/// about us

We are a team of experienced management consultants from the architecture, spa, leisure, hotel and construction industry.

Limestone is a turnkey company specialising in Spa, Leisure, hospitality & wellness solutions. When you work with us the people you will talk to and get to know will be the ones working on your project. Communication and transparency are at the forefront of our design, develop & deliver strategy.

A combined 40 years of experience in Spa, Leisure, hotels, golf & country clubs. Ash and Ian founded Limestone following successful careers in architecture, construction, tennis, fitness, leisure, hospitality & spas across the globe.

Experience working for some great individuals & companies including Meridien Hotels, Technogym, Matrix Fitness, Wentworth Club, Champneys Spa Resorts, Dallas Burston Polo Club, ESPA, Elemis & L’Oréal all added layers of skill and industry knowledge that have proved invaluable when appointed to start a new project. In working globally, we have a wealth of experiences that add to any project, this includes a diverse & highly skilled team that support many functions within each phase of a project. The partner relationships built up over many years also adds skill & know how that assist greatly in delivering projects efficiently & within tight budget constraints.

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/// the directors

Ian Bailey

30 years of leisure, spa & hotel experience an operator of the Tennis & Health Club at prestigious Wentworth Golf & Country Club, General Manager at Champneys Health & Spa Resort, Piccadilly London. A hands-on Project Manager for ESPA international for four plus years running 11 projects worldwide. Commercial roles as Sales Director for Elemis a UK skincare company managed their UK business for 2+years including their hotel sector and as a consulting to Loreal UK as commercial director gives Ian a well-rounded operator / commercial / consultant project management background.

“Function and design we want it to look beautiful but as a passionate consultant/project manager we also ensure it will be practical & functional for those that work in or for your clients that ultimately use the facilities we create”.

Ashley Thompson

Ashley is an RIBA Chartered Architect with a wealth of experience within the hotel, spa and leisure sector. He has been responsible for designing and delivering multi-million-pound spa and hotel projects for our array of clients. Ashley has also achieved an MA in Landscape Design completing his Thesis in Roman Renaissance Gardens.

“I completely immerse myself in all projects we work on and ensure that all design avenues are explored and thoroughly researched. New products and techniques are being developed every day and Limestone are at the forefront of conveying this to our clients and their projects”.