Meet the Team

Stories Flooring was formerly know as Lifestyle Flooring UK and rebranded in November 2020 to accommodate a greater audience and create a new chapter. Discover everything you need to know about our rebrand and let us help create the next chapter in your story. We believe flooring can transform a place, changing its mood and its story. We’re passionate about providing you with the best craftsmanship and materials, delivered on time, at a price you can afford. We’ve been doing it for 25 years and this obsession looks set to continue.

Yarl Christie View Yarl Christie's LinkedIn Profile Here

Founder and CEO

Yarl Christie

Favourite Food: Steak
First Job: Picker/packer
Favourite Quote: Go for it and see what happens
Hobby: Watching/playing football and going out socialising
Gareth Murchie View Gareth Murchie's LinkedIn Profile Here

General Manager

Gareth Murchie

Favourite Food: Thai
First Job: Fisherman
Favourite Quote: Don't call me on a weekend unless its critical
Hobby: Cycling/travel/booze
Will Woolley View Will Woolley's LinkedIn Profile Here

Digital Marketing / Web Development Manager

Will Woolley

Favourite Food: Steak and eggs
First Job: Picking my Dad's tab-ends up. 10p a tab-end. I was 9.
Favourite Quote: Never trust a person who doesn't like avocado
Hobby: I'm never not working.
Chris Ashcroft View Chris Ashcroft's LinkedIn Profile Here

Sales Executive

Chris Ashcroft

Favourite Food: Pizza
First Job: Tesco Cleaner
Favourite Quote: I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse
Hobby: Food, Football, Running, MMA
Craig Carter

Sales Executive

Craig Carter

Favourite Food: Greek
First Job: Waiter - Frankie and Bennys
Favourite Quote: Side Before Self, Every time' William John Bremner
Hobby: Football, music, films, good food, good drink, spending time with family, travelling
Sophie Watkins View Sophie Watkins's LinkedIn Profile Here

Social Media Marketing

Sophie Watkins

Favourite Food: Pan Asian Food alllll day
First Job: Waitress
Favourite Quote: Everything happens for a reason
Hobby: Running and fitness, setting myself new goals to reach!
Asad View Asad's LinkedIn Profile Here

Product Data Administrator


Favourite Food: Pizza
First Job: Database Management
Favourite Quote: A man who doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man.
Hobby: Travel

Warehouse Operative/Forklift Driver


Favourite Food: Meat Feast Pizza
First Job: Warehouse Operative and Picker
Favourite Quote: You know how we do
Hobby: Spending time with my son Deacon