t have asked for anything better! Perfect setting and a day we will always remember….. Craig & Laura Doyle

” Great Service, excellent size venue, temperature and layout. Staff were lovely – a delight…… Sarah Williams, School Improvement, Liverpool

“Excellent service by friendly staff. I.T available at the venue. Central, clean and parking available…….Patricia Birkett, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

” Fantastic service, lovely character to the building. Food Nice. Very friendly staff, wonderful venue….. B. Millward, Independent Environmental

” Lovely staff, greeted and any technical issues raised, looked into asap….. Michelle, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“Good room, nice venue. Thanks for the prompt service. Good customer service and welcome to the venue……. Lynn Irwin, Millstead School

” Very attentive staff with good facilities…….. Kerry Orme, Skin Service, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

” 10/10, outstanding customer service. Thanks, this is the best venue I have been to as a speaker in Liverpool and Sefton……. Ricky, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

” Excellent host and service was wonderful. The venue completely met our needs……. Catherine Owen, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

” Thank you for making our day so special and stress free. We both had such a gorgeous day and we know that was down to all of you to make sure we had such a lovely day…….. “Sharron & Paul

” Pleasant venue. Excellent staff. Extremely helpful and any problems resolved promptly. Always look forward to training at this venue due to the excellent standards here…..” Clare Ashley, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“….. Thank you very, very  much. Four terrific days with helpful and friendly staff in a terrific setting. Everything was well-organised and flowed seamlessly. Nice touches e.g. smarties…..” Julie McCann, School Improvement, Liverpool

“…. Friendly, helpful staff. Beautiful surroundings, prepared as always. Refreshments always on time and the smarties are a lovely touch – thank you……” Pauline Morris, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“….. Friendly and helpful staff. Everything ready and organised – everything was excellent……” Julie McCann, School Improvement

“…. Warm friendly staff with excellent service. Delegates enjoyed catering……” Karen Whitehead, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“…. Excellent service, welcomed but then left to get on with it. Spacious rooms, sense of occasion and great atmosphere. Tea/coffee always refreshed on time with lovely food and fruit. Many thanks for the hospitality, I will recommend and I am sure we will be back…..” Rob Simpson, Norman Pannell School

“……Friendly staff, nothing too much trouble. Nice Room, fantastic food – keep up the good work…..” John Rowan, Best Practice Network (NPQML)

“……Found a very friendly atmosphere and staff were very helpful. The Service was excellent, large spacious room and the catering was just right…….” Garry Talbot, Teachers’ Pensions

“…… Thank you so much for all your support in sorting the venue for our session. I have only ever had good experiences at the Blue Coat so hope to use your venue again soon…..” Jo Carroll, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

” Slick organisation with the personal touch…….” Peter Dawsen & Vanessa MacDonald, BPN

“…..Staff are very helpful, table layout was good. Loved the early morning cup of tea (as well as the other 2!)……..” Palliative Care Team

“……I have used this venue on many occasions over the years and would recommend it as an excellent training venue. Great staff, excellent service and clean venue……” Mark Jump, Dreenay Ltd

“….Lovely room, friendly and helpful staff. Many thanks for a great day…….” Kylie Spark, BPN

“….. Thank you for always making us so welcome and for being so helpful on our training days. The venue is very comfortable and welcoming……” Mary Worthington, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“…. It is always a pleasure to deliver any training at Blue Coat. It is lovely to see the same staff on every occasion and they always deliver exceptionally high standards……” Paula Whitfield & Karen Whitehead, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“……The Blue Coat is an outstanding and very reasonably priced venue and the staff always go that ‘extra mile’…….”Aileen Hoare, NWGT

“……I recently attended a meeting at Occasions and wanted to pass on how much I enjoyed your venue. Your hospitality was excellent and I felt very welcomed by your staff. The food was also excellent. Thank you so much and I look forward to attending the next meeting….” David Darson

“……Staff are very friendly, welcoming and very professional, nothing is too much trouble for them. They direct people to the right venue which is very good as it saves time and people wandering around aimlessly. The room is always set out and ready when people arrive with hot tea and coffee. All in all a very good venue with great staff and food……”Yvonne Walker, Podiatry Department

“……It is a pleasure to deliver anything at the Blue Coat as Jane and Elly are so friendly, welcoming and nothing is ever too much trouble for them. It is a very special venue that our delegates enjoy coming too as much as we do……”Nina Purcell, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“…..This is a venue that I really like. It is local, parking is good and catering excellent. The costs are good – particularly as we are working with challenging budgets! The service is excellent, from welcome to organisation and help and contact through the day……”Gill Price, 5Ways Learning Network

“…… Jane, Elly and the team always make us feel completely at ease and welcome. They always ensure that everything runs like clockwork and are flexible to our needs. It has been a real pleasure working with and getting to know the team at Blue Coat. They are extremely professional and customer focused and set the benchmark very high as a conference venue. I also find their friendly, personable approach really helps. I always feel at ease when working at Blue Coat and I know I can rely on the team. Thank you and continue doing what you do so well……..Tracy Kewish, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“……..I would happily recommend the Blue Coat facilities to any colleague looking for an external venue, the catering on each occasion was delicious…….Janet Woods, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“…….I have used the Blue Coat facilities on a number of occasions and would note that they are always excellent. The Occasions team are always responsive and flexible to our needs, and can’t thank them enough…….. Kris Jones, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“……Rooms are an excellent size and always immaculately clean and well laid out. I have to give a special mention to your staff for being so helpful and friendly. From making the initial enquiry right through to the end of the event, they are very attentive. They are a credit to Blue Coat and I highly recommend your facilities to all my colleagues who are holding events. Keep up the good work and thanks for all your assistance……Pauline Davidson, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“……Overall fantastic service and amazing venue…..Susan Evans, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“…..We were extremely impressed with the service provided by the Blue Coat and was even more overwhelmed by the care and attention the staff provided during the booking period. Jane and Eddie were extremely helpful during this period even with issues surrounding dates, numbers etc and took everything on in a relaxed, helpful and professional manner. The venue was perfect for our meeting requirements. Overall excellent service and lovely, friendly and professional staff who went above and beyond to help……Sue Nash, Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service

“…….Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all your hard work for our wedding ceremony. A lot of our guests commented on how great you all are and we have to agree! The whole process was made so easy and enjoyable by you all. We couldn’t have wished for anything better…..Lauren & Stephen

“…….Thank you to all the staff involved in arranging the conference facilities, lunch and refreshments for our staff away day. As always the facilities were ideal and the staff provided a friendly and efficient service…..Irene Harvey, Community Occupational Therapy

“…….just a note to thank you all for helping make Darren and Amanda’s day so special. We really appreciated all the effort that you went to…..Don & Toni Simpson

” …..thank you so much for all your help & planning, to help make our special day go so smoothly! All our guests commented on what a beautiful venue the Blue Coat is & both Andy & I would highly recommend you! Once again, many thanks….. Helen & Andy Collins

“”…truly, can’t tell you how grateful we are for your professionalism, friendliness and for being so helpful…you were totally fab and gave Daniel and Becky a wonderful wedding day…thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts…” The Bowens

“…thank you for such a wonderful wedding day….your personal touch to make our day special meant so much to us and this was clear to our guests – who still say how wonderful it was…” Gemma and David Simpson

“…thank you very much for making Rebecca and Dan’s wedding day so special…it was a wonderful ceremony and both rooms looked lovely…it was all very professionally done, thank you once again…” Annette Godfrey

“…..just wanted  to say a huge thank you for being our hosts for the last few days on our leadership programme. Everything ran so smoothly, we really valued your support in ensuring the room set up, lunches, were organised well and also helping us out the with technical issues. Looking forward to working with you both again in June……” Tracy Kewish, Liverpool Community Health (LCH)

“…..I wanted to thank you for your support at my first CPPE event on the 8th May. I really appreciated it! We had no complaints at all. I found that the food was lovely, as was the tea and coffee, the supply of water was also very helpful. Thank you for also arranging the room like you did because it saved me a lot of time…..” Andrew Taylor

“…fantastic venue and excellent organisation, very accommodating…would strongly recommend for any event…lovely staff…” Lime Pictures

“…thank you very much for looking after us all yesterday. Everything went smoothly thanks to you and your colleagues…” Margaret Alderman

“…your attention to detail, friendly approach and general attentiveness has been greatly appreciated…nothing is too much trouble for you…you made 3 day’s of training much easier…” Kate Kenwright 

“…thank you for all your help and support at our Team Away Day. All the staff really enjoyed the day and thought the venue was lovely. The whole day was a real success, the lunch was delicious and we can’t thank you enough…” Donna Kelly