Turnstyle Designs appoints new managing director

Oscars Roberts (left) will take over the role of MD from his father Stephen

Turnstyle Designs, designer and manufacturer of high-end architectural hardware, has announced Oscar Roberts as its new managing director.

Roberts will be taking over the helm from his father Stephen Roberts who has led and grown the company for over three decades. Stephen will move into the role of chairman and will continue to head design and development with his wife Christina.

Founded by Stephen Roberts in 1992, Turnstyle Designs is dedicated to pushing the design and manufacturing of premium quality architectural hardware from its factory in the heart of North Devon. The company has become a trusted name within the industry, known for its craftsmanship, attention to detail, and exceptional customer service and has showrooms in London and the USA.

Grown up with the business

“I couldn’t be prouder to have someone as capable and passionate as Oscar to take over," said Roberts. "He was born in the same year as the company was founded and has Turnstyle in his DNA. It will be exciting to see how the company develops under his leadership.”

Turnstyle’s Part Hammered Collection

After working for the company in various roles throughout his life, Oscar Roberts joined Turnstyle full time in 2018. He said he is is excited to take on his new role and build on the company’s success. “It’s a fantastic time in the businesses lifetime to take this role on. We’ve got a great legacy from which to build but I feel we are only just getting started!”

In his new role, Oscar has pledged to continue to prioritise sustainability and responsibility in all aspects of the business. “Reducing the impact we have on the environment around us and ultimately working to restore it should be paramount to every business. We’re doing a lot of good but there is always more we can do.” 

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