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MEPC Birchwood Park
Chadwick House
Birchwood Park
Warrington, WA3 6AE


Jonathan Walsh

Managing DirectorT: 01925 851536

As a qualified Chartered Surveyor, Jonathan has been Leasing Director for MEPC since January 2009. He joined Birchwood Park in 1999 becoming Managing Director in 2005 having previously worked for King Sturge, Lambert Smith Hampton and Hillier Parker. In his spare time Jonathan enjoys cycling, sailing and gardening.


Andrew Cowell

Commercial DirectorT: 07730 423921

Andrew joined MEPC in 2013 as Commercial Director for Birchwood Park and Wellington Place. Andrew holds an MSc in Property valuation and Management and began his career at Royal Sun Alliance Property Services before moving to Bruntwood Estates where he spent a number of years looking after their Manchester City Centre portfolio.

Andrew’s hobbies include running, golf and football.


Chris Reay

Senior Leasing ManagerT: 07769 354100

Chris is a Chartered Surveyor and the Senior Leasing Manager at Birchwood Park. Chris joined MEPC in June 2013, having previously worked for Canning O’Neill, Bruntwood and GVA in Manchester since 2003.

Chris enjoys football and golf in his spare time, and is addicted to chocolate and being very tidy.


Suzanne Whitelaw

Marketing ManagerT: 01925 851536

Suzanne is responsible for all Birchwood Park marketing and communications. Suzanne joined MEPC in 2006 and has over 15 years’ marketing experience in particular within the hotel and leisure industry having previously worked at De Vere Hotels & Leisure.


Linda Welsby

Administration OfficerT: 01925 851536

Linda joined MEPC in May 2002 and has witnessed many changes over the years, adding to the Park's remarkable success. Her main responsibility is to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the MEPC Birchwood Park Management Office by supporting other members of the team in their general day to day duties and ensuring all administrative elements are undertaken to a very high standard. Linda previously worked for Marie Curie Cancer Care as part of the Fundraising Team.


Melanie Cusick-Jones

Park Facilities Manager - CBRET: 01925 858867

Pam Graves

Conference & Events Sales ManagerT: 01925 282940

Pam has a wealth of hospitality experience most recently with De Vere Group where she was General Manager of a dedicated conference De Vere Venue. Pam works alongside Lesley Marsland and team to further promote the conference offering at The Centre as well as being responsible for delivering world class customer service.


Lesley Marsland

Centre ManagerT: 01925 282940

Lesley has spent her whole working life in the Catering & Hospitality Industry, first in local hotels and restaurants and then in the public sector, working for the NHS. Lesley has worked at Padgate College and Compass Catering and joined Birchwood Park in 1997. Lesley is responsible for ensuring that food and services are of the highest standard at all outlets on the park, that conference delegates receive a professional service and that customer satisfaction levels with park facilities are maintained at a high level. She enjoys the variety and customer focus of her role.