Martin worked for British Gas for 32 years in a variety of managerial roles.Then at museums in the world famous Ironbridge Gorge, the home of the industrial revolution. He also worked on the historic Severn Valley railway in Shropshire. In 1997 he joined the Visitor Information Centre, Shrewsbury.
Martin became a Shrewsbury town guide in 1992 and has attended numerous courses and lectures concerning the history of Shrewsbury and Shropshire.
Martin left the VIC in 2012 to start Shropshire Tours.
Martin’s historical knowledge and many anecdotes are a must for any visitor. He has travelled to most parts of the UK,( and a large part of the USA.)