About Aston Barclay

The national independent remarketing group, led by quality people, driving the future of the remarketing industry through leading results, innovation, investment, excellence in technology and exceptional service.

We operate from six strategically located auction centres in Chelmsford (Essex), Prees Heath (Shropshire) and Westbury (Wiltshire), our LCV centre in Leeds (Yorkshire) and our Mega Centres at Donington Park (East Midlands) and Wakefield (Yorkshire).

We bring together a range of remarketing services, physical and online, that provides a flexible, personal approach. We continually invest in our personnel, facilities, IT infrastructure and services to provide our customers with a range of complementary products and routes to market.

We sell vehicles for customers including leasing and finance companies, franchised dealerships and car supermarkets. All of our sales are open to both trade and private buyers.

Whether you're experienced or new to vehicle auctions, we're on hand to guide you through the process whether you are looking to buy or sell in volume, or use our services for your personal needs.

Buyer Services

If you need help with your account or have any questions about buying with Aston Barclay, contact our buyer services team using the online chat function or by calling or emailing:

Meet the team

Lisa Grimsley

Group Chief Operations Officer

Justin Lane

Chief Operating Officer

Justin started in the Auction Industry in 1985 as a Trainee Motor Auctioneer, followed by a variety of roles within the industry, and also several Dealership Groups and Contract Hire positions. Justin has also been Chairman of the National association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) on two separate occasions. Justin is responsible for the six centres nationally, and the auctioneer, vehicles sales and LCV teams.

Pria Khot

Chief Financial Officer

Stephanie Grace

Chief People Officer

Steph is an experienced HR professional with over 11 years of experience in supporting retail and industrial service sectors. In her recent roles, Steph implemented an HR shared service function providing support and guidance to a UK workforce of circa 6,500 employees, as well as establishing and embedding an HR business partner model into two companies. Steph joined Aston Barclay in January 2019 to lead our HR function, develop support for our team and to assist in the overarching objectives of the business.

Nick Thompson

Director of Sales

Nick brings over 10 years’ experience in the remarketing sector, starting as a Business Development Manager for Scottish Motor Auctions. Since then, he has held a range of roles including National Account Manager, Head of Corporate Sales, Head of New Business, Head of Sales and Director of Sales. Working in a variety of roles has strengthened his knowledge of the industry and helped him gain vital experience in becoming a successful Sales Director. Nick has worked for Aston Barclay previously and is returning with new experience from his recent posting with G3 Remarketing.

Sean Russell

Director of Marketing

Adrian Berry

Chief Information Officer

Mark Hankey

Chief Revenue Officer

Mark is a 30-year veteran of the auction world. Recently joining Aston Barclay as Chief Revenue Officer Mark has responsibility for all Buyer Support Services and New Business Development. Mark is an experienced Director Of Group Sales with a demonstrated history of leadership in the automotive industry. Skilled in Motivation, Negotiation, Business Planning, Operations Management, Sales, and Sales Operations, Mark worked with BCA for 25 years as Group Sales Director and led the Manheim business in Australia for 5 years before joining Aston Barclay in March 2022.

Anthony Mills

Head of HSEQ & Compliance

Registered Address

Units 1 & 2 Harvard Way
Normanton Industrial Estate
West Yorkshire

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NAMA member What Van? Awards 2022 finalist Business Car Awards 2022 Motor Trader Industry Awards 2021