Head Office

Nunbrook Farm
7 Leeds Road
Mirfield
WF14 0BY (opens in google maps)

Tel: 01924 481200
Fax: 01924 491180

    • TIM GRACE

    • Chairman

    • MOBILE: 07775 672662
    • Tim started Tim Grace Landscapes in 1978, following completion of an OND in Horticulture at Askham Bryan College. Starting as “one man and a van” he has steered the company to its prestigious place in today’s market. His passion as a plants man led him to set up Knowl Park Nurseries, also based in Mirfield.
    • HUGH PAWSEY

    • Chief Operating Officer

    • MOBILE:  07850 602020
    • Hugh joined Pennine Nursery as landscape contract manager in 1983 after gaining his NCH and NDH (Arb) at Askham Bryan College before teaming up with Tim at Tim Grace Landscapes in 1985. Together with Tim, Hugh formed Grace Landscapes in July and the company became limited soon after in the November of the same year. From a footballing point of view, Hugh has the misfortune to be born in Coventry. This hasn’t been the most rewarding experience recently apart from a victorious FA Cup run in 1987, which saw them beating Spurs 3-2 in the final, albeit in extra time and from a deflected goal.
    • NEIL PIX

    • Managing Director

    • MOBILE: 07980 532437
    • FAX: 01924 491180
    • Neil joined Grace Landscapes in July 2015 after nearly 20 years of working in landscaping and grounds maintenance. Neil has a wealth of experience having worked in the industry as a Business Development Manager, Contract Manager and Operations Director. Outside of work, Neil is married with a young son who does his best to keep Dad on his toes! As well as enjoying his role as the family cook, Neil also has a passion for Las Vegas which has resulted in him visiting Sin City no less than 19 times (and counting…)
    • RICKY WHITEMAN

    • Head of Estimating

    • FAX: 01924 481600
    • Ricky studied for his NCH and NDH at Askham Bryan before setting up his own landscape business and a short spell in the motor trade. He joined Grace Landscapes in 2012 as Estimator responsible for processing, sourcing materials and sub-contractors and tendering. He loves the great outdoors in particular walking with his two children and enjoys all sport except football, but his passion is Formula 1.
    • PAUL CROFT

    • Estimator

    • FAX: 01924 481600
    • Paul joined Grace Landscapes in November 2015 having previously worked as an administrator for a charity supporting adults with learning disabilities. His role is to process enquiries, liaise with suppliers and subcontractors and is involved with preparing tenders.
      Outside of work Paul enjoys spending time with his two children, Rugby league, he is a huge Huddersfield Giants fan, Formula One and playing Texas HoldEm poker.
    • RICHARD HOBSON

    • Estimator

    • FAX: 01924 481600
    • Richard Hobson joined Grace Landscapes as Estimator in February 2017, having previously gained experience in the role at another landscaping company. He attended Nottingham Trent University where he gained a degree in Business Studies before joining the Yorkshire Building Society as Learning Development Officer. After a number of years, and having worked as a landscape gardener whilst at University, Richard decided to pursue a career path doing something he enjoyed and switched to Horticulture. Though no longer a season ticket holder, to avoid unnecessary disappointment, he is a keen supported of Leeds United and plays cricket for Birstall Cricket Club.
    • ISABEL KELLY

    • Contract Administrator

    • FAX: 01924 482600
    • Isabel joined Grace Landscapes in 2013; after completing her A levels Isabel went on to forge a career in Sales over the past 10 years which has now led her to work on a part time basis for Grace Landscapes. Her role involves assisting with business development particularly on the maintenance side of the company. Isabel is married and loving mum to her two young children Isaac and Iona. In her spare time she loves exercising, family days out, a quiet 5 minutes (which doesn’t happen too often with a young family!) and an all too rare catch up with her friends over a glass of wine!
    • NAT SPENCER

    • Operations Director

    • MOBILE:  07748 118435
    • FAX: 01924 481205
    • Nat oversees the operational side of the company, including construction contracts, Quality and Environmental systems, resource planning and work programming. NEBOSH qualified, is the Health and Safety Officer as well being responsible for purchasing the commercial vehicles for the company. In his spare time Nat enjoys walking, especially in the Lake District, and shooting.
    • ANDREW SHAW

    • Contract Manager (Construction)

    • MOBILE:  07764 923154
    • FAX: 01924 481205
    • Andy joined Grace Landscapes in 2001 and specialises in managing hard works construction contracts, play equipment installation and arboriculture works including tree surveys. He is IOSH qualified and is an appointed person for crane lifts. Andy enjoys the great outdoors, and not being afraid of heights quotes climbing and walking amongst his hobbies.
    • DAVID HIRST

    • Contract Manager (Construction)

    • MOBILE: 07766 167261
    • FAX: 01924 481205
    • David studied the ND at Askham Bryan with the arbor option and was a middle year student working with Tim. Following a spell in the retail industry, David returned to horticulture when he joined Grace Landscapes and became a Contract Manager covering mainly soft landscape construction contracts and is IOSH qualified. David is also responsible for purchasing PPE and First Aid Supplies. He has played in a band since his Askham Bryan days, and is still playing the same old three chords with the same band.
    • ANDREW WILLIAMS

    • Senior Contract Manager (Maintenance)

    • MOBILE:  07766 167255
    • FAX: 01924 481205
    • Andrew joined Grace Landscapes in 1993 on the apprenticeship scheme becoming a Contract Manager in 2005 and Senior Contract Manager in 2008. He successfully completed an ILM NVQ level 5 in Management 2012. He manages all maintenance contracts, both exterior and interior at Nunbrook Farm as well as overseeing the regional maintenance contracts. Andy is responsible for programming the summer and winter maintenance, tendering for large scale maintenance contracts, purchasing machinery and overseeing the workshop. As a Huddersfield Giants supporter, he enjoys watching rugby league and spending time with his family.
    • PAUL SHINNERS

    • Contract Manager (Maintenance)

    • MOBILE: 07748 118429
    • FAX: 01924 481205
    • As the Contract Manager for maintenance, Paul is responsible for pricing both new contracts and extra works as well as managing and liaising with clients on a day to day basis. He deals with purchasing of materials and subcontractors, training and appraising of the staff. Paul enjoys all types of music and going to concerts, except folk, jazz and any music accompanying Morris dancers.
    • EDDIE TAYLOR

    • Transport/Machinery Manager

    • MOBILE: 07766 167256
    • FAX: 01924 481201
    • Eddie manages the machinery for both Nunbrook and the regions, covering servicing and repairs where possible. He also undertakes the daunting task of annually testing each and every piece of machinery for Hand Arm Vibration so we can calculate daily and weekly maximum usage. Eddie is kept busy looking after his two children and watching rugby league and is a Bradford Bulls fan. Cycling, walking and spending time in the garden are a few of his hobbies and he loves a good curry.
    • IAN FEARNLEY

    • Training Co-Ordinator

    • MOBILE: 07764 923157
    • FAX: 01924 481205
    • Ian is one of the longest serving members of staff having joined the company back in 1983. He plays a vital role in training our staff to Diploma Levels 1, 2 and 3 in horticulture and is responsible for the apprenticeship scheme. Ian also carries out staff inductions, in-house machinery training, manual handling and refresher courses and as he is IOSH qualified, ensures working practices follow health and safety guidelines. As a LANTRA Instructor, he carries out short courses for external companies through City & Guilds and LANTRA in hedge trimmer and strimmer use. Along the way he has completed his Cert Ed, City & Guilds Assessor and Internal Verifier certificate. Now his two sons are at university, he has more time to enjoy and keep fit by cycling, look after his garden and travel.
    • JOHN PEACOCK

    • Financial Director / Company Secretary

    • TEL: 01924 481203
    • FAX: 01924 481204
    • Joining Grace Landscapes in 2013 as Financial Controller/Company Secretary, John manages the finance and HR department making sure we comply with all current legislation. It is his role to liaise with external bodies including the bank, Inland Revenue, the auditors, solicitors and Companies House. John is sports mad and when not being a taxi for his two active children, likes to watch sport and is a season ticket holder at Bradford City FC. Not only does he watch sport but gets involved as a qualified football coach and referee.
    • GLENN WARNOCK

    • Quantity Surveyor

    • MOBILE: 07862 275205
    • FAX: 01924 491180
    • Glenn has been the Grace Landscapes Quantity Surveyor since 1997 and is responsible for the interim valuations, applications and final accounts of both construction and maintenance contracts. He studied at Leeds University gaining a B. Sc Hons Degree in Quantity Surveying in 1989. He is an avid Manchester United supporter, of course he is, he doesn’t hail from Manchester.
    • JUNE FERRY

    • Accounts Administrator (Sales Ledger/Credit Control)

    • FAX: 01924 481204
    • June joined Grace Landscapes in 2001 and is responsible for invoicing of maintenance and subcontract works, setting up new accounts and bank reconciliation. Not only this but she chases debtors’ keeps outstanding debts to a minimum and has payroll experience to covers for holidays. June is married with two sons and three grandchildren who help to keep her young. Apart from spending time with the grandkids, June enjoys going out with friends, holidays abroad and weekends at the coast.
    • LEANNE HALLIWELL

    • Accounts Administrator

    • FAX: 01924 481204
    • Leanne started at Grace Landscapes Ltd in January 2017 and her role is to provide support for sales and purchase ledgers as well as providing holiday cover for reception and payroll. Since leaving school, Leanne has gained experience working in a variety of companies ranging from kitchens to sofas, debt collectors and most recently a pawn brokers. Leanne is married with two children, one boy and one girl, who all share a house with their three cats and a Leopard Gecko called Jasmine. Her spare time currently involves the restoration of a VW Camper Van called Katie.
    • LESLEY HARTLEY

    • Human Resource Manager

    • FAX: 01924 481204
    • Lesley started at Grace landscapes in 2003 and is in charge of making sure all the Company’s policies and procedures are being followed, processing wages/salaries and holidays. She also advises the managers on employment law issues in respect of disciplinary procedures, recruitment, staffing issues and ensuring we are up to date with current legislation. If this wasn’t enough she is also part of the Health & Safety Committee. Lesley describes herself as a home bird enjoying walking her dog Seth, gardening, cooking and painting landscapes. She has 3 grown up daughters and has recently taken up knitting again after the arrival of her twin granddaughters, making a total of eight granchildren. Her favourite holiday destination is Australia, closely followed by the Florida Keys.
    • SARAH LUCKMAN

    • Accounts Administrator (Purchase Ledger)

    • FAX: 01924 481204
    • As Accounts Administrator, Sarah's responsibilities are numerous and include purchase ledger, reconciling invoices to purchase orders, paying suppliers and subcontractors; CIS Tax; verifying subcontractors with the Inland Revenue and that all important petty cash. In her spare time Sarah likes to make origami gift boxes and beading. She and her husband Lee have two daughters, a King Charles spaniel called Noodle and a stick insect named Gerald. Sarah does a lot of fundraising for pug rescue and many cancer charities.
    • GILL JAGGER

    • Receptionist / Administrator

    • FAX: 01924 491180
    • Gill has been the receptionist at Grace Landscapes since June 1990 and is the voice on the phone that many of our clients and suppliers have got to know over the years, well now you can put a face to that name. Gill also meets and greets in person all those calling to see us at Nunbrook Farm. She provides contract support in-putting information from site, keeping the training record up to date along with general administration duties and purchasing office supplies. Gill loves spoiling her granddaughter, exploring Britain, in particular spending time at the coast, building sand castles and eating ice cream no doubt. Gill and her daughter have completed three Race for Life runs, raising nearly a £1000.00 for cancer research.
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