Raymond Konyn, Founder
Chairman, Trinity House liaison, Project coordinator, Admin Secretary
United Nations Association (Climate & Oceans) Ambassador

Gordon Smith
Vice Chairman, Publicity & Marketing, Museum liaison.
United Nations Association (Climate & Oceans) Ambassador

Yolanda Laybourne
East Parade, SAC, Beach Hut Owners, Sutton Place Residents; Policies (jointly), Human Resources, Governance

Chris Ashford
Hon. Treasurer; Membership Secretary


Allan Stanford:  Bexhill Sea Angling Club

Cllr. Hazel Timpe:  Liaison for: RDC (Sackville Ward), Southern Water, Communities, Culture and Tourism

Liaison for Town Council (Sackville Ward):
Cllr. Hazel Timpe


Meridian Swaby Msci: Scientific research and education – marine science lead


Lynn Langlands: Support roles

Elise Liversedge:
BM Centre Design, Concept Development & Sustainability, Planning, Start-up funding (jointly)

Ed Peppitt: Website & I.T; Liaison for: Association Lighthouse Keepers.

Lindsay White: Support roles: Governance, Safeguarding & Policies (jointly); Small fundraising (jointly)

Stuart Davis:  Royal Sovereign Lantern Tower Maintenance

Elly Gibson:  Minutes Secretary; Education Lead

Gemma Lloyd:  Community Engagement; Fundraising Support

Volunteer role vacancies

Operations Manager – role in-waiting when building in place
Facilities / building maintenance – role in-waiting when building in place:
Artefact manager
Climate Change & Environment
Liaison Friends of Combe Valley Countryside Park

Funding lead
Business Plan lead
Legal Consultant

Please make a donation

Every donation has a direct impact on our ability to establish a new maritime coastal environment centre incorporating the iconic Royal Sovereign Lighthouse Lantern Tower to Bexhill’s seafront. The journey starts here…

How to get in touch

You can contact us by telephone, post or email ... or via our contact form


Bexhill Maritime
c/o Ashdown Hurrey
28 Wilton Road
TN40 1EZ


+44 (01424) 300210


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