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Tuesday 13 November 2018
by Jackie Emson

Meet the Member - Matthew Kehoe from Centric Lighting

Name of Business. Centric Lighting Ltd

Who are you? Centric Lighting LTD are an independent company run by a dedicated team of lighting and sales experts with over 20 years’ experience. We are dedicated to ensuring our clients can maximise site energy efficiency through lighting, controls and government grants and incentives. Our knowledge as a team is perfectly matched offer our clients site-specific consultancy to companies within the commercial sector. We can help with every step of the process from Initial surveys, lighting and control designs, financing to installation and maintenance. We are here to help ensure we find the best solution that matches our clients specific needs and requirements.

What sets you apart from the competition? Our professionalism and dedication to ensuring that we can save the client as much energy and money on the install.

How did the business come about? We started as a wholesaler and quickly got involved in free funding we now deal direct to the clients with a great infrastructure behind us.

What are your main target markets? We are looking to be introduced to offices, warehouses, schools, factories, shops, councils,

• How long has your business been in existence? We have been working in this direction for 2 years but we have been in business for 5 in total.

• How many staff do you employ? We employ 4 staff members

What job or achievement makes you most proud? We have been heavily involved in changing school lighting which enhances the environment that the next generation of entrepreneurs are learning in.

• Where do you see the business being in five years? We hope to be one of the most recognised businesses in the north west at what we do.

• Why Warrington? I have been in this town for 40 years so it's great to give some things back to our town

Tell us one interesting thing about the business that might surprise us? We have completed jobs for Manchester Utd In the changing room plus we are the main sponsor of Warrington Wolves Box. We have also just gained Carbon Trust Accreditation.

• Tell us one interesting thing about you that people might not know? I coach kids football and like to volunteer with charities.

• Brexit – good, bad, opportunity? I’m a little on the fence with this as I think that we have been told lies from both sides. Everything in life is a opportunity though !!!!!

• Fantasy dinner party – which six people alive or dead would you invite? Michael Jackson, Steve Jobs, Nelson Mandela, Kenny Dalglish, Barak Obama and Freddie Mercury,