Meet The Management Team

Business Management

Paula Bentley – Managing Director 

Paula joined the company in 1985. It was Paula who was responsible for  opening ‘The Bright Lights’ on Terrace Road in 1991 where it traded successfully for 10 yrs. On Phil’s retirement in 2012 Paula took over the role as Managing Director.

As the company continues to grow and develop Paula maintains the ethos of offering a professional and reliable service where the customer and safety come first and your requirements are delivered on time, on budget and to specification.

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Ian Dobson – Operations Director

Ian joined Bentley’s in 2005 and completed his apprenticeship with us.  Ian has a vast wealth of knowledge on the 17th Edition and BS codes, and the soon to be published 18th Edition. He likes to keep himself fully up to date with all aspects of the industry, thus ensuring that the company is always able to offer the customer the best of what is out there.

Phillipe Bentley

Phillipe Bentley – Consultant (Retired)

Last but by no means least.

Phil and wife Margaret established Bentley’s in 1972, sadly Margaret passed away in 2012. Phil, now retired still keeps his hand in and acts as a consultant. Phil and Margaret built the company up based on integrity and quality. With the company ethos being that of offering a professional and reliable service where the customer and safety come first.

When asking Phil what inspired him to set up his own business….

Whilst working at Ferodo Phil was inundated with requests by the home owner to carry out works for them. Phil took the decision to leave Ferodo and set up P Bentley Electrical. The business quickly grew and expanded in to the commercial and industrial side of the industry.