Having worked in the bricklaying industry since leaving school, Gary and Graham decided to start their own business, supplying their services in 2013.
In 2022 Bricktex was founded to provide a solid platform of growth as our services and professionalism on multi plot sites becomes more in demand.
With a large workforce available ready to deploy across the South Coast, and robust project management, Bricktex have established themselves as the South Coasts leading Brickwork Contractors,
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Gary began his career as a bricklayer as soon as he left school, labouring as a hod carrier, working on large projects being mentored on projects like West Quay, Southampton and Gunwharf, Portsmouth. He then progressed into bricklaying after passing his NVQ level 3 and decided in 2010 that he and his lifelong friend Graham would provide their own specialist brickwork services.
Garys professionalism and eye for detail helped the company become a recognised name in the brickwork arena and today Gary manages all quoting and surveying for the brickwork division and also maintains a close relationship with all of our clients and supply chains to ensure a smooth delivery of all projects.
In his spare time Gary is gym obsessed and a fitness fanatic, completing numerous challenges on a yearly basis to help raise awareness and funding for diabetes charities, which remain close to his heart. He also likes spending time with his young family and travelling around the world.
Graham began his career on building sites in 2000 after completing his NVQ level 2 in bricklaying and continued working alongside peers to develop his knowledge of the trade and clients.
Having been childhood friends with Gary since nursery they noticed an opportunity in the market to provide high quality bricklaying services. Since then the company went from strength to strength working with large homebuilders such as Barratts, EG Carter, Crayfern amongst others.
Today Graham is responsible for day to day management of sites and labour ensuring each project is delivered on time and to the highest quality, allowing our clients to be proud of their finished product.
In his spare time Graham “Gilly” Gillman, actively manages his sons football team and likes to raise money for charities completing numerous events and challenges along the way.
Having started and invested in a number of companies throughout his career, Trevor became part of the board of directors in Bricktex having worked with the rest of the management team on previous ventures.
Trevor has a wealth of knowledge in the operational and commercial side of companies and is active across his many companies in a Financial Director role.
This role extends into Bricktex providing a detailed and careful approach to maintaining the companies finances to ensure a strong and stable grounding for the future expansion of the business.
Trevor is a father of 6 and in his spare time enjoys cycling, Chelsea and looking after his many grandchildren.
Ryan came on board with Bricktex in 2022 following their rapid growth. Ryan’s background is in technology, people management and corporate vision and he undertakes an active role in investing and managing companies and their expansion.
Ryan also had an interest in previous companies with Gary and Graham and along with Trevor saw an opportunity to create Bricktex and give our clients a premier service in the Brickwork sector.
Ryan continues to manage the companies infrastructure to ensure a smooth delivery of services to our clients from front office to back office functions.
In his spare time Ryan has a passion for anything with an engine, Soccer and spending time with his young family.