Managing Director Brent Stevenson is well-known and respected within the industry and he is currently both honorary treasurer and a member of the management of the National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM). He was actively involved in the preparation of the NAMM Code of Working Practice and previously served on the NAMM technical committee. He is also a member of the Memorial Awareness Board (MAB), which works to raise the public profile of the memorial industry. Co-directors of the business are Brent’s son James and godson Greg Wharf.
Both Brent and James are qualified Memorial Safety Inspectors and offer free safety assessments for any Lancashire churchyards who wish to assess the safety of their memorials.
James Stevenson joined the business in 1999 and today heads up the management of the works team alongside skilled sandblaster Peter Willetts, who has over 25 years’ experience in the industry.
With more than 40 years’ expertise, Steve Holden is a leading exponent of the art of hand letter cutting, while Shaun Holt and Jack Aspinall are responsible for preparing and fixing the memorials in cemeteries and churchyards.
All our craftsmen are City and Guilds qualified as Memorial Fixers and registered on the NAMM Register of Qualified Memorial Fixers – RQMF.
Providing support on the administration and customer sides of the business in Blackburn are Office Manager Sharon Barnes, Brent’s eldest son Daniel Stevenson and Angela Dewhurst.
Our newest member of staff Annette Murray is responsible for managing all day to day activity at our Blackpool office.
The final member of our team is Marketing Director Greg Wharf, who oversees all marketing and design aspects of the business. Greg is also Brent’s godson – keeping it all in the family.
The National Association of Memorial Masons is an organisation dedicated to furthering the memorial masonry industry and safeguarding the interests of the bereaved through the promotion of high standards, wide choice and increased understanding in all matters relating to natural stone memorials.
Brent Stevenson Memorials are a member of NAMM.
The National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM) has introduced a registration scheme for nationally qualified memorial fixers/installers/erectors and memorial mason businesses.
BRAMM (British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons) Scheme was set up in 2004 with the aim of establishing a network of nationally accredited businesses and registered fixers that will ultimately replace individual Registration Schemes.