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A small dedicated staff team is responsible for the delivery of Town Council services and supporting the work of Councillors. The Town Council was awarded Quality Local Council status in 2004.

Town Clerk’s/Mayor’s Office

Julie Holden Kirsty Hamper Harry Quenault
Julie Holden
Town Clerk
Kirstie Hamper
PA to Town Clerk
and Mayor’s Secretary
Harry Quenault
Deputy Town Clerk

Finance and Support Services


Dan Chambers Claire Woodcock
Dan Chambers
Head of Finance
Claire Woodcock
Support Services Assistant

Bookings & Functions

Alice Burrows
Bookings & Functions Administrator


John Chisholm
Sarah Jones
Cemetery Officer
John Chisholm
Cemetery and Compliance Assistant

Estates Team

Alison Merricks
Estates Manager

Outdoor Services Team

Graham Woodward



Jenny Watson and Volunteer
Head Gardener

Caretaking Team

James Marriott Sue Batt Les Hales Richard Botton
James Marriott
Buildings Supervisor
Sue Batt
Les Hales
Richard Botting


Jean-Luc Pineau

Town Promotions

The tourism and business support staff are based at East Grinstead Library – see the location map.

Tourism Staff

Dawn Spalding
Town Promotions Manager