Get to Know us

Altogether the GK team have over 50 years experience in plumbing and heating, thus making GK one of the most experienced local plumbing and heating companies around.
As a company, GK are Gas Safe and OFTEC registered, thus allowing them to work on and install gas, LPG and oil appliances.
They are also members of Trust a Trader, which supports and promotes excellence for a variety of trades. Plus, they have full public liability insurance of up to £5 million.
Gareth Knell

Gareth Knell

Owner, Director, Caller of Shots

Started GK Plumbing & Heating way back in 1995. Originally wanted to be a brick layer but a full course led him to plumbing and he hasn’t looked back. GK still look after several customers he first met during his apprenticeship all those years ago.

Kelly Knell

Kelly Knell

Company Secretary, Operations Manager, Girl Friday

Joined Gareth in 2005 to provide some much needed female organizational skills to the business. Now combines working with the GK team with looking after and running the Knell Family home – no mean feat with two young
children.

Tom Garrad

Tom Garrad

Plumbing & Heating Engineer, Lover of Pasties and all things Paul Weller

Joined GK in 2011 and is our resident boiler installer and Power Flushing King. Tom runs the show when Gareth and Kelly are away and has been known to be thanked for his efforts with pasties.

Éanna Tynan

Éanna Tynan

Heating Engineer, boiler breakdown repair guru and mountain climber

Joined GK in 2013 after relocating to the UK from his native Ireland. Éanna bought with him his excellent skills in boiler breakdowns, and his vast knowledge of everything to do with oil fired heating. He is now the GK oil expert!

Aaron Bonham

Aaron Bonham

Plumbing & Heating Engineer, former GK Apprentice

Now fully qualified and flying solo! Aaron completed his 4 year apprenticeship with GK in October 2016. Our first apprentice, he set the bar high for those following in his footsteps!

Maisie

Maisie

GK Company Mascot

Maisie – Company Mascot, grateful recipient of stress-relieving walks, the naughtiest dog ever!