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Beales Hotels is an eighth generation family business founded in 1769 with two highly rated four star hotels in North London and Hertfordshire.

West Lodge Park Hotel in Hadley Wood has 59 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.

Beales Hotel in Hatfield has 53 bedrooms, 8 conference and banqueting rooms, Outsidein Restaurant and Talkbar, and a stunning collection of 120 works of modern art by the students and staff of the department of Fine Art at the University of Hertfordshire.

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)

The business is run by a professional board :

The board

Andrew Beale
(Managing Director)

Tony King
(Finance Director)

Nicholas Beale
(Non-Executive Chair)

Mike Pettit
(Company Secretary)

assisted by Grant Franklin (Chartered Accountant)

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

Susan Clayton (Chair)

Trevor Beale

Philippa Beale (Secretary)

Andrew Beale

Peter Clayton

West Lodge Park team – here is the 2014 team at West Lodge Park, led by General Manager Chris Hall:

Back Row
Errol Beamish – Carpenter, Aitor Agirre Lobo – Kitchen Porter, Wojciech Adamowicz – Commis Chef, Jakub Komorowski – Kitchen Porter, Stephen Banks – Pastry Chef, Tania de Carvalho – Assistant Pastry Chef, Paul Baynes – Head Gardener, Dion Darchiville – Food & Beverage Assistant, Martin Talajka – Estates Dept, Guido Biagini – Head Barman, Ryan Brooks – Bar Manager, Peter Brassington - Assistant Restaurant Manager, Matthew Croxford – Head Waiter, Steve Luckhurst – Painter/Decorator, Annita Nicolaou – Training & Development Manager, Sharon Sims – PA to Finance Director, Tony King – Finance Director, Chris Hall – General Manager, Wayne Turner – Executive Chef, Andrew Beale – Managing Director, Jane Gray – PA to Managing Director, Steve Hand - Decorator, Anthony Browning – Back of House Manager, Will Lyons – Restaurant Manager, Dave McIntyre – Deputy Manager, Front of House, Grant Hughes – Front Lounge Porter, Lynne Goy – Room Attendant, Tony Balaam – Room Attendant, James Brosnan – Chef de Partie, Peach Slade – Room Attendant, Barry Crossley – Senior Sous Chef
Front Row
Nok Sukpan – Room Attendant, Irene Peters – Room Attendant, Lisa Campbell – Meeting & Events Manager, Lynn Marsh-Jones – Sales Manager,
Sue Dixon – PA to General Manager, Yioda Joannou – Head Housekeeper, Dawn Brumwell – Assistant Head Housekeeper, Carol Pearce – Guest Service Co-ordinator, Sharon Blackgrove – Executive Manager, Meeting & Events, Sandra Arciuch – Head Receptionist, Sabina Sabatowska – Room Attendant, Lianne Brennan – Room Attendant

Beales Hotel team – here is the 2014 team at Beales Hotel, led by General Manager Chris Hall:

Back Row – left to right
Philip Macrides, Colin Bates, Malwina Fedorowicz, Jolanta Janczak, Dagmara Rzeszutko
2nd Row – Left to right
Urszula Kowalska, Lydia Arundel, Linda Townley, Jamie Curtis, Katarina Karaffova, Marc Kerr, Denis Orlov, Alex Hendon, Tony King, Chris Hall, Diego Granada, Andrew Beale, Nick Undricov, Andrej Romanov, Heidi Evans, Angelika Bojak-Bartosik, Zuzana Stadlerova
Front Row – Left to right
Ana Maria Figueras, Karla Snow, Linda Purton, Lyndsey Crouch, Annita Nicolaou, Jane Gray, Lynn Marsh-Jones, Sharon Simms, Patsy Milligan, Lynne Norman, Agnieszka Fronckiewicz