Covid-19 Meetings and Events Safety Measures - Crowne Plaza Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter

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We’ve introduced a range of enhanced hygiene and safety measures at our hotels to ensure our staff and guests can host a meeting or event with us with peace of mind.

What does a capacity assessment entail?

All of our capacities are based on a 2-metre distance between guests or a 1-metre distance with mitigations, such as face coverings worn by all attendees. We will carry out a full risk assessment before any meeting, event or celebration, and always comply with the maximum capacity as determined by the government.

What food & beverage options are available?

Self-serve coffee machines are available to enjoy with disposable cups and clear floor markings to ensure a 2-metre distance between delegates. Sanitising wipes will also be available next to the coffee machine. All snacks will be pre-wrapped and meals can either be plated or enjoyed as an assisted-serve hot buffet.

What are we doing to look after the safety of our guests?

  • Hand sanitisation stations on entry and exit points.
  • Test and trace records secured for every meeting or event.
  • All hotel team members will be wearing face coverings or shields.
  • In and out flow set up where possible.
  • Use of globally recognised chemicals by Ecolab.
  • Revised team training on social distancing and hygiene standards.
  • Increased frequency of cleaning in public areas, including touchpoints such as door handles and soap dispensers.

What extra precautions are in place for exhibitions or trade fairs?

  • The flow of delegates will be managed throughout the day to ensure the maximum capacity is adhered to.
  • The directional flow will be created with floor markings.
  • No cloakroom or handouts will be permitted.

What extra precautions are in place for social events?

  • Only background music is permitted (DJs, live music and dance floors are not).
  • Guests can order at the bar following the 2-metre social distancing rule. Plexiglass screens are in place for order & pick-up points.
  • Large group photos are not permitted.

What extra precautions are in place for weddings?

  • No food or drink will be included as part of the ceremony.
  • A table service drinks reception will be available.
  • You can enjoy a plated wedding breakfast meal and assisted serve hot buffet in the evening.
  • Guests can order at the bar following the 2-metre social distancing rule. Plexiglass screens are in place for order & pick-up points.
  • Only background music is permitted (DJs, live music and dance floors
    are not).
  • Large group photos are not permitted.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

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Please note that everything on this page is applicable to meetings and events taking place after 1st October. All information is subject to change in line with government guidance.