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Meet the Team

The people behind your products

As a family run business we have a personal approach to every customer we speak with and every item we manufacture. We believe customer service and satisfaction is key. 

These are the people behind the products. From initial phone call to delivery or install, our team are the heart of Powell Joinery. 

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Nathaniel Powell - Managing Director

A bit about me:
At the age of 16 my dad told me “get a trade son” which led me into the world of joinery. I qualified as a cabinetmaker, which is where I learnt precision and quality. From then I trained as a bench joiner also learning skills in workshop management.

 

Being a perfectionist I made the decision to open my own company where I would be in control of the quality and products leaving the workshop. That was over 7 years ago now and although it is hard work, it is worth it to hear great feedback from happy customers. I’m proud of what we produce. 

Likes:  Spending time with my family. Receiving feedback from customers.

Dislikes:  Snow, ice and breaking bones (I’ve broken a few over the years).

Hobbies: Growing my business, learning new skills, personal development.

Can’t live without: My family and the great team around me.

Best known in the team for: Can talk the hind legs of a donkey.

 

Contact Nathaniel here

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Vicki Graham - Business Development

A bit about me:

My back-ground in customer service, business development and marketing support gives me a broad range of skills and knowledge to support Nat in the growth of the business.

 

Helping with internal systems and external communication I enjoy working as part of the Powell Joinery team. Nat and I have known each other for over 18 years when we both worked together in a separate joinery company, we were both fresh faced and ambitious back then, still ambitious just less fresh faced these days. 

Likes:  Organisation, systems and plain speaking. 

Dislikes:  Mess, I’m a neat freak!

Hobbies: Camping in my VW Campervan and growing veg in my allotment.

Can’t live without: Oxygen and honesty.

Best known in the team for: Cleaning and nagging…not always in that order.

 

Contact Vicki  here

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Tom Castle - Bench Joiner

A bit about me:
Joinery has always been a passion and a part of my life. 3 years ago I finally made the leap to turn that passion into a career. I wish I had taken the leap sooner. It has been fantastic. Before joining Powell Joinery I was manufacturing bespoke kitchens, boot rooms and bedroom furniture.   

Likes:  Learning something new everyday, developing new and existing skills, exercise and vegan food. 

Dislikes:  Liars, inequality, corruption, ignorance and avocado!

Hobbies: Motorcycle touring and track days, hill walking and triathlon.

Can’t live without: My motorbike, my family and my friends. 

Best known in the team for: A dark sense of humour and always willing to help.

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Robert Craig - Bench Joiner 

A bit about me: I left school and went straight into a traditional apprenticeship. Entering the trade as a third generation furniture maker I have joined the team at Powell Joinery to learn the architectural side. I'm particularly interested in staircases.

Likes:  Cars classic and fast!

Dislikes:  Tomatoes

Hobbies: Motorbikes

Can’t live without: Music

Best known in the team for: Focused, proactive and quick witted. 

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Jay - General Dogs Body

A bit about me: 

I'm a rescue dog who adopted Vicki to be my family. Having lived in several homes and spent a large amount of my life in kennels, I've now found a place with the team at Powell Joinery. 

Likes:  Treats and butty mornings, snoozing in the office.

Dislikes:  Being left out of anything.

Hobbies: Chewing bones and long walks.

Can’t live without:  My Kong. 

Best known in the team for: Making terrible smells and walking away! 

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Emma Powell - Accounts & Admin

A bit about me:

I’ve a degree in Textiles and surface design, I have an eye for detail and a creative passion. I’m a full-time mum to 2 beautiful girls and take care of the administration within the family business, which means I am capable of multi-tasking with the best of them.  

Powell Joinery is very much a family run business. I look after the accounts, payroll and general administration. 

Likes:  Spending time with my family. Holidays in the sun shine.

Dislikes:  Cold weather.

Hobbies: Crocheting.

Can’t live without: Prosecco.

Best known in the team for: Saying it as it is…honest and up front.

 

Contact Emma here

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Anthony Barber - Bench Joiner

A bit about me:

14 years experience in window and door manufacturing from machinery, cramping, all the way to hanging and fitting ironmongery. Can do complex shapes of windows and doors. 

Likes:   Craft beers. Walking in the countryside.

Dislikes:   Lazy people. Junk food.

Hobbies: Following the beer bible “1001 beers to try before you die”.

Can’t live without: My iPhone.

Best known in the team for: Always has a joke to tell and a stone cold poker face! 

 

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Ethan Milner - Bench/ Site Joiner 

A bit about me: From school I went into an apprenticeship in joinery. Working for a couple of local firms in both sash windows and staircases I've joined Powell's looking to expand my skills and work on bespoke items. 

Likes:  Noodles! 

Dislikes:  Cold weather

Hobbies: Skateboarding and Mountain biking

Can’t live without: My family and friends.

Best known in the team for: Spontaneous singing and a little accident prone.

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Evan Kozyra - Apprentice

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