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Working at West Lexham is a lifestyle choice more than a job. We aim to grow personally as well as collectively by seeing our team as an extended family. Our team motto is well being by well doing.

Edmund Colville

MANAGING PARTNER Edmund’s vision and passion are behind the transformation of the estate. Previously Edmund ran a landscaping and architectural design business and helped establish Clear Water Revival, a leading natural swimming pool compan...

Edmund Colville

MANAGING PARTNER

Edmund’s vision and passion are behind the transformation of the estate. Previously Edmund ran a landscaping and architectural design business and helped establish Clear Water Revival, a leading natural swimming pool company. After taking a Masters in Sustainable Architecture in C.A.T. he decided to focus his design skills on transforming this redundant farm. Edmund has studied many healing and facilitation techniques, notably Vortex Healing. Enabling him to keep the space at West Lexham energetically clear and energetically enhancing it where possible.

Daniel Ferro

HEAD OF OPERATIONS Dan has a long history producing festivals and managing various prestigious projects and events in the wellbeing sector. Former National Event Manager for Friends of The Earth, founder of sustainable events company Green Owl,...

Daniel Ferro

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Dan has a long history producing festivals and managing various prestigious projects and events in the wellbeing sector. Former National Event Manager for Friends of The Earth, founder of sustainable events company Green Owl, comms and experiential marketing boss, and all round winner, he loves music, dancing and everything pasta related. He has recently relocated to Norfolk with his family after over a decade in London.

Georgia King

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER Georgia brings an extensive knowledge of event coordination and guest satisfaction to West Lexham. She has worked for some of London’s top hotels, and has moved to Norfolk with her husband and gorgeous four legged best frie...

Georgia King

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Georgia brings an extensive knowledge of event coordination and guest satisfaction to West Lexham. She has worked for some of London’s top hotels, and has moved to Norfolk with her husband and gorgeous four legged best friend Fiddich. Georgia heads up the corporate events side of the business, developing strong and lasting relationships with new and existing corporate clients, whilst supporting the planning and organising of your corporate experience.

Georgia Patterson

RETREATS AND BOOKINGS COORDINATOR Georgia is a qualified yoga teacher with a background in festivals and events. She co-founded a women’s sportswear brand that focused on the partnership between mental and physical wellbeing. A true Norfolk girl, she grew u...

Georgia Patterson

RETREATS AND BOOKINGS COORDINATOR

Georgia is a qualified yoga teacher with a background in festivals and events. She co-founded a women’s sportswear brand that focused on the partnership between mental and physical wellbeing. A true Norfolk girl, she grew up on the North Norfolk coast and is a fountain of knowledge about local gems. Happiest by the sea, she currently spends her spare time renovating a property.

Georgie Scanes

EVENTS AND OPERATIONS ASSISTANT Trained in Hospitality, Leisure and Events, Georgie has worked in hospitality since she was 15. Formerly Events Coordinator and wedding planner at Narborough Hall, Assistant Spa Manager at Congham Hall Hotel - which was award...

Georgie Scanes

EVENTS AND OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Trained in Hospitality, Leisure and Events, Georgie has worked in hospitality since she was 15. Formerly Events Coordinator and wedding planner at Narborough Hall, Assistant Spa Manager at Congham Hall Hotel - which was awarded best spa hotel two years running - Georgie is also qualified in Beauty Therapy, Hot Stone and Sports Massage. A true Norfolk girl, she loves hanging out with her dog Domino and going for leisurely bike rides.

Lucy Cheyney

HEAD CHEF Lucy is a Cordon Blue trained chef with Michelin-starred experience, adapting and evolving for the new world of food, health, and sustainability. With previous stints as Head Chef at Deliciously Ella and The Detox Kitchen, sh...

Lucy Cheyney

HEAD CHEF

Lucy is a Cordon Blue trained chef with Michelin-starred experience, adapting and evolving for the new world of food, health, and sustainability. With previous stints as Head Chef at Deliciously Ella and The Detox Kitchen, she’s creative, passionate and dedicated to making beautiful and delicious healthy food, using all the amazing and organic ingredients grown at West Lexham. She loves yoga, fitness, psychology and flowers: a Norfolk girl at heart.

Rich Greenhall

SOUS CHEF Rich is a plant-based chef. He's worked in the French Alps and spent 10 years as the chef of a barefoot luxury beach lodge on Lake Malawi. He is passionate about zero waste practices and treading lightly on our planet. He lov...

Rich Greenhall

SOUS CHEF

Rich is a plant-based chef. He's worked in the French Alps and spent 10 years as the chef of a barefoot luxury beach lodge on Lake Malawi. He is passionate about zero waste practices and treading lightly on our planet. He loves all things vegetable, herbs, and fruit and innovating plant-based cooking techniques - and snowboarding. He is super excited and proud to be a part of West Lexham Garden Kitchen!

George Hayward

HEAD OF CONSTRUCTION George has a history in creative event production for some of the most prestigious festivals and events in the UK. He co-founded Twelve Arts, an experiential studio that concepts, creates and delivers award-winning immersive ...

George Hayward

HEAD OF CONSTRUCTION

George has a history in creative event production for some of the most prestigious festivals and events in the UK. He co-founded Twelve Arts, an experiential studio that concepts, creates and delivers award-winning immersive environments. He loves sailing, skiing, rugby and music.

George King

HEAD OF MAINTENANCE An Essex boy who has strayed into the wilds of Norfolk, George finds himself bewitched by the land of Lexham. Previous unusual jobs include gravedigger, woodsman, shepherd and leatherworker. A keen musician and folk aficionad...

George King

HEAD OF MAINTENANCE

An Essex boy who has strayed into the wilds of Norfolk, George finds himself bewitched by the land of Lexham. Previous unusual jobs include gravedigger, woodsman, shepherd and leatherworker. A keen musician and folk aficionado, he's never knowingly seen without a cup of tea.

Lucy Birnie

HEAD GROWER Lucy has worked in horticulture all her life. She learnt biodynamic gardening (diploma level 3) while working at Thornage Hall where she managed the 7 acre market garden for 9 years. She moved onto Michelin starred Moston Hal...

Lucy Birnie

HEAD GROWER

Lucy has worked in horticulture all her life. She learnt biodynamic gardening (diploma level 3) while working at Thornage Hall where she managed the 7 acre market garden for 9 years. She moved onto Michelin starred Moston Hall, setting up their kitchen garden and micro-green production working with head chef Greg Anderson. She loves travel, photography and running marathons! One of her pictures was a finalist in International Garden Photographer of the year 2008 and was exhibited at Kew Gardens.

Natasha Cargill

HEAD OF HOUSEKEEPING Natasha worked in radio and TV before joining West Lexham and has worked on everything from the Big Breakfast to Comic Relief - as well as being a producer for Chris Evans' infamous Radio 1 Breakfast Show. She returned to Nor...

Natasha Cargill

HEAD OF HOUSEKEEPING

Natasha worked in radio and TV before joining West Lexham and has worked on everything from the Big Breakfast to Comic Relief - as well as being a producer for Chris Evans' infamous Radio 1 Breakfast Show. She returned to Norfolk in the early 2000’s to raise her son and built a super eco-house which featured on Grand Designs in 2014.

Hailee Bannon

HOUSEKEEPER Hailee loves being part of the West Lexham team - mainly because nature is at the heart of all decision making here. Being part of the team is ‘good for the soul’ - and she loves being able to walk among trees while going...

Hailee Bannon

HOUSEKEEPER

Hailee loves being part of the West Lexham team - mainly because nature is at the heart of all decision making here. Being part of the team is ‘good for the soul’ - and she loves being able to walk among trees while going about her work - even when it’s raining. Having studied conservation, she enjoys discussing related matters with the inquisitive guests. Hailee loves cycling, reading, nature docs - and has a burgeoning interest in basketry.

Stacy Curry

SALES AND MARKETING ASSISTANT Stacy joined West Lexham as part of the Kickstart scheme in April after completing her creative writing undergraduate and master’s degrees. She loves that it's a completely different working environment and finds the vibe r...

Stacy Curry

SALES AND MARKETING ASSISTANT

Stacy joined West Lexham as part of the Kickstart scheme in April after completing her creative writing undergraduate and master’s degrees. She loves that it's a completely different working environment and finds the vibe refreshing. She loves reading and currently writes a blog with some of her uni mates. She spends as much time as possible cuddling dogs.

Henry Merrick

GARDENER Henry is a gardener who works across all aspects of the site. He loves developing the gardens and seeing it all come together and working as part of a team of good energies. He's worked for the National Trust and other garden...

Henry Merrick

GARDENER

Henry is a gardener who works across all aspects of the site. He loves developing the gardens and seeing it all come together and working as part of a team of good energies. He's worked for the National Trust and other garden nurseries and is working on his RHS level 2. He has a diploma in Garden Design from KLC School of Design and has studied fine art. He loves hiking, the outdoors, and wildlife.

Sarah Drewery

HOUSEKEEPER Sarah has worked at West Lexham since 2016. She loves working as part of a team at such a beautiful place and watching it change through the seasons. She loves adding little touches for the guests, flowers in the rooms and bi...

Sarah Drewery

HOUSEKEEPER

Sarah has worked at West Lexham since 2016. She loves working as part of a team at such a beautiful place and watching it change through the seasons. She loves adding little touches for the guests, flowers in the rooms and birthday decor. She's creative and spends her time refurbishing old furniture and making art. She also rides a moped and can be seen on the lanes when the sun shines.

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