Meet Our Nationwide Support Network



At Tradeline, we set ourselves apart from the rest as we strive to provide the best service possible to all of our customers. This is backed by a huge support network of 40 stockists nationwide who have the knowledge and expertise to help you with all your drywall solutions.

Yet our support doesn’t stop there. Not only are there branches up and down the country, providing a local service and delivery direct to your yard or site, but our stockist, CCF, also have a team of Regional Sales Directors who can help with your project requirements, including supporting your installation with our full system warranty.

We wanted to introduce you to the team and find out just how much experience they really have in the industry, the support they can provide and their thoughts on Tradeline in 3 words…

Colin Porterfield – Scotland & North East

Covering the North, Colin has been in his role for 3 years. However has been with the Travis Perkins Group for 15 years as he worked in a similar role for civils and drainage supplier, Keyline.

“I can support customers on a range of enquiries from offering a full system warranty, to spec requirements and changes, including any possible cost savings to ensure the project is complete on time and to budget.”

Tradeline in 3 words… “Value engineered solution.”

Matt Boyers – North West

Matt’s been with us for 3 years and has over 18 years experience in the drylining industry, in fact he states he eats, sleeps and even drinks the stuff!

A project always comes down to the best quality for the best price for everyone involved whether it be the contractor, subcontractor or end user. Tradeline is the perfect solution as it encompasses all of the above.”

Tradeline in 3 words… “Quality, reliable, professional.”

Stuart Roberts – Midlands

With 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Stuart joined the team 7 years ago, previously working for a number of independent and national distributors, his role has ranged from Branch Manager to National Sales Manager.

“I can provide value engineered project support to our customers along with any specification support needed for a project.”

Tradeline in 3 words… “Quality, competitive, warranted.”

Paul Golden – South East

Paul has a great history with us. In fact he opened a number of our London stockists back in the day.  After working with a number of distributors, we welcomed Paul and his 30+ years of experience back with great delight in 2015.

“I can offer as much support and expertise as needed, in particular on metal solutions due to my strong background in this area. Along with competitive costings and availability.”

Tradeline in 3 words… “Solutions for drywall.”

Gary Turner – South East

Gary has a wealth of experience behind him in the South East Region, previously working for a manufacturer in a number of roles including Regional Director for London. Gary joined the team in 2014 and now focuses on Bedfordshire, Central and North London.

“Tradeline is a terrific brand that gives our customers a massive amount of flexibility to create a warranted industry recognised system that can incorporate the leading plasterboard manufacturers boards. The range is complimented by a comprehensive portfolio of accessories and are easily available as they are stocked in depth across our extensive network of branches.”

Tradeline in 3 words… “I’m going to give 4 and that’s Tradeline makes it possible.”

Todd Gibbons – South East

Like many of our team, Todd has a long and successful history with the Travis Perkins Group, with 35 years behind him and 10 of them as Regional Sales Director. Todd has built some great relationships with customers around Kent, Sussex, Surrey and South London.

“I’m always eager to get my hands on a project, as it’s great to offer up Tradeline as an alternative. Especially when customers see that it offers the same great quality at a more competitive price.”

Tradeline in 3 words… “A warranted solution”

Steve Symonds – South West

Steve is the newest member to the team, previously Regional Sales and Specification Manager and National Account Director for a global manufacturer, he also has 8 years experience working for other building distributors.

“I can support customers with bespoke high quality solutions and arguably the best knowledge and distribution network in the UK, which just continues to grow.”

Tradeline in 3 words… “Quality, competitive, guaranteed.”

Richard Dickenson – South Coast

We’re pretty sure that Richard must be one of our longest serving colleague’s, perhaps even in the entire Travis Perkins Group! Richard boasts 43 years with the Group and we were lucky to gain him when he joined the team in 2004.

“Tradeline is fantastic because it’s a quality brand, which has an extensive warranty and is competitively priced. I can use these feature to the customer’s benefit by helping to make savings on a project”

Tradeline in 3 words… “Why not Tradeline?!”


If you’d like to contact one of our Regional Sales Directors about a project you’re working on, then please contact your local stockist who will put you in contact with your Regional Sales Director. Locate your nearest stockist here.