Paddock Wood Community Advice Centre began operating ten years ago, in April 2012.
To read more about the advice we give and the value we generate for our clients, please read our 2021 Annual Report. You can also visit our News page for recent Newsletters and interesting articles.

 

We are:

Every year, we carry out a client satisfaction survey.

100% of clients that responded to our 2021 survey said that they were Very Happy with the service that they received and would recommend our service to others. Here are some of their comments:


“I was more than satisfied with the advice and help I received and I would definitely 
recommend your service to others. The follow up calls to make sure things had happened 
were great. Thank you.”


“Absolutely fantastic, there was never a rush and they took plenty of time to explain 
everything.”

Our Trustees are:

Mike Mackenzie (Chair)

Mike has now retired to Tunbridge Wells but has lived in and managed his own business in the Paddock Wood and Brenchley area since 1976. He has been involved with many local organisations including governorships at two large local schools. He served as a Tunbridge Wells Borough Councillor and was chairman of Brenchley Parish Council for 16 years (and was a founding trustee of PWCAC).

Simon Marston

Martin Pengelley (Deputy Chair)

Martin was born in Tunbridge Wells and has lived near to Paddock Wood for over 30 years. He is a chartered accountant and is semi retired after a career in finance. Martin was a trustee of a local school for 15 years. 

David Ritchie (Treasurer)

David has been a Trustee since 2015. He has lived with his family in Hunton, near Paddock Wood, for the last 20 years. David is a chartered accountant and has enjoyed a long career in housing development including being CEO of Bovis Homes and now CEO of WElink Homes.  David is also involved in delivering much needed new care home developments across the south of England.

Veronica Warner (Secretary)

Veronica (Ronnie) Warner has lived in Paddock Wood for over thirty years and all her children attended Paddock Wood Primary Academy.  She has been involved with several local organisations including the Paddock Wood & District Lioness Club [now the Paddock Wood Robins] and the Paddock Wood branch of the Hospice in the Weald Friends Group.  Ronnie is a qualified Corporate Governance Professional/Company Secretary, is a Committee member of the Corporate Governance Institute's Chartered Secretaries' Practitioners Group and has been a Trustee of PWCAC since 2015.

We would like to thank our Supporters (in alphabetical order):

Brenchley Choral Society

Brenchley & Matfield Parish Council

Capel Parish Council

Colebrook Fund

CPAG Training Bursary

East Peckham Parish Council

Frogs Hole Fund

Horsmonden Parish Council 

Hurst Brown Family Fund

Involve Kent

Kent County Council Resilience Fund

Kent Community Fund

Kent Community Fund Core Support

Lawson Endowment for Kent

Marden Parish Council

Paddock Wood Town Council

Polebrook Fund

Tesco Bags of Help Covid Fund

Tulchan Group

Waitrose Green Tokens

Yalding Parish Council

 

 

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