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.

Our Business Delivery

Martin Potter

Managing Director - Customer

Having worked in the auction industry for over 21 years, starting as a new business executive for NCA Group and rising to sales manager of a 6 centre company, Martin was employed as general manager of the largest auction centre in Europe with over 50 acres and turnover in excess of 70,000 units per annum after a takeover by a major auction company. Martin then held the position of corporate sales director for 9 years in charge of a team of sales personnel specialising in the finance, leasing and large outright purchase fleets. Martin joined Aston Barclay in November 2011 to run our Chelmsford operation.


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. Overseeing our Northern Operations (Leeds, Prees Heath and Wakefield), Justin ensures that our clients continue to receive leading levels of care whilst helping to craft our future products and services.


Pria Khot

Group Finance Director


Clive Brett

Chief Technology Officer


Stephanie Grace

Group HR & HSEQ Director

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.


Zoe Sutton

Head of Buyer Services

Caring for our buyers and ensuring that they can easily source stock in the best environments and via the best channels is at the heart of our mission. Our Buyer Services Team headed by Zoe actively support all our buyers, from national groups and supermarkets, to owner operator traders, ensuring that the whole industry benefits from the leading independent.


Ben Crawford

Head of Marketing


Sarah Morgan

Head of HSEQ & Compliance

Registered Address

Units 1 & 2 Harvard Way
Normanton Industrial Estate
Normanton
West Yorkshire
WF6 1FL

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