About

TVC was established in 1996, when we sold our first plasma screen to a conference centre. Now, we’re one of the largest providers of audio visual solutions in the UK, supplying and installing audio visual equipment in commercial settings around the country.

One of the UK’s Leading Suppliers of Commercial AV Equipment

We supply and install a vast range of audio visual equipment, including:

  • Professional screens and standard televisions
  • Audio systems
  • Projection equipment
  • Appliances and white goods
  • Digital signage
  • Video walls
  • Control and automation systems

Maintaining strong working relationships with some of the industry’s leading suppliers, we can offer the best prices on equipment from the likes of Samsung, Phillips, Sharp, NEC, LG and many more.

Our business extends far beyond simply supplying equipment, however. Drawing on our considerable expertise, we devise and design AV solutions from start to finish, considering every single element of a project from a practical and financial perspective.

Whether it’s the single installation of a screen or a full turnkey shop fitting solution, we apply our knowledge to come up with the best solution for your business.

We work with thousands of businesses across many sectors, including:

  • Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Betting and gaming
  • Sports stadia
  • Education and public sector
  • Pubs, bars and restaurants
  • Hotels and holiday parks
  • Landlords and student accommodation

Meet Our Team

Since 1996, TVC has become one of the leading names in complete audio-visual solutions thanks to a combination of the best products at unbeatable prices, unrivalled customer service and our highly experienced team.

Just as we believe it’s important for us to know who you are and how you approach your business, we also believe it’s important for you to know who we are and how we approach ours.

If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the years, it’s that no amount of technology can replace the human touch. That’s why we hire only the most qualified individuals to serve on our team.

Our Technical, Commercial, Sales and Operation teams are filled with diversely skilled professionals continually pushing themselves to learn and evolve to help you conquer each new challenge. Every person on our staff is committed to providing you with the best possible customer service and the highest-quality products. This commitment is reflected in everything we do.

TVC is operated by the TV and Video Direct Group.

Matthew Brown, Managing Director

Matthew established TV and Video Direct with his brother, Dan, and their father, Jim, after working in just about every role in the industry, including as a driver’s assistant and a retail store manager.

Matthew’s on-the-ground experience allows him to bring a unique and well-informed perspective to the business, and ensures that our Sales, IT, stock control, systems management, finance and HR departments run smoothly. He also ensures our team are happy!

In his spare time, Matthew likes spending time with his family, playing a round of Golf, travelling and watching his beloved Bolton Wanderers.

Dan Brown, Director

Dan is one of the original founders of TV and Video Direct along with his younger brother, Matthew, and their father, Jim. With over 26 years of experience, Dan applies his extensive knowledge to advertising, buying and marketing across all divisions of the business.

Out of work, Dan is a dedicated family man who enjoys dining out regularly. His other passions include boxing and football.

Chris Whitlock, Technical Director

Chris looks after our projects and installation team, making sure that all of our work is completed on time and to standard. And, as a UK athletics qualified coach, Chris’s standards are very high indeed!

Chris holds HNDs in engineering and materials technology and has spent his entire career in the AV industry. Before joining TVC, Chris was the general manager of a broadcast productions and outdoor LED screen hire company. He has also worked in electrical engineering at the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.

Chris has a taste for the extreme; he is a regular fell runner and used to be a sky diving coach.

Andy Greaves, Head Of Commercial Sales

Andy has worked with TVC for over 12 years and is a specialist in the betting, leisure, holiday parks and care home sectors. He oversees all aspects of our projects in these areas from account management to the design and installation of equipment, as well as attending on site surveys and site visits.

Andy is renowned for his dedication to his clients and the industry in general, providing customers with in-depth guidance on the right solution for their business. From screens to digital signage, there isn’t any equipment Andy can’t provide expert advice on.

Like Matthew (and most of the TVC team!), Andy is an avid Bolton Wanderers fan. When not working, he spends time with his family and socialising with friends.

Stephen Terras, Senior Warehouse Operations Manager

Stephen oversees the operation of our warehouse, a job that requires an organised mind and a lot of dedication!

Steve’s responsibilities include ensuring the right items are picked and despatched, that products are despatched on time and that they arrive with our customers in perfect condition.

He also manages the logistics and stock for goods coming into and out of the building, oversees health and safety, and ensures we comply with ConstructionLine and CHAS regulations.

Steve has extensive experience in warehouse management, having undertaken the same role at Iceland, Woolworths and Combined Precision Components.

Out of work, Steve enjoys days out with his wife and 3 children, as well as attempting the odd round of golf.

Michelle Ellis, Divisional Head of Sales & Operations 

Michelle oversees the day-to-day operation of the commercial division, ensuring that all of our customers are happy and our projects are running on time and to budget.

Michelle’s busy schedule includes handling sales and installation admin, day-to-day customer service queries, internal account management and organising training for our staff. Her friendly and organised approach helps make our customer service the best around.

In her spare time, Michelle enjoys a busy family life and the occasional opportunity to socialise with friends!

Sarah Endley, Financial Controller

Sarah oversees the day-to-day workings of the finance department, ensuring that everything runs smoothly. She also handles HR and statutory reporting requirements.

After many years working in retail, Sarah joined TVC in 2012. She is ACMA, GGMA, AAT and CIMA qualified and has previously worked as financial controller at ID Fire and Security, finance manager at Buy It Direct and brand account manager for Thomas Cook.

Sarah’s passions include going to the gym for a good workout, travelling and nights at the theatre.

James Mahon, AV Installations Manager

James has worked for TVC over 5 years and within the AV industry for over 10 years. He leads the way with our audio visual installations, covering such a wide range of equipment and environments from multi screen commercial displays, digital signage, projection systems, AV control systems and high definition matrix systems.

Outside of the world of technology James is a hugely talented artist, there really is no end to his talents!

Katie Groom, Internal Project Manager

Katie heads up the internal co-ordination of the projects and installation team, ensuring clients and contractors are happy and engineers and stock are in the right place at the right time.

Katie’s responsibilities cover the full spectrum of the internal project lifecycle from arranging briefing meetings, scheduling and monitoring installations through to invoicing when projects are complete. Her ‘can-do’ attitude is well received by engineers, customers and contractors alike.

Outside of work Katie can often be found at Twickenham, supporting England’s international rugby efforts and enjoys travelling and cinema.