William Sugg & Co. Ltd are experts in all things heritage lighting. We've been in business since 1837 and are the original surviving gas lighting company in the UK. Our fantastic team is made up of highly skilled, passionate staff who have many years' experience in the lighting industry, each of whom bring specialist skills to our important work. Find out more about our team members and their specific skill set.

Meet the William Sugg Team _ The Heritage Lighting Specialists
Meet the Team _ William Sugg & Co. Ltd
William Sugg & Co Ltd | Meet the team | Lucy

Lucy Bubb

Managing Director

Lucy joined the business in 2022 to lead it into its next phase.  She is ultimately responsible for everything we do and the overall running of day to day operations, staffing, strategy and sales.  Lucy brings with her a wealth of experience having run her own successful Architectural Lighting Design and AV Company for 20 years!  Lucy’s husband Iain will also be involved in the business in his capacity as a Supply Chain and Manufacturing Process consultant so the family ethos of the company, that has been a cornerstone for generations, continues.  In her spare time Lucy is Chief Operating Officer for four children and a gaggle of pets including a dog, cat and five chickens.  She loves to play sport, and is currently renovating her family home in Sussex.

William Sugg & Co Ltd | Meet the team | Neil

Neil Stanton

Key Accounts

With a background in Hospitality and Leisure, Neil brings with him a wealth of knowledge in commercial and operational management.  He’s a Lean Six Sigma (Black Belt) qualified professional and holds a degree in Business.  Neil is experienced in commercial and residential property development, and is currently studying for the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines.  Outside of work, Neil competes in long and middle distance Triathlon and enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

William Sugg & Co Ltd | Meet the team | Maggie

Maggie Hinton

Office Manager

Maggie is our Office Manager and responsible for all office administration and  supports the workshop with logistics and spare parts orders for our customers.  In her spare time Maggie is an exceptional baker, having baked an incredible cake for her daughter’s recent wedding.

William Sugg & Co Ltd | Meet the team | Neale

Neal Kriegler

Electrical Engineer

Neal is our Electrical Engineer with many years of experience.  He is responsible for all electrical testing and compliance as well as electrical assembly and testing.  Neal is also involved in product development to allow us to provide our clients with the best solutions.  Neal is a creative person and loves making anything with wood.

William Sugg & Co Ltd | Meet the team | Paul

Paul Lane

Workshop Supervisor

Paul is our Workshop Supervisor and has been a gas engineer for over 20 years with a huge amount of experience in his craft.  In his spare time Paul is a lover of music and also plays the guitar.

William Sugg & Co Ltd | Meet the team | Alan

Alan Jordan

Coppersmith

Alan is our Coppersmith.  He’s incredibly skilled and spends much of his time manufacturing and handcrafting various elements of light fittings for our customers.  Alan is very creative and enjoys visiting auctions to bid on old items to restore; from carriage lanterns, water pumps, furniture and much more.  He’s even made rings out of old coins.  Alan is also a big West Ham fan!

William Sugg & Co Ltd | Meet the team | Peter

Peter Farrell

Sheet Metal Technician

Peter is our Sheet Metal Technician and a critical member of the team, working on the important and intricate detail of our works.  Part of his responsibility is making the components for our customer’s light fittings.  Peter owns a Honda CB1000 super 4 and 1942 Harley which he is restoring.  He has played the guitar for 52 years and played for Mother Theresa at school when he was 14!

William Sugg & Co Ltd | Meet the team | Jim

Jim Edwards

Projects & Operations

Meet Jim Edwards, who supports Sales and New Projects here at Sugg.  Starting his career in music production in London, Jim soon transitioned to building work before becoming a qualified electrician with a passion for lighting design.  Now a valued member of our team, Jim brings a wealth of experience to every project. When he’s not working, Jim can be found spending time with his three children, restoring old motorbikes, or enjoying everything and anything musical!

William Sugg & Co Ltd | Meet the team | Toni

Toni Farrell

Assembly Worker

Toni works in the workshop with the rest of the manufacturing team.  Toni plays an important part in the factory, making sure all parts of the light fittings are assembled correctly, to a high standard, and on time.  In her spare time Toni loves long country walks, horse riding and playing darts.

William Sugg & Co Ltd | Meet the team | Sam

Sam Carpenter

Engineering & Manufacturing Apprentice

Sam is part of our workshop team in our Horsham factory. He contributes to all aspects of Sugg’s heritage lighting manufacturing, refurbishment and renovation projects.  In his spare time Sam is a keen history enthusiast and enjoys assembling and painting models.  Sam leads an active lifestyle and takes enjoys maintaining his physical fitness. On weekends, he loves to go hiking.

William Sugg & Co Ltd | Meet the team | Kamilla

Kamilla Baranska

Engineering and Manufacturing Apprentice

Kamilla recently joined us as an apprentice in the workshop.  She works alongside the rest of the team at our Horsham factory and is learning the crafts and techniques involved in everything we do.  In her spare time, Kamilla is very active!  She enjoys travelling, fashion, long walks, swimming and spending time with her family.