Henfold Overview

Henfold Estate situated in the cool climes of Nuwara Eliya district is one of the largest estates in the region. The estate itself was established around 1868.A mere 40 Minutes from Nuwara Eliya Town. The cultivation commenced in the year 1940. Few British planters who were there in this estate are namely Aubrey Simson Pipon Parmistor Esqr, Thomas Jackson Esqr, Geofray Hartley Moore Esqr and Hector Alfred Rode Esqr. The original Factory was situated in Caledonia,now a division of the estate but due to the inability to accommodate the increasing of leaf the factory was demolished The present factory being 42,075 Square Feet in size was built in 1901 in the Henfold Division, and situated 1280 meters above sea level .

Few Past Managers’ Detail

Name From To
Mr. A.S.P. Permistor 1950 1954
Mr. T. Jackson 1954 1958
Mr. G.H. Moore 1958 1960
Mr. H.A. Rode 1960 1974
Mr. Cooray 1974 1976
Mr. Thisera 1976 1977
Mr. Mendis 1977 1977
Mr. D. Karunanayake 1984 1987
Mr. N. Sathivel 1987 1990
Mr. M.V.D. Thisera 1990 1993
Mr. P. Sangaralingam 1993 1995
Mr. R. Edward 1995 1998
Mr. G.P.B. Kohona 1998 1998
Mr. P.S. Senadeera 1998 1999
Mr. T.L. De Alwis 1999 2001
Mr. S. Richardson 2001 2005
Mr. U.K. Navaratne 2005 2008
Mr. M.S.A. Akber 2008 2009
Mr. R.N.A. Bandaranayake 2009 2011
Mr. U.C. Oliver 2011 2012
Mr. D.H.K. Sumanaratne 2012 2018
Mr. H.M.P.K. Sunilratne 2018 2019
Mr.Tharanga Senaratne 2019 To date

General Facts

Region

Agarapathana

Temperature

20C-23˚C

Total Population

4805

Elevation

1280m

Rainfall

2260mm

Contact Details

Telephone

+94 (0) 51- 4921359 (Office)

+94 (0) 51- 4921390 (Factory)

Email

Henfold@hattonplantations.lk

Location

Henfold Estate

Lindula, Sri Lanka

Characteristics

Leaf Appearance – Black, well twisted, clean and neat leaf

Infusion – Bright

Liquor – Posses fair color, useful strength, brisk and bright

Certifications

FLO

The Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP)