Vil­lage life

Putting the spot­light on re­tail­ers whose busi­ness is an im­por­tant part of the com­mu­nity Cheshire Life: Jan­uary 2019

Cheshire Life - - Retail -

It is a lucky per­son who can turn their hobby into a busi­ness but such is Henry Bax­en­dell’s good for­tune.

Henry has turned his pas­sion for bees into Bax Bees, a honey busi­ness in Plum­ley.

‘I have been in­ter­ested in bees ever since I was 14, as a hobby. My mother bought me membership to the Bee­keep­ers As­so­ci­a­tion on my 14th birth­day and it was the best present she could ever give me,’ he re­calls.

‘Then five or six years ago I started do­ing it com­mer­cially. I did all the ar­ti­san mar­kets and then two-and-a half years ago opened the Honey House here in Plum­ley.’

The beauty of the lo­ca­tion on

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