Tony Abbott

Electrician in London, United Kingdom

Tony Abbott

Electrician in London, United Kingdom

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I started out in the manual labour market as a furniture porter. During that first ten year period since leaving school I studied to gain my certificate of competence with The Writers' Bureau and publishing some feature articles.

At 19 I ran a catering business for a year, catering aboard the Cutty Sark for the first ever Greenwich Festival and the business was also featured on the Channel 4 Moneyspinner programme as a promising new business for that year.

I returned to work as a porter working in government buildings and later gained an HGV license at age 21 and drove removal lorries around the country for a few years.

Then another career change as a COBOL programmer but it did not progress me as I would have liked.

So I moved into the waste and recycling industry, working within the borough I live, Islington. I started as a refuse collection vehicle driver and left that career as the Refuse & Recycling Operations Manager.

Complete boredom working in cleansing meant I changed career in 2011 and qualified as an electrician.

My current work could be anywhere in London and usually involves low voltage installations of new build projects or renovations like at hotels and hospitals.

In December 2015 my website went down and most of my work for the past 20 years had gone. My time at present is spent replacing it. I enjoy the design and programming aspect.

  • Work
    • contractor
  • Education
    • St. Aloysius College