• Meet the BP Rolls Andover & Newport Team

Meet the team

Managing Director David Rolls has been at the helm of the business for 25 years and is very much hands-on in the running of the company. Operations Director Tariq Abul heads up the Sales team and oversees the day-to-day administration at our Andover HQ, while Director Paul Thomas is in charge of the Newport Depot. The senior management team work closely together to facilitate the smooth running of our workshops and coordinate the business functions such as sales, marketing and customer service.

As a well established business with over 50 years heritage in the motor trade, BP Rolls take pride in being known as one of the leaders in our industry. We firmly believe that our success is driven by the strength of our teamwork; each business division works together for the mutual benefit of the group, and the satisfaction of our customers, ensuring a high level of workmanship and customer service at all times.

David Rolls

Managing Director

Group

Following in the footsteps of his father Brian, David took over the running of BP Rolls full time in 1991. With substantial experience in the motor trade he has continued to grow and develop BP Rolls in to one of the largest family owned independent automotive businesses in the UK.

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Tariq Abul

Operations and Sales Director

Group

Tariq joined BP Rolls in 2006 after an extensive career in the motor trade. He became a Director in 2012, and is in charge of ensuring the smooth operation of all the sites at our headquarters in Andover and Newport depot.

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Paul Thomas, Newport Director

Paul Thomas

Newport Director

GroupNewport

Paul has been with BP Rolls for just over 8 years, working his way up through the ranks before being promoted to Director of BP Rolls Newport in 2018.

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James Gray

Andover General Manager

Group

As General Manager of the Accident Repair and Commercial Body Shops at our Andover HQ, James is an expert in coordinating workflow and allocating jobs.

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Sam Frost

Group Sales Manager

Group

Sam worked with the BP Rolls Group on and off for over 18 years before committing to a full time role as Sales Manager 5 years ago.

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Jenny Ingram

Group Finance Manager

Group

As Group Finance Manager Jenny works closely with our Directors, handling all the operational finances. She heads up our administration team and oversees the day to day accounts of the business.

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Louise Ellison, Group Marketing Manager

Louise Ellison

Group Marketing Manager

Group

Louise is a marketing professional with over 15 years experience working on branding and communication projects for a number of blue-chip companies. Having previously worked in the retail and engineering sectors, she is a relative newcomer to the motor trade, but has certainly hit the ground running.

Read more
Nathaniel Roach, Automotive General Manager

Nathaniel Roach

Automotive General Manager

Automotive

After ten years in the Insurance sector, Nathaniel joined BP Rolls in 2016 as a Vehicle Damage Assessor. Showing an affinity for customer care, his role quickly expanded to include Business Development; introducing new corporate and trade clients to the range of services we provide and building strong working relationships.

Read more
Richard Tidy, Automotive Workshop Controller and Senior MOT Tester

Richard Tidy

Automotive Workshop Controller and Senior MOT Tester

Automotive

A highly skilled time-served vehicle technician, Richard completed his apprenticeship and served 10 years within a Ford dealership. He went on to work as a roadside recovery technician with the RAC for 10 years before returning to the 9-5 of a local garage.

Read more
Simon Ginger, Automotive Parts Manager and Fleet Support Manager

Simon Ginger

Automotive Parts Manager and Fleet Support Manager

Automotive

Simon brings 18 years in the motor trade to his role as Parts Manager within BP Rolls Automotive. He works closely with our team of technicians and our customer service advisors, sourcing, pricing and obtaining the parts needed to get the job done.

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Stuart Smith

Automotive Customer Service Advisor

Automotive

Stuart is the longest serving BP Rolls Employee, with 30 years of service. Sincere, approachable and professional, Stuart is a strong believer in good, old-fashioned customer care.

Read more

Gemma Angel

Customer Service Manager

Accident Repair

Gemma has always worked in Customer Service and is an experienced Manager. Heading up the front desk team at BP Rolls, Gemma oversees all customer interactions from within our busy Accident Repair Centre.

Read more

Amanda Kirby

Customer Service Assistant

Accident Repair

Amanda is a seasoned Customer Service Advisor, having spent a number of years working for a major retail chain and completing extensive training in this field. She loves helping people and delights in guiding our customers through the repair process.

Read more

Darren Boxall

Bodyshop Manager

Accident Repair

Darren is in his 25th year of service with BP Rolls. During his career with us, he has worked his way up from the bodyshop floor to becoming a Vehicle Damage Assessor and now Bodyshop Manager.

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Gavin Berryman

Vehicle Damage Assessor

Accident Repair

Gavin in an ATA VDA qualified and Thatcham certified estimator with over 20 years experience in the motor trade.

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Darren Shipway

Accident Repair Quality Controller

Accident Repair

Darren has been a BP Rolls employee for 18 years, starting out as a panel beater in our workshop, and working his way up to Estimator before taking his current role as Quality Controller. Overseeing the repair process through our workshop, Darren conducts observations and checks to make sure that our standards for quality are being upheld.

Read more

Dean Skelly

Bodyshop Parts Manager

Accident Repair

Dean has been with BP Rolls for 5 years and has worked in the motor trade for most of his career, with prior experience within a commercial Mercedes dealership. He supports all four business divisions within the BP Rolls Group with all kinds of purchasing, but his main focus is ordering parts for our accident repair centre and commercial division.

Read more

John Wilson

Commercial Paintshop Manager

Commercial

Working with BP Rolls for over 15 years, John has worked his way up through the business, showing exceptional knowledge in his field not to mention the ability to handle huge complex projects. In 2016 he was promoted to Manager and now leads our Commercial Paint Shop.

Read more

Jason Sidhu

Supervisor Commercial Vehicle Damage Assessor

Commercial

Jason first started working in the motor trade age 15 when his dad encouraged him to find a job. He started washing cars for a local garage, and has worked in the industry ever since, working his way up through an apprenticeship, to his role within BP Rolls.

Read more

Graham Smith

Commercial Vehicle Damage Assessor

Commercial

Graham has worked with BP Rolls for over 25 years and is a highly experienced Damage Assessor specialising in commercial vehicles. Like many of our team he has been in the industry a long time starting out on the shop floor and rising to foreman and then manager.

Read more

Gareth Price

Signs & Graphics General Manager

Signs & Graphics

Starting his career with us as an apprentice Shotblaster/Painter, Gareth has worked his way up to his current position as General Manager of our in-house design studio and printing facility. He is one of our longest serving employees having been with the company for almost 32 years!

Read more

Teo Surman

Signs & Graphics Art Coordinator

Signs & Graphics

Teo is a highly experienced Graphic Designer with a long career working in the design industry. Skilled in Photography, Graphics and Typography, he has been a key player in the BP Rolls Signs & Graphics team for five years.

Read more

Peter Stroud

Signs & Graphics Studio Supervisor

Signs & Graphics

Peter has worked in the signs and graphics industry for 30 years, 19 of which have been with BP Rolls. He has experience in graphic design (both computer aided and draftboard), silkscreen and litho printing, and has particular expertise in computer cut vinyl graphics.

Read more

Dan Rennison

Signs & Graphics Production Manager

Signs & Graphics

Dan is responsible for the full production process in our Signs & Graphics department, ensuring that everything runs smoothly and work completed within the assigned deadline.

Read more
Rob Vivers , Workshop Manager

Rob Vivers

Workshop Manager

Newport

Working closely with Director Paul, Rob is in charge of running of the workshop at our Newport depot. Rob is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the vehicle body repair process from estimating, through the body shop and finally, quality control.

Read more
Paula Heath, Office Manager

Paula Heath

Office Manager

Newport

Paula is the oil that keeps the engine running at BP Rolls Newport depot! She manages the administration of our business, from answering the telephone to end of month invoicing, and everything in between.

Read more
Nathan Eveleigh, Vehicle Damage Assessor ATA

Nathan Eveleigh

Vehicle Damage Assessor ATA

Newport

An ATA certified Damage Assessor with over 10 years experience, Nathan reviews the damage to our customer vehicles before advising the cost of repairs.

Read more
Brett Cooke, Estimator

Brett Cooke

Estimator

Newport

Working closely with the Newport team, Brett reviews the damage to our customer vehicles before advising the cost of repairs.

Read more

Finlay Goulding

Apprentice

Newport

Finlay is the newest members of the team at BP Rolls Newport. A newcomer to the motor trade, Finlay is an apprentice customer service assistant, working closely with our Office Manager Paula helping her with the administration of the business.

Read more

David Rolls

Managing Director

Group

Following in the footsteps of his father Brian, David took over the running of BP Rolls full time in 1991. With substantial experience in the motor trade he has continued to grow and develop BP Rolls in to one of the largest family owned independent automotive businesses in the UK.

Read more

Tariq Abul

Operations and Sales Director

Group

Tariq joined BP Rolls in 2006 after an extensive career in the motor trade. He became a Director in 2012, and is in charge of ensuring the smooth operation of all the sites at our headquarters in Andover and Newport depot.

Read more
Paul Thomas, Newport Director

Paul Thomas

Newport Director

GroupNewport

Paul has been with BP Rolls for just over 8 years, working his way up through the ranks before being promoted to Director of BP Rolls Newport in 2018.

Read more

James Gray

Andover General Manager

Group

As General Manager of the Accident Repair and Commercial Body Shops at our Andover HQ, James is an expert in coordinating workflow and allocating jobs.

Read more

Sam Frost

Group Sales Manager

Group

Sam worked with the BP Rolls Group on and off for over 18 years before committing to a full time role as Sales Manager 5 years ago.

Read more

Jenny Ingram

Group Finance Manager

Group

As Group Finance Manager Jenny works closely with our Directors, handling all the operational finances. She heads up our administration team and oversees the day to day accounts of the business.

Read more
Louise Ellison, Group Marketing Manager

Louise Ellison

Group Marketing Manager

Group

Louise is a marketing professional with over 15 years experience working on branding and communication projects for a number of blue-chip companies. Having previously worked in the retail and engineering sectors, she is a relative newcomer to the motor trade, but has certainly hit the ground running.

Read more
Nathaniel Roach, Automotive General Manager

Nathaniel Roach

Automotive General Manager

Automotive

After ten years in the Insurance sector, Nathaniel joined BP Rolls in 2016 as a Vehicle Damage Assessor. Showing an affinity for customer care, his role quickly expanded to include Business Development; introducing new corporate and trade clients to the range of services we provide and building strong working relationships.

Read more
Richard Tidy, Automotive Workshop Controller and Senior MOT Tester

Richard Tidy

Automotive Workshop Controller and Senior MOT Tester

Automotive

A highly skilled time-served vehicle technician, Richard completed his apprenticeship and served 10 years within a Ford dealership. He went on to work as a roadside recovery technician with the RAC for 10 years before returning to the 9-5 of a local garage.

Read more
Simon Ginger, Automotive Parts Manager and Fleet Support Manager

Simon Ginger

Automotive Parts Manager and Fleet Support Manager

Automotive

Simon brings 18 years in the motor trade to his role as Parts Manager within BP Rolls Automotive. He works closely with our team of technicians and our customer service advisors, sourcing, pricing and obtaining the parts needed to get the job done.

Read more

Stuart Smith

Automotive Customer Service Advisor

Automotive

Stuart is the longest serving BP Rolls Employee, with 30 years of service. Sincere, approachable and professional, Stuart is a strong believer in good, old-fashioned customer care.

Read more

Gemma Angel

Customer Service Manager

Accident Repair

Gemma has always worked in Customer Service and is an experienced Manager. Heading up the front desk team at BP Rolls, Gemma oversees all customer interactions from within our busy Accident Repair Centre.

Read more

Amanda Kirby

Customer Service Assistant

Accident Repair

Amanda is a seasoned Customer Service Advisor, having spent a number of years working for a major retail chain and completing extensive training in this field. She loves helping people and delights in guiding our customers through the repair process.

Read more

Darren Boxall

Bodyshop Manager

Accident Repair

Darren is in his 25th year of service with BP Rolls. During his career with us, he has worked his way up from the bodyshop floor to becoming a Vehicle Damage Assessor and now Bodyshop Manager.

Read more

Gavin Berryman

Vehicle Damage Assessor

Accident Repair

Gavin in an ATA VDA qualified and Thatcham certified estimator with over 20 years experience in the motor trade.

Read more

Darren Shipway

Accident Repair Quality Controller

Accident Repair

Darren has been a BP Rolls employee for 18 years, starting out as a panel beater in our workshop, and working his way up to Estimator before taking his current role as Quality Controller. Overseeing the repair process through our workshop, Darren conducts observations and checks to make sure that our standards for quality are being upheld.

Read more

Dean Skelly

Bodyshop Parts Manager

Accident Repair

Dean has been with BP Rolls for 5 years and has worked in the motor trade for most of his career, with prior experience within a commercial Mercedes dealership. He supports all four business divisions within the BP Rolls Group with all kinds of purchasing, but his main focus is ordering parts for our accident repair centre and commercial division.

Read more

John Wilson

Commercial Paintshop Manager

Commercial

Working with BP Rolls for over 15 years, John has worked his way up through the business, showing exceptional knowledge in his field not to mention the ability to handle huge complex projects. In 2016 he was promoted to Manager and now leads our Commercial Paint Shop.

Read more

Jason Sidhu

Supervisor Commercial Vehicle Damage Assessor

Commercial

Jason first started working in the motor trade age 15 when his dad encouraged him to find a job. He started washing cars for a local garage, and has worked in the industry ever since, working his way up through an apprenticeship, to his role within BP Rolls.

Read more

Graham Smith

Commercial Vehicle Damage Assessor

Commercial

Graham has worked with BP Rolls for over 25 years and is a highly experienced Damage Assessor specialising in commercial vehicles. Like many of our team he has been in the industry a long time starting out on the shop floor and rising to foreman and then manager.

Read more

Gareth Price

Signs & Graphics General Manager

Signs & Graphics

Starting his career with us as an apprentice Shotblaster/Painter, Gareth has worked his way up to his current position as General Manager of our in-house design studio and printing facility. He is one of our longest serving employees having been with the company for almost 32 years!

Read more

Teo Surman

Signs & Graphics Art Coordinator

Signs & Graphics

Teo is a highly experienced Graphic Designer with a long career working in the design industry. Skilled in Photography, Graphics and Typography, he has been a key player in the BP Rolls Signs & Graphics team for five years.

Read more

Peter Stroud

Signs & Graphics Studio Supervisor

Signs & Graphics

Peter has worked in the signs and graphics industry for 30 years, 19 of which have been with BP Rolls. He has experience in graphic design (both computer aided and draftboard), silkscreen and litho printing, and has particular expertise in computer cut vinyl graphics.

Read more

Dan Rennison

Signs & Graphics Production Manager

Signs & Graphics

Dan is responsible for the full production process in our Signs & Graphics department, ensuring that everything runs smoothly and work completed within the assigned deadline.

Read more
Paul Thomas, Newport Director

Paul Thomas

Newport Director

GroupNewport

Paul has been with BP Rolls for just over 8 years, working his way up through the ranks before being promoted to Director of BP Rolls Newport in 2018.

Read more
Rob Vivers , Workshop Manager

Rob Vivers

Workshop Manager

Newport

Working closely with Director Paul, Rob is in charge of running of the workshop at our Newport depot. Rob is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the vehicle body repair process from estimating, through the body shop and finally, quality control.

Read more
Paula Heath, Office Manager

Paula Heath

Office Manager

Newport

Paula is the oil that keeps the engine running at BP Rolls Newport depot! She manages the administration of our business, from answering the telephone to end of month invoicing, and everything in between.

Read more
Nathan Eveleigh, Vehicle Damage Assessor ATA

Nathan Eveleigh

Vehicle Damage Assessor ATA

Newport

An ATA certified Damage Assessor with over 10 years experience, Nathan reviews the damage to our customer vehicles before advising the cost of repairs.

Read more
Brett Cooke, Estimator

Brett Cooke

Estimator

Newport

Working closely with the Newport team, Brett reviews the damage to our customer vehicles before advising the cost of repairs.

Read more

Finlay Goulding

Apprentice

Newport

Finlay is the newest members of the team at BP Rolls Newport. A newcomer to the motor trade, Finlay is an apprentice customer service assistant, working closely with our Office Manager Paula helping her with the administration of the business.

Read more

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