• About us

    About us

    Grove House Publishing are communication specialists for the food, agriculture & animal medicines markets

    We put businesses in touch with businesses, across online, digital, print, and via interactive events

    Grove House produce a range of media targeted to the UK farming & food chain, and key influencers on purchasing decisions. We also contract publish magazines for other businesses as company or customer magazines, and annual reports.

    We organise events on behalf of our clients including four national industry awards, focus groups and an annual charity sailing regatta.

    We hold an extensive rural database of over 100,000 farm, rural and influential contacts. Our readership surveys bring forth many opportunities for our clients to use our research services and our skills in putting businesses in touch with businesses, make us a unique publishing resource.

    Grove House Publishing provides the communications tools businesses need to secure long-term relationships with their most important customers.

    Grove House Publishing Ltd
  • Background


    Grove House Publishing Ltd was launched by Alan and Caroline Whibley in 2002 and is currently based in an oasthouse on a farm near Groombridge, Kent. In a ten year period the directors have launched a magazine or product every year, making the most of added-value brand extensions on and offline to include 4 successful industry awards, and a whole host of branded products for the food, farming and veterinary market.

    With investment from Herald UK in 2002 and company growth year on year, Grove House Publishing was brought into the Ten Alps stable in 2010 with an acquisition of the business and its brands.

    Grove House Publishing Ltd
  • Management

    Alan Whibley

    Alan Whibley Managing Director, Grove House Publishing Ltd

    Before setting up Grove House Publishing, Alan was a Group Director at CMP Information, a United Business Media company, and worked across the catering, building, construction, medical, marketing and food & farming portfolios over 25 years.

    Developments in on and offline media brought many awards from the industry, particularly for his pioneering work in e-business development. His experience across newspapers, book publishing, video production, B2B magazines and national events is considerable. Alan has twice been nominated PPA Publisher of the Year.