The Team

Trading since 1984, Admiral have their own warehouse and distribution centre only a mile from Junction 22 on the M1 motorway in Coalville, Leicestershire which supports their UK wide delivery service.

 

Andy Bottrill

Managing Director

 

Having founded the company 30 years ago, the business hasn’t been without its ups and downs but I wouldn’t change anything about it. I’m immensely proud of the company, its values, my team and the work ethic that has been key to its success. Being featured in the UK edition of Business Who’s Who in 2009 and 2010 was both an honour and a privilege

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Winston Churchill for inspired leadership qualities and Oscar Wilde for his literacy skills and lifestyle!

Favourite City
New York or Cape Town

Favourite Movie
Brief Encounter

Favourite Song
Follow you, Follow Me - Genesis

Hobbies & Pastimes
I cycle miles every week, sometimes 50-60 miles a day. We hold an annual charity cycle ride in August so anyone reading this that wants to join us would be more than welcome!

Who or what inspires you and why?
My family…for reasons they all know.

Who or what annoys you and why?
Disrespectful, discourteous and ambiguity in people.

Email andybottrill@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Darren Feighery

Sales Director

 

I have been with Admiral since 2011 and in the cleaning industry for 16 years. My main responsibilities are to manage the sales team, manage customer accounts and gain new customers for the business. I am passionate about what we do and strive to make Admiral the best value offering in our market place.

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Sir Elton John, as I would not only get to be a musical genius performing in front of thousands of people, I would also be a national treasure and one time chairman of the best football team in the world.

Favourite City
London

Favourite Movie
Star Wars (all of them)

Favourite Song
Impossible to answer so I will go for God save the Queen

Hobbies & Pastimes
Supporting Watford FC, cooking and spending time with my three gorgeous sons

Who or what inspires you and why?
My family inspire me to be the best I can be every day as I represent them in everything I do.

Who or what annoys you and why?
Rudeness, there is no need for it manners cost nothing.

Email Darren@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk


Tim Fairweather

Regional Manager

 

I work in the South East of the Country and have been with Admiral since 2011. I look after accounts in this area providing them with training, service and sales support together with repairs to dispensing and chemical dosing equipment.

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Bobby Moore – One of England and West Ham’s greatest footballers and the only English man to lift the World Cup.

Favourite City
London.

Favourite Movie
The Italian Job (Original 1969 version starring Michael Caine).

Favourite Song
The Power by Snap.

Hobbies & Pastimes
Football, Golf, Gardening & DIY.

Who or what inspires you and why?
Napoleon Bonaparte – He was a fantastic strategist and introduced many laws and policies still used in France today.

Who or what annoys you and why?
People who hog the middle and outside lanes on the motorway.

Email Tim.Fairweather@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Kirsty Bottrill

Accounts Assistant

 

I have been with Admiral since October 2015 and currently work in the accounts department.

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Queen Elizabeth, she is a great role model and I'd love to be in charge for the day.

Favourite City
Paris / London, so many great memories in either city.

Favourite Movie
Dirty Dancing

Favourite Song
Wherever you will go - Charlene Soraia

Hobbies & Pastimes
I love spending time with my husband and kiddies, shopping, socialising with friends and watching Leicester City FC.

Who or what inspires you and why?
I'm inspired to try my best and succeed and make my family proud and hopefully my children will follow in my footsteps.

Who or what annoys you and why?
People who have no manners, they're free!!! Plus Sunday drivers!

Email kirstybottrill@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Anne Bottrill

Company Secretary and head our Accounts dept

 

I am the Company Secretary and head our Accounts dept. I have been with Admiral forever!

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Steve McQueen - super cool and stylish actor, or Henry VIII, just to experience life as a male who did whatever he wanted, when he wanted.

Favourite City
Mumbai

Favourite Movie
The Impossible

Favourite Song
Holding Back The Years

Hobbies & Pastimes
Reading, eating out and the gym. My grandchildren are my biggest joy and getting to travel with them is even better.

Who or what inspires you and why?
Anyone competing in the Paralympics. No explanation required.

Who or what annoys you and why?
Insincerity, bad manners and impatience. Bad drivers bring on the red mist!!

Email annebottrill@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Andy Kennett

Regional Manager North West and Scotland

 

 

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Elvis Presley because he was the King.

 

Favourite City?
Las Vegas.

Favourite Movie?
The Godfather.

Favourite Song?
This has to be the hardest question, impossible to answer,
REM - Leave.

Hobbies & Pastimes?
Playing guitar and music in general, spending time with family and friends.

Who or what inspires you and why?
My family and friends, I have learned a lot from them in different ways.

Who or what annoys you and why?
Motorway traffic due to unnecessary braking, and people with no manners.

Email andykennett@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Jak Bottrill

Regional manager for the Midlands and North East

 

I'm the regional manager for the Midlands and the North East of England, I’ve been working for Admiral since February 2009, working in the office for 3 years then starting in my current job role since September 2012.

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Any person that’s invented something that has changed the way we live now is something every person can only look up to which is why I’d happily be any of those great inventors.

Favourite City
Has to be Leicester!

Favourite Movie
Snatch.

Favourite Song
Oasis Champagne Supernova.

Hobbies & Pastimes
Spending time with my family & football.

Who or what inspires you and why?
Wanting to achieve the best at whatever I do is what inspires me most.

Who or what annoys you and why?
Traffic on the roads.

Email jak@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Donna Taylor

Customer Services Manager/Admin Manager

 

I have worked for Admiral since 2001. My role is to provide all of our customers with expert help, advice and service and it is down to my team and I to ensure that we prepare the necessary documentation to support the operational side of the business.

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Florence Nightingale – For her work in military hospitals and contribution to nursing.

Favourite City
Durban, South Africa

Favourite Movie
The Green Mile

Favourite Song
Angels, Robbie Williams

Hobbies & Pastimes
Travelling with Touring Caravan and Reading.

Who or what inspires you and why?
My Mother, how she has battled cancer and courageously soldiers on without a complaint to be heard!

Who or what annoys you and why?
Laziness and people who jump queues!

Email Donna@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Cliff Mott

South West Regional Manager


I live in Banbury. I am the Regional Sales Manager for the South West of the UK, I have been with Admiral Cleaning Supplies since August 2014. I have worked in the cleaning/hygiene industry for many years. In my spare time I enjoy most sports & have been a qualified football referee for over twenty years.
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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Winston Churchill - a truly great & inspirational leader at a time when the country was threatened by invasion.

Favourite City
Bath

Favourite Movie
Heat

Favourite Song
Wherever you will go, The Calling

Hobbies & Pastimes
Football, Golf (Badly!!!) & live music

Who or what inspires you and why?
I take inspiration from organisations such as Help For Heroes, they support and help, both men and women who have sacrificed so much for their country.

Who or what annoys you and why?
Bad / inconsiderate drivers!!! People who do not indicate or who do not acknowledge you when you let them in front of you in queuing traffic!

Email cliff@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Claire Grant

Accounts Office Manager

 

I started working for Admiral in April 2014. I work in accounts, processing payments, credit control and whatever else I can get my hands on. I have studied AAT Level 4 so have an accounts/finance background.

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
That's a hard question! I could say the Queen, just to see if she's like everyone else and slobs in her Pj's on a Saturday night with a kebab watching the XFactor. My other option would be Christopher Columbus - to go exploring and travelling into the unknown. Or Neil Armstrong - to walk on the moon must be amazing!

Favourite City
New York - I love it there!

Favourite Movie
The Wedding Singer / Forrest Gump

Favourite Song
Massive Attack - Teardrop

Hobbies & Pastimes
Spending time with my husband & kiddies. I also like to read, run and socialise with family and friends.

Who or what inspires you and why?
I find people inspiring who are facing illness or tragedy yet overcome it without becoming negative or people who spend their remaining time fundraising and promoting awareness for their illnesses. I find it so brave!

Who or what annoys you and why?
People who are Ignorant & Rude!

Email claire@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Zoe Speight

Customer Service/Admin Assistant

 

I have been working for Admiral Cleaning Supplies since June 2011. My job role includes building a good rapport with all customers, providing product information, taking sales orders and dealing with customer enquiries.

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Princess Diana- She was a very caring, warm person. She is a very good role model and very inspiring.

Favourite City
Dublin

Favourite Movie
Pretty Women

Favourite Song
Purple Rain, Prince

Hobbies & Pastimes
Gym, reading, football, F1, traveling, socialising with friends and family

Who or what inspires you and why?
Doctors/nurses - hospital staff inspire me because they choose to study about ill people and care and look after them.

Who or what annoys you and why?
Sitting in a traffic jam on motor ways. there is nothing you can do about it!!

 

Email Zoe@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

George Hickling

Admin Assistant

 

I am office admin assistant / customer service adviser for Admiral and have been working in the offices since April 2014. My role involves processing orders for customers, dealing with queries that may occur. I progressed from Admiral warehouse so i have both knowledge of admin and warehouse side of the company.

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Frank Lampard - True legend at Chelsea football club and all time top goal scorer from midfield.

Favourite City

York for the pure fact of its historic pubs, buildings and culture.


Favourite Movie
Django Unchained

Favourite Song
MK - my head is a jungle.

Hobbies & Pastimes
I play senior league football for Barlestone FC and i also coach Coalville Town under 14's at football.

Who or what inspires you and why?
The quote " there is always more to learn, don't settle for comfort, strive for more"

Who or what annoys you and why?
People that are more than capable to do things that choose not to.

Email george@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Aaron Poole

Office Admin Assistant / Customer Service Adviser

 

I am an office admin assistant / customer service adviser for Admiral, my role involves processing orders for customers, dealing with queries that may arise, providing product knowledge and making appointment calls for my regional manager. I have worked at Admiral since 2005.

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Prince Harry, because he has 2 contrasting sides to his life – 1) being a royal, helping others in the form of charity work and travelling the world (even throwing the odd party in Vegas), the other side being a soldier willing fighting for his country and not hiding away even with his title.

Favourite City
London

Favourite Movie(s)
Transporter / The Waterboy / The Great Escape

Favourite Song(s)
Oasis - Champagne Supernova


Hobbies & Pastimes
I enjoy going to watch my local team Leicester City FC and eating out and socialising with friends.

Who or what inspires you and why?
Anyone who doesn’t take things for granted and are always willing to learn no matter who they are or what they know.


Who or what annoys you and why?
Slow Drivers / i.e. doing 35mph on a 50mph road and when 1 lorry tries to overtake another lorry on a dual carriage way when they both limited to the same speed.

Email Aaron@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Ryan Bottrill

Purchasing Assistant

 

I have worked for Admiral Cleaning Supplies since 2005. Firstly I started to work in the warehouse in the Goods Inwards Dept. In 2009 I took the opportunity to work in the Office as a Sales Administrator. My job role is to deal with customer queries, processing sales orders and help customers with product information.

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
David Beckham because he has everything I could of dreamed of.

Favourite City
Barcelona

Favourite Movie
Law Abiding Citizen

Favourite Song(s)
Man in The Mirror by Michael Jackson

Hobbies & Pastimes
Playing Football, coaching a youth football team, cycling and being with family & friends.

Who or what inspires you and why?
My parents because they taught me everything about life.

Who or what annoys you and why?
Losing a Football match.

Email ryan@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

 


 

Louise Hanson

Admin Assistant

 

My background is in customer service / administrational support. I have been working for Admiral Cleaning Supplies since the 1st June 2015. My role is to provide and excellent standard of customer service and support to our many clients.

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If you could be any famous person from any time in history who would it be and why?
Queen Elizabeth I - A strong, intelligent woman, that became an historical icon.

Favourite City
London

Favourite Movie
Devil's Advocate

Favourite Song(s)
The Hoziers - Take Me To Church

Hobbies & Pastimes
Simple pleasures - walking my dogs, quality time with family and friendsand of course, that occasional night out!

Who or what inspires you and why?
A person that stands up for what is right, even in the face of adversity.

Who or what annoys you and why?
Rudeness and a lack of manners

Email louise@admiral-cleaning-supplies.co.uk

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