Gareth, the owner of Cabin Master, has been in the timber buildings business for over 18 years. His Arctic Cabins business is now the biggest manufacturer and distributor of BBQ cabins in the UK. He started Cabin Master several years ago with the idea of giving customers an alternative to ‘off the shelf’ designed garden rooms for those wanting a high quality product from an experienced and trusted supplier. All our cabins are manufactured in our Derbyshire factory supported by other local businesses for our bespoke windows and doors. Our friendly family run team are always on hand to help answer any questions you may have, no matter what time of day it is!


Gareth Parkinson

As Owner and MD of Cabin Master, created in 2010, Gareth has brought the company forward with its unique ‘Bespoke’ design ethic & extremely high regard for good customer service. Knowing that everyone in the world is different, has different needs for a building and also a different garden layout, he has lead the business to become the perfect answer to many peoples ‘lack of space’ problems.

Cliff Hickling

With an extensive sales background Cliff joined the team back in 2014 as a Sales Executive. He worked his way up to Director of Sales across all the companies in 2017. Cliff is based at our midlands show site and motivates the team and directs their focus, whilst continually analysing and improving the sales processes.

Mark Jennison

Mark has worked for Arctic Cabins since 2009. His role over the years has changed dramatically, from IT to Sales Executive he has managed many of our larger projects which facilitated his move into Project Management, run from our Head Office in Derbyshire.
Mark is in charge of all installation schedules, shows & events as well as the complex backbone structuring of the business.

Simon Lees

Since Simon started with our company as a Sales Executive his role has quickly progressed, with his innovative ideas and strong eye for detail he has taken the lead in developing new systems across the businesses.
Simon has an active sales role within the companies and you may deal with him if you have opted for a bespoke cabin build.

David Lees

With an extensive sales background, David is a valuable member of our team. With a vast knowledge of all of our buildings, Arctic Cabin and Cabin Master customers are in safe hands when dealing with David.

George Jefferies

George is a key point of contact with customers, answering queries, offering advice and introducing new products. His work includes organising site surveys demonstrating and presenting different products across the businesses.

Michelle Chapman

Michelle joined the team back in 2016. She has an excellent eye for detail and a very creative mind. If you have chosen a bespoke cabin to be built to your requirements then Michelle will no doubt be working hard on the CAD drawings to ensure the factory and installation teams know exactly what they need to build.

Debbie Pickering aka GOD

Debbie took up the role of GOD within all 4 of Gareth’s companies back in 2013! If you have bought a BBQ Cabin from us since then you have definitely spoken to, or emailed with, our GOD!! Deb deals with all the incomings and outgoings of the businesses and is the oracle when it comes to what went where, how, when and why!!

Victoria Parkinson

Vicky heads up the marketing across all the companies and with a background as a professional photographer her skills have been invaluable in developing websites and company literature. Her team manage the ad & event campaigns as well as build good relationships between new and existing customers, ensuring imagery & information is readily available.

Sean Calladine

Sean along with Dean run our manufacturing operation. Sean has just become a dad for the first time. Obsessive compulsive cleanliness tells you all you need to know about Calladine junior.

Sam Elvin

Sam has been with Cabin Master for 12 years. This is Sam’s first job out of college but he is one of our most experienced and trusted joiners. Quiet, calm and collected, we can always rely on Sam who heads up one of our fitting teams along with Tom & Steven to get the job done and finished on site.




Rob joined Cabin Master back in 2015 and teams up with Alex and Steve on one of our fitting teams. Rob is always complimented on his friendly and professional manner, not only on site but at the factory too!