Yorkshire and North East

Yorkshire and North East

The Yorkshire Region was founded in 1988 and expanded rapidly to cover Yorkshire and North-East. The meetings are held bi-monthly and range from Educational to fun and most importantly networking of likeminded professional people associated with the Hospitality Industry. Leeds and the Region is the second financial city after London and has a very large and varied hotel stock from lodges to Five Star hotels, Boutique hotels to student accommodation. and the UKHA region represent this.

Yorkshire has sometimes been nicknamed God’s Own County. in general recognition for having the largest number of great people and great things in Britain. Some even go so far as to say Yorkshire is – "God’s Own Country. “

Kerry AdamsKerry Adams

UKHA Chairperson

Executive Housekeeper, Doubletree By Hilton Leeds

Email: Yorkshire@ukha.co.uk

Tel: 0113 241 1045

Rep NameJames Hare

UKHA Committee

Housekeeping Manager – Wood Hall Hotel & Spa

Email: contact.yorkshire@ukha.co.uk

Sophie PriceLiz Smith Mills FIH MBICSc

UKHA Deputy Chair 

UK Hotel Consultant

Relief Housekeeper Q hotels

Email: lsmhousekeeping@gmail.com

Tel: 07870 994 077

Sophie PriceSophie Price

UKHA Treasurer

Office Manager, Cleanbright

Email: YorkshireEvents@ukha.co.uk

Tel: 07739 707 427

Rep NameTerrie-Anne Ramsden

UKHA Secretary

Housekeeping Manager, Mansio Suites Leeds

Email: secretary@ukha.co.uk



Yorkshire and North East Events

Yorkshire & NE Region Meeting
  • Date: 27 September 2017 from 6pm
  • Region: Yorkshire and The North East
  • Meeting: Malmaison Leeds

Join our networking meeting in Leeds. 

MoreSep 27, 2017 | Event - Yorkshire and The North East
Yorkshire & NE Region Meeting
  • Date: 29 November 2017 from 6pm
  • Region: Yorkshire and The North East
  • Meeting: Mansio Suites, Leeds

Join our networking meeting at Mansio Suites, Leeds. The meeting will involve a tour of 3 Mansio Suite sites within the city centre. Fishers are kindly sponsoring the wine & beer for this event. If you would like to sponsor nibbles or canapes please email Kerry Adam at yorkshire@ukha.co.uk  

MoreNov 29, 2017 | Event - Yorkshire and The North East

UKHA National Events

Annual Luncheon in London 20th October 2017
  • Date: Friday 20th October 2017 from 12.30pm
  • Region: National
  • Meeting: The Royal Lancaster Hotel, London W2 2TY

A date for your diary, the annual UKHA Luncheon in London on 20th October.  

MoreOct 20, 2017 | Event - National
London Winter Ball
  • Date: Saturday December 9th 2017
  • Region: London and SE
  • Meeting: The Landmark, London NW1 6JQ

One we all look forward to, the London Annual Winter Ball

MoreDec 9, 2017 | Event - London and SE

 Yorkshire and North East News

2016 in the UKHA Yorkshire and NE Regions

    It has been an amazing year with an introduction of a second scholarship in the region, sponsored by Jas at Just Bins. This is an educational scholarship with membership of UKHA, IOH & sponsored attendance of shared knowledge day. Well done to Lurdes at Marriott city centre Leeds on achieving this scholarship, an accolade well deserved. 

    MoreDec 23, 2016 |

      John Middleton from JTM washing and laundry appliances gave a talk to our Yorkshire members.

      MoreDec 1, 2016 |
      Yorkshire September 2016 Meeting Review
      • Date: September 2016
      • Region: Yorkshire & North East
      • Meeting: Thorpe Park Hotel, Leeds

      We returned to Thorpe Park after not holding a meeting here for a few years. We were welcomed with open arms. This was James's first meeting that he was fully in charge of, from finding the venue to running the meeting. It is fantastic to see James' confidence grow after being our scholarship last year to now being a member of the committee & running an event.  

      MoreSep 30, 2016 | Event - Yorkshire & North East
      Leeds Hotels & Venues Association Hospitality Awards 2016

        A big thank you to everyone that voted for our Yorkshire Chair, Kerry Adams who was voted 'The People's Choice' at the annual Leeds Hotel and Venues Association Awards Dinner last week.

        MoreJun 22, 2016 |

        Hospitality Industry Events

        AA Hospitality Awards
        • Date: Awards night 25th September 2017
        • Region: National Industry Event
        • Meeting: Venue Grosvenor House, London

        Be part of one of the industry's most prestigious events. Attended by world-renowned chefs, prominent hoteliers and restaurateurs​, hospitality gurus and key media, and with a celebrity host and entertainment. The AA Hospitality Awards is a highlight in the industry calendar and truly is a night to remember!

        MoreSep 25, 2017 | Event - National Industry Event
        Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards
        • Date: Awards night 17th October 2017
        • Region: National Industry Event
        • Meeting: Venue: Hilton Olympia

        The Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards celebrate the crème da le crème of the hospitality industry, showering praise and recognition on hard-working staff members. Now in its fourth year, these are Awards with a key difference. Rather than handing out gongs to business owners, we are searching for individuals and teams who work tirelessly every day to give their guests the best possible experience.

        MoreOct 17, 2017 | Event - National Industry Event
        The LADAs Awards Ceremony 2nd November 2017
        • Date: 2nd November 2017
        • Meeting: Mercerdes-Benz World, Surrey

        The LADAs (Laundry And Drycleaning Awards). The first independent awards committed to rewarding industry suppliers, launderers, dry cleaners and more. 

        MoreNov 2, 2017 |
        Springboard’s Awards for Excellence 2017
        • Date: Awards night 16th November 2017
        • Region: National Industry Event
        • Meeting: Venue: Novotel London West

        Call for Entries - Now Open! Now in their 15th year, the Springboard Awards for Excellence will take place on 16th November 2017 at Novotel London West.

        MoreNov 16, 2017 | Event - National Industry Event
        Hotel Cateys Awards
        • Date: Awards night 24th November 2017
        • Region: National Industry Event
        • Meeting: Park Plaza Westminster

        Nominations for the 2017 Hotel Cateys Awards are now open, spread the word! 

        MoreNov 24, 2017 | Event - National Industry Event
        International Housekeeping Week - 2nd week in September
        • Date: Second Week In September - annual
        • Region: National
        • Meeting: National campaign

        International Housekeeping Week 2017, 10th-16th September. Whilst we encourage you to keep the recognition going and celebrate your Housekeeping superstars 365 days a year, this special week is a great excuse to focus on your team and reward them for doing an excellent job!

        MoreSep 1, 2018 | Event - National