• 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

    Mark O'Sullivan

    General Manager

    Mark is the General Manager at Denis Rawlins Ltd and has worked here for over 15 years.

    In his spare time, he is a keen runner and achieved a lifelong ambition of completing the London Marathon recently. 

    He is also a season ticket holder down the (not so) mighty Wolverhampton Wanderers, so can be found bemoaning the Wolves luck each Monday morning with his colleagues.

    Mark O'Sullivan

  • Customer Service

    Roz Roche

    Head Of Administration

    Roz has been with Denis Rawlins Ltd for over 7 years and heads up our Sales Administration department. She enjoys travelling to foreign climates and keeping fit with regular yoga classes and gym visits.

    Roz Roache

    Paige Clifton

    Sales Administrator

    Paige joined Denis Rawlins Ltd in April 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

    Daniel Williams

    Sales Administrator

    Dan is part of the sales admin team and provides excellent service to customers.  His daily duties are to deal with customer enquiries, process orders, and other admin tasks. Dan loves football and supports West Brom Albion (he even has a cool tattoo!). In addition, he is loves elephants and horses.

    Daniel Williams

    Shelby Smith

    Sales Administrator  

    Shelby joined our Sales Administration team as a Business Administration Apprentice. She helps out with customer enquiries and administrative tasks. In her spare time she enjoys seeing friends and family, shopping and going to concerts.




    Dale Bevan

    Sales Administrator  

    Dale - Dale has been working for the company since November 2018. His responsibilities are to assist the head of admin, process product orders, help customers, and other admin tasks. He is a huge Aston Villa supporter, loves music and even plays a bit of guitar.




  • 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

    Ammarah Gordon

    Digital Marketing Assistant

    Ammarah joined the team in January 2019 as the Digital Marketing Assistant. She supports Kellyand Nikki with various marketing tasks on a daily basis. Other than that, she loves hanging out with friends/family, going to the gym, listening to music, playing video games and watching anime!


  • Finance

    Andrew Proverbs

    Accounts Manager

    Andrew joined the team in February 2019 and manages the accounts for all brands across the group. Outside of accounting, he enjoys going out for a walk, dining out, cooking and loves his wife and 3 kids!


    Reece Mitchell

    Accounts Assistant

    Reece is our Accounts Assistant and 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

    Dave Ward

    Warehouse Manager

    Dave is our Warehouse Manager, responsible for ensuring deliveries are received on time. Dave also likes socialising and spending time with family.

    Dave Ward

    Josh Urban

    Warehouse Assistant

    Hardworking warehouse assistant Josh has worked at Rawlins since February 2018. As he is part of the warehouse team, you can catch him working alongside Dave, Matt and Carl. He is an avid gamer, anime watcher, and a lover of summer.

    Mr Josh

    Carl Trappett

    Warehouse Assistant

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


    Sue Bevan

    Warehouse Assistant

    Sue has been working as a warehouse assistant for over 15 years.


    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

    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

    Paul Hughes

    Sales Manager (Midlands & West)

    Paul is an experienced member of the team with over 10 years under his belt and fills our Technical Sales Manager position. When he is not demonstrating the Denis Rawlins range, he is a bit of a handy-man, and repairs machinery in and outside the office. He also enjoys watching sport and spending time with family.

    Paul Hughes

    Werner Du Plessis

    Sales Manager (London)

    Werner is our sales manager covering London.


    Luke Bresnihan

    Sales Manager (East)

    Luke graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) with Honours in Sports Business Management in 2015, and he has more than six years’ experience selling into many industry sectors. Luke is a great team player determined to succeed in anything assigned to, ensuring that exceptional outcomes are delivered.

    Luke enjoys spending time with his wife, friends and family. Also, Luke is a Nottingham Forest supporter and he enjoys watching and participating in numerous sports including football, skiing, squash, cricket, golf and many more.


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