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


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


    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


      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


        Horticultural Grower

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

          Robert - Head of Landscaping & Maintenance


          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


            Carpenter and Landcaping Designer

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

              Nigel - Carpenter & Landscaper


              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


                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


                  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


                    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


                      Yard & Farmhouse Foreman

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

                        Office & Sales

                        Ruth - Sales & Office Manager


                        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


                          Sales & Office Administrator

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

                            Rachel - Sales & Office Administrator


                            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


                              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


                                Sales & Customer Service Assistant

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

                                  We have been using Singletons for a number of years and have bought turf, topsoil and sleepers for the garden. A very efficient business.
                                  Mr SJune 2017
                                  Prompt delivery service, with friendly staff and excellent choice of plants and gardening products.
                                  Mrs LMay 2017
                                  The turf was freshly cut, of excellent quality and a good price – I was so glad I went local after searching the internet.
                                  Jim PageOctober 2017
                                  Excellent quality turf and very reasonably priced. Ordered turf and other items from here a couple of times and always received great service and high quality products. One of the best nurseries in the midlands! Thank you.
                                  Joe FoleySeptember 2017
                                  Fantastic delivery, great quality top soil and I will definitely use again.
                                  Nick BJuly 2017
                                  Prompt efficient service, polite and helpful staff.
                                  Anjali DharJanuary 2018
                                  Really quick service, friendly telephone confirmation of order. Couldn’t be easier.
                                  Joanne LewisOctober 2017
                                  Excellent on time delivery and a very helpful delivery driver too.
                                  J WJuly 2017
                                  Excellent quality and consistency of the chipping. Delivery was amazingly fast – ordered on the Sunday night and delivered the following afternoon.
                                  John CharltonMarch 2018
                                  Excellent service, helpful with delivery and I would definitely use again.
                                  Stephen BMay 2017
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