Grosvenor Casino
Rose Kiln Lane
Reading
RG2 0SN


Venue Information: Grosvenor Casinos' restaurants offer an array of contemporary and delectable dishes and drinks, all served in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Whether full meals such as our delicious mushrooms, goats' cheese, spinach and roasted cherry tomatoes stone-baked pizza or small plates such as slow-cooked tender pork ribs, there is something for everyone.


Dingley's Promise is our Reading group nominated charity:

Dingleys Promise Final logo
Dingley's Promise delivers life-changing support to under-5's with additional needs and disabilities, and their families. We believe in the best start for every child and offer support and advice for mainstream settings. Visit www.dingley.org.uk

Our Group Legends

Woods Russell logoDawn Waters - Woods Russell
Esemdee logoAndras Tasi - Esemdee
HRI Jedi logoGail Pearson - The HR Jedi

Meet the Team

Group Director

Gail Pearson - Group Director

NAME: Gail Pearson
COMPANY: The HR Jedi
W: thehrjedi.co.uk
SERVICES: The HR Jedi offers full HR services and support function designed to remove the HR workload from businesses in order for you to concentrate on your business development i.e. make more sales. Not all businesses can afford to employ a full time HR professional and some that do are not getting the best value for money.
BRIEF BIO: HR services, recruitment and selection, employment contracts, job descriptions, employee records, Handbook, policies, dealing with your poor performers, GDPR advisory, Interim and projects all undertaken and retained options available.
T: 07464 833553
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Group Support Mgr

Andy Craig - Group Support Manager

NAME: Andy Craig
COMPANY: Whittington's Tea Barge
W: www.whittingtons-teabarge.co.uk
SERVICES: On board our modern canal barge, you'll find a tea room with a difference. Contemporary surroundings combine with a traditional approach to preparing and serving great British breakfasts, lunches and afternoon tea. Our cream teas are the equal of anything you might enjoy at a fine hotel.
BRIEF BIO: Fun-loving rebel. My passion is rugby, still play squash.
T: 07986 733 638
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Networking Buddies

Tim North - Networking Buddy
NAME: Tim North
COMPANY: Tim North Photography
W: timnorthphotography.co.uk
SERVICES: Corporate and portrait photographer. Working in London, South East and Midlands. PR: reportage: editorial: location: conferences: headshots: business portraits and products. For all your marketing needs. In business image is everything. Family and pet portraiture. A fun, personal service providing you with cherished memories. Available in your own home using my mobile studio.
BRIEF BIO: Highly experienced photographer. Passionate about music, theatre, wildlife and photography. Love what I do.
T: 07787 363 658
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Regional Director

John Gower - Regional Director

NAME: John Gower
COMPANY NAME: Omni Local
SERVICES: Local Magazine and Direct Marketing.
John is passionate about connecting local businesses and has Been running Omni Local for 5 years.
T: 07898 870 870
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Area Ambassador

NAME: Phil Strachan
COMPANY NAME: Strangebrew
SERVICES: Branding, Identity and Design Consultancy
T: 07770 753975
BIO: I am a Business and Brand Alchemist and I add value to Businesses and Brands of all shapes and sizes by helping them to stand out from the crowd. I do this by getting them to 'Think Brand - not bland' and by stopping them from just jumping on the blandwagon and risking becoming the bland that time forgot.

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