Events & Blogs

60 Seconds with… Tom Grant

Tom joined Oakenhurst in May 2018 as our Logistics Driver/Operative and has a split role here. The first part of his time is spent out delivering finished goods and collecting units, the second part comes into action when he's not on the road, at which point he works in Stores, booking units on to our [...]

60 Seconds with… Martin Sanderson

Martin is a part of our management team and has worked at Oakenhurst since December 2008. As Facilities & Accounts Manager, Martin's primary role is to effectively manage the financial side of Oakenhurst. Under the facilities part of Martin's title, he looks after the buildings that we operate out of, liaising with our various service [...]

60 Seconds with… Father Christmas!

Christmas is here! Hohoho. I oversee all the manufacturing and distribution of all the toys to the good boys and girls, making sure that all of the good children get what they asked me for in their letters, every year, before they wake up on Christmas Day. Q. If you could learn to do anything, [...]

60 Seconds with… Michael Cramp

Mike recently joined Oakenhurst as our Global Sales Rep. Mike has been learning about Oakenhurst and what makes us the quality option, he is customer facing, and will be meeting with our customers to discuss their needs as well as which of our solutions & capabilities best suit them. You can find out more about [...]

Matt Pearce Karting: Round 6

Oakenhurst is proud to sponsor Matt Pearce in his Daniel Ricciardo Series karting season. Round 6 took place on September 28th – 29th and the team has sent us a race report about his weekend at Fulbeck. Fulbeck started as a track in the late 1950s when local people started racing home-built machines around the [...]

60 Seconds with… Harrison Cronk

Harry started in March 2012 as an Apprentice, and is now one of our Non-Certified Skilled Engineers. Harry has now worked in our Galley Accessory division for over a year, carrying out repairs and overhauls on galley equipment such as ovens and coffee makers. He also carries out testing/inspections on equipment to diagnose issues with [...]

60 Seconds with… Julie Hesmer

Joining Oakenhurst in July 2018, Julie is one of our highly skilled Cargo Net Machinist's. On a daily basis, Julie carries out inspections and repairs on all types of nets, repairing all damages to the highest standard following current data. This service not only extends the life of the cargo nets but provides a cost [...]

Matt Pearce Karting: Round 5

Oakenhurst is proud to sponsor Matt Pearce in his Daniel Ricciardo Series karting season. Round 5 took place on August 31st & September 1st and the team has sent us a race report about his weekend at Rowrah Karting Track, a track that is set in a disused quarry in the lake district. Upon arriving [...]

60 Seconds with… Billy Lander

In October 2013, Billy joined Oakenhurst as a Skilled Engineer, and is now the Division Supervisor for our Flight Power and Electro-Mechanical division, Cargo Accessory division, Galley Accessory division, and NiCad Battery division. He oversees the day to day running of the divisions, ensuring all work is carried out and completed to the high standards [...]

60 Seconds with… Steve Rolls

In March 2017, Steve joined us as our Quality Manager, and since has been ensuring that we continuously keep up our quality work. Steve monitors all aspects of the Internal QMS system put in place to ensure that Oakenhurst remains compliant of our EASA Part 145, Part 21G, FAA, TCCA, ISO9001:2015 & DOT approvals. Q. [...]