There is no need to know anything about
bees because our experienced Beekeepers
totally manage your hive for you - easy!
About Us A little about who we
are . . .
"It has been said that people
involved with bees live longer!"
Helen and Steve Forshaw have enjoyed
successful careers both home and abroad
in Catering Hospitality, Farming,
Construction, Building, Property and IT
in both corporate positions and their
Our interest in the environment led us
to aquiring several hives of bees
located both on our allotment and home
We are members of our local bee
keepers association along with the
British Bee Keepers Association.
We are regular attendees at branch meeting when
many topics of bee keeping are discussed. We
have undertaken formal bee keeping courses and
intend to continue with these studies for many
years to come!
We are in close contact with our local
Bee Inspector and it is out intention
that all our hives with be registered on the
Government's Bee Base, set up
to monitor and improve bee health.
We are fully
supportive of research into bee
diseases, and we hope in some small way
to contribute to this important area.
Indeed the more hives that are placed
with our clients the greater likelihood
of us making a major contribution to the
improvement of bee health.
We soon realised the tremendous need for
more bees in all parts of the UK. Very
few people have the time or experience
to keep bees but often realise their
importance. With this in mind Helen and
Steve decided to start a business that
made a real difference and Hire
A Hive was born!