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Nelson Smith
Portrayed by John Thomson
First Appearance Series 7 Episode 11
Last Appearance Series 8 Episode 12 (Whole Lotto Trouble)
Sons Phoenix Taylor
Harley Taylor

Nelson Smith (credited as Nelson Taylor in Series 8) is the father of Phoenix and Harley Taylor He was a boss of a local building company, which Phoenix went to work at for a couple of episodes during Series 7.

In the beginning, the family had problems, after Phoenix and Harley's nan died. They then decided to get back together as a family when they moved to Scotland with the school.

Later, Phoenix left Waterloo Road and moved back to Rochdale to enter into Nelson's new business.