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The Foxholes Team 


the Sales team



Ian Scruton (Managing Director/Sales)

Ian the elder son of the late Cecil and brother to Guy, worked at International Harvester on product training and demonstration for seven years and returned back to the company in 1983.  Ian has been Sales director for many years overseeing the sales departments at both depots and the overall running of the company. Ian was appointed Managing Director in 2008

email address: - ian@wilfredscruton.co.uk
Telephone: 07802 226917  or  01262 470013


Peter Scruton (Director/Company Secretary)

Peter, cousin to Ian and Guy has been involved at Scrutons for many years.  Previously in charge of our Weaverthorpe branch before closure in 1998. He works closely with our parts managers as well as being involved in machinery sales.If you have any company issues please speak to him.

email address: peter@wilfredscruton.co.uk
telephone: 07974 389650  or 01262 470010




Richard Gillett (Sales/Challenger Specialist / Director)

Richard joined the company in January 1994 and worked in the stores department for a while before moving into sales. He helps Ian with sales admin and order processing, he is also responsible for the Challenger Product.

email address: rich@wilfredscruton.co.uk
Telephone: 07802 201869  or  01262 470013


James Allison (Sales)

James joined the company from leaving school and worked in the service department, specialising in drilling, spraying and fertilisation equipment.  He then joined the sales team in 2006. He is probably the one you would see if you were to request a demonstration of a machine, he also looks after the website keeping it up to date with machinery for sale.

email: james@wilfredscruton.co.uk
telephone: 07812 974761  or  01262 470016


Richard Beasley (Sales)

Richard joined us at the end of 2013 and is going to be covering the Driffield area selling and demonstrating machinery. 

email: richb@wilfredscruton.co.uk
telephone: 07962 610000




the horticultural team


John Allan (Groundcare Sales & Service)

John is our Horticultural 'expert' and will be pleased to assist you with all your horticultural needs. John has worked in the industry for many years and has a wealth of knowledge and experience. Talk to John and he will advise you with the right machine for your application.

email address: sales@wilfredscruton.co.uk
telephone: 07792 155312



The Office Team


Sally Scruton (Senior Accounts Administrator / Director)

Sally, daughter of Peter Scruton came from the banking industry to join Wilfred Scruton Ltd in 1991.  Sal looks after the purchase ledger and  is responsible for the overall accounts administration.  Sally became a director of the company in 2009

email address: sally@wilfredscruton.co.uk
Telephone: 01262 470011


Sarah Harper (Accounts/Credit Control)

After studying A-levels at college Sarah (Guy's niece) joined the company in 2006.  Sarah is in charge of the sales side of the accounts including credit control and is very knowledgeable in all of the accounts administration.

email address: sarah@wilfredscruton.co.uk
Telephone: 01262 470017





Andrew Lindsay (Parts Manager)

Andrew came to our parts department from the retail industry in 1991, he has been stores manager for some time now and has three staff helping him keep our customers happy in our very busy stores.

email: parts@wilfredscruton.co.uk
telephone: 01262 470015

Adrian Braithwaite (Part Sales)

After locating stock or checking stock levels Adrian could also be one of the guys that serves you at the counter.

email: adrian@wilfredscruton.co.uk
telephone: 01262 470014

Steve Pratt (Parts Sales)

Steve joined the company in 2008 and has a good knowledge of agricultural parts, as well as giving our customers an excellent service he is involved with the ordering and returns of parts, stock checking and many other day to day jobs.

email: steve@wilfredscruton.co.uk
telephone: 01262 470014

Andrew Wardlow (Parts Sales)

Andy joined the company in 2012 - he has a good knowledge of parts and is involved in all the day to day jobs of working in a busy parts department.

email: andyw@wilfredscruton.co.uk
telephone: 01262 470014



 The Workshop Team

Guy Scruton (Service Director)

Guy oversees all aspects of both service departments and works closely with our workshop managers at Foxholes and Riccall. Guy also oversees the parts department.

email address: guy@wilfredscruton.co.uk
telephone: 07977 913819  or 01262 470012


John Jackson (Service Manager)

John is our service manager, he joined the company in 2010 - he has been involved in agricultural machinery since leaving school, serving an apprenticeship while attending Bishop Burton college at a local machinery dealer.   After ten years at dealerships he broadened his experience by working for machinery manufacturers as an area service manager covering various regions of the world.  With this unique experience he has now joined us bringing a wealth of knowledge.

email: johnj@wilfredscruton.co.uk
telephone: 01262 470019  or  07792 869759


Steve Pawson

Steve joined the company in 1991 and is our lorry driver.  He delivers and collects new and used  machinery for both depots as well as recovering broken down machines.


Andrew McKinley

Andrew joined the company after leaving school, he is mainly involved with tractors and has a good knowledge of Case IH, McCormick and most recently Valtra.  Andrew also has a passion for combine harvesters and looks forward to preparing them prior to the season and supporting them through the harvest.



Duncan Scrase

Duncan has worked for the company since leaving school, he has specialised in larger tractors and JCB products.  He has had a lot of experience with Case Magnums, and has also trained with Challenger tracked tractors.  Duncan has undergone training to service and repair Fendt products and now specialises in them.

Neil Michulitis

Neil known to most as 'Mich' has a wealth of knowledge on JCB products working with them for many years.  As well as working on loadalls he has a lot of experience with fastracs and loading shovels.

mobile: 07812 974770



Tim Bell

Tim served his apprenticeship with us and has now become a very capable engineer.  He  mainly works with Valtra products but also gets involved with JCB's.  Tim has recently attended his first Fendt training course and he also enjoys welding and fabrication work.

Dominic Christmas

Dominic has worked for the company a number of years and specialises in Challenger tracked machines, he was second in the AGCO Challenger technician of the year competition in 2009 - Dominic is also now involved in the Fendt product and he is a very skilled welder and fabricator.


Martin Snaith

Martin spends most of his time servicing and repairing JCB loadalls - when he is not doing this he is also experienced with Amazone sprayers, seed drills and fertiliser spreaders.  Martin is our NSTS sprayer tester.

Oliver Vasey

Oliver has recently finished college, he gained excellent results including winning 'best final year' apprentice.  He is presently working on all products to increase his experience but would like to specialise on the Fendt tractors in the future.


Joe Wright

Joe originally started working for us in our parts department and in 2012 he transferred to our workshop team.  Joe is presently based in the workshop carrying out PDI, servicing and more straight forward repairs.  As his knowledge  and skills increase he will do more on site/ off site repairs and servicing.

Alan Hornsey

Alan has recently returned to work for us after ten years with other dealers.  He is an experienced technician with knowledge on many products - he particularly enjoys working on Valtra tractors and balers.


Howard Hughes

Howard joined the company in 2013 - he is a full time valeter, preparing new and used machinery for sale.  Howard is also our 'yard man' keeping things maintained, clean and tidy.

Jordan Horsley

Jordan is our apprentice, he recently join the team in 2013 - he spends his time with all our engineers to improve his knowledge and skills on all types of equipment we are involved with.  Jordan attends block weeks away at AGCO College in Warwickshire.



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