Celebrating our 70 year heritage

Meet the Team

Here you can find out more about our experienced team, who have years of knowledge and expertise within the Horticultural industry. Hover overClick on each team member to read more about them.

Management Team

John Singleton - Proprietor

John Singleton

Proprietor

John started within the Kinder family as a keen Horticultralist from a very early age. After leaving school, John went on to train at Pershore Horticultural College and, upon completing his studies, he took over the work of his uncles running Harborne Lane Nurseries, which he then renamed to Singletons Nurseries after his father, Lionel.

John has always worked as a sole proprietor and his passion is "Growing Plants".

    Claire Singleton - Management

    Claire Singleton

    Management

    Claire has worked for singletons from the age of 13 years. She began as a part-time Saturday girl and then went on to Pershore Horticultual College to complete her Floristry and Garden Design Courses.

    Claire has experience in teaching Floristry, and does various gardening talks to local gardening groups. Her passion is the opening of The Potting Shed in 2016, of which she says "I love the atmosphere and ambience The Potting Shed brings to the Nursery".

      Horticultural & Landscaping

      Richard - Horticultural Grower

      Richard

      Horticultural Grower

      Richard has worked for Singletons Nurseries for over 30 years. His passion is propagation and clematis and he enjoys various gardening talks.

        Horticultural Grower

        Wayne

        Horticultural Grower

        Wayne has worked for a number of years at Singletons and is responsible for production.

          Robert - Head of Landscaping & Maintenance

          Robert

          Head of Landscaping and Maintenance

          Robert has been landscaping for Singletons for over 20 years. He is passionate about design and construction.

            James - Carpenter & Landscaping Designer

            James

            Carpenter and Landcaping Designer

            A new edition to the Singletons team, James has skills in wood work and garden landscaping.

              Nigel - Carpenter & Landscaper

              Nigel

              Carpenter & Landscaper

              Nigel works for Singletons designing bespoke furniture from timber and specialises in reclaimed furniture. He recently opened his reclaimed furniture house at the nursery.

                Yard & Delivery

                Martyn - Transport Manager & Heavy Goods Driver

                Martyn

                Transport Manager & Heavy Goods Driver

                Martyn has worked for singletons for over 5 years and has been a heavy Goods driver for over 30 years.

                  Paul - Delivery Driver

                  Paul

                  Delivery Driver

                  Paul has experience over a number of years in heavy goods driving. Paul is our full-time delivery driver.

                    Wayne - Delivery Driver & Grounds Maintenance Co-ordinator

                    Wayne

                    Grounds Maintenance Co-ordinator & Delivery Driver

                    Wayne worked for a number of years in another industry but decided to have a change of career as his passion is his garden. Wayne looks after various contract Grounds Maintenance sites.

                      Aoran - Yard & Farmhouse Foreman

                      Aaron

                      Yard & Farmhouse Foreman

                      Aaron is responsible for dispatching orders, unloading vehicles, stock control and customer service.

                        Office & Sales

                        Ruth - Sales & Office Manager

                        Ruth

                        Sales & Office Manager

                        Ruth has worked for over 10 years within the office and sales side of Singletons and started as a college leaver. She is taking time off to start her family this year but will be returning in 2019.

                          Brendan - Sales & Office Administrator

                          Brendan

                          Sales & Office Administrator

                          Brendan has worked for the nursery for a number of years and has grown with the business.

                            Rachel - Sales & Office Administrator

                            Rachel

                            Sales & Office Administrator

                            Rachel has worked within the horticultural industry for over 15 years. Her passion lies with plants.

                              Retail Staff

                              Joanne - Head Florist & Retail Assistant

                              Joanne

                              Head Florist & Retail Assistant

                              Joanne has worked as a florist for a number of years and has had her own business. Joanne's floral work has been described
                              as "inspiring and imaginative".

                                Josh - Sales & Customer Service Assistant

                                Josh

                                Sales & Customer Service Assistant

                                Josh works for Singletons Nurseries on a part-time basis, helping customers with any assistance they may need.

                                  Easy ordering, efficient and friendly service.
                                  Susan Matthews14th August 2018
                                  The topsoil was in a really good condition – just what I needed. The delivery driver was extremely helpful in depositing the soil in the best position for us.
                                  Matt Cook14th August 2018
                                  Phoned to see when they could be delivered and the lady sorted out to be delivered that same day. Brilliant!
                                  Martin Mallett4th August 2018
                                  Friendly and efficient delivery service guys delivered my products right where they were asked to.
                                  Steve Radford23rd July 2018
                                  Railway sleepers are top notch.
                                  Stuart Knight23rd July 2018
                                  Very friendly phone customer service and fast delivery.
                                  Malgorzata Bowyer18th July 2018
                                  Excellent product and so easy to order.
                                  Phil Priddy18th July 2018
                                  Quality product as described and delivered on time.
                                  K Singh25th June 2018
                                  Great product. Much better than similar top soil purchased locally.
                                  John Roundell24th June 2018
                                  I came across Singletons online and ordered 10 railway sleepers which were by far the best value for money I had found following an extensive search. I ordered them Friday evening and they were delivered Saturday morning by an extremely polite, efficient and helpful delivery driver. I cannot believe the standard of service received. Well done Singletons, you outdid all the rest!
                                  Bethany Venross20th June 2018
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