Manor House 1707


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"I have to congratulate The Manor House on hosting and supporting our recent national sales conference. Nothing is too much trouble for them and everything we needed was provided. There is excellent wifi and the addition of a 55” smart TV which we could use in any of their meeting rooms enabled us to provide quality visuals to our team. I’m always impressed with the meeting rooms at The Manor House which have ‘something extra’ by being in such a historical building. Plus, the addition of the bar in the cellars which doubles as a business meeting space has added another unique option and was also great for wind-down drinks. The tea, coffee and refreshments provided and the lunch catering were excellent too. It all made for a very successful conference."
Geoff Thompson, Sales Director, Posturite Ltd
"Lovely, nice spot, nice village, lovely people"
BBC production team (BBC Documentary BB2 Brexit documentary)
"The Manor House is an excellent base for a business like mine. As well as being a beautiful building, the actual facilities offer everything that I need to be able to run a 21st Century PR consultancy. Along with the on-site provision of essentials like superfast fibre optic broadband and access to good storage and meeting room capacity, the Manor House is within very short walking distance of amenities in Sedgefield such as cafes and a post office. Meanwhile, the main arterial roads in the North East are only minutes away, which is handy not only for me, but also for any visitors who I meet here."
Chris Lines, Right Lines Communications, Office 1.5
"A great place to bring clients, makes a really good first impression! The Broadband speed is excellent."
Container Container Ltd, Office 5
" Thanks for the hospitality at the Durham Business Club event on Tuesday – it was an excellent evening. I loved seeing and hearing more about the history of The Manor House. Thanks especially for organising the activity, all the prizes and the wonderful wines, cheeses and more :) "
Durham Business Group
"I enjoyed my concert at the Manor House very much! It was a really great experience with a wonderfully warm and enthusiastic audience."
Artist Keith James reviewing after his performance at Manor House in front of a sell out crowd.
"We had a brilliant time at the book launch of The Magic Mobile in September. Couldn’t have wished for a better venue. Everybody was very impressed with the Manor House and we were very grateful for the help and support we received from your staff. The catering equipment provided was just right – glasses, cups, cloths etc – and the large tables at either end of the Court Room were perfect for the buffet and the book display..."
Norma Neal (Author) -The Magic Mobile Book Launch -26th September 2015
"I’d like to say on behalf of all at SDT thank you for the use of the Old Court Room for our open evening this year.
We had a very successful meeting with much lively discussions afterwards. I am quite sure the surroundings contributed much to the evening; when people are comfortable they perhaps are more inclined to join in the talk and to stay until a natural conclusion. As well as a big thank you can you please specifically thank Steph who was very helpful and unruffled by our questions and requests. Without her we wouldn’t have got started promptly, and perhaps not at all!"
Rodger Clubley - Sedgefield Development Trust Open Evening held on 23rd November 2015
"Just want to say a huge thank you for everyone’s help at the Manor House. The jewelry event was a great success and everyone commented on how beautiful the room and building was. Most of the attendees were local and said they haven’t even known about the building. I will defiantly be interested in having further events in the future."
Sarah Marshall - Durham Coast & Lowlands Leader Coordinator-Jewelry Event held at Manor House 1707 on 9th December 2015
"Manor House is great, the best offices around!"
U Hold The Key, Office 4B
"A very big thank you to the team at the Manor House. We both had a fantastic day and evening for our wedding on Sept 17th 2016. The food, both wedding breakfast and evening hog roast was delicious and the venue looked really amazing. Everything went without a hitch. We would both like to thank everyone very much for making it such a special day. Neil & Jenni Revell x"
Neil & Jenni Revell
"Great atmosphere and great gigs. Looking forward to 2019."
A Manor House Gigs Customer
"Love this place, so intimate and a great sounding room."
A Manor House Gigs Customer
"Great evening with some intimate stripped back blues and an open Q&A with Rebecca Downes at the beautiful Manor House Sedgefield. A great event!"
A Manor House Gigs Customer
"it went really well! Great audience and a wonderful enthusiastic atmosphere throughout. I really enjoyed it and had a memorable evening."
A Manor House Gigs Customer
"Excellent evening in an environment appreciative of quality musicianship."
A Manor House Gigs Customer
"Great night. We really enjoyed it"
A Manor House Gigs Customer
"Our first time at the Manor House, a wonderful evening and hope to be back again soon!"
A Manor House Gigs Customer
"Wonderful gig and Miranda is a lovely lady and has a very sweet voice, her wonderful stories accompanying the songs. Dan is a Gentleman and expert at changing guitar batteries etc"
A Manor House Gigs Customer
"We had our Silver Wedding celebrations here and it was absolutely perfect. The service we received from everyone was first class, from the prep and organisation with Marie, to the great team who ran the bar at the party. All our guests remarked on what a great venue it was."
Sheila Peden
"We definitely recommend the Manor House as a venue for special occasions."
Kay Marsland
"If you're engaged & in the process of choosing a venue then you simply must visit the Manor House. You won’t be disappointed."
Manor House Bride
"What you have done with the venue is amazing and all of our guests have commented to us on how beautiful it is and the lovely ambience that the building has."
A Manor House Customer
"The supplier list that was provided to us was invaluable as we chose most of them to provide elements of our day, and we weren't disappointed. We now count many of them as friends."
Manor House Bride
"I lost count of how many of our guests said that it was the best wedding breakfast they'd ever had."
Manor House Bride
"We kept looking around and seeing all of our family and friends happy, laughing, chatting and making new friends and Debbie and I commented to each other on more than one occasion that we definitely chose the right venue to hold our special day."
Manor House Bride
"We’ve been a tenant in The Manor House for 7 years.  Location is great, right in the centre of Sedgefield with a number of handy cafes and shops on the doorstep.  The private car park at the rear of the building is also a very useful bonus. The building itself is full of character and original features but it still manages to cater very well for modern businesses with fibre broadband in the building and serviced meeting rooms."
Jane Skilbeck, Finance and Business Manager, Parsons Containers Ltd
"We’ve been based at The Manor House since August 2018 and find it a great place to work from. The facilities including the meetings rooms, restroom and coffee machine are fantastic, and all of the people from the other organisations based within the building are really friendly. Parking is excellent and the office space is right near the local shops and facilities."
Jane Bellis, AAP Co-ordinator, East Durham Rural Corridor Area Action Partnership
"Highly recommended.  This venue have provided us with the meeting space and flexibility we needed, on more than one occasion.  The team respond swiftly and Ean and his team could not be more helpful; we will certainly use them again, should the need arise."
A Manor House Meeting Room Customer
"I just wanted to say we had a brilliant day on Saturday and thank you for being so accommodating. I must say the staff and Christine were so friendly and helpful and ensured everyone enjoyed themselves. Also, the catering went down a storm."
Michael - A Manor House Events Customer
"The celebrations went really well. Thanks.
The room was perfect and service was really lovely. The girls were very helpful with any requests we made. Nothing was a problem. Food was gorgeous too. So all in all a wonderful day. Thank you for all of your help on making this a great day."
Angela & Carly
"Thank you so much for making [my partner's] funeral 'tea' so wonderful. Everything was perfect! I have been overwhelmed by messages from our 'guests' who all expressed their appreciation of the lovely venue, the friendly service and the fantastic buffet. Of course, I am devastated by the loss of my life-long partner but knowing that I did him proud at this final gathering will help me enormously."
A Manor House Events Customer
"Massive thank you for making our wedding so special . It’s a fabulous venue to have a wedding . You couldn’t have done more for us . Thank you Ean and Vivienne and all the team at the Manor House.
...Lovely ceremony, tasty food... an overall fantastic day. We would like to thank Ean and Vivienne and all the team at Manor House yesterday, everything was perfect and you all made our special day a fantastic celebration that we will remember for years to come."
Craig Cowans, Sue Raw, Paul & Helen Goode
"I really enjoyed the night and I must say you have created a fantastic venue in a unique building."
Gary Chaplin – The Bird Scarers (and of Quaterlight and ex of Penetration) 01/02/2020
"Thanks for putting yesterday on, I had a message from Phil Caffrey thanking 'the team'. All of them enjoyed the experience of the Manor House. I had loads of wonderful comments as the audience left, most came with no expectations really, but left elated. I will keep sharing and tell the people who didn't come that they missed something special! Cheers"
John Tate - Promoter