Meet the team
Michael and Carol: Managing Directors
Michael and Carol built the marina in the winter of 2005. Carol worked for I.C.I for 10 years before leaving to have a family. She then moved on to run the accounts department for the farm processing business. Michael has farmed at Swanley Hall all his life. Michael with his family ran a milk processing business for 14 years before selling the business in 2005 and and moving back into wholesale milk production. The marina opened in July 2006 and is run alongside the existing dairy farm business.
Mandy: Marina Manager
Mandy has recently joined us in May 2015. She relocated from North Wales where she worked in the marine and tourism industries. Her interests range from sailing, gardening, reading and pilates. Mandy is looking forward to being part of the Swanley team.
Danny: Welder and fabricator
Danny has been part of the Swanley team since the marina opened. Danny actually fabricated the engineering, DIY sheds and boat trailer on site. His welding experience dates over 30 years both in the industrial and boating sectors. If there’s something Danny doesn’t know about welding then it can’t be worth knowing!
Malcolm: Brokerage Sales Manager
Malcolm joined the Swanley Bridge Marina team in 2010 having come from a background in narrowboats and engineering. Malcolm has worked with narrowboats for over 40 years and has a wealth of knowledge and friends in the industry.
Catherine: Relief Marina Manager
Catherine has been with the team for over 4 years now working 2 days every week and every other weekend. Her employment history is varied having worked for the Boots Company as a project manager and more recently she has spent the last 16 years working in Agriculture.
Andy: Relief Brokerage Sales Manager
Andy has just joined the team at Swanley having run his own business for over 20 years before selling and moving to the North Wales coast. It was in Wales that he learnt to sail and eventually bought a 33 ft yacht to sail to such places as The Scillies and France. It was during this period that Andy became a yacht broker for a well renowned company in Wales selling both yachts and motor boats. Andy and his wife have just relocated to Cheshire to be nearer their grandchildren.