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:

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. Justin is responsible for the six centres nationally, and the auctioneer, vehicles sales and LCV teams.


Pria Khot

Group Finance Director


Clive Brett

Chief Technology Officer


Richard Cross

Sales Director

Richard has worked for a number of diverse automotive businesses, from dealerships, OEM, digital marketing and remarketing companies and has a detailed understanding of the automotive landscape. Richard has spent the past 12 years working within the remarketing sector working with customers across OEM, Fleet and Leasing and Dealer Groups leading teams and focussing on delivering results and service levels on behalf of customers. Richard leads the sales team at Aston Barclay, focussing on our customers, both existing and new.


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.


Ben Crawford

Head of Marketing


Anthony Mills

Head of HSEQ & Compliance

Registered Address

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

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