Team

The Norwich Sunblinds team outside the Attleborough factory and showroom

Here’s Director Fiona and some of our terrific team of local people who will measure, manufacture, supply and install your curtains, blinds and accessories.

Some of us are based in our Attleborough factory and others travel all around Norwich and Norfolk, measuring, quoting and fitting all manner of blinds, curtains and shutters.

We are proud that most of our team have worked with us for many, many years; their craftsmanship is second to none.

So from our family at Norwich Sunblinds, to yours, we promise to do our very best to make your wishes come true with our locally made products for your home.

  • Fiona Garwood

    Fiona Garwood, Director

    Fiona is the marketing director at Norwich Sunblinds. Fiona’s father started the company in 1978 and she has been involved from an early age.

  • Kevin Garwood MD of Norwich Sunblinds

    Kevin Garwood, Managing Director

    Kevin is the MD of Norwich Sunblinds and joined in 1988 following a career in banking.

  • Paul, director at Norwich Sunblinds

    Paul Solomon, Director

    I started in September 1988, having only just turning 18!! 

    I really enjoy visiting clients and find it a real privilege that customers come to Norwich Sunblinds and ask us to help with their requirements. The more difficult the challenge, the better…..

    Outside of work, my focus is on my family and also my love of sport. I have played Tennis, on and off, for over 35 years, and I also have a passion for cricket.

  • Julian, Area Sales Representative

    Julian has worked for Norwich Sunblinds for 22 years. He is area sales representative for Norwich and suburbs. Always ready with a friendly smile, and able to offer advice on blind applications and fabrics and colours. He is a keen golfer, and is well known in the area for his many years of football, playing and running adult and youth teams. He is a keen dog lover and a family man.

  • Marshall, Area Sales Representative

    Marshall has worked for Norwich Sunblinds for 18 years. He is the area sales representative for South Norfolk, and gives a friendly, non-pushy service to our clients, who ask for him again and again. He is well known in the area for his pool refereeing and enjoys travel. He is a keen Norwich City fan.

  • Shaun Ellwood

    Shaun Ellwood, Fitter

    Shaun is one of our fitters and you may have spotted him on the website and in some of our photos. He always ensures he leaves everything looking clean and tidy once he has fitted the blinds or curtains.

  • Robbie, Installer

    Robbie has worked for Norwich Sunblinds for 9 years. He is a dedicated and conscientious installer, often praised for his helpful manner. He is experienced in all types of blind installation, and is especially good at hanging and dressing curtains. He is training to become a lay preacher and enjoys spending time with his young family.

     

  • Julie A, Customer Services Manager

    Julie has worked for Norwich Sunblinds for 16 years. Julie is in charge of the administration team, and computer systems. She is a keen member of the Celica Car club, often attending car shows with her husband Bryan. She is also a very keen music fan, and attends lots of local band gigs.

  • Julie B, Shop Manager

    Julie  has worked for Norwich Sunblinds for 10 years. She is the Norwich Showroom Manager, ensuring that all customers receive great customer service, and friendly knowledgeable advice.

    Julie loves fabrics, she has made her own clothes and curtains and is our expert on curtains, cushions, and pelmets. Julie enjoys walking and is part of a walking group.

  • Matt, Installations and Technical Manager

    Matt has worked for Norwich Sunblinds for 15 years. He is an excellent installer, taking on the more difficult, motorised jobs, and complicated shutters, along with standard applications. He is the one we go to for advice on unusual applications. He has travelled widely and is a family man with two children.

  • Rob, Production

    Rob is one of the newer members of the manufacturing team.  He is a keen footballer, playing locally and supporting Chelsea. He lives locally with his girlfriend.

  • Qlek

    Alek, Carpenter

    Alek is based in our Attleborough workshop and helps us make the blinds from scratch. He worked in metal and wood production companies before joining Norwich Sunblinds as a carpenter. In his free time he enjoys riding his motorbike, walking in the forest, rock music, good movies, and travelling.

  • Mandy Clarke

    Mandy, Attleborough factory

    Not only does Mandy work in our Attleborough factory helping to make blinds and curtains, she is also very artistic in her own right. She designed our bespoke blinds last year, creating a Poppy design and a Bramble design, which were unique to Norwich Sunblinds.

  • Tony Bettinson

    Tony Bettinson, Attleborough factory

    Tony works at our Attleborough factory and showroom.

  • Sandra Watson

    Sandra Watson, Norwich Lanes Showroom

    Sandra is based in our Norwich Lanes Showroom. Say hello next time you are passing.

  • Sarah Gooch

    Sarah Gooch, Norwich Lanes Showroom

    Sarah works in the Norwich Lanes Showroom in St Benedicts Street. She enjoys gardening, and spending time with her puppy Wilson.

  • Sue D, Customer Services

    Sue has worked for Norwich Sunblinds for 9 years. She is responsible for putting all orders from reps onto the computer, checking that she has all the details required to complete the order. She also answers the phone and serves clients, to help out when we are busy. She enjoys eating out – and we all ask her advice about the best places to go. She has recently become a grandmother and loves spending time with baby Ike.

     

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