Contact: Jonathan Elkington
Telephone: +44 (0) 1434 230 203
Mobile: +44 (0) 7703 540 352
Address: Chipchase Castle, Wark-on-Tyne,
Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 3NT
Jonathan runs the Chipchase Estate, which consists of agricultural and livestock farming, commercial shooting and fishing. Events such at weddings and giving access for filming and photo shoots, a residential property portfolio and maintaining the Castle and its gardens which are open to the public certain times of the year.
Jonathan is also a Group Director and ao Co-Founder of LJ Group which is an independent, privately held investment house and multi-family office. The Group provides expert independent counsel, aswell as exclusive access to proprietary investment and co-investment opportunities to private clients, family offices, foundations, and corporate institutionswith offices in London, Geneva, Hong Kong, Miami, Isle of Man, Singapore and Lisbon.
Prior to LJ Group Jonathan was a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Deutsche Land, an AIM listed real estate investment fund with AUM in excess circa €600m. He co-founded Prostar Capital, a boutique private investment firm with interests in real estate financing and international residential development. Prior to that, he co-founded Cleland Capital Ltd which focused on UK real estate providing equity and debt financing. He started his career by training as a Fund Manager and became an Equity Analyst in the Pan European Building and Construction Mining sectors advising on over £4 billion at Brewin Dolphin Securities. Jonathan got a 2:1 in Business Management and Marketing at Newcastle University and is a Member of the Securities Institute.
He sits on the boards of the CLA and Tyne Rivers Trust as well as being Co-Chairman of WheelPower, an excellent charity which promotes equality of opportunity in sport for all people with physical disabilities. WheelPower is a volunteer led charity that provides opportunities, facilities and equipment, which enables disabled people to play sport and lead healthy active and sociable lives. The charity raises fund for and runs Stoke Mandeville sports centre which provides residential courses for the newly injured, and the chance for all ages to participate in National Games and sport at all levels. The worldwide Paralympic movement was born at Stoke Mandeville in 1948 – so 2012 is a particularly special year.
The Estate is only 30 miles from Newcastle train station,
which is a 3hr train journey from London King Cross.
Visitor Opening Times:
Chipchase Castle is open for tours during the month of June between 2-5pm
Tours are available by arrangement at other times.
The Castle Gardens & Nursery are open during the following months: April, May, June and July.
Thursday to Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays, from 10am to 5pm.
Parking is to be at car park by the nursery at all times other
than if taking a tour of the castle between 2-5pm when one can park on the gravel in front of the castle.