Tim Morrow [joint owner] started his
windscreen fitting career in 1976 working for Glass Canterbury Ltd, also having
spells at Windshields, Autoglass and Silvershield windscreens. Tim continues
fitting windscreens full time to the present day, with extensive experience in
all aspects of the windscreen industry including classic cars, plant glazing,
glass cutting, body shops and commercial vehicles. Tim holds an Automotive
Technician Accreditation in autoglazing.
owner] met Tim while he was working at Glass Canterbury Ltd they were
married on August 11th 1979. Stella is in charge of the office side
of the business.
Tim & Stella Morrow started their first
business M & M Windscreens in 1986 working from their home in Gillingham
Kent. Joining up with several business partners this business became M & M
UK Ltd, the business had three branches and 20 members of staff. During the
recession of 1989 due to funding problems and issues between the partners M
& M UK Ltd ceased trading in 1990.
In January 1991 Tim & Stella Morrow
started their present business trading initially as Low Cost Windscreens
followed by A1 Windscreens. The business spent 8 years as an agent for Nationwide
Autoglazing Ltd and traded under the name and style of Nationwide Autoglazing
for this period. Nationwide Autoglazing Ltd was sold to Belron the parent
company of Autoglass and closed. At this time the business name was changed to
Smile Windscreens Ltd.
& Timís daughter] has been involved in the windscreen industry since
the age of 4 when she accompanied he father in the van and learned how to fit
windscreens, Naomi is a trained windscreen repair technician. Naomi now works
in the office taking sales calls from customers her responsibilities also
include credit control and administration.
brother] started working for M & M windscreens in 1987 and was
initially trained as a windscreen fitter by Tim Morrow. Following the collapse of M & M UK Ltd Peter
joined Autowindscreens in 1990 and spent 5 years there, joining Smile
windscreens Ltd in 1995. Peter holds an Automotive Technician Accreditation in
autoglazing. Peter lives in Herne Bay and normally covers our work in his local
area being Canterbury, Margate, Dover, and Folkestone.