Meet the Manager!

We wanted to make it easier for all of our loyal, lovely customers to get to know our Managers more! We've come up with a little questionnaire that'll give you a insight into the friendly faces behind the branches.

This week we've got Gary Smedley - Our Salisbury Kitchens & Bathrooms showroom Manager! 


Name: Gary James Smedley


Job Title: Salisbury K&B Showroom Manager


How long have you worked for Sydenhams: 22 years!


Early bird or Night owl: It depends on how much whiskey I drink the night before. Early bird normally


Beer or Wine: Both, but not at the same time because I get a terrible headache.


Red sauce or Brown sauce: Always brown sauce


Cats or Dogs: I have 3 dogs. So, it has to be dogs. 


Most useful Tool: Me, maybe not that useful though.


Favourite TV Show: Crackerjack


Guilty Pleasure: Karaoke and making fairy houses


Choose a Superpower: Captain Chaos


Describe yourself in 3 words: Crazy, funny, loving...Well I think I’m funny anyway.


We always want to bring a bit of fun into the mix here and we want you to feel apart of the Sydenhams Family - Stay tuned for getting to know more of our Branch Managers in the business!

With our network of 29 branches throughout the South, we are able to supply you with all your building and DIY needs, whatever your project may be. We have 8 Tool & Plant Hire branches, Free Kitchen and Bathroom design in any of our 7 showrooms, Timber Engineering design and manufacture, Flooring, Specialists Timber Machining and general building materials.


The above article was published on 7th July 2020, and is subject to change and further guidance.