Our team all have extensive experience within the flooring industry and work hard to provide the best solution for your project; delivered on time and on budget with peace of mind thrown in!

Mark Hadfield

Mark has been with John Lord for over 15 years and has a detailed knowledge of each business area having held a variety of roles within the business. Mark takes a commercial and strategic role in developing and growing the company, as well as working closely with clients to deliver suitable flooring solutions.


Jim Lomax

Business Development Manager
Originally qualified as a Chemical Engineer, Jim has over 45 years’ experience in the flooring industry and has been with John Lord for over 28 years. Jim is usually the first point of contact for customers with new projects and for new enquiries; he offers advice and shares his wealth of knowledge and experience to recommend the most suitable specialist flooring and drainage solutions.


John Edwards

Commercial Manager
With over 17 years of experience in the contract flooring industry, John has detailed technical knowledge of all aspects of commercial flooring. In addition, John has negotiated and delivered numerous major projects for blue chip clients in the private sector as well as delivering long term, national public sector frameworks. Irrespective of the sector John will ensure your project is delivered on time, on budget, and to the highest quality.


James Airey

Technical Sales Manager 
Before becoming a Technical Sales Manager, James worked as an Estimator at John Lord. This role gave James a greater understanding of the estimating process and knowledge of products and installation methods. James provides customers with cost-effective solutions when choosing the right floor specification and installation methods required to meet with the demands of their working environment.


Tom Ingham

Technical Sales Engineer 
Tom has years of experience in the installation of bespoke resin flooring systems for many different sectors as a Technical Sales Engineer for John Lord.

Working closely with his clients on many large factory projects, Tom’s insight into the flooring industry has proven valuable and has led him to create a large portfolio of new and existing customers seeking his expertise on various commercial and industrial projects.


Contracts Team

The Contracts Team is lead by Head of Projects, Nick Smithson, who has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry. He has previously worked in client, contractor and consultant roles so has a good all-round understanding of project requirements, delivery and expectations. Nick has a successful and well-proven track-record within all aspects of the construction and development process, including development management, construction, design & build, project management, design & planning coordination, as well as site and contracts management. Nick works with his Team Barry Thorpe and John Kettle to deliver quality flooring projects on time and budget, to customers across the UK.

Interested in joining?

John Lord currently employs over 60 members of staff in a wide range of roles from our UK-wide fully-employed installation teams, our administrative team based at our Bury head office, and roles that require a mix of both.

We offer competitive salaries and room for growth. If you want to know more about joining the John Lord team, please visit our careers page.

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