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.

Daniel Gallagher

Daniel Gallagher

Plumbing & Heating engineer and Company Sargent Major, Bucks Army Cadet Force

Dan joined us in January 2016, just as the cold weather set in. With his Army background, he likes to try and keep our young whippersnappers in line….but they just rebel and call him Danny…..they are brave!

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.

Luke Thurkettle

Luke Thurkettle

GK Apprentice and Worcester Bosch Apprentice

Luke joined GK as a first year plumbing apprentice in December 2014. After successfully completing his NVQ Level 2, he was lucky to be chosen by Worcester Bosch as one of only 20 Worcester Accredited Installer Apprentices……chuffed doesn’t come close!

Ollie Hogg

Ollie Hogg

GK Apprentice and Aylesbury United Midfielder

Ollie joined GK as a first year plumbing apprentice in November 2015 after deciding being a roofer wasn’t for him. He’s an invaluable member of the team and can always be relied upon for his sunny nature

Rob Doncaster

Rob Doncaster

GK Apprentice….the baby of the team

Rob joined us in October 2016 as our latest Apprentice and to fill our Aaron-shaped hole.…..so far so good!