About Us

Founded in 1979, Axiom Group has enjoyed continuous year-on-year growth through flexible and responsive management, proven reliability and skilled project delivery.

Our knowledge and experience, contribution to the design process, continuous product innovation and a Quality & Environmental Management System certified to both ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 ensure we are uniquely positioned to meet every contract flooring challenge.

Nick Edwards
Group Managing Director

Nick has been with the business for over 24 years, the last 19 years as a Main Board Director. Qualified as a QS he has had responsibility over his tenure for running all the divisions of the business and remains instrumental in the success of the business today. He was promoted to MD in April 2008 and in October 2008 he led an MBO, allowing the previous owners of the business to retire.

His vision for the Company is to be by any measure the most admired flooring company in the UK. His mission is to create a business focused on organic growth and the development of best in class subcontract services. These are driven by passion and commitment to the values of Axiom and based on long term sustainable strategic partnerships with Clients and Contract Partners.

Nick is married with one daughter. When he is not driving his daughter to hockey events he enjoys running, open water swimming, golf and shooting.

Martyn Leonard
Group Financial Director

Martyn joined Axiom in 2001 with a wealth of financial experience across a broad industrial base. He graduated from Warwick Business School in 1985 with a BSc Hons degree in accounting and financial analysis. He then trained and qualified with a top accountancy practice and made his first move into industry in 1988. He has held senior positions with a number of blue chip companies including Laura Ashley, Lucas Industries Plc and Bryant Group Plc and possess over 2 decades experience within the construction sector.

Within the Company he is responsible for finance, human resources and information technology.

Julia Valentine
Group Sales Director

Julia joined Axiom in 2006, she has held a number of senior roles in the D&B construction market and has gained a wealth of commercial experience in a range of contracting businesses and end users with major organisations including Komfort Environments and Herman Miller Furniture.

Julia has been involved in delivering some of the UK’s most prestigious fit-out projects and developing a highly successful “partnering” philosophy with both Clients and Contract partners. Julia’s knowledge enables her to deliver the levels of commitment and service that Axiom’s client base have come to expect.

Andrew Milliner
Group Operations Director

Andrew joined Axiom in 2007 and his experience in the flooring industry spans over 30 years, with much of his time spent at senior operational management level. Andrew has personally managed some of the UK’s largest specialist flooring installations so he has direct knowledge of the issues and requirements these projects bring.

Andrew also has extensive experience in the installation of all types of flooring including DPM systems, screeds, broadloom carpets, soft flooring, timber and resilient products.

He is well known throughout the industry for his reputation for on-time and on-budget delivery coupled with the quality expected of Axiom.