Meet The Team

The Moorgate Team

Our team is what has enabled us to become the industry leaders we are today. We’re open, honest and committed to providing you with a friendly, reliable and exceptional service, every time.

Neil At Moorgate Forklifts
Neil Brook, Managing director

Neil took the helm in 1995. Since then, he’s seen Moorgate successfully expand and relocate to larger premises. Neil’s core concern is customer satisfaction and he believes Moorgate delivers this alongside our flexible approach to doing business.

Combine this with a highly competitive and reliable service, and it’s no wonder we continually receive new work from satisfied customer referrals and why we’re the premier forklift company in West Yorkshire.

Linda At Moorgate Forklifts
Linda Brook, Director

Director, Linda, has been a part of the team for more than 15 years. Integral to the smooth running of all of our operations, she’s often the first point of contact for customer enquiries.

Her efficient and helpful approach to identifying customers’ needs ensures an excellent service throughout.

Neil and Linda are supported by a highly experienced and skilled team made up of the pick of the material handling industry’s engineers and support staff.

Russ At Moorgate Forklifts
Russell Westmoreland, Service Manager

Russ has been part of the Moorgate team for over 8 years, with 35 years’ experience in the material handling industry. He started as an engineer specialising in servicing and repairing Moorgate’s array of used and new forklift trucks.

For the last 3 years, Russ has moved to the role of Service Manager, carefully planning and organising our engineering team to ensure customer satisfaction is always met.

Russ believes the companies culture and high regard for customer service is what sets Moorgate apart from the competition.

Chris At Moorgate Forklifts
Chris Scarlett, Field Service Engineer

Chris has been at Moorgate for over 12 years and has 25 years in the material handling industry. Coming from an electrical engineering background, Chris specialises in repairing and maintaining the forklift and pallet trucks that go through Moorgate’s busy workshop.

Working on a variety of different sized trucks, he values the friendly atmosphere at work whilst still delivering excellent customer service.

Danny At Moorgate Forklifts
Danny Jakeman, Engineer

With 12 years field experience under his belt, Danny joined the Moorgate team in the summer of 2017. With big jobs or small he isn’t afraid to get his hands stuck in and ensure all work is completed to a high standard.

Danny loves Moorgate’s friendly and honest approach to dealing with customers new and old, and can’t wait to continue his journey as part of the team.

Dave At Moorgate Forklifts
Dave Brownridge, Engineer

Dave has over 40 years industry experience of forklifts and material handling equipment, so has a wealth of knowledge for a variety of vehicles and engines. He applies his extensive skill set to servicing and repairing not only Moorgate’s array of trucks but also customer’s trucks and equipment.

Dave values Moorgate’s honest approach to business and gets a great deal of job satisfaction working with colleagues and customers alike.

Neil At Moorgate Forklifts
Neil Thompson, Field Service Engineer

Neil is a field service engineer and spends his time visiting customer sites to survey, service and repair their forklift trucks. Neil has been an engineer for decades and previously ran his own car garage. His background means he has a strong understanding of mechanics, as well as business operations.

Although he’s relatively new to the world of forklifts, he’s already an expert hand.

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