• First class support through customer service, training, product demonstrations and advice.
  • Extended manufacturer warranties.
  • Strict quality standards through our commitment to regulated processes.
  • World class products.
  • Unrivalled speed of delivery.
  • Over 4 decades of experience in the cleaning industry.
  • We will hold spare parts for our machines for at least 10 years.
  • Provide servicing and leasing options.
  • Our 16,000 sq ft warehouse is based in Sutton Coldfield from where we deliver over 95% of orders next day.
  • Free training and product demonstrations can be provided in our hard floor and carpeted demonstration rooms, or alternatively can be arranged to be done on your own premises.
  • Full servicing of equipment is done in-house or using our national coverage of mobile technicians.
Our Vision
  • We inspire, we challenge, we care.
Our Mission:
  • Positive relationships
  • Adding value
  • Ongoing improvement
  • Recognise success

We C.A.R.E

  • Communicate
  • Adapt
  • Respect
  • Encourage

  • Management

    Nigel Cotterill

    Chairman and Group Managing Director

    Following a degree in Law, Nigel has had 33 years in the chemical, cleaning and facilities maintenance market. An accredited facilitator for the Franklin Covey organisation, Nigel is also a licensed practitioner of NLP and a Fellow of the Institute of Sales Management. 

    Aside from a passionate desire for values driven organisational development and growth, Nigel is a keen golfer and loves any type of competitive sport particularly cricket and tennis.

    Nigel's biggest inspiration is great attitudes and a desire to get better -people who believe something is possible and find a way of doing it.

     Favourite quote - “You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, Karma, something. This approach has never let me down and has made all the difference in my life” Steve Jobs

    Nigel Cotterill

    John Traynor BTech (Hons) ACA

    Group Financial Director

    John is the Financial Director of Denis Rawlins Ltd and has been with the company for over 5 years.

    John joined Arthur Young (now Ernst and Young) after university and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1982. John was part of the team that purchased Denis Rawlins from Stephen Rawlins in 2012 and is responsible for the administrative and financial functions of the company.

    He is a family man with a wife, 2 grown up daughters, a dog and 3 cats! He looks at the staff of Rawlins as part of his extended family and treats them accordingly. John also enjoys playing sports, especially golf and tennis and is known for being quite competitive.

    John Traynor

    James White

    Managing Director

    Joint Managing Director and Sales Director, James has been at Denis Rawlins since June 2012.

    James is a keen walker, golfer and skier and can often be found out doors somewhere when not walking.

    James is passionate about elevating the role of the cleaning operative by helping to make cleaning a profession, “Good products and good practices are key to cleaner healthier spaces as well as a happy workforce” says James.

    James White

    Dave Ward

    Group Operations Manager

    Dave is our Group Operations Manager, responsible for ensuring the business operations and processes run smoothly. Dave also likes socialising and spending time with family.

    Dave Ward

  • Customer Service

    Paige Clifton

    Admin Manager

    Paige joined Denis Rawlins Ltd in 2016 and is part of the Sales Administration team. She enjoys socialising with friends and family, loves animals, shopping, visiting new places and seeing concerts/shows every now and then.

    Paige Clifton

  • Marketing Department

    Kelly-Jean Taker

    Digital Marketing Manager

    Kelly has been working for the company since 2013, managing a number of our websites and digital marketing activity.  She enjoys eating out, travelling and a spot of retail therapy! 

    Kelly-Jean Taker

  • Finance

    Reece Mitchell

    Financial Controller

    Reece has been with us since 2016.

    In his spare time, Reece plays football at a semi-professional level. He also enjoys going to music festivals and travelling to different cities. 

    Reece Mitchell

  • Warehouse

    Josh Urban

    Assistant Warehouse Manager

    Josh has worked at Rawlins since February 2018. Part of the warehouse team, Josh is an avid gamer, anime watcher, and a lover of summer.

    Mr Josh

    Carl Trappett

    Warehouse Operative

    Carl has been working as a warehouse assistant since 2019. He supports his fellow co-workers around the warehouse. Out of work, he is a die-hard food fanatic, animal lover, and a proud dad that loves his son dearly.


    Matthew G

    Warehouse Operative

    Matt is a long-serving member of our Warehouse team with over 10 years experience. Away from his work with Denis Rawlins, Matt is a talented musician and features as lead in a local band.

    Matt G

  • Sales Managers

    Werner Du Plessis

    Sales Director

    Werner is our Sales Director for the UK.


    Adrian Ramsden

    Sales Manager (North)

    Adrian is our Regional Sales Manager for the North of England and has been with Denis Rawlins Ltd for over 5 years. Adrian is also an avid football fan, following Leeds United.

    Adrian Ramsden

    Nigel Edgington

    Sales Manager (South)

    Nigel is the Sales Manager covering the South and South East of England. He has been with the company for over 10 years.

    Nigel Edgington

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