Our Team

Adrian Padgham has over 50 years upholstery experience working in both the design and manufacture of new furniture. Over the last 28 years has specialised in domestic and commercial upholstery. He has also carved a niche with the restoration of old and antique furniture to its original look. Adrian also conducts both day and evening upholstery classes. 

Dianne Padgham has been self employed for over 37 years and has worked with Adrian since 1991 and manages the business affairs and sales department of Padgham Upholstery. Dianne's wide experience assists in finding the right product whether is be a fabric or upholstery supplies. She has been actively involved in various business groups and over the last 35 years has also served as on office bearer in several community groups. She now serves the community as a Justice of the Peace.

Jan Smith joined us in 2009 and has extensive experience in customer relations. She is very interested in fabrics, textures and colours and and regularly collecting road side bargains and is an avid ebayer looking for future projects. Jan has a magnificent vegetable garden that keeps her busy in her spare time and we often reap the rewards.

Lisa Donovan commenced with us in August 2014. Lisa recently arrived from the UK and is a qualified painter and decorator and upholstery is her newest hobby after completing one of our traditional courses. She is an avid runner and is looking forward to competing in overseas events.

Jennifer Salvana joined us in late 2015 and originally came to Padgham's as a class member. Jen was such a joy in upholstery class we offered her a job. She has her own part time business rescuing and upcycling furniture.  Her favourite thing to do is mixing vintage fabrics with the new.