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Owner

Barry Taylor

Barry started A&B in 1987 after previously being a self-employed painter.

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Senior Surveyor

Mark Hargrave

Mark joined A&B in March 2014, having previously always worked for Main Contractors, for a total of 34 years; including Higgins Construction, Mount Anvil, Simons Construction and Hutton Construction. Mark is responsible for surveying duties on all A&B’s sites.

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Contracts Manager

Kurt Osborne

Kurt rejoined A&B in August 2017, having worked for us previously and has been at Higgins Construction for the last few years. Kurt is responsible for the Contracts Manager’s duties on various A&B sites

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Trainee Health, Safety & Quality Assurance Administrator

Dixie Taylor

Dixie joined A&B in July 2016 and is currently training to be our Health, Safety & Administration Administrator. Dixie previously worked for Brewers.

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Safety Officer

Graham Dockrill

Graham is employed by ‘Source To Safety’ and provides Health and Safety advice to the company, as well visiting sites on a regular basis to prepare all necessary H&S Reports

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Commercial Manager

Simon Rose

Simon joined Barry in November 1987 and has been here ever since. Simon previously worked for Laing Homes and Paintwell of St Albans and is responsible for all Commercial matters within the company.

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Contracts Manager

Andy O’Farrell

Andy has been with A&B for 17 years and is responsible for all sites in London. He has been in the industry for 35 years altogether and has previously worked for Jarvis as a Site Manager

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Admin Assistant

Gail Hardy

Gail has been with A&B for 5 years and is responsible for matters relating to Quality Assurance, Health and Safety and Material Distribution

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Quantity Surveyor

Elliott Wilson

Elliott joined A&B as a Trainee Surveyor in July 2017 and was promoted to Contract Surveyor in May 2021

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Marketing, Technical and Sales Manager

Clive Boon

Clive has officially retired from A&B, but still helps out with holiday cover, etc. He spent 5 years at A&B as Marketing, Technical and Sales Manager, following 28 years as ICI Paints Specification Manager and Anglian Decorator Supplies’ Area Sales Manager