Croydon Beekeepers' Association
The government website relating to beekeeping and has a lot of valuable information on beekeeping particularly relating to disease management. We would strongly recommend registering your bees on this site in order to get the latest warning on disease outbreaks along with the support of your local bee inspector.
Biologist Randy Oliver and his one thousand hives helps separate fact from fiction. His fascinating blog tests many common beekeeping practices to determine how effective they actually are.
Monthly journal providing the latest beekeeping ideas and research for beginners and seasoned beekeepers. A Bee Craft subscription is included the Croydon Beekeepers’ Association yearly membership.
Beekeeping equipment suppliers
Local Thorne Agent
Richard Palmer is the local agent for Thorne, one of the main UK suppliers of bees and equipment, and is a great source of both equipment and friendly advice. His contact details are on the membership list, or if you email firstname.lastname@example.org we can forward his contact details.
Based at their Apiary in Ewell Village. They carry a good stock of equipment at reasonable prices. Prices are on their website. Open times are limited so again check their website