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Entrepreneurs Panel

Laura Tenison
Tony Caldeira
David Pollock
Michael Oliver
Julie Meyer
Charlie Mullins
Debbie Pierce
Jennie Johnson
Steve Purdham
Brian Hay
Jeremy Roberts
Richard O'Sullivan

Middle Aston House

Middle Aston
Bicester OX25 5PT
United Kingdom
Phone: 01869 340361
Fax: 01869 340659
Capacity: 50
Website URL:

Middle Aston House is a residential training and development centre set in 20 acres of peaceful Oxfordshire countryside.

Offering a range of training suites and syndicate rooms, the House has the intimacy and comfort of a 'home from home' combined with a professional level of service which adds real value to any event.

Middle Aston House also has its own training company, offering focused, results-driven training in a safe and supportive environment.
Facilities include

* 5 main meeting rooms with seating capacity for 50
* 10 syndicate rooms
* Private dining for 40
* IT Technical Support
* 3 lakes
* Teambuilding with full Facilitation if required
* Broadband link to wireless access points for Delegates use
* Free on site car parking

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