Board of Directors

Darren Hornby WRPS
Darren Hornby
Operations Director

Darren has worked at WRPS since 2010, and worked his way up to being Director in charge since Barry has taken a side step. Darren originally had his own FSG business and worked for Barry at the very beginning, then when Barry looked at expanding decided Darren was the ideal person to help him expand his enterprise, due to the knowledge and leadership that Darren possesses.

Josh Alker WRPS
Josh Alker
Company Secretary

As Diane & Barry's son, Josh has been at WRPS since the very beginning, earning pocket money over school holidays by helping to do the admin of the business. Since leaving college in 2012 Josh has worked full time at WRPS and is the youngest of our Directors. Josh took over the role of Company Secretary in April 2016 and is responsible along with fellow board members for certain details under the contracts act - he also oversees all office staff and buying department.

Simon Howarth WRPS
Simon Howarth
Commercial Director

Simon has worked for WRPS since 2015. He oversees the estimating and pricing of works. Simon has established himself since starting off his career as Commercial Manager, then stepping into his current role as Commercial Director, overseeing all commercial matters.

Paul Atherton WRPS
Paul Atherton
Contracts Director

Paul has worked at WRPS since 2011. He originally started off as a scaffolder but had his eye and passion on doing other roles within the company. Barry saw the potential in Paul and made him to a site manager on a large principal contracting job in Cheshire, towards the end of the project Paul was then promoted to Contracts Manager which involved overseeing all WRPS projects within the North West. Paul was then made Contracts Director in April 2016.

Mark Atherton WRPS
Mark Atherton
Scaffolding Director

Mark has worked at WRPS since 2011. Barry decided to expand his business to incorporate his own scaffolding both for sub-contracting purpose and principal contracting works. Barry knew Mark was the right person to fulfill this role, Mark brings excellent knowledge and experience and is able to offer a lot of in house training to our scaffolders to ensure health and safety is followed at all times, this is down to him being CISRS and IOSH Trained.

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