We love what we do
We understand why you’re here – Lighting is the most crucial part of interior design and it can be tricky to get right. But when it’s done well, it can make a whole world of difference to a room, painting, garden, driveway or façade.
Whether you’re a lighting designer or a lighting novice, we’re here to help – we offer a full service for those who need it or you can select the areas you would like our help with. This might include consultancy, lighting design, lighting plans and schematics, specification, lighting control, programming and/or project management or you might just like to buy some fixtures or control systems. Whatever your predicament, please get in touch, our team will be happy to talk through your situation and offer their expert advice.
Joseph Read is the one-stop place for all things lighting, Home Cinema, Audio Visual, Motorised Blinds, Home Automation and more.
Not only do we know our business inside out, from traditional methods to the very latest in technology, but we also visit all our suppliers personally to pick out our products. We have built up such a versatile range that we have a solution for almost every home – and if we don’t have the right items, we won’t rest until we find them.
Our dedicated team will provide you with quality services and support throughout your journey with us.
Meet The Team
Kevin Moore (Owner & Director): – S
Shaun Ridgwell (Advisor & Lighting Designer): – I love meeting people, discussing ideas, and watching a project develop. I live in a 16th-century house and love how we can mix modern and traditional lighting but still keep the character of a period home. My training as a PRINCE2 practitioner helps me see projects develop from ideas on drawings to beautifully finished homes. My other passions are experiencing travelling adventures, creating music and eating crisps and chocolate.
Anna Cheshire (Accounts and Admin): – I have worked for Joseph Read since 2017. My responsibilities are mainly accounts and administration but also involve anything from ordering products, arranging deliveries, and making sure everything runs smoothly in the background, not to forget making tea and coffee! In my spare time, I enjoy horse riding, travelling, and spending time with my family and friends.
Stuart Berry (Lead Engineer): – I have over 18 years’ experience working with the latest technology and I have a National Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. My role as lead engineer starts with planning, installing, and finishes with commissioning. I love to see a project through to the end. I’m easy to get on with. I enjoy spending time with family and friends and have an interest in sports and keeping fit.
Kember (Head of Security): – I am a rescued dog from Romania. I have been the head of security for over 5 years. I spend most of my time on my bed in the office, but I’m always listening. I enjoy walks, food and barking at other dogs in my local park. I’m always working, so please don’t stroke my fur unless I let you.
We have what you need
Not only do we know our business inside out, from traditional methods to the very latest in lighting technology, we also visit all our suppliers personally to pick out our products. We have built up such a versatile range that we have a light fitting to solve almost every lighting problem – and if we don’t have the right fitting, we won’t rest until we find it – and if it doesn’t exist we’ll design and build it ourselves!