Koi & Water
Gardens Ltd

The KWG Team

Andrew Richards established Koi Water Garden in 1992, we have always prided ourselves on having experienced fully trained staff with not only a knowledge but also an interest in Koi and Aquatics.

Our current full and part-time staff have specialist knowledge and skills across the complete spectrum of the aquatics industry. By having such a strong team we are able to not only operate two high quality stores, but also carry out professional high quality design, construction, maintenance and health visits, direct to customers properties.

Andrew Richards

Managing Director involved in all aspects of the Koi industry since the early 80's. Speaks Japanese to a reasonable level.

Ben Mills

General manager, specialising in fish health, pond construction and maintenance. Has worked at Koi Water Garden since 2000.

Helen Webb

Helen is our secretary responsible for accounting, invoicing and making customer appointments.

Tracey Richards

Company secretary, has worked part time at the stores since 1994.

Gerry Driver

Gerry assists Helen in the office working on invoices and making appointments


Tom has been with us since Spring 2009. He became a full time employee the following year. Tom has his own 5,000 gll pond and is becoming experienced in filter installation, maintenance and fish health.

James Richards

Andrew's Son, is the store manager and has been working at KWG since 2008. He has excellent all round knowledge on koi, even joining Andrew and Ben selecting koi on the 2019 autumn harvest trip in Japan.


Gives the company an experienced all-round builder and specialist bricklayer.


Emily joined the company in March 2013, You will find her either helping the girls in the office or serving behind the till.


Simon has been with us since 2015, he specialise in pond maintenance and pond cleans, as well as having high level of knowledge in tropical fish.


Abs has been with the company since 2019, he has a high level of knowledge in pond construction and maintenance.


Amir joined us in September 2020 and has vast knowledge in Koi, Marine and Tropical fish. He has recently achieved a 1st in his animal behaviour degree, with Koi Carp being his main focus.


Matt been with Koi Water Garden since beginning of 2020 working on the till on weekends