Meet the team behind KPS and find out the roles that we handle.

The Directors

Paul Smyth

Managing Director

Started KPS 35 years ago. Lives and breathes the business and loves his digger.

Danny Smyth


KPS Composting Services Ltd and oversees ground maintenance works for KPS Contractors, estimates and knows a lot about trees too!

Jody Smyth


KPS Contractors Ltd, oversees tree, landscaping and fencing works, goes out estimating and schedules all work. Always on the phone.

KPS General Office Staff

Julia Blackburn

Reception & Admin

Reception & Admin – works primarily in the Contracting department keeping the boys in order.

Nicola Maidman

Reception & Admin

Reception and Admin within the contracting department, working mainly on residential jobs.

Barbara Toth

General Office Assistant

General Office Assistant – she keeps us all well watered.

Ivana Vilcekova

HR Manager

Newest addition to the team, KPS’s people problem solver.  Her door is always open.

Helen Watson

Office & Systems

KPS’ info genie. There’s nothing she doesn’t know! No relation to Ed Watson.

Andy George

Health & Safety

Oversees all the Health and Safety for the Company

Estimators / Contract Managers

Mick Foskett

Arboriculture Contract Manager

He wins the prize for the longest standing KPS employee and even has a KPS tattoo – dedication!

Dan Page

Tree works Estimator

Tree Work Estimator. Long serving, steady, distinguished, respected.

Gareth Waddilove

Grounds Maintenance Estimator

Contracts Manager for grounds maintenance and tree work.

Steve Milton

Estimator for Landscaping / Fencing & Contract Manager

Landscaping & Fencing Contracts Manager for KPS since January 2015.

Ed Watson

Estimator for Landscaping / Fencing & Contract Manager

Contracts Manager. No relation to Helen Watson.

Gary Moran

Customer Care Manager & Estimator

Customer Care Manager, co-ordinates residential and commercial customer issues for the landscaping and fencing department.


Katherine Cook

Accounts Manager

Over sees composting and contractors accounts, and makes sure everyone gets paid.

Eve Davey

Credit Control

Joined  the KPS team in 2018, Eve ensures customer accounts are kept within terms

Steph Philcox

Purchase Ledger

Finance assistant to the contracting and composting dept, making sure supplier accounts are reconciled .


Sarah Kilkelly

Composting Manager

Composting Manager, deals with the environmental and compliance policies and procedures.

Koren Stretch

Composting Administrator

Composting Administrator, ensures the deliveries are running smoothly.


Dave Hollamby

Head Mechanic

Dave is the Head Mechanic and our go to guy for anything mechanical.

How much do I need?

This is one of the most asked questions by gardeners. This product is most often sold by the metric tonne (1000kg), but the easiest way to calculate the quantity required is by volume (cubic metres or litres).

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