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Surrey Hills Enterprises

Surrey Hills Enterprises is a Membership organisation working  to

  • Support Local Enterprises
  • Develop a Thriving Rural Economy
  • Promote Sustainable Tourism
  • Increase Environmental Sustainability
  • Motivate the community to “Buy Local”
  • Award the Trade Mark Surrey Hills
  • Highlight the special nature of the people and landscape of the Surrey Hills

As a Community Interest Company, funds generated from its work goes back to support the work of enhancing Surrey Hills, its landscape and local communities.

What We Do

We inspire – The local community to purchase local products and to support local services

We create – A platform for recognising and building a reputation for quality in the Surrey Hills

We motivate – Local businesses by offering a membership programme with marketing and training support

We deliver – Environmental and educational projects aiming to build awareness and conserve and enhance the Surrey Hills

The Trade Mark Surrey Hills

The Trade Mark Surrey Hills is an accreditation and a Mark of local provenance, quality and sustainability.

The Award promotes the best of what Surrey has to offer and celebrates those businesses of high quality that reflect and support the distinct and special nature of the Surrey Hills.

Organisations can apply for the Trade Mark which can then be proudly displayed on marketing materials, websites, products, in shops etc.

How we are funded

  • Leading businesses who invest in our growth and development
  • Corporate Partners and Sponsors
  • Grant funding
  • Surrey Hills Enterprises Membership Programme
  • Events hosted by Surrey Hills Enterprises

Corporate partners

Surrey Hills Enterprises Corporate Partners are key leading Businesses from non-competing fields within Surrey. They are investing in the growth and development of Surrey Hills Enterprises to support the development of the rural economy and the protection and enhancement of Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

All our Corporate Partners are key to the work of Enterprises and we are extremely grateful for their support and collaboration.

Find out more about our Corporate Partners

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Charles Russell Speechleys

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Birtley House Nursing Home


Meet the team

We are a small but very dedicated core team who all share the same passion to help protect, promote and enhance the economy, environment and community within the Surrey Hills.

We are supported by our Patron, Michael More-Molyneux, Lord Lieutenant of Surrey, a strong board of directors, and by our three Ambassadors

Core Team

Wendy Varcoe

Wendy Varcoe MBE

Executive Director

Maggie Howell

Marketing and communications manager

Kate Chapman

Marketing Officer

Patrick Haveron

Events Manager

Grant Pearman

Events site manager

Karen Goodman

Finance Manager

Surrey Hills Enterprise Board of Directors

Simon Whalley

Sue Sturgeon Director

Sue Sturgeon

Vice Chair
Michael Coughlin

Michael Coughlin


Peter Ducker


Rob Fairbanks


Peter Martin

Ian Mcchulloch Silent Pool

Ian Mcculloch


Tim Metson


David Wright OBE

Director & Chairman of Membership Group