About Beales Group

Beales Hotels is a ninth generation family business founded in 1769 with a highly rated four star hotel in Hertfordshire.

West Lodge Park Hotel in Hadley Wood has 58 bedrooms, 9 conference and banqueting rooms, the Mary Beale Restaurant and Terrace Bar, the Edward Beale collection of old master portraits, and 35 acres of glorious grounds including the Beale Arboretum with over 800 species of trees, a national collection of Hornbeams and Taxodiums and a helipad.

The company is owned by the Beale family:

The Beale family

Trevor Beale (retired Chairman)

Susan Beale

Andrew Beale (Managing Director)

Philippa Beale

Christopher Beale

Nicholas Beale (Non-Executive Chair)

Ashley Beale

Emma Beale

Dominic Beale

The business is run by a professional board:

The board

The Board

Andrew Beale (Managing Director)

Nicholas Beale (Non-Executive Chair)

Richard Young

The charitable arm of the company is called the Beale Trust whose trustees include:

The Trust

The Beale Trust

Susan Clayton (Chair)

Trevor Beale

Philippa Beale (Secretary)

Andrew Beale

Peter Clayton

West Lodge Park team – here is the 2018 team at West Lodge Park, led by General Manager Chris Hall:

Back Row (left to right)
Andrew Kyriacou – Assistant Restaurant Manager, Nimesh Hindocha – Bar Supervisor, Dominic Beale – Trainee Chef, Steve Luckhurst – Decorator, Martin Talajka – Estates, Mariusz Klimczak – Kitchen Porter, Roy Gellard – Deputy Estates Manager, Steve Hand – Decorator, Wayne Turner – Executive Chef, Lee Goodhall – Sous Chef, Anthony Browning – Back of House Manager

Middle Row (left to right)
Chris Hall – General Manager, Paul Baynes – Head Gardener, Oana Dumitriu – Reception Manager, Carolyn Mills – Training & Development Co-ordinator, Carol Pearce – Guest Services Co-ordinator, Izabella Jakabos – Meeting & Events Sales Manager, Catherine Walsh – Meeting & Events Co-ordinator, Matthew Croxford – Conference & Banqueting Manager, Louise Fickling – Meeting & Events Co-ordinator, Annita Nicolaou – Recruitment & Development Manager, Odette Howse – Senior Reservationist, Sally Tustain – HR Co-ordinator, Lynn O’Connor – Accounts Manager, Andrew Beale – Managing Director

Front Row (left to right)
Tania de Carvalho – Pastry Assistant, Valerie Campbell – Sales Co-ordinator, Lynn Marsh-Jones – Sales Manager, Dawn Brumwell – Assistant Housekeeper, Irene Peters – Housekeeper, Yioda Joannou – Head Housekeeper, Laurie Montenegro – Housekeeper, Peach Slade – Housekeeper, Jane Gray – PA to the Managing Director, Sharon Blackgrove – Duty Manager

Celebrating 250 years of Beales Ltd

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Celebrating 250 Years! Celebrating 250 Years!