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Shed welcomes new Contracts Manager, Matt Longford.

Home | Company News | Shed welcomes new Contracts Manager, Matt Longford.

At Shed we are pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Longford as the new Contracts Manager for the North region.

Matt will play a vital role in ensuring we continue to deliver high-quality services to our clients. He started his career in Golf Clubs, progressing to Head Greenkeeper before moving to join a Grounds Maintenance business in 2019, progressing to management roles. He brings a wealth of experience and has already demonstrated his focus on nurturing teams and caring for his clients.

As Contracts Manager, Matt will be responsible for organising his teams on a day-to-day basis, ensuring that contracts are delivered to the required specifications and standards. He will also be the main point of contact for our clients within his region, providing them with excellent customer service and ensuring all their needs are met.

“We are thrilled to have Matt join our team,” said Peter Botham, Managing Director of Shed Grounds Maintenance. “His experience and expertise in the grounds maintenance industry make him the perfect fit for this role. We are confident that he will make a valuable contribution to our company and help us deliver the excellent service that our clients have come to expect from us.”

Trading for over 20 years, we have continued to grow year after year with an exceptional achievement in 2021/22, achieving 44% like-for-like growth and closing 2022/23 at the end of March in 25% growth. This accomplishment has been achieved through a combination of excellent customer service creating high customer loyalty, whilst focusing on quality and driving innovation in the business to enhance service standards and operational processes. 

Matt’s role is one of the results of this exceptional growth within the last two years for us. The growth of the business has created several new employment opportunities within the operational, administrative and management functions 10 new employees joined Shed in the past 24 months including 2 apprentices, with further recruitment planned for the future.

We welcome Matt Longford into his new role and look forward to our exciting future ahead together.