About Us

The South West Specialists in Industrial Hose and Fittings

Remember how it feels to find the best quality, fully guaranteed Hoses, Fittings and associated products? The ones you wanted and needed urgently that were backed and supplied by a team that understood, responded fast and gave you exactly what you wanted, when you wanted it? Whatever you need, contact us for the best range, stock, products and personal support.


We are committed and can guarantee you a solution. A full member of the British Fluid Power Association the team are fully qualified, knowledgeable and are always ready to help solve your problems. We will find and offer you the best possible solution.

We guarantee you a solution.

Whether you are a new or a loyal customer we guarantee you a solution. When you get in touch with us because you need products or advice, we make sure we provide you with what you need. If for any reason we haven’t got it in stock and we can’t order it in, we’ll find a supplier for you.


We make the complicated, simple

Built on a solid foundation of experience and strong family values, we make sure we have a team that’s capable and qualified to give you advice on any problems, parts or projects, no matter how complex they are.

We offer the best range, stock, products and advice

We stock over 6000 products in our warehouse that can be with you the next day and our team are on-hand when you need them. Get in touch with your provider of outstanding products, services and solutions.

Meet Our Team

Deb Smidt
Managing Director & Co-owner

Deborah Smidt is our Managing Director at Cotswold Hose & Fittings Ltd. Debs manages the team, over sees the Finances, Marketing and works with Jan on the general direction of the business as well. A family-run business from day one, it was Deb’s mother and step-father who handed over the reigns to her and Jan some years ago and they’ve been making sure they provide guaranteed solutions & an excellent level of service to customers since. Outside of the office Debs and Jan can be seen walking their two dogs, who can also be seen in the office most days and are a part of the team too!

Jan Smidt
Director

Jan has been with Cotswold Hose & Fittings for nearly a decade and specialises in creating tailored systems for our customers. If you call in at the Trade Counter or call us on the phone with a problem you can’t solve, it’s likely you’ll be speaking to Jan for a solution. When he joined the business, Jan worked closely with Ian, the founder of Cotswold Hose & Fittings and gaining the knowledge he uses today. Combined with his logical approach to problem-solving, you can rely on Jan to find a solution for you.

Sandra Walker
Office Assistant

Sandra joined the team in November 2018 working alongside Debs to manage customer & supplier accounts and to assist with general office administration.Having spent 12 years previously working for a drainage contractor, she is comfortable working in this environment. A busy mother of 3 young children, as well as working part time she is also studying an accounting qualification and actively fundraising for Cancer Research UK.

Andy Ramsey
Sales Manager

Andy joined the company in November 2018 after spending 16 years in the Garage Equipment Industry with BP and Castrol, and a further 9 years in the Refrigeration Business working in Sales, Service & Project Management. Providing a service which continues to grow with our customer’s needs and our relationships at all levels are always a high priority for Andy. Out of the office, Andy is a keen Rugby man (mainly off pitch now), he loves keeping fit when his body lets him and tries to get the odd Skiing trip in when he can.