MEET OUR TEAM
PROPRIETOR: KEN ROBINSON
Ken served his time as a toolmaker at Ashley’s in Ulverston. He then went on to work at Bowater-Scott’s as a mechanical fitter. While working there he set up Stately Gates, originally known as Urswick Engineering. As the business grew he moved premises and took it on full time, employing more and growing the business to what it is today.
OFFICE MANAGER: ANNA MACKAY
Anna started with the business in September 2014. She has completed her NVQ level 2 and 3 in business administration since being with us and has completed her team leader course too. Anna’s roles include site measuring, preparing quotes, accounts and banking. Anna enjoys the design aspect of the job and will help you choose a bespoke, one off product.
OFFICE APPRENTICE: LEVI FOX-KILSBY
Levi joined our team in October 2017 and is currently working towards her NVQ level 2 in Business Administration. Levi’s roles include taking phones calls, preparing quotes and organising the automation side of the business. Levi enjoys the daily challenges working in the office and organising the workload.
CRAFTSMAN: DAVE CARR
Dave started with the business in September 2008. Dave spends most of his time out fitting our products alongside Bruff to ensure our work is completed to the highest standard. When Dave isn’t fitting he is in the workshop fabricating, he specialises in structural steelwork and is a fully qualified blacksmith.
CRAFTSMAN: JOHN HALTON
John joined the business 21 years ago and is our longest standing member of staff. John is mainly in the workshop fabricating all various deigns of gates, railings, handrails etc. John is our workshop expert on all the top designs of gates made and uses his own initiative when it comes to problem solving.
CRAFTSMAN: JAKE DUNCANSON
Jake joined the team in March 2015. Jake’s attention to detail is outstanding and produces products to a an excellent standard. Jake is up for a challenge and enjoys the more modern designs that are passed to him. This shows in the projects that Jake has completed and the quality finish of the products fitted. These can be seen in the album folders.
AUTOMATION ENGINEER: KEITH BERRY
Keith started with Stately Gates in October 2015. Keith is a fully qualified electrician who commissions all of our automated gates. He works alongside Levi to cover all aspects from quotes and services of existing installations to full automation systems. Keith enjoys the complex installations and trying new innovative equipment to better our services.
GROUND WORKER: ANDREW MITCHELL (BRUFF)
Bruff is our groundwork specialist and is a fully qualified 360 excavator driver. He is our main fitter and ensures that the product is fitted correctly and left looking its best. He also works alongside our automation engineer to complete any groundwork needed before automation is finalised.
PAINTER: COLIN TYSON
Colin is our paint specialist and makes sure that our products look there very best before leaving our workshop. Colin strives to meet all customer needs when it comes to colour matches and preferences. Colin also makes sure that all galvanizing is up to a high standard and organises the customers products before they are sent out with the fitters.
TEAM MASCOT: LOTTIE
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