Main Photo: The Stradey Park Hotel
Date: October 2020
Location: Llanelli, Camarthern, Wales
Name: Stradey Park Hotel & Spa
No. of Keys: 76
Owner: The hotel was built in 1912, and owned by Gryphon Leisure since 2000, until it’s recent sale in 2020 to Sterling Woodrow, for around £3m…Sterling Woodrow are the owners of hotels, including Cumbria Park Hotel, and care-homes
Consultant: BCL, owned by Jessey Bal, has been appointed to provide operational and development support to the four-star Stradey Park Hotel & Spa, Llanelli, on an initial 12-month contract.
Their areas of focus is:
• Operational Support
• Financial Controls
• P&L Departmental Analysis
• Industry Benchmarking & KPI Management
• Cost-Effective Procurement
• Quality Service Assurance
• Training & Development
• Human Resources
• Health & Safety
Jessey’s background is that he was MD of Chescome Limited, a small hotel chain with 250+ keys and previously had ownership of some 3 hotels and 4 restaurants based in the South West of England. He also worked as an associate with Onecall Hospitality Ltd undertaking Strategic Consulting, including business plan & sales strategy development.
THPT Comment: For the past twenty years we have had all types of Hotel Management Companies, from total management, leaving the owner completely free of the day-to-day involvement in managing his or her asset, simply collecting a rent, or NOI – Nett Operating Income…to this more hybrid type of “operational support” external consultancy from folks like Jessey Bal, with previous hotel experience.
First Seen: BCL press release
The Hotel Property Team (THPT) is a small group of highly experienced business professionals. Between us, we provide a range of skills and experience which is directly relevant to those involved in the hotel property market.