Pontypool Johnsey Estates helps young Gwent entrepreneurs grow their businesses

YOUNG Gwent entrepreneurs Lisa Davies and Ellie Harlow are being given a welcome boost to their start up businesses by Johnsey Estates owners of Pontypool’s Mamhilad Park Estate.

The two seventeen year olds are reaping the benefits of the support that they are receiving from the owners of the business park where employment numbers have grown to more than 1,600 jobs in the last three years.

Lisa, from Abergavenny, is the owner of Xorbit, a novel car dehumidifier and air freshener in a cup while Ellie, from Hereford, owns VenDirect which supplies and stocks vending machines. Lisa was named Young Entrepreneur of the year in the Monmouthshire Business Awards 2018

James Crawford, CEO of Johnsey Estates which owns Mamhilad Park Estate, said: “Lisa and Ellie are two determined young women. The young entrepreneurs’ drive and determination to succeed is refreshing.  Johnsey Estates are delighted to have been able to offer our support here at Mamhilad Park Estate to these two entrepreneurs. We are proud to be able to support the next generation of business people coming through here at Mamhilad Park Estate.”

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Posted on: Wednesday 31st October 2018