About Us

Our professional workforce, combined with our highly experienced management team, have worked together on countless successfully delivered projects and schemes nationwide.

The Team

Established in 1994 LFT Maintenance has 28 years of experience, we’re proud to have delivered countless successful projects and schemes whilst also offering the entire spectrum of site disciplines through an experienced team of operatives.

For over 5 years we have been UKAS accredited, we have recently been UKAS reaccredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2017

For over a decade we have been CWCT member – The centre for window and cladding technology.

Pat Barry BSC, Managing Director


Born in Cardiff, Patrick first set up LFT Maintenance over 26 years ago – originally supplying a labour only service. He has since grown LFT into specialists in the building maintenance field – providing assistance in schemes and projects across the UK and Ireland.

Patrick’s favourite aspect of the job? The ever-changing landscape of the industry.

Andrew Mapley, Operations Manager

Andrew has been an integral part of the LFT team for nearly 14 years – managing glass and window repairs, water investigations, and remedial works. Born in Cardiff, Andrew is also a loyal Cardiff City fan.

His favourite aspect of the job? The diversity of the role – no one day is ever truly the same.


CWCT Hose & Spray Bar Testing

Nick Smith, Conformance and Standards Manager

Nick joined LFT in April 2020 after spending the last few years helping the company achieve UKAS accreditation. A former senior RAF Officer, Director of British Cycling and Chair of Welsh Cycling he brings strong leadership and organizational skills to the company.


David Quinney, Marketing Officer

With a career spanning the last 26 years in South Wales and the West Midlands David brings a wealth of marketing experience.

David joined us in October 2019 and creates our content for our owned channels, social media and creates and deploys our advertising.

Eddie O Hare, Head of Maintenance

Eddie has been with LFT for over 20 years and brings with him a wealth of experience across all site disciplines mainly specialising in multi-residential maintenance. Eddie will always be first on-site conducting investigative surveys for the rest of the team.

Moira Jones, Administrative Officer

Moira has been with the LFT team since the day the company was incorporated and is responsible for all company administration.

Rob Williams, Company Trainer

Rob Williams worked in plastic fabrication for 23 years followed by a further 2 years in steel fabrication. Five years ago, he decided he wanted a change of career and the opportunity to work outdoors, and he joined LFT. It quickly became clear that his previous knowledge and experience enabled him to rapidly absorb the required information and he soon became our lead tester and undertook SIGA Academy Window Joint Training in Switzerland in October 2019. In February 2021, Rob took over as the company trainer.

Pavel Gergishanov, Lead Tester

Levi Gunstone, Trainee Tester

Levi joined LFT as an apprentice in August 2022 and is a welcome addition to the team.