Raised Floor

About Raised Floor Solutions

Raised Floor Solutions is a specialist composite flooring contractor established in 2003 in Skelmersdale in Lancashire. The company became Employee Owned in 2019 and is a proud member of the EOT (Employee Ownership Trust).

RFS is the UK’s largest approved supplier and installer of Kingspan Multideck Steel Decking products and is a Tier 1 installer of Kingspan Access Floors.

Four specialist trading divisions – Metaldeck Steel Decking, Metpark Car Park Design and Build, Metcon Concrete Floors and Access Flooring – provide clients all over the UK with a total packaged solution to the design and construction of steel decked composite floor systems or new build car park schemes.

All site operatives are directly employed, trained and fully accredited to the current industry requirements.

Raised Floor Solutions offers a full in-house design service to achieve the most economic and specification compliant flooring solution. Designs are underpinned by the latest Kingspan technical software and product guarantees and RFS can provide collateral warranties backed with up to £10 million professional indemnity insurance.

Working in partnership with Clients and their professional contractors, the RFS technical team can advise on the most viable steel composite flooring solution to realise end user requirements and can supply CAD drawings and collaborate on BIM (Building Information Modelling) to an ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard.

Meet the Team

Andy Wharton, Construction Director

Andy joined the Metaldeck team on its inception and has progressed through the ranks to Construction Director. He leads a team of construction managers and is responsible for project planning and the day-to-day management of all construction activities.

Sharon Hollins, Group
Commercial Manager

Sharon is the central to all Raised Floor Solutions business activities. She has been with the company since the beginning and prepares all management account information and contractual correspondence as well as any applications, invoices, final account settlements and quantity surveying functions.

David Chester, Design &
Technical Manager

David has been with the business since the beginning, joining the team in the drawing office and progressing to Design & Technical Manager. He now sees leads all pre site design activities together with the on site delivery of deck and concrete to the agreed design and specification.

Alyson Lamb, Group
Accountant

Alyson joined Raised Floor Solutions in 2011 as our in house Management Accountant. As a Fellow of the AAT she brings a wealth of experience to the senior management team through her maintenance and analysis of the Companies key financial information and systems.

Graham Hewitt, Managing
Director

Graham established Raised Floor Solutions in 2003. He is responsible for the financial stewardship and strategic development of the business, as well as maintaining its strong working partnership with Kingspan.
Rebecca Palma, Sales & Estimating Manager, Access Flooring
Rebecca joined Raised Floor Solutions in 2008 as an estimator and now runs the access flooring sales and estimating team. She is responsible for the completion of tenders and final tender negotiations.
Colin West, Senior Contracts Manager, Access Flooring
Colin has been a key member of the access flooring Contract Management team since he joined the business in 2008.He is responsible for co-ordinating material and labour resources on all access flooring projects ensuring budget ,time and quality objectives are achieved.
Sarah Ormsby, Operations Manager, Metaldeck & Metcon

As part of the management team since 2006 Sarah has progressed to Operations Manager within the Metaldeck and Concrete division. As well as her responsibility for the day to day organisation of decking and concrete projects Sarah maintains the Companies ISO Quality and CE Marking standards ensuring our continuing compliance.

Kevin Levens Sales & Estimating Manager, Metaldeck and Concrete

Kevin joined Metaldeck in 2004 as a steel decking Estimator progressing to Sales & Estimating Manager in 2015. With years of knowledge and experience of composite steel deck and concrete floor systems Kevin and his team of Estimators provide our clients with competitive tender prices which in most cases offer value engineered solutions.

Anthony Richardson,
Non-Exec Director & Chief Financial Officer

Anthony has provided strategic advice to RFS for many years. He is a non-executive director and part-time chief financial officer and is responsible for managing the company finances, including financial planning, management of financial risks and financial reporting. He is also a director of the Trustee company.

Richard Rowles,
Drawing Office & BIM Manager

Richard joined Metaldeck as a trainee draughtsman in 2006 using AutoCAD to produce deck design and layout drawings. He is now the Drawing Office & BIM Manager and leads the drawing team to produce detailed projects drawings using Autodesk Revit 3D which can then be integrated into state-of-the-art BIM models.

Richard Smith,
Senior Contracts Manager

Richard joined the business in 2009, starting out in the drawing office before moving over to assist with the site teams and progressing to senior contracts manager. Richard is responsible for the day to day organisation of decking and concrete projects throughout the country, with a focus on the South of England. Richard often represents the company at pre contract and pre start meetings and attends site team meetings once the projects are progressing.

Jackie Duffy,
Contractor PR & Marketing Manager

Jackie has worked alongside Graham and the RFS team since 2010, looking after all PR, Marketing and Advertising activity to promote the company and it’s divisions as leaders in their field. She has been working in the construction sector since 1997.

Jamie Richards,
     Estimator                     Access Flooring

Jamie joined RFS in 2019 and works with the Access Flooring team to prepare detailed project tenders for new and existing clients.  Jamie also represents the division at pre-start Client meetings before handing the project to the Contracts Manager and team to deliver. 

 

Metaldeck is a specialist floor deck contractor and an approved supplier and installer of Kingspan Multideck

Metpark specialises in the design and installation of composite steel floor decking for use in multi-storey car parks

Metcon Concrete Floors designs, supplies and installs concrete flooring on all types of steel decking floor systems

Access Flooring designs, supplies and installs raised access floor systems and is an approved Tier 1 Kingspan Contractor

Design

Raised Floor Solutions offers a full in-house design service. Early project involvement allows the company to value engineer the steel deck, concrete floor slab and access flooring elements to establish the most efficient design solution.

All design work is assured by the latest Kingspan design software and professional indemnity insurance.

RFS provides clients with a full in-house design service, backed by Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Download a Company Brochure

For more information on the steel decking, concrete flooring and access flooring services provided by Raised Floor Solutions, view our brochure:

Contact us

Raised Floor Solutions Ltd
Paddock Business Centre
2 Paddock Road
West Pimbo
Skelmersdale
Lancashire
WN8 9PL
Tel: 01695 555003 or 01695 555070
Email: enquiries@raisedfloor.co.uk
Email: enquiries@metaldeck.uk.com

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