Abbey Associates have over 30 years experience, at senior level, across the industry. This unique knowledge base provides our clients with an essential resource for the many demands of a successfull garment based business. Our main advisory focus is based upon the following areas of business:


  • Clothing- mens and ladies tailoring- light sewing
  • Turnaround and strategic change management
  • Product & quality improvement
  • Social and ethical evaluation
  • Quality control


  • Sales & distribution logistics
  • Recruitment of personnel and agents
  • Design- garments and cloth- worsted and cottons
  • Market research


  • Balanced sourcing
  • Design
  • Logistics
  • Rescue missions
  • Build up to tender

Stephen Levick B.A., C. Text., A.T.I.


Spinning woollen, worsted and fancy yarns.

Knitwear production, sales & marketing

Yarn sourcing

Ladies & Men’s tailoring and casual wear,

Sales & marketing to retail and corporate wear.

Sourcing garment manufacturing from Eastern Europe and the Far East.

Martin Deeks B.A.


International sourcing clothing apparel and cloth – Eastern Europe and Far East.

Clothing and casual wear manufacturing to premium brands.

Project Management.

Retail buying and merchandise systems.

Works in English and Italian.

Geoff Bent


Men’s and ladies’ tailoring sales and marketing, U.K., U.S.A., Middle East and Far East.

Corporate wear sales, marketing and development.

Sourcing clothing apparel and cloth, U.K., Eastern Europe, and Far East.

Brian Watts


Multi-site manufacturing.

Ladies Tailoring. Light Sewing.

Printing. Knitwear.

Quality control and logistics.

Sourcing Eastern Europe.

Personnel Development.

Alan Cannon Jones M.S.C.


Factory and Technical Manager – Men’s Tailoring (including pattern development).

Principal Lecturer - London College of Fashion in Fashion Design Technology.

External Examiner

Consultant in Fashion Design Technology.