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The Paving Experts are committed to ensuring that you have relatable and reliable information from across the landscaping, building & construction industry. This is why we’ve selected a number of expert professionals, some seasoned and qualified contractors, along with people from our own team – who’ve got years of experience, to support our blog & news features. We want to ensure that the content and advice we publish on our website is interesting, accurate and up to date. 

With combined experience spanning many decades, a wide range of hands-on knowledge and qualifications, our team of experts contribute to the pages across our website and our news, features and blog posts.

Our Expert Professionals & Contributors

Each of our professional experts and contributors have been selected because of their extensive knowledge and experience across the construction industry. We want to ensure that everything we write is reliable, transparent and trustworthy, which is why each of our articles are either written or reviewed by one of our team of experts. You can be safe in the knowledge that the information we write will be unbiased and trustworthy so that you can digest the information and make up your own mind.

Meet Nick Holmes

Nick’s role as Technical Training Manager for Instarmac Group plc is to educate and inform their customers about the technical properties and capabilities of Instarmac’s range of products. Nick troubleshoots issues that they may be having to ensure they feel comfortable and confident using the UltraCrete and UltraScape range of products, so that their projects run smoothly and faultlessly.

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Meet Poppy Molyneux

Poppy started her career in the hair & beauty industry, moving into sales, events & promotions, leading large teams of promotional staff at trade shows, exhibitions and events all over the world. Over the last 25 years Poppy’s roles have all been based around sales & customer care and have seen her train, coach, mentor and motivate teams to ensure they excel in their roles to give the best service possible, and to provide customers with a seamless experience from start to finish.

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Meet Rory Canning

Rory started his career in sales, negotiation and customer service moving into landscaping as a passion he’d had over many years. Rory set up RJC Builders in 2004 and over the last seventeen years has designed, installed and managed paving & landscaping projects using natural stone, granite setts, concrete slabs & block paving for hundreds of happy customers.

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Meet Cleo Canning

Cleo started her career working for Great Central Merchants, a buying consortium for builders merchants. At GCM Cleo was part of the marketing and commercial team negotiating deals on behalf of the members they represented such as EH Smith’s & A W Lumbs, with suppliers such as Tarmac, Marshalls & Aggregate Industries, this ensured that ‘over one-hundred’ builders merchants had stronger buying power.

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