Our team

We are a close-knit team of seven, including two generations of the Chennells family.

David Chennells, Chairman

Joining the family business after leaving school at 14, David has played a key role in the growth and development of our business over the last 60 years, particularly on the arable side.

Janice Chennells, Managing Director

Janice joined the family business in 1994, running the poultry farm until in closed in 2009 and playing a key role in developing the commercial, industrial and residential property side of the business.

Ian Wilks, Arable Manager

Ian joined D Chennells Ltd in 2016 bringing with him 30 years’ experience in arable farming including six years as an agronomist and arable farming consultant.

Our invaluable team

Tim joined our team straight from school and has been working our land for over 40 years. Dennis and Tracy have both been with us for over ten years, Dennis maintaining our sites and Tracy keeping accounts. Hayley joined us in 2016 and runs our new café, the Box. The newest member of the team Damian joined us on the arable side in 2019.