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An evening of celebration as Growth Lending launches its new Manchester office

Faces old and new from across the north west business community reunited for a lively evening of drinks and darts

Lottie Boreham
22 September 2021

After an 18-month networking hiatus, Growth Lending jumped at the opportunity to reunite the north west business community while celebrating the launch of its new Manchester office.

Guests tested their skills on the oche as managing director Lauren Couch introduced principal Vicki Taylor, who will be leading the firm’s north west operations, alongside regional director Jenny Roberts.

The event was co-hosted by Taylor and BOOST&Co’s Ryan Sorby, the head of the lender’s north and Scotland team, as the sister companies each celebrated significant growth during the past 12 months.

Scroll down to see a selection of our favourite photos from the evening…

Photographs: © Jon Parker Lee

Principal Vicki Taylor (far left) entertains managing director Lauren Couch (left), Andy Pickford (FRP, centre) and digital marketing executive Beth Loveless (right)

Joanna Scott (BOOST&Co, far left) joins Julie Webster (Mitchell Charlesworth, left), Sarah Bates (KBL Advisory, right) and Edd Hatfield (BOOST&Co, far right) on the oche

Ged Barnes (Addleshaw Goddard, left), Martin Gray (Kroll, centre) and Harold Brako (Addleshaw Goddard, right) step up to select their next game

Katie Bowles (Fintellect Recruitment, centre) challenges Ethan Hassall (right) and Karl Hodson (BTG, left) on the oche

Ged Barnes (Addleshaw Goddard, left) competes with Martyn Rickels (FRP Advisory, right)

Guests gather as Growth Lending’s managing director Lauren Couch welcomes them to Flight Club

Mark Gandy (RSM, far left), Adam Fearnley (BOOST&Co, left), Simon Atkinson (Lookers, centre) and Barry Sharples (Pannone Corporate, right) take a break from the action

Edd Hatfield (BOOST&Co, left) congratulates the evening’s champion John Mellor (Working Capital Solutions, right)

Adam Fearnley (BOOST&Co, left) meets Steph Baker (Grant Thornton, centre) and Richard Oddie (Grant Thornton, right)

Managing director Lauren Couch (left) and principal Vicki Taylor (centre) smile at an evening well spent – thank you to all who attended!