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The Walton team


Walton’s growth and continuing success is thanks in no small part to our skilled and experienced – and highly likeable – team. We currently employ over 150 people, and value the contribution made by each and every one.

As well as ensuring we recruit the best people in the first instance, we do our utmost to nurture talent and see our staff progress and flourish within our business. The key contacts at Walton include the people below.

Andy Walton
Joint Managing Director

Andy joined Walton in 1987, becoming Operations Manager in 1992, and Managing Director in 1997. Andy oversees sales and customer relations for half of the company’s client base. He plays a key part in growing and developing the business, improving procedures, ensuring compliance, and overseeing all aspects of the business.

Tim Payne
Joint Managing Director

Tim joined Walton in 1992. He become Operations Manager in 1997, and was appointed Joint Managing Director alongside Andy Walton in 1999. Tim played a key role in introducing the company to utility reinstatement. He has a DipHE and BSc (Hons) in Environmental and Earth Sciences.

John Binding
Logistics Director

John joined Walton in 2005 as Plant and Transport Manager, after 23 years in the Army specialising in logistics. He became Logistics Director in 2010, and is responsible for a fleet of over 140 operational vehicles plus plant and tools. John holds the Certificate of Professional Competence in Road Haulage (International).

Teresa Payne
General Manager

Teresa joined Walton in March 2000 as a reinstatement coordinator. Having worked in most areas of the business, she is now settled as General Manager overlooking all departments. Teresa is also the ISO 9001 and 14001 management representative for the company.

Bev Walton
Company Secretary

Bev's career history includes experience in banking and accountancy. She joined Walton in 1997, and became a key member of the team, compiling management accounts and auditing for the company. She became Company Secretary in 2002.

Andrew Britten
Commercial Manager

Andrew joined the company in 2004 as a costing clerk. After gaining experience within the company, he became Commercial Assistant in 2006, and Commercial Manager in 2009.

Helena Roy
Performance and Compliance Manager

Helena joined Walton in August 2000 as Reinstatement Coordinator. She has held her current position – which involves overlooking the company's largest department, and ensuring we comply with our clients' requests – since 2010. Over the years Helena has had a hands-on approach to developing Walton's systems, and played a role in the company's expansion.

Mark Johnson
Financial Controller

Mark joined Walton as Financial Controller in 2011, after spending nine years in recruitment. He is currently working towards his ACCA qualification.

Tim Cuff
Area Contract Manager

Tim started with Walton in 2004 as a grab driver working in the Swindon area, working up to a supervisor position in 2005. He subsequently progressed into contract management in the southern area, working on a backfill and reinstatement contract and overseeing the whole operational element.

Simon Walton
Team Manager

Simon joined Walton in 1983 as an operative, working his way up to supervisor/scheduler in 2008, and becoming Team Manager covering all areas of the business.


Matthew Payne
Team Manager

Matthew joined Walton in 1997 as an operative, working his way up to supervisor/scheduler in 2001. He became Team Manager covering the South West Peninsula of the business

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Utility reinstatement 
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As southern England's utility reinstatement and surfacing specialists, we do more than simply complete work on time and on budget.

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The right tools for the job

Our continued investment in our fleet of over 150 vehicles means we're ready for any reinstatement challenge.

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A proven track record

Walton has been involved in utility reinstatement for over 20 years, and works with clients including:

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