Posts Tagged ‘OGGS’

- 03 Jun 2019

New Wine List Launch 2019

Every year the Beverage List gets a shakedown and some of our staff (above) have the terrible task of tasting the chosen new wines! We look at the suitability of old wines, wines that have been discontinued and wines that don’t sell well for possible replacements. We also look at new trends in the market, emerging wine regions and grape varieties. All of this is done in light of the Spring budget and inevitable Duty increases to alcoholic beverages.

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- 07 May 2019

Wrought Iron & Bronze Balustrade Restoration

Our Fine Arts and Conservation Specialist Lucia Munoz-Barrena shares her most recent restoration work with us.

One of the often unnoticed great treasures of One Great George Street is the 1913 decorative balustrade. Entirely hand made with a wrought iron structure, it is profusely decorated with multiple cast bronze pieces which were all supplied by N.F. Ramsay & Co., the Newcastle upon Tyne lock manufacturer.

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- 08 Feb 2018

TBR Floral Design Wows at ICE200 Dinner

Our wonderful supplier TBR Floral Design totally wowed guests last night at the  celebratory dinner at One Great George Street – an event held to celebrate the role that civil engineers play in directly transforming people’s lives. A particular favourite was TBR’s Lady Wisteria tree which stole the show in our Main Hall beneath the glass dome of the rotunda…

 

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