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Meet the Team

Managing Director – Mr Richard Jones

Richard formed the company in November 1996 and has been ever present. He is an advanced Carpenter by trade and has over 30 years experience in the construction industry. A music lover, Richard is a big Elvis fan and has even visited Graceland! As well as a keen football and cricket fan amongst his other interests. Liverpool FC and Somerset his teams.

General Manager – Mr Graham Middleton

Graham is the latest addition the the management team at Blacknoll, joining early 2020.

Quantity Surveyor – Mr Luke Hillier BSc (HONS)

Luke started out with Blacknoll in January 1999 and has worked in all areas of the office side of the business. In 2011, Luke graduated with an Honours Degree from the University of West of England, Bristol in Quantity Surveying. Luke spends his spare time coaching his local youth football team, time with the family and watching horse racing.

Construction Manager – Mr Alex Durden BSc (HONS)

Alex joined Blacknoll in October 2005 straight from college and has attended Southampton Solent University during his time with the company studying Construction Management where he gained a first class Honours Degree in 2014. Alex enjoys music festivals, holidays and following England rugby as well as a weekly game of racket ball at the local squash club!

Health & Safety Manager – Mr Wayne Mitchell

Wayne became part of the office team early in 2019 after moving from the site team, where he has been present since the early 2000s as a Foreman Decorator. Wayne manages Health & Safety within the company, ensuring compliance throughout, and will soon complete his NEBOSH diploma. Wayne enjoys spending time with the family, DIY and live sports.

Assistant Contracts Manager – Mr Lucas Jones

Lucas joined Blacknoll in the summer of 2016 after finishing sixth form. He is currently working with all the Contracts Managers and gaining as much experience as possible, while studying Construction Management at Solent University. Lucas is interested in politics, is a big Ska music fan and plays in the pack for his local rugby club.

Mr Mark Atkins

Mr Tim Frampton

Mr John Friel

Mr Richard Frost

Mr Steve Hillier

Mr Adrian Nicholls


Company Secretary — Mrs Sharon Jones

Accounts Manager — Mrs Tina Walker

Office Administrator — Mrs Ellie Davies