1967 - David Houlton
1st January 1967
David joined the Company straight from school in September 1967 serving 7 years as Apprentice/Trainee Plant Fitter, attaining membership to the Institute of The Motor Industry in 1974.
In 1976 David became assistant Plant Manager and also took up additional duties as assistant Safety Officer. 1984 saw him appointed Director of the Plant division and the following year formed Drypool Plant. This is a subsidiary of the Houlton group and provides a service to its Construction and Building & Maintenance divisions. David retired to Driffield in 2009 after 42 years in the firm.