Golf Business News – Alnwick Castle Golf Club opens new clubhouse
A new clubhouse in Alnwick Castle Golf Clubone of many improvements made possible by a £1.5million investment from Northumberland Estateswas officially opened today by His Grace the Duke of Northumberland (pictured below)
Renovation and refurbishment plans, which began in September 2021, include a new clubhouse, changing block facilities and new dedicated access via Rugley Road. A new store and greenkeepers complex has also been built on the beautiful 18-hole golf course in parkland on the outskirts of Alnwick in Northumberland.
The purpose-built clubhouse has been moved to the grounds and has a larger lounge and bar, new kitchen and lovely views across the coast to the sea at Alnmouth. While meeting all the practical needs of Alnwick Castle Golf Club, the new building also combines modern facilities with traditional décor, maintaining the friendly atmosphere for which the club is known.
The Club hopes to capitalize on the investment by introducing new membership categories, expanding the events program and using the hospitality areas for social events and functions.
Andy Hill, Director of Alnwick Castle Golf Club, said: “The completion of construction and improvements to Alnwick Castle Golf Club marks the latest important milestone in the club’s history and will support our plans to prioritize participation and accessibility, organize new events and provide the best experience. to our visitors.
“I am also grateful to Northumberland Estates for their confidence in Alnwick Castle Golf Club; their investment means we can grow the business and people in Alnwick and beyond can enjoy this fantastic facility.
The design team from Richardson Surveying and Wardell Armstrong alongside construction contractors DP Builders and KW Purvis completed the project in 11 months using as many local suppliers as possible.
Colin Barnes, Director of Planningfor Northumberland Estates, said: “We are delighted to complete this development at Alnwick Castle Golf Club. It is a great asset to the area, attracting local and visiting golfers to the city, and the new facilities will allow the club to realize its fantastic potential and build on its current success.
Alnwick Castle Golf Club in the heart of Northumberland is situated to take full advantage of the area’s sandy beaches and beautiful countryside. The club’s 18-hole golf course remains in superb condition all year round and is widely regarded as a true all-round test of one’s golfing skills.