lingfield lodge veterinary clinic

Our vets

Martin Bennett BvetMed MRCVS

lingfield lodge veterinary clinicMartin qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1979 and after three years in a mixed practice went on to become co-founder of the veterinary practice at Lingfield Lodge in May 1982. Since then Martin has worked in the practice including some attendance at Crayford Greyhound Stadium. When not working in the practice he enjoys helping on the farm as the ‘odd job man. Married to Jenny they have one Burmese cat and three dogs (one Shih Tzu and two Chihuahua cross Terriers). Martin enjoys skiing and swims a mile every morning before work.

Jason Hadley BvetMed MRCVS

lingfield lodge veterinary clinic Jason qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 2000 with merit in small animal medicine. He spent 3 and half years working in a large practice in Wiltshire where he also was able to treat the animals in Longleat Safari Park. Having survived the lions, Jason worked as a locum for several practices in the southeast before settling at Lingfield Lodge in 2004. His main interests are ultrasonography and all aspects of surgery. Jason has a collie called Myrtle and a springer called Rosie, Scully the naughty Tortie. He is married to Sadie and has two daughters, Evie- born New Year’s Day 2009 and Daisy born 17th Jan 2012. In his spare time he enjoys karate and holds a 4th Dan blackbelt in Shotokan.


lingfield lodge veterinary clinic

Our nurses and support team

Nicky Taylor - Head Nurse

lingfield lodge veterinary clinicOur head nurse Nicky has a real passion for her job resulting in a very high standard of care. Nicky first came to Lingfield Lodge in 1996 after gaining years of experience working with racing Greyhounds. Nicky’s knowledge and love of cats has evolved into becoming a well-respected breeder of Maine coons - although she is currently taking a break from breeding. She has nine Maine Coons and one Burmese.

Catherine Pearce – Veterinary Nurse

lingfield lodge veterinary clinic Catherine qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in July 1997 and has worked in both mixed and small animal practices before joining Lingfield Lodge in December 2006. Catherine's experience and caring nature make her a highly valued member of the team. Catherine lives with her much loved rescue cats, George and Mildred.

Alyson Laurence – Veterinary Nurse

lingfield lodge veterinary clinic Alyson qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in July 2000 from Berkshire College of Agriculture. She then went on to gain her D32/33 assessors qualification in June 2001 which enables her to assess trainee veterinary nurses. She has been in small animal practice ever since and joined us in September 2007. Alyson is married to Chris with their son Joshua, they share their home with Luna, Murphy and their three cats. In her spare time she enjoys keeping fit at Zumba classes,yoga, running, walking the dogs and travelling the world.

Keely Talbot – Veterinary Nurse

lingfield lodge veterinary clinic Keely started at Lingfield Lodge in February 2001 straight from school. She had always loved animals and knew she wanted to work with them from quite a young age. Keely gained valuable experience volunteering at the RSPCA, in Godstone and Cinder Hill Equine Clinic, in Horsted Keynes. Keely has two daughters, Lilly and Bethany, who take up most of her time, but when she has the chance she loves riding her horse Copper.

Sarah Baldry – Office Manager

lingfield lodge veterinary clinic Sarah, our longest standing member, has been with us at Lingfield Lodge since 1989. She has a real love for animals making this the perfect environment. Sarah’s hard work and fantastic organisational skills help hold the practice together. Sarah lives locally with her husband, son and many animals.

Sophie Sweeting – Receptionist

lingfield lodge veterinary clinic Sophie joined us in September 2011 making her the newest member of our team. Her warm and friendly welcome helps put pets and owners at ease, at what can be a distressing time. Sophie's experience with animals over the years and caring attitude towards them is very helpful for her role. Sophie lives with her husband Richard and their 3 dogs. When she isn't at the practice Sophie enjoys running with the dogs and riding her horse, Mercushio.
lingfield lodge veterinary clinic

Lingfield Lodge Veterinary Clinic
We are based in Marsh Green, Edenbridge. Our clinic combines the relaxing atmosphere of an attractive rural location (for both patient and owner!) with comprehensive up to date treatment facilities.

Contact Us:
Lingfield Lodge Veterinary Clinic
Lingfield Lodge Farm Marsh Green Edenbridge Kent TN8 5QS
Telephone: 01732 864092
Fax: 01732 864948