We are extremely lucky to have the support of many local businesses. The following are part of our Corporate Membership Scheme for 2020.

MBNA is principal sponsor of Storyhouse. MBNA was founded in 1982 as part of Maryland National Bank. Since 1993 MBNA has been based in Chester, in the north of England. MBNA proudly joined the Lloyds Banking Group in 2017. Over the years they’ve helped millions of customers with their borrowing needs… from emergency repairs to unexpected bills, MBNA credit cards have been there helping to make good stuff happen. They’ve won many industry accolades over the years and have been recognised by their customers and voted Moneyfacts Consumer Credit Card Provider of the Year six consecutive times: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.



Bank of America
Bank of America was created in 1998 – signifying the merger of Bank of America and Nations Bank to create the first coast-to-coast bank in the U.S. In the two decades since, they have become a global financial services company that serves one out of every two households in the U.S. and the majority of Fortune 500 companies around the world. Bank of America are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better by connecting clients and communities to the resource they need to be successful. Through eight lines of businesses, they focus on helping individuals navigate every stage of their financial lives, working with companies—large and small—to drive the economy forward, and providing insights, ideas and award-winning research for institutional investors.

Inspired Villages
Inspired Villages are the leading developers and operators in the retirement village sector. An Inspired Village is a purpose-built community where residents can enjoy outstanding facilities along with flexible and responsive care and support that is available around the clock to enable individuals to remain independent in their own homes for longer – and in most cases, for life. Their ethos is simple. They put the health and happiness of residents at the heart of everything they do, with the promise of a life less ordinary for today’s generation of retirees. Gifford Lea is their luxury retirement village in Tattenhall, Cheshire.

Aaron and Partners
Aaron and Partners are a top 200 independently recommended law firm based in Chester and Shrewsbury, providing specialist and bespoke legal advice to our clients. They help businesses and those who own and run them, with a strong reputation for providing high quality, resultsfocused advice across all key legal disciplines. In addition, their thriving Private Client Services team provides insightful, considered advice to help individuals protect their wealth and resolve family matters. As well as operating on a regional and national level across the UK, they are a member of the International Advisory Group, an international network of more than 60 professional advisory firms.

Allington Hughes
Allington Hughes Law is a leading solicitors firm in North Wales and Cheshire providing advice on a range of legal issues, both business and personal. Founded in Wrexham in 1826, they have a long and proud tradition of ensuring that their legal advice provided to clients is specialist, efficient, practical and reasonably priced. In August 2013, Allington Hughes Law incorporated into a Limited Company. All ‘partners’ of the firm then became Directors. The firm currently has fourteen directors and more than eighty staff members across three offices in North Wales and Cheshire. Its long-standing ethos nurtures home grown talent whilst at the same time gradually introducing new blood to ensure their advisers are leaders in their specialist legal fields. They are also proud to be a Dementia Friends firm.

ION Property Developments Limited
ION Property Developments Limited are a long-established regeneration developer, based in Liverpool, which specialises in developing buildings to institutional standards encompassing retail, leisure, transport, education, hospitality and employment. They have worked closely with a wide range of private and public sector partners over the last 28 years. Current projects include Lime Street in Liverpool, Wolverhampton railway station redevelopment and the development of Earlsfield Park, a new high quality employment park, aimed at advance manufacturing, located at junction 2 of the M57 which is being undertaken in conjunction with the Knowsley Estate.

Blue Oak Estates
Founded in 2014, Blueoak Estates has very quickly established a reputation for crafting distinctive homes and luxury apartments in unrivalled locations across the North West region, in particular, and are renowned for their sympathetic conversion of existing buildings and our commitment to creating healthy homes. Their values of quality, uniqueness, integrity and innovation shape everything they do as an organisation. From the way they work with their clients to the way we build our homes, these four values are expressed in every part of our business.

Stowe Family Law
Stowe Family Law are highly experienced in advising and acting in all areas of family law with a particular focus on resolving complex financial matters and protecting the welfare of children during a divorce or separation. Our team of award-winning divorce and family lawyers in Chester will listen, advise and guide you through the legal and practical process of divorce and other family law matters.

Corporate Membership

Storyhouse’s corporate membership scheme offers local and regional businesses an opportunity to engage with one of the most dynamic and successful organisations in the region.

At Storyhouse, we offer a membership scheme that allows us to grow our corporate support and help local businesses to:

•  Raise their brand profile
•  Entertain their clients in our iconic, award-winning venue
•  Enjoy high quality, tailor-made corporate hospitality packages
•  Network with a range of diverse businesses
•  Reward and engage their employees

We offer 3 levels of membership with a variety of networking and profile-raising benefits; including hospitality, ticketing, programme and collateral association and behind-the-scenes access.
We also offer bespoke opportunities to sponsor us.

Please contact our Head of Development Kate at kate.mylchreest@storyhouse.com to find out more about supporting us today.

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After the most challenging year in our history, we still need your support to help us recover.
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