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Portal Business Centres Ltd – Dallam Court, Warrington

Last month, launched a new award scheme which is designed to celebrate UK business centres offering the very best in serviced office space.

The ‘Business Centre of the Month’ award recognises centres that can demonstrate key criteria including exemplary customer service, positive client feedback, and a strong profile on the website.

Centres should also be able to show that they maintain a good working relationship with the team, allowing essential information and the latest developments to flow freely between both parties.

May 2010 Winner: Portal Business Centres Ltd

Effortlessly ticking all of the above was Cheshire based Portal Business Centres Ltd, who won officebroker.comΓÇÖs award for May 2010.

The centre, which is located on Dallam Lane on the outskirts of Warrington town centre, is run by Director Sallie Maskrey alongside Rachel Browne, Trish Hopely, Maz Steele, Stuart Shaw and Karen Knowles.

Commenting on becoming Business Centre of the Month for May, Sallie – who is also an active member of the Busines Centre Association (BCA), said:

Sallie Maskrey (left) with team members Trish Hopely (centre) and Maz Steele

“ItΓÇÖs fantastic news that we have been selected as Business Centre of the Month. It is a great achievement for the team who work very hard to ensure this is a professional and friendly business centre providing a real business community for our clients. As a BCA board member I feel this award is an excellent way of rising the awareness and profile of the whole serviced office market sector.”

Sallie continues: “It is our aim to provide potential customers with a good representation of our business centre. With the recent introduction of our video to PortalΓÇÖs profile we believe future customers can see what we have to offer and are better equipped to make a decision to come and tour.”

Rachel Browne, who works alongside Sallie at Portal Business Centres, commented:

“Over the last 12 months we have been working extremely hard on our online presence and taking advice from various stakeholders including along the way. It is our aim to provide potential customers with a good representation of our business centre and that PortalΓÇÖs profile within is also reflected in our own website.”

“Excellent offering”

Managing Director of Jim Venables, who judged the entries and chose the final winner, felt that the centre provides an “excellent offering” to its clients, with a high level of customer service that is evident from positive feedback published on the centreΓÇÖs profile page.

“ItΓÇÖs fantastic news that we have been selected as Business Centre of the Month. It is a great achievement for the team.

Sallie Maskrey, Director of Portal Business Centres Ltd

“It is clear from the feedback that Sallie and the team have created a stimulating and professional business environment that is highly appreciated by their clients,” Jim commented.

“Sallie has been part of the serviced office industry for many years and is passionate about her centre. She throws a lot of effort and energy into running Dallam Court, and she is a great barometer for independent providers across the UK.”

Visit the online profile page for further details about Portal Business Centres’ Dallam Court offices, or contact Consultant Stewart Messenger on 0800 111 6 444, who handles enquiries for this award-winning centre and the surrounding area.


Find out more about’s Business Centre of the Month award here.

As MayΓÇÖs Business Centre of the Month, Portal Business Centres will receive the following:

  • ‘Business Centre of the Month’ certificate;
  • Extra promotion about the centre on the homepage;
  • ‘Business Centre of the Month’ logo on the centre’s profile page;
  • Entry into’s ‘Business Centre of the Year’ – announced in December 2010. Winner of ‘Business Centre of the Year’ will receive their own engraved trophy.
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