Trustee, Elena Lewendon, BA (Hons), MA

Elena has been involved with Frogmore Mill since 2005, first as a volunteer and later as a Trustee. She provides curatorial support to the team and advises on collection care and exhibitions.  Elena has worked in the heritage industry for over a decade, specialising in audience development, education, volunteer management and achieving Arts Council Accreditation. She is currently on the Curatorial Team at the London Fire Brigade Museum. Read more

Trustee, Hilary Robinson, FCA, LLB

Hilary became a Trustee in 2018. She is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with Price Waterhouse in Audit and later specialised in International Corporate Tax.  She has spent the last 23 years as Regional Tax Director of two separate multi-national corporations and has recently retired Read more

Trustee, Simon Ody, BSc. MSc.

Simon is a director of TVAC, a consultancy specialising in advising organisations on the strategic development and commercial planning of visitor attractions and destinations. Prior to founding TVAC, he was managing director of Grant Leisure, which owned and operated 3 commercially successful visitor attractions in the UK. Read more

Trustee, Henry Clarke, MSc, BSc (Est Man), DIC, FRICS

Henry has represented Apsley Paper Trail as the Trust's property advisor since 2006 becoming a Trustee in 2016. He has held senior roles at The Crown Estate Commissioners and British Rail before setting up his own London based property consultancy advising corporate clients including charities and trusts on property development and portfolio management. Additionally Henry is Chairman of Mercy Ships UK, a member of the board of Mercy Ships Read more

Secretary, Gladys Jones, MA

Gladys is a volunteer and Trustee Minute Secretary for Apsley Paper Trail. She had a long career in education ending as Vice Principle and Head of Lower School in an 11-18 Comprehensive.  Since retirement, Gladys was Trustee and Co-Manager of White House Arts Trust, now closed. Read more

Co-Chair, John Watson

John has volunteered at The Paper Trail since 2017. He has been involved since the inception of Apsley Paper Trail Charitable Trust becoming a director of the Charity between 2000 and 2010. Also during that period, he took on the role of General Manager of Frogmore Paper Mill. He was until that time managing director of a small group of companies allied to the printing and paper industry. Read more

Make a donation

Frogmore Paper Mill is a registered charity and in order to, move forward; we need funds. We aim to offer an exciting experience for all who visit, whatever their interest or knowledge of paper; the interested general public, industry specialists and education groups. If you are willing to donate for a specific or general cause, we will be happy to receive it. Read more

Rags make paper...

"Rags make paper, paper makes money, money makes banks, banks make loans, loans make beggars, beggars make rags. " Anon. English 19th C. Read more

Terms and Conditions

A summary of the terms of use for this site and the conditions and licensing for reproduction Read more


Frogmore Paper Mill has been recycling for more than 100 years - recycling is not new! As a charity we can benefit from your waste paper and cardboard, which if not actually recycled can be sold on for extra funds. Read more

Youth groups

We deliver activities for beavers, cubs, scouts, rainbows, brownies, guides, young farmers, boys brigade and more. Visits begin with drinks and biscuits, followed by hands on papermaking and a mill tour. We also offer a quiz as a light-hearted way of picking up a few facts. Sessions can be customised if you are working towards a particular badge such as science, art, recycling and history. Read more

Guest speaker

If you are group activities organiser for a social group, be it U3A, WI, Probus or any other grouping; we can offer informative and entertaining talks about paper history and production with many entertaining asides and snippets of information you can amuse others with at your next dinner party! Paper is an infinitely fascinating and much overlooked commodity. Where would we be without it? Entertaining talk, presentation and demonstration. Read more

What we do

At Frogmore Paper Mill we celebrate the huge contribution that paper has played in shaping the world in which we live today. Read more

Did you know?

Surprising facts about paper. Read more