60 Seconds with Adam Tallis, the General Manager at Loveday Kensington

Learn all about the man who is leading the team as we open our second stunning care home in the heart of Kensington:

How long have you worked at Loveday?
I joined loveday in November 2021

Where do you live?
I live in Bromley SE London with my partner Jeff

What are your hobbies & interests?
I very much enjoy cooking and find it a great way to relax after a busy day at work.  Jeff and I also enjoy travelling and experiencing new destinations and cultures.

Favourite part of London?
Wow, that’s not an easy one as I love Kensington and Chelsea for the buzz and shopping, so being based in Kensington is absolutely perfect.

Favourite restaurant?
Angela Hartnett Murano as I love Italian food!

Favourite holiday destination?
The world is so big and so beautiful but with so many places to choose from and different experiences I’ve had, I would have to say Istanbul. The culture and cuisine are amazing. I did a food tour which was mind-blowing!!

Favourite movie?
“Beaches” starring Bett Midler.  This is the only film where I have cried three times!

Career highlight?
I have had so many amazing experiences but organising the annual garden parties at Buckingham Palace and meeting the Queen are undoubtedly the biggest highlights to date. I am looking forward to adding more highlights as we open Kensington!!

What are you most looking forward to in your new role as GM of Loveday Kensington?
Meeting the Members and their families and making memories with them.

Favourite meal to enjoy with Members?
Matt’s amazing scallops with Asian vegetables.

What music gets you dancing with Members?
The Christmas party at Chelsea Court Place when the Satin Dolls performed wartime favourites got us all dancing. Music is so powerful and I love watching the happiness it brings to people.

Favourite part of the job?
Seeing the Members happy and smiling along with supporting our amazing team.

Favourite activity to do with Members?
Culinary masterclasses are definitely a favourite!

Favourite part of the day?
I am a morning person and love London in the morning before it gets too busy.

What gets you out of bed in the morning? 
Making a difference in our members' lives and playing a part in that.

If you could take Members on a journey anywhere in the world, where would it be?
I would love to take our members on a cruise to the Norwegian Fjords for them to see the amazing scenery and breathe the fresh cold air.

What does good care mean to you?
Good care to me means going above and beyond in everything we do.