Granite Le Pelley are very proud to have showrooms at both their locations in Guernsey and Jersey. The in-house technical showrooms, based at Garenne House in Guernsey and the Jersey town office, offer clients the opportunity to feel and touch the stones they are looking at for their project.
We have developed particular expertise in sourcing new and existing stones with traditional finishes and in developing finishes to achieve the client’s bespoke requirements. We are continually seeking new suppliers and products to satisfy our client’s needs.
We also have a team of specialists that can help with cleaning, repairing and maintaining natural stone.
Richard Breban, began working for Granite Le Pelley in 1983, ten months after the company had been set up by its founder Mick Le Pelley, he trained as a stonemason after previously working in a local Quarry. Seven years later he moved to work for a general builder and developer. After six years he returned to Granite Le Pelley progressing to his Directorship in 2000 and Managing Director in 2014, he has worked in the stone industry for 27 years and in this time has built up a strong relationship with Bretagne Granits in France.
Richards’s interests are Rugby having played for St Jacques rugby club for over 20 years, and during this time for the Island on several occasions.
Coming from a farming background he has been involved with the Southern Agricultural & Horticultural Society for 30 years and was President for 11 years. Most recently he has become a Forest Douzainere. Richard continues to have a passionate interest in tractors, of which he has many!!!
Pascal joined the company in January 2010. Before joining GLP, Pascal has worked as Contract & Design Manager for our sister company Camerons (Projects: Radisson, 44 Esplanade - Ogier House). Previously he has worked 8 years as Project Manager in France. Graduated as Structure engineer in construction at Ecole National d’ingenieur de St Etienne (France). His enthusiasm and knowledge for stone selection provides for a wider supply palette. Pascal has made many contacts, especially in France. Pascal goes out regularly to visit factory production and check quality in France, Italy, Germany, Bulgaria and China where most of the materials, quarries and factories are. He enjoys family life, football and supports Toulouse Rugby team.
Design and Purchasing Manager
Lyndon has been working with Granite Le Pelley since May 2001. He has worked in the Guernsey drawing office since joining, but looks after various sections within the company, from design drawing, specifying, quoting, ordering, site managing and at times actually installing, and on some projects he will actually do it all, as they say a change is as good as a rest, well that’s what we tell him, he also still continues to work as a Monumental Mason in his spare time, having started his apprenticeship at the age of 13 whilst learning model engineering.
Patrick’s been with Granite Le Pelley since March 2011. Patrick has over 10 years’ experience within the Construction industry. Patrick has developed the cleaning and restoration section within the company with special projects over the last 5 years including: St James Church, New Look (King Street), 2-10 Library Place, Southampton Hotel and RBS House (Bath Street). He is in charge of the precast concrete sector with the installation of the architectural precast concrete for JIFC Building No 4. Patrick currently looks after the sourcing and purchasing of all the materials and follows up on all the health and safety requirements. He controls a site team, ensuring that everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Patrick’s very much a family man; he enjoys family life and good living and everything Jersey has to offer.
Sam has been working with Granite Le Pelley since 2014. After completing his apprenticeship at Guernsey’s College of Further Education he has been employed and self-employed, Sam is a working Supervisor, and at times can be working several sites. His passion in the stone industry is restoring old Guernsey properties including his own old Guernsey house, he still finds the quality of the old masons work amazing, from the random work to ornate carvings. He competes in motor cycle trails in his spare time and has played rugby for Guernsey; he was also a member of the Guernsey rowing club.
Arvind has joined the company in June 2014; he is in charge of the drawing office, construction drawings, detail sheet, cutting schedule and template for factory production. Arvind’s dedication as draught person started in 2000, he also worked and had experience as an architectural technician and site supervisor for 11 years in Mauritius where he also achieved a diploma in Architectural Design. Besides his work he also studies Btec in Construction at Highlands College and his currently studying Bsc ( Hons) in Architectural Technology. Arvind and his wife like travel and luxurious holidays.
Office & Account Manager
Andrea has been working for Granite Le Pelley since March 2015. She enjoys the challenge of keeping the office running smoothly. Starting as a young trainee office administrator, her responsibilities have grown over a year becoming the Account Administrator / Office Manager. She achieved her Administration of Businesses diploma while she lived in the Canary Islands and she speaks several languages. Andrea enjoys keeping fit and takes part in a number of different hobbies including salsa dancing, water-skiing and motorcycling.
Bernie joined Granite Le Pelley in 2016. Her passion about stone started in 2002 and she obtained in 2008 a Master degree in Mining and Geology at the University of Science and Technology in Cracow. She has published an article on the magazine “Geoturystyka” (in 2008) about the “Beauty of masonry in the Birth of Holy Virgin Mary collegiate in “Tarnόw”. In Granite Le Pelley, she is assisting our Design Manager Arvind on preparing tender and factory production information. Bernie moved to Jersey in 2010. Bernie enjoys family life and the benefits of Jersey.
Sandor joined our company in 2016. His accounting studies have given him a good base to create project estimations and quotations. He has had the opportunity to learn all about stone construction working on sites along with our best stonemasons. Whilst enjoying this learning period of contract management on site he is also studying for an HNC Diploma in Construction. Sandor has been managing the award winning project Logie Point (JECC Project of the Year up to 1M 2018) and during the build he visited the Cumbrian Quarry with his team of stonemasons to handpick the slates. He has great culinary skills, likes outdoor sports and badminton.
Architect & Contract Manager
Micael grew up in Funchal, Madeira and graduated from the University of Lisbon (ISCTE) as a fully qualified Architect. He joined our team in 2016 and has specialized in design and brings many new ideas and CAD skills to our team.
He also works on site overseeing operations on a day-to-day basis, and ensuring that the work is done safely, on time and within budget and to the right quality standards. His favorite free time entertainments are playing football and cooking.