Meet the Barrington team

Each team member has their own experience and specialisms, but we all share a passion for providing clients with outstanding results, every time. We're also a very friendly bunch too!


Jon Hateley

About Jon
The company owner, Jon manages the day-to-day running of the business, but is also hands-on undertaking fine quality decorating work. He's the point of contact for clients, from providing quotes to keeping them updated throughout projects.
As well as being a master decorator, Jon is a specialist in cornice restoration and preservation techniques.
When he's not working
Jon can be found spending time with his wife Aimée and daughter Keira. Also, a passionate golfer and gets on the course whenever he can.


Greg Hateley

About Greg
His experience within the building industry dates back to 1967, including working on a range of period buildings across the country.
Greg heads up all building and maintenance projects, drawing upon his skilled crafts perfected over many decades. He's also a highly experianced decorator.
When he's not working
Fishing, collecting antiques and trips to the theatre - in particular the Everyman in Cheltenham - his wife also owns The Old Post Office in Guiting Power.


Phocus Lwando

About Phocus
Phocus is a highly qualified and experienced master decorator, as well as being a qualified quantity surveyor - making him the perfect fit for Barrington's commercial decorating projects.
Modern and traditional paper hanging, commercial projects and is a senior decorator.
When he's not working
Phocus loves spending time with his wife and two little ones. He enjoys watching his beloved Chelsea FC when he gets the chance.


Lauren Atherton

About Lauren

An keen and accomplished decorator. Qualified from collage in 2015 with high marks gaining a level 2 diploma in painting and decorating. Also a student of urban effect finishes at the Dulux Academy.


With her expertise tailored more towards our residential clients, Lauren specialises with interior decoration and modern paper hanging. 

When she's not working

Lauren loves an adventure and often sets off with her dog exploring the Cotswold countryside and beyond. She's also a keen and active member of her local Church in Cheltenham.