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Contact Us

General Enquiries

National Bee Unit

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), Room 11G03 York Biotech Campus, Sand Hutton, York, YO41 1LZ.

Email: nbu@apha.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 0300 3030094

 

Do you have a question?

If your enquiry relates to bumblebees, please contact the Bumblebee Conservation Trust

For enquiries relating to swarms and general beekeeping husbandry, please contact the British Beekeepers Association or the Welsh Beekeepers Association

Before contacting us, please take a look at our FAQ page to see if your question is answered there. Thank you.

NBU Office

BeeBase Manager Adam Parker
adam.parker@apha.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 3030094
Programme Support Diane Gillibrand
Diane.Gillibrand@apha.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 3030094
Head of National Bee Unit Kate Wilson
kate.wilson@apha.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 3030094
Technical Manager Kirsty Stainton
Kirsty.Stainton@apha.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 3030094
Contingency Planning and Science Officer Nigel Semmence
nigel.semmence@apha.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 3030094
Healthy Bees Plan Project Manager Rebekah Clarkson
Rebekah.clarkson@apha.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 3030094
Programme Support Samantha O'Toole
samantha.o'toole@apha.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 3030094

Beekeeper in Scotland?

General contact details for your local Bee Inspector can be found at: www.scotland.gov.uk

Lead Bee Inspector - Scotland


Claire Gill

The Bee Health Delivery Lead in Scotland works for the Scottish Government Rural Payments and Inspections Directorate.

If you have any questions, you can contact the bee health team in Scotland by emailing: Bees_mailbox@gov.scot

Postal address: Strathearn House, Broxden Business Park, Lamberkine Drive, Perth, PH1 1RX. Phone: 0300 244 5400 

Find your nearest Inspector

Region

North West England

Counties Included

Cheshire, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, West Yorkshire

Regional Bee Inspector

Mark McLoughlin
mark.mcloughlin@apha.gov.uk
Tel No: 07500 891425

Seasonal Bee Inspector

Region

Western England

Counties Included

Avon, Gloucestershire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Herefordshire

Regional Bee Inspector

Andy Wattam (RBI)
andy.wattam@apha.gov.uk
Mobile No: 07884 791009

Seasonal Bee Inspector

Region

North East England

Counties Included

County Durham, Lincolnshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Tyne & Wear, East Yorkshire

Regional Bee Inspector

Dhonn Atkinson
dhonn.atkinson@apha.gov.uk
Mobile No: 07775 119437

Seasonal Bee Inspector

Region

Eastern England

Counties Included

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk

Regional Bee Inspector

Peter Davies
peter.davies@apha.gov.uk
Tel No: 07900 292160

Seasonal Bee Inspector

Region

South West England

Counties Included

Cornwall, Devon, Scilly Isles, Somerset

Regional Bee Inspector

Megan Seymour
megan.seymour@apha.gov.uk
Tel No: 07775 119475

Seasonal Bee Inspector

Region

Central England

Counties Included

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Rutland

Regional Bee Inspector

Daniel Etheridge
daniel.etheridge@apha.gov.uk
Tel No: 07979 119376

Seasonal Bee Inspector

Region

South East England

Counties Included

East Sussex, Greater London, Kent, Surrey, West Sussex

Regional Bee Inspector

Thomas Bickerdike
Thomas.Bickerdike@apha.gov.uk
Mobile No: 07775 119464

Seasonal Bee Inspector

Region

Wales

Counties Included

Clwyd, Dyfed, Gwent, Gwynedd, Mid Glamorgan, Powys, South Glamorgan, West Glamorgan

Regional Bee Inspector

Daniel Baxter
daniel.baxter@apha.gov.uk
Mobile No: 07771 038646

Seasonal Bee Inspector