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Gypsol Screeds - Sustainable excellence because our environment matters
High quality anhydrite free-flowing floor screed binder.
Manufactured in the UK.
Easy to place, self-compacting, free flowing anhydrite screed binder.

A perfect alternative to sand/cement screeds and polished concrete, Gypsol is the ideal complement to under floor heating, and provides significant cost benefits versus traditional flooring systems. 

Meet the team

Our team of highly qualified and experienced staff are ready to help should you have any questions or enquiries. Whether you need help with specification and design, installation, post installation treatment or floor coverings, feel free to contact them. If you want to get to know a bit about more about each member of our team, read their short biographies below.


Commercial Team

Paul Pepper

Paul Pepper
Managing Director

07581 151045 | paulp@francisflower.co.uk 

Paul’s connections with the construction industry span more than 25 years, and he has worked with concrete, mortars and more recently, with flooring screeds. Paul has been heavily involved in anhydrite screeds since they were first brought to the UK market in the early 1990s. The last ten years of his career have been dedicated to specialist floor screeds, and anhydrite screeds in particular.

Ian Mitchell

Ian Mitchell
Technical and Specifications | Manager Western

07971 868608 | ianm@francisflower.co.uk

Ian has been working with anhydrite screeds since 1997. Initially spending time in the laboratory learning about the chemistry of anhydrite powders, Ian then moved into technical sales and contracting.  His experience puts him in the unique position of having worked in all areas of anhydrite processing – from manufacture through to installation.

Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson
Technical and Specifications |  Manager Eastern

07966 651006 | alanj@francisflower.co.uk

Alan has more than twelve years experience in the floor screed industry and a wealth of knowledge on specification and application of Gypsol screed. He is well known in the floor coverings industry for his knowledge of final finishes and has delivered training to colleges, major flooring suppliers and installers, as well as publishing several articles on post installation treatment of anhydrite screeds.

John Fry

John Fry
Commercial Manager Gypsol UK and Ireland

07580 035043 | johnf@francisflower.co.uk

Working in the building industry for ten years, John has been specifying anhydrite floor screeds in the South East for more than eight years and has built up an enviable reputation in the region. Well known by architects, suppliers and screeders, John brings expertise and knowledge of Gypsol screeds that few can match.

Daniel Gordon

Daniel Gordon
Technical and Specifications Manager| North East, Scotland and Ireland

07889 810046 | danielg@francisflower.co.uk

Daniel has worked in the construction industry for 27 years. He worked with Rockwool Insulation for ten years. and then went on to work for a Scandinavian manufacturer of windows, doors and cladding systems, where he developed a solid reputation and sound relationships with the chain of designers and  contractors involved in delivering successful projects


Iain Bradwell

Technical and Specification Manager | Northern 

07475 782513 | iain.bradwell@lkabminerals.com

Iain's cv to follow






James Bibby

European Technical and Quality Manager

07792 251841 | jamesb@francisflower.co.uk

James took up his post with the company on the 3rd August 2015. James responsibilities are to oversee the production and quality control of all of the company’s products which clearly includes Gypsol binder.James has been working in the construction industry for eight years with a number of different products including aggregates, concrete and screeds. Most recently he has been managing the designs, technical systems and laboratories for a major concrete and screed supplier in the South West.



Danielle Aaron

Technical Manager - Binder and Granulation

07540 767860 | daniellea@francisflower.co.uk

Danielle gained her degree in Chemistry at the University of Central Lancashire where she spent time as a research technician before taking a position in the research and development team at NGF Europe Ltd. She joined the anhydrite and screed binder industry as a quality control and research technician before joining the Francis Flower team in February 2016. 


In addition to our own internal technical team, the GYPSOL team works closely with nationally recognised independent flooring industry experts. This helps to keep us up to date with national and international technical, legislative and practical aspects that steer our industry as a whole. 

Dr Roland Harbron

Dr Roland Harbron

Having worked with anhydrite screed materials since they came to the UK market in the 1990s, Roland has amalgamated a wealth of experience and expertise in flooring screeds in general, and is recognised as the UK’s leading technical expert on anhydrite and anhydrite screed binders. Assisting us with formulations and other technical matters, Roland acts for Francis Flower in a consultant capacity.

Dr Neil Beningfield

Dr Neil Beningfield

Recognised as one of the UK’s foremost experts in flooring and floor screed, Neil acts for Francis Flower in a retained consultant capacity. Neil has a wealth of experience gained over many years in the industry, having founded and run the Supaflo brand of flowing screeds for a period of years, before moving to Knauf and then to Francis Flower.