Our History

Since Vinyl Solutions was established in 2000, we have pioneered the use of uPVC decking and have become one of the leading suppliers of decking to the UK Holiday Park industry.

We’re proud of the journey we’ve been on to get to where we are today, please see below a potted history of Vinyl Solutions:

Jerry Higby
Founder

Jerry is the Founder of Vinyl Solutions and has been in the industry for over 20 years.

2000

Vinyl Solutions was established by our Founder, Jerry Higby with a further 2 employees, including our now Operations Director Nigel Open.

2001

Vinyl Solutions began to import vinyl decking boards from the US.

2003

Vinyl Solutions relocated to a larger industrial unit.

2004

Vinyl Solutions became the first decking supplier in the industry to introduce glass panels to decks.

2007

Vinyl Solutions designed and commissioned new and exclusive vinyl decking from UK manufacturers.

2008

Vinyl Solutions introduced foiled colours in to our product range – to offer a selection of colour options such as Golden Oak, Dark Green, Anthracite Grey and Rosewood.

2010

Vinyl Solutions relocated to a larger industrial unit (our current office location) at Balena Close in Poole, Dorset.
We also introduced a range of new decking boards: Composite and Grey, Oak and Olive – our Chiltern range.

2011

The capacity was greatly increased from Duraflex, as our primary uPVC extrusion supplier

2014

Vinyl Solutions introduced the Latte decking board colour – our Purbeck range
Ben Hart
Managing Director

Ben joined as Managing Director for Vinyl Solutions in the Summer of 2016.

2017

Vinyl Solutions introduced a new management team – Ben Hart, Managing Director and Nigel Open, Operations Director – to further develop and grow the company.

2018

Vinyl Solutions acquired additional industrial unit space in and adjacent building to increase capacity.
Vinyl Solutions now has nearly 40 employees.