New to the SLM Toyota Uckfield team are, from, the left, manager Paul Hardwell and technicians Ross Gallagher and Peter Hall.

New manager joins SLM Toyota Uckfield

New manager at SLM Toyota Uckfield is Paul Hardwell who has worked in the motor industry for 24 years.

Paul started with managing self-drive hire outlets in the 1990s and his previous roles in dealerships have included busines manager, sales manager and general sales manager.

He says the most rewarding part of his role is working in a business where what you put in can make a difference. He is looking foward to seeing the site grow while developing a stable, happy team.


Outside work Paul enjoys family time with his wife and daughters, reading, tending the garden, or sitting in Starbucks. He added: “I also enjoy pop quizzes, I used to be a radio presenter when I was younger.”

Two technicians are also new to the SLM Toyota Uckfield team. They are Ross Gallagher and Peter Hall.

Ross has worked in the motor industry for nearly ten years in a variety of different sectors. He enjoys making sure cars are safe and roadworthy. Outside work Ross enjoys playing football.


Pete began his career in the motor industry working in a garage on classic and modern cars for nearly two years. After this he decided to study Motorsport Engineering at university.

He is excited about moving forward in his career and becoming a higher technician. In his spare time he likes detailing his own car.

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