ABBEY INDUSTRIAL SALES CO LTD Call us on 020 8313 1235

About Us

Simon Parsons


Simon started his career at Mobil Oil Co Ltd in the purchasing department and then moved to Mobil Purchasing Europe, Foster Wheeler Petroleum Development and the M. W. Kellogg Company, all in the London area. 

He then started at Abbey Industrial Sales Co Ltd in 1990 working alongside stalwarts of the industry Colin Tombs and Ken Furlonger. He acquired the company in 2000.


Contact Simon on:

Office: 020 8313 1235

Mobile: 07798 816491




The company was founded in 1964 by Edward Etherington based in Victoria Street, London near Westminster Abbey!  He worked alongside his father Edward Etherington Snr, Simon's grandfather.  Both were active members of the industry in the 1970s and 1980s. Ted retired in 2000 when Simon took over the business. 



Simon is an active member of the Heat Transfer Society and the Oil Industries Club and a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Fuellers. Their websites are as follows: