Plumbing and
Heating Specialists

Established in 1985
Head office: +44 (0)1689 891 011

Meet the Team

Billy Wilgar Sales & Marketing

Billy started the business in 1985, and still plays a very active role, his responsibilities include carrying out surveys, and post installation quality control visits.

Jerry Studden Managing Director

With almost 40 years experience, and as an ex heating engineer, Jerry has the necessary skills to manage all aspects of the business.

Steve Gill Installation Manager

Steve has worked at A.C.Wilgar for 20 years, an accountant when he first joined in 1995, he now runs the installation scheduling side of the business.

Mary-Anne O'Connor Accounts Manager

Mary-Anne who recently passed her Open University degree has been with us for 4 years. Her job is made easier because our happy customers pay on time.

Lewis Beaven Service Director

Whilst Lewis doesn't look old enough to have left school, he recently became a father himself, and organises all the service engineers diaries, very efficiently!

Sally Soper Office Manager

A member of the team since 2005, Sally deals with everything, including our health & safety policies, insurances, and vehicle management.

Lauren Foster Service Administrator

Lauren has been here since 2010. Lauren assists in the day to day running of the service engineers making sure all the necessary spare parts are on all the right vans!

Lisa Hopper Administrator

Over 15 years experience dealing with scheduling service and maintenance jobs. She works closely with the engineers as well as our customers, a very pleasant young lady.

Becky Dimond Office Administrator

Becky joins us with vast experience of domestic heating, combined with external marketing skills. Becky will be responsible for a range of duties including our vehicle fleet and support on the finance side of the business.

Paul Conneely Supervisor

Apart from Billy, Paul is the longest stranding member of staff now in his 21st Year, known as the Oracle, if he can't fix it, it can't be fixed.

Dan Batten Installation Foreman

Now in his 13th year with A.C.Wilgar, Dan has trained 4 of the other installers, and is the Go To person if there's a query on an installation.

Jake Garlick Installer

Trained by both Paul and Dan, Jake is an excellent installer with fantastic communication skills, a home grown 100% asset to the company.

Andrew Cox Installer

Like Jake, A.C.Wilgar trained from the age of 16, Andrew spent a couple of years in Canada, where he picked up some carpentry skills also.

Alex Smith Installer

Another product of our training programme, Alex has just qualified and has gained a wealth of knowledge working with all of the other installers.

Jason Farrugia Senior Emergency Engineer

Jason mainly covers our out of hours service and is a very knowledgable engineer on domestic heating systems. He has worked for us in this kind of work for the last 3 years and provides excellent back up service for us.

Gary Wright Senior Service Engineer

Like Paul, Gary has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to diagnosing and fixing boilers, a relatively new, but much respected member of the team.

Paul Nixon Service Engineer

Paul is the latest addition to our service team and comes with vast experience from major heating merchant Wolseley where he was responsible for the spares division locally. Paul is covering mainly annual boiler servicing and we will be training him to cover boiler maintenance during the summer months.

Jack Fleet Service Engineer

A very jolly chap, Jack is one of those people who makes you feel good just being in his company. Another glass is half full guy whose customer feedback is consistently positive.

Adrian Lupton Service & Maintenance

An experienced service and maintenance engineer, Adrian is a comparably new member of the team. He has a great temperament and his skills are surpassed only by his good looks.

Lee Mide Plumber

Lee Mide has been with business for 6 months and is proving to be a very capable engineer and as we expand the plumbing side to our business Lee will be kept very busy.

Cliff Hodgson Driver

Cliff has also been here for some time now, he keeps the cogs turning, whether delivering parts, or collecting the rubbish, don't let his age fool you.

Joe Wiggett Junior Installer

Joe is in his last training year, and is currently carrying out plumbing jobs as well as Power flushing the systems we fit, a polite and well mannered lad.

Jack Lovell Junior Installer

Like Joe, Jack in his final year and is gaining valuable experience doing small plumbing jobs, as well as helping the installers, a happy go lucky man.

George Fuller Junior Installer

George has been short listed as Apprentice of the year by his college tutor. He is keen & will undoubtedly end up working alone to our high standards.

Chris Smith Apprentice

One of the youngest members of the team, Chris is spending his current year working alongside the senior engineers learning the basics (Laying dustsheets, hoovering up, and tidying). He is also rapidly getting the hang of some plumbing & heating skills.

Sam McGlone Apprentice

Sam recently joined our team as we continue to grow and has settled in very quickly and is a valuable addition to our installation team.

Sam Foster Apprentice

Sam joins us having completed 2 years plumbing at college and he will gain vast, diverse knowledge within our business and we have high expectation for him.

Louis Batson Office Administrator

A comparably new member of the team, Louis works alongside Lisa and Lewis and is a cheery bubbly guy. He has excellent customer relation skills and has quickly integrated into the service/repair admin team.

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