We are specialists in pond, water gardens, water features, all types of aquarium and natural swimming pools.
We cover Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, London, Middlesex & Sussex, we also look after all Squire’s locations. Our office and aquatic showcase are situated as a concession inside family owned Squire’s Garden Centre located in Badshot Lea, Farnham, Surrey.
We are open to the public Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, so please come in and say hello!
Meet the team
Matt Broadley has over 25 years’ aquatics experience. With a passion for angling since he was nine years old, he decided to dedicate his career to aquatics, something he has absolutely loved doing.
Matt’s career started at a fish farm, he then went on to study at Sparsholt College and subsequently worked at Aquatics Centres across Surrey, before deciding to take the leap and start his own business.
His motivation was to create a highly knowledgeable aquatics company, delivering quality workmanship and excellent customer service to enable all clients to enjoy their hobby with ease.
After years of hard work and with loyal clients for over 20 years, he is proud to have seen the business flourish and expand into a Limited Company.
Matt dedicates himself to ensuring every Broadley Aquatics customer receives high quality pond and aquarium services, before, during and after each project.
James has always had a love for aquatics, keeping marine and freshwater aquariums from a young age, his passion led him to Sparsholt college studying Ornamental Fish Management for 3 years and then working and managing in the pet and aquatic retail industry.
James’ career started as an aquatic assistant at a Squire's garden centre, and progressed on to other companies and into managerial roles. After 15 years gaining experience and knowledge, James decided to move in to a more hands on role and joined the Broadley Aquatics team to further his career and aquatic skills.
His interest spans all areas of aquatics but his biggest passion is marine aquariums, having kept many himself, and creating beautiful aquascapes.
James is so enthusiastic about aquatics that when he isn’t at work, he is always researching new equipment and techniques for aquariums and ponds.
James’ main hobbies are tinkering with his marine tank at home or painting and creating a model railway board with his children.
Darren started working in the garden centre industry after leaving college. Here he picked up lots of experience and knowledge in all things to do with gardening. Darren went on to work for almost 12 years in this industry at a managerial level.
Following the the closing down of the garden centre in which he worked, Darren joined the award-winning pets and aquatics team at Squires garden centre Badshot Lea.
Here he really developed a passion in fish keeping of all kinds. Darren then went on to work in the aquatics retail industry for 8 years at various different stores and at management level, before taking on his role with Broadley Aquatics.
Darren is passionate about keeping all kinds of fish and has kept fish personally at home for about 10 years from pond fish to freshwater and marine aquariums.