Valerie Beale has passed away, aged 100. She has been closely associated with the firm ever since her marriage to John Beale in 1939. She loved West Lodge Park which she knew for 70 years, and particularly enjoyed hearing all the news about the company. She will be much missed by all at Beales Hotels, and we extend our deepest sympathies to Susan, Bob, John, Peter, Sally and Lucy.
Enid Gray has passed away, aged 93. Enid worked at Hatfield Lodge Hotel for many many years, and although she was nominally in the kitchen, she was one of those people who could turn their hand to any department. A gracious lady, who always had a good word, and a smile no matter how busy she was. She will be much missed by all who worked with her.