Meet The Team - Eastern Awnings ...

Reliable and dependable customer service

Guaranteed workmanship

Highly recommended & great reviews

Experienced family run company

Top brands and quality products

Celebrating 47 years in the family business!

1975 was the year Graham Charles Humphris started Coventry Garage Doors. Previously he had been operating a delivery service, delivering garage doors all over Britain.

He decided to have a go at selling and installing them. Working from a home office and a van for several years, he started repairing, servicing, modifying to automatic, and fitting all kinds of garage doors and carports. This was with the help of his wife Rachel taking phone calls and making appointments. He managed all of the bookkeeping himself for many years.

In the early 80’s the business grew with additional staff and he was accompanied by his daughter Cilla and son Martin. The home office and store was outgrown, premises were obtained in Mercer Avenue and this is where the company operated from for over 20 years before moving to a larger facility.

 

The Current Team

In 1987 his younger son Karl joined the company after training in Carpentry and Joinery, and having initial building experience. By this time the company had a good reputation and regular trade customers. During the 90s the company grew significantly, employing more staff, working with more trade builders, developers and local authorities along with increased retail garage door replacements, industrial doors, shutters, forecourt security and carports.

2004 was when Eastern Garage Doors was started as a branch in Norfolk doing the same line of work as in the Midlands. Using the same marketing strategy, high standard of workmanship and reliable customer service. This paved the way for a steady increase of trading, installing garage doors, front doors, awnings, carports, security doors and shutters, and industrial door for retail customers, businesses and trade customers.

To support increasing growth in the awnings business Eastern Awnings was formed in 2023 with its own brand continuing the same quality product and customer support ethos. Today the Eastern Group UK trades as Eastern Awnings along with Eastern Garage Doors and Eastern Security Doors run by Karl & Angie Humphris and their sons Austin, Edwyn and Nelson.

Meet the team

Business Development & Technical
Karl Humphris
Management
Julie McLaughlin
Sales & Admin
Nelson Humphris
Sales & Admin
Lisa Saunders
Surveyors
Adam Townsend
Surveyors
Austin Humphris
Surveyors
Charlie Holmes
Surveyors
Edwyn Humphris
Installers
Jamie Taylor
Installers
Marius Galinis
Installers
Patrick Jones
Installers
Barry Weedon
Installers
Simon Chick
Marketing
Hans Garbutt

See what our customers say

We’re proud of our service, our high quality products, and our reputation within the industry, but you don’t have to take our word for it. See what our customers say about us on a variety of recognised and trusted review platforms.

These 5-star reviews cover all Eastern Group products including the supply and fit of awnings. We pride ourselves on using our own team of fitters across our entire range of solutions.

9.8

Average score based on 137 reviews in the last 12 months

599 Total Reviews

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93%

of reviewers recommend us

4.7 Rating  193 Reviews

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Excellent

4.5 out of 5

Based on 17 reviews

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