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.

Mark Jones

Managing Director

Mark is our Managing Director, being ultimately responsible for everything we do and running the business overall, staff, strategy and sales.  In his spare time Mark is a lover of motorbikes and owns a classic Morgan car which he loves to take out and about!

Roger Peoples

Sales Manager

Roger is our Sales Manager, and responsible for the delivery of several of our client’s lighting projects.  Based in Scotland, Roger covers the Northern region of the UK Scotland and can often be seen on out on the road!

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.

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.

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.

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!

Alan Jordan


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!

Toni Farrell

Assembly Worker

Toni is our newest member of the team and 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.