Christmas opening hours!
Late night opening, Thursday 22nd December, open until 7pm, with mince pies and mulled wine
Last day before Christmas: Friday 23rd December, normal hours
Open on Saturday 31st December
Then open as normal from Tuesday 3rd January



Ron Scott

Co Owner, Husband of partner in firm, Father of 4, Grandfather to 5. Ron can be seen around the shop in one of his many hats, always quoting 'Sunny Margate', which he believes makes it such a good place to work and live. Our main buyer and when pushed, will work in the shop, if kept away from anything technical.

Sue Scott

Co Owner, Wife of Partner in firm, Mother of 4; 3 grownup, and 1 undecided, and with 5 Grandchildren. Works in the shop, bookkeeper, buyer of hardware, chemicals etc, and general dogs body.

Christine Knight

Senior Sales Assistant, Sister of Sue, Mother of 2 grownup girls, 4 grandchildren, with one of her girls living in Australia. 25 years plus working with the firm. Will try hard to advise on any refinishing problem, as she has personal experience of using many of the products. If you have any special orders, Chris is the one who keeps a track of these, and is always ringing someone about something that has just arrived, so that they get first chance at it.

Peter Scott

Joined us in 2012, oldest son of owners, married with teenage daughter. Has experience working with wood and Qualifications in carpentry and joinery and PAT Testing. His duties in the firm are managing the workshop, general duties in business to include sales, deliveries, purchases, showroom and warehouse management.

Sam Scott

Joined in 2013 oldest grandson of the owners, has experience within the customer service industry. originally from the area he moved to the north when he was around 4 years old, he has recently moved back to the area and is keen to improve his knowledge of the industry, His duties in the firm are general duties in business to include sales, deliveries, restoration, showroom and warehouse management.


Mercedes Knight

Daughter of Christine, Mother of 2 Grown up boys.

Joined us in 2015, working for us part time, one of the front of house staff here to help you with all your needs.


Alan Scott

Joined in 2016, Son of the owners, father of sam, after working in the wholesale fruit and veg market for many years, procuring goods from all over the world he is now our export manager, so if you have any export Enquiries he is your man, also now trained for PAT Testing