About Us

Established in 1976 Elmbridge UK is a leading distributor of industrial supplies, specialising in:

  • Industrial Coatings
  • Wood Coatings
  • Spray Equipment
  • Welding & Engineering Supplies

We also supply a full range of Consumables, Accessories and serving / repairs of equipment provided.

Our Mission:
Provide excellent knowledge, technical advice, and quality products to our customers, complemented with outstanding service standards. Bringing new technology to our customers, delivering better results and improving manufacturing efficiencies.

Our Vision:
To be recognised as a leading solutions provider in the coatings & engineering sectors.

Our Service:
At Elmbridge UK your satisfaction is our top priority. As an ISO 9001:2008 compliant company, we constantly monitor and improve our processes, so you receive the best possible service. 

Our People:
We pride ourselves on employing and developing individuals to become an integral part of our team as a result our team have substantial product and industry knowledge so you get the solution that’s right for you.

Our current vacancies are listed below or if you would like us to consider you for any future vacancies, please forward a copy of your CV and a cover letter to management@elmbridgeuk.com. 

We do not have any current vacancies but please contact us to be considered for any future roles. 

Meet the Team

Garth Knappett - Managing Director

Garth Knappett, Managing Director

Joined: May 2012 
As the Managing Director, Garth’s priorities are to make sure the business stays afloat through thick and thin.

Barrie Freeman, Sales Director

Joined: July 2001
As the Sales Director, Barrie leads a great sales team that support our customers all over the country

Barrie Freeman - Sales Director
Rory Freeman - Operations Director

Rory Freeman, Operations Director

Joined: August 2004
As the operations Director, Rory oversees the day to day running of the business making sure the inbound and outbound goods arrive on time and get to our customers when required.

Angus Freeman, Director & Area Sales Manager

Joined: June 2013
A dedicated member of the sales team. Looking after clients in the Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Midlands and South Wales, he will ‘make it happen’. Specialising in coatings and spray equipment he will be available to support your applications. 

Angus Freeman - Director & Area Sale Manager
Ralph Large - Area Sales Manager

Ralph Large, Area Sales Manager

Joined: July 2016
A lively member of the sales team, Ralph covers Gloucestershire and the surrounding area providing on-site visits and demos. He has a good grasp of our product offering and specialises in the welding & engineering sector.

Bradley Hext, Area Sales Manager

Joined: May 2009
Having recently moved to Horsham, Bradley is now a lot closer to his customers in London and the Southeast. Specialising in joinery coatings and application he is willing to assist in any requirements you may have. 

Bradley Hext - Area Sales Manager

Paul Dodd, Area Sales Manager
Joined: January 2020

Having an extensive knowledge of the external joinery market and passionate about spray finishing, Paul is Teknos trained, Accoya accredited and a great asset to the team. Paul serves the joinery sector in the south west. To see how Elmbridge can help you, give Paul a call on 07818 525510 or email paul.dodd@elmbridgeuk.com

Clive Wilden, Area Sales Manager

Joined: June 2016 
Based in Bournemouth, Clive is a wealth of knowledge on spraying and powder coating machines, serving the south of the country he provides excellent solutions to our customers. He’s also our qualified trainer.

Clive Wilden - Area Sales Manager
Josh Pocock - Sales Assistant

Josh Pocock, Sales Assistant

Joined: May 2017
Josh provides a calming atmosphere in the office and as well as dealing with day to day flurry in the office he also backs up Bradley and Paul completing the activities they create whilst out on the road.

Rod Griffiths, Marketing Manager

Joined: September 2016
Referred to as the link between marketing and sales, Rod joined the marketing department having spent time in various other roles within the company. Having had experience in sales and marketing, his job is to make sure both departments are aligned and pulling in the same direction.

Rod Griffiths - Marketing Manager
Fergus Clayton - Graphic Designer

Fergus Clayton, Graphic Designer

Joined: July 2017
A creative mastermind, Fergus can design and create whatever project thats thrown at him. Having just completed our rebrand he’s the brain behind all our beauty.

Michelle Griffiths, Sales & Marketing Assistant

Joined: March 2020
Michelle is a great asset to the team and supports the sales and marketing teams in the day to day activities.

Michelle Griffiths
Toby Pocock - Operations Manager

Toby Pocock, Operations Manager

Joined: December 2017
Always on the go, Toby manages the day to day running of the warehouse and paint production as well our serving the customers that come to our trade counter. He’s always happy to help and go the extra mile.

Martin Kent, Warehouse Manager

Joined: July 2017
Probably the toughest guy in the team, Martin has a never give up attitude and will do whatever it take to make sure you get your goods. he keeps our goods in and despatch running like a well oiled machine.

Martin Kent - Warehouse Manager
Liam Gomery - Workshop Manager

Liam Gomery, Workshop Manager

Joined: March 2013
Having worked in various areas of the business Liam knows spray equipment inside out, whatever the challenge he will rise to it and 99.9% of the time will solve it. For service and repairs he's your man.

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