Meet the team

Paul Winrow

Managing Director and Estimator

Paul has over 30 years’ experience in manufacturing bespoke steel products. Over the last 25 years he has built the business up from making brackets & one off fabricated items to the successful business it is now with a broad range of bespoke steelwork.

Margaret Sumner

Operations Manager

Margaret has been part of the team since 2005 and is responsible for the overall management of the business. Her role covers Human Resources Management, Health & Safety, Quality Management & upkeep/implementation of standards and the overall responsibility for production planning and scheduling.

Kate Turner


Joined the team in 2014 as a draughtswoman and is responsible for creating the architectural steel work drawings. Kate looks after the day to day management of projects and ensures the seamless interaction between departments and customers.

Michael Rimmer

Workshop Supervisor

Mike became part of our team in 2010 and has been our workshop supervisor for 4 years. He has over 18 years of experience in hand forging decorative steelwork.

Ian Ashcroft

Site Installation Supervisor

Ian has been working for Southport Gate Company for 16 years and is responsible for all site installation and site operatives. He has over 25 years of experience in the erection of different types of steelwork.

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