Meet The Team
Establishing Oakwood Bespoke in 2001 Dave has steered the company from strength to strength allowing him to maintain a constant local presence on Camberley High Street, Surrey. As former Chairman to the KBSA (Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom Specialists Association) and former Director of County Kitchens; Dave has decades of industry experience and takes pride in operating his company to fair and authentic principles. Gradually employing more staff from within the industry has lead Dave to form a sturdy and focused team that can operate self-sufficiently on a day to day basis allowing him to spend more time with family in Australia.
Joining the Oakwood Bespoke team in 2010 from the Kitchen and Bathroom division of Jewson; our resident Senior Designer knows all there is about the showroom, the displays and just what’s available to meet your needs. Also, assisting Dave with the general day to day running of the company Toby can help with all your questions. Toby’s ability to not just design precisely what you want but to exceed it in new and unexpected ways will show you he is a true designer with a focus on his customer’s satisfaction. With experience in both the Trade and Retail sides of the industry he has an outstanding knowledge of product and design, as well as diverse industry experience few can claim to have.
Often found working together with our Senior Designer on larger multi room projects, Kalon is our go to guy around the showroom taking on and getting involved with any task passed his way. Confident in designing Kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms and home offices Kalon will comfortably help with any project that he is assigned, providing a fresh perspective and friendly service. Previously employed by the Kolher Mira group Kalon has experience attending to and handling a vast client base that he now uses to easily deal with your project as individually as the next.
Installations and Purchasing Manager
Running one of the most crucial parts on the company from his office here in the showroom or on site when needed, Jonathan is responsible for overseeing our projects ensuring they operate as smoothly as is possible. Fortunately, his keen eye for detail and experience in the industry means that very little gets past him. Providing assistance to our Recommended Installers on site and liaising directly with the clients over everything from delivery and payments to any post installation matters; Jonathan’s focus is to provide the after sales service to keep the projects on track and happy customers in the loop at all times.
Installations and Purchasing Team Member
Assisting Jonathan with the Installation and Purchasing of our projects, Dale tirelessly works through file after file of paperwork placing orders, scheduling delivery dates and dealing with any enquiries that arise with the schedule planned for the project. Formerly an Administrative Aid at Ravenscote School Dale’s methodical approach to get things done sooner rather than later ensures Jonathan and our Recommended Installers have a reliable co-worker ready to help get things done.
He is a friendly engaging South African and is the financial link between all departments, Dave Hewitt and our auditors H. W Fisher in London. More importantly, the man who pays the wages and makes sure that all our sub-contractors and suppliers are paid on time.
Max as she likes to be known, is a part time assistant helping Gareth and the general non “day to day” activities of the company. She is a very efficient having been a Personal Secretary to a company director and if asked to do something, you never have to double check that has been done!
Whatever your requirement, there are important reasons why you should consider Oakwood Bespoke. We are a local company, and so you know at each step of the process who you’re dealing with—we won’t fob you off on to a call centre if you have a query or if something goes wrong. Instead, we always respond as soon as possible and in a professional, friendly manner.
Throughout the process of design and installation, we pride ourselves on offering the very best in quality advice and workmanship. Our design service is free, and we work with you in our showroom and on-site at your home to ensure that a design perfectly suits you.
Our installation service is complete. Jobs may involve carpentry, plumbing, gas, electrics, tiling, flooring, plastering, building work, and more, and we deal with all of these things. Therefore, there’s no added complication for you regarding scheduling—instead, we make certain everything runs smoothly. Being members of the KBSA, we give you further peace of mind.
So whether you’re considering a new kitchen or bathroom, some new bedroom furniture or a revamped study, Oakwood Bespoke will fulfil your needs.
Your design was inspired; it was refreshing to have someone listen to what we had to say whilst not being afraid to assert his ideas on the best way forward.Matt & Gillian