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Contact key officers

Contact details for the directors, deputy and assistant directors and section heads are listed below.

Building Control Manager
Name: Alaistair Richmond
Main duties: Building Control (Building Regulations).
Email address: building.control@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Mansion House, Friargate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7YG
Telephone 01768 212342

Chief Executive
Name: Rose Rouse
Main duties: Head of Paid Services.
Email address: chief.exec@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF
Telephone 01768 212200

Chief Executive (Deputy)
Name: Matthew Neal
Main duties: Legal Services, Corporate Services, Land and Property.
Email address: dcls@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF
Telephone 01768 212450

Commercial Services (Assistant Director)
Name: Oliver Shimell
Main duties: Community Development, Economic Development, Corporate Development, Town Centres, Leisure, Tourism.
Email address:
Address: Eden District Council, Mansion House, Friargate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7YG
Telephone 01768 212143

Communication Officer
Name: Barry Cooper
Main duties: To manage the Council's Public Relations.
Email address: communication@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF
Telephone 01768 212137

Customer Services and Transformation (Assistant Director)
Name: Linda Methven
Main duties: Contact Centre and Alston Local Links.
Email address: customer.services@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF
Telephone 01768 212130

Director of Finance
Name: Clive Howey
Main duties: Revenues, Financial Services, Head of Internal Audit, IT Services and Emergency Planning.
Email address: dof@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF
Telephone 01768 212213

Environmental Services (Deputy Director)
Name: Robert Docherty
Main duties: Environmental Protection, Housing, Health and Safety, Food Safety and Community Wardens.
Email address: env.health@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Mansion House, Friargate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7YG
Telephone 01768 212328

Financial Services (Assistant Director)
Name: Peter Notley
Main duties: Accountancy and Procurement.
Email address: fin.man@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF
Telephone 01768 212209

IT Services Manager and Senior Supplier for Digital Innovation
Name: Ben Wright
Main duties: IT Services, IS and IT Strategy.
Email address: IT.Manager@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF
Telephone 01768 212206

Legal Services (Assistant Director)
Name: Lisa Tremble
Main duties: Legal Services, Elections and Democratic Services, Licensing.
Email address: dcls@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF
Telephone 01768 212249

Leisure and Communities Services Manager
Name: Doug Huggon
Main duties: Leisure including Community Engagement, Equalities, Community Safety Partnership and Eden Community Fund.
Email address: communities.team@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Mansion House, Friargate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7YG
Telephone 01768 212323

Organisational Development (Assistant Director)
Name: Bibian McRoy
Main duties: Employee Relations
Email address: human.resources@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF
Telephone 01768 212210

Planning Policy Manager
Name: Kevin Hutchinson
Main duties:
Email address: loc.plan@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Mansion House, Friargate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7YG
Telephone 01768 212318

Planning Services Development Manager
Name: Nick Atkinson
Main duties: Development Control (Planning).
Email address: planning.services@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Mansion House, Friargate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7YG
Telephone 01768 212362

Revenues and Benefits (Assistant Director)
Name: Suzanne Fairer
Main duties: Housing and Council Tax Benefits, Benefit Investigations, Council Tax, Business Rates and Sundry Debtors.
Email address: rev.ben.man@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF
Telephone 01768 212214

Technical Services (Deputy Director)
Name: Jane Langston
Main duties: Planning Policy, Neighbourhood Planning, Conservation and Trees.
Email address: engineer@eden.gov.uk
Address: Eden District Council, Mansion House, Friargate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7YG
Telephone 01768 212448