Welcome to Warwickshire Rural Hub

Helping farming and rural businesses to prosper in Warwickshire and the surrounding counties Hub Business SupportersFree Membership



As part of the fabric of rural life NFU Mutual remains committed to serving the needs of people who visit, live or work in the countryside. These aims are aligned to those of the Warwickshire Rural Hub and as such we are delighted to be their main sponsor.

We know from experience that when it comes to farming, local knowledge and a personal touch are essential. That’s why as much of our work as possible is at a local level, through our network of branches and Agents. In Warwickshire we have six offices – Shipston, Atherstone, Stratford-upon-Avon, Henley in Arden, Stoneleigh and Coventry – with a further 300 branches across the UK.

Warwickshire Rural Hub

Business Supporters



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How does The Hub

help its members?

  • By facilitating and supporting the development of innovative and business-led commercial activities;
  • By organising topical events and practical activities to improve business performance and stimulate business growth;
  • By communicating Members’ needs to the Agencies and organisations that can help them;
  • By providing an information signposting service for Members:
  • By sharing experience and liaising with rural delivery networks across the country:

“The Hub helps to inspire its Members to do something different, to embrace change and learn from each other.”

Henry Lucas,
Warwickshire Rural Hub Chairman

Would you Like to

Donate to the Hub?

A donation to the Hub of any amount is always gratefully received. However, it is only donations of over £100 that can be acknowledged on the Hub website as a Champion.  A donation can be given to the Hub by cheque, bank payment, standing order or by the Paypal Link Below.

Contact Us

The Warwickshire Rural Hub CIC
c/o Pleasance Farm

Email: info@ruralhub.org.uk

Registration No: 7026157

Registered office: 23 West Bar Street, Banbury, OX16 9SA

Hub Chairman

Henry Lucas
E: henrylucas76@gmail.com

Rural Hub Co-ordinator

Jane Hampson
E: info@ruralhub.org.uk

Tel: 07780 159291

Warwickshire Rural Hub CIC Directors

Henry Lucas (Hub Chairman)
Graham Collier (Hub Deputy Chairman)
Paul Rice
Carrie Robbins
Alexandra Robinson
James Walton


Hub Steering Group Members

Luke Ryder, NFU
Mark Dickin, Ellacotts Accountants
Susan Schlee, S2M Marketing
Tom Newbery, Highfield Farm
Mark Meadows, Tithe Farm
Alexandra Robinson, Wright Hassall LLP
Bob Slater, Slater Farm Management Services
Chris Tallis, Tallis Amos Group
Jef Tuyn, Agricultural Consultant
Matt Willmott, King's Seeds
Jon Slee, Abbey Farm


The Warwickshire Rural Hub accepts no liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from any action taken in reliance on the information contained on this website.

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