Neil Taylor 4Leading decorative garden structures and fencing company, Grange has appointed Neil Taylor as its new Managing Director.  This follows the retirement of Duncan Hill.

Neil has a 33 year track record in sales, marketing and general management in the automotive components, refrigerated transport and fire and security industries in the UK and internationally.  He was most recently with Halma PLC, following 13 years employment with United Technologies Corporation where he was latterly Managing Director of Chubb Fire Ltd.  Prior to this he held a number of roles within sister operation Carrier Transicold Europe S A including UK Managing Director and Vice President of the company’s £540M manufacture, distribution and service business across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia.  Neil started his career with T&N PLC before becoming Sales & Marketing Director of exhaust manufacturer, Bosal in 1993.  He has an MBA from Henley Management College as well as an MA in European Marketing Management.

Commenting on his new role at Grange, Neil said, “I have always enjoyed working with manufacturing companies which combine heritage, operational excellence, market leadership and quality brands.  Grange is no exception and I look forward to evolving the company to its full potential through strategic.

development, employee engagement and an increased emphasis on sales and marketing.  There are some very exciting opportunities ahead for both Grange and its customers, which will come to fruition within the next two to three years.”

Grange now combines an unrivalled offering across fencing, decorative garden structures, gates and fixings including Metpost, either direct from dockside or sourced through more traditional design and specification routes.  The combination ensures attractive purchase options for all customers from specialist timber and builders merchants to garden centres to multiples.  Retailers interested in working with Grange should contact the company on 01952 682 797 or email