The Team

Tony Fairbairn (Machine Shop Manager)

Tony joined Triple M for the second time in 2012 having previously worked for the group between 1999 and 2003. During his time away Tony worked for another precision engineering company programming CNC machines and personally machining parts for the James Webb space telescope. In his spare time Tony plays guitar in a local band, he also enjoys spending time in flight simulators.

Eric Hayto (Machine Shop Administrator)

Eric transfered to Triple M from Jim Stokes Workshops in 2013 where he was employed as a buyer. He now works closely with all parties within the group to help with the smooth running of the machine shop. His hobbies include fine wine and skateboarding but not in that order.

Jody Walker (Mechanical Design Engineer)

Jody joined TripleM in June of 2020 and describes his new position as his dream job. With an engineering degree and a long standing love of classic and historic cars and pretty much all things mechanical his employement history in the OEM automotive sector makes him a perfect fit. Hailing from the west country and having a love of surfing and mountain biking combined with his rolling restoration Porsche 924 means he has plenty to do beyond the workshop.

Nigel Juniper

At TripleM since January 2017, Nigel is an experienced, apprenticed, tool maker who has worked for a number of prominent regional engineering firms. Also an HGV license holder, Nigel is useful away from work volunteering at Goodwood and Brooklands where he operates recovery vehicles. He is also a Ford Mustang owner (and V8 enthusuiast!) and member of American & Classic car group The Solent Renegades.

Phil Stringer

Phil is a Toolmaker by trade and joined Triple M in 2005. His previous jobs included making parts for razor blade machines and Airbus wing parts. Phil is employed by Triple M as a CNC miller programmer. During his time with the company Phil has become an expert at picking up and machining raw castings in both Magnesium and Aluminium. In his spare time he enjoys cycling, archery and has just taken his first flight in a glider.

Mark Watson 

Mark joined Triple M in 2010 as a CNC Programmer and Turner. He is a keen cyclist spending a recent holiday cycling through France. Mark has also completed the London to Brighton cycle ride and has ridden from Lands’ End to John O'Groats raising money for charity on both events.

Alistair Crossley

Alistair joined Triple M on an apprenticeship scheme spending one day a week at college. He has recently completed his apprenticeship and is now a qualified CNC Machinist with programming skills that will develop over time. Alistair has recently bought a Mitsubishi Evo and is spending most of his spare time converting it into a rally car that he intends to use competitively.

Steven Linkhorn

Steven joined Triple M at the beginning of August 2016 as a CNC Machinist having spent the last 30 years within the engineering industry. He commented that although he is still in the engineering sector the work at Triple M dealing with both historic and modern automotive parts is nothing like anything he has done before, he enjoys his time spent at work. Steven spends his leisure time playing squash and cycling.

George Wallis

George is the latest apprentice to be taken on by Triple M, he started work in July of 2016 and attends CEMAST College in Fareham on day release. His hobbies include playing football and going to the gym.