Meet the team at Howards Peugeot Taunton

  • Richard Batstone

    About Richard Batstone

    Richard started in the industry in 1987. He joined Howards in 1998 when the Gliddons business was taken over. He enjoys fixing and repairing things. He loves Enduro bike riding. Likes watching Game of Thrones. A steak and chips fan!

    Richard Batstone

    Master Technician


  • Ian Price

    About Ian Price

    Likes meeting and dealing with a wide cross section of people. Proud new father and enjoys travel and live gigs.

    Ian Price

    Sales Specialist


  • Glenn Dodden

    About Glenn Dodden

    Loves meeting new customers. Enjoys running and cycling and loves a brew.

    Glenn Dodden

    Aftersales Advisor


  • Darren Groves

    About Darren Groves

    Darren started at Howards Motor Group in 2001. He enjoys meeting new people on a daily basis and takes pride in making your car sparkle! In his spare time Darren is a horror movie fanatic and loves a good pot of Pringles!

    Darren Groves

    Cleaner / Driver


  • Tim Charles

    About Tim Charles

    Tim loves the product and seeing the team perform well. He started in the industry in 2000. He enjoys motor biking (enduro) and spending time with his family. Couldn’t be without a curry.

    Tim Charles

    Aftersales Manager


  • Mark Brown

    About Mark Brown

    Mark has been in the industry since 1995. Enjoys being part of a team. Takes part in decathlons, enjoys road cycling, horse riding and a capable oil artist. Loves a chicken and pickle sandwich.

    Mark Brown

    Sales Specialist


  • Chris Lee

    About Chris Lee

    Chris joined the business when Peugeot Taunton was taken over from Gliddens as a trainee mechanic. He has progressed through the business with roles in Sales, Sales Management and now is the General Manager of the Yeovil and Dorchester businesses. Has a bit of an OCD problem, loves to cut grass and looks up to Warwick Davis.

    Chris Lee

    Franchise General Manager


  • Mike Rothery

    About Mike Rothery

    His favourite part of the job is meeting new people and being part of the team. Mike started in the industry in 2008. Likes playing badminton and couldn’t be without chocolate.

    Mike Rothery

    Sales Manager


  • Jacob Sotiris

    About Jacob Sotiris

    Jacob joined the group in 2014 as a trainee sales executive. His 3 favourites meals, are spaghetti Bolognese, moussaka (Greek dish) and a big dirty burger from the local pub! In Jacobs spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, (best part is cuddles with his daughter) Jacobs previous claim to fame is that he has played the drums since he was 7 years old and has played many of the O2 academy’s around the UK!!

    Jacob Sotiris

    Sales Executive


  • Mike Stone

    About Mike Stone

    Mike started with Howards in 1998 when the Gliddens business was taken over. He has worked on Peugeot’s since 1986. Outside of work he enjoys motor cycling and cycling. He enjoys watching Superman and is partial to a glass of red.

    Mike Stone

    Master Technician


  • Andy Fassnidge

    About Andy Fassnidge

    Andy joined us in June 2018 having previously been a Personal Trainer. He enjoys keeping fit and competitive sports but is also a big fan of the Marvel films. Loves mini golf but struggles with the windmill. Favourite Chinese dish is Crispy Chilli Beef!

    Andy Fassnidge

    Sales Specialist


  • Adrian Bouros

    About Adrian Bouros

    Has been with the company for a few years. Danny enjoys playing football and going fishing. When we asked him what his favourite film was, he told us, “all of them”.

    Adrian Bouros

    Forecourt Technician


  • Ashleigh Stubbs

    About Ashleigh Stubbs

    Ashleigh has been a part of the motor industry since 2016; in her spare time, she loves to sing and play music, unfortunately in public… is in many Amateur Dramatics Groups and is also a cake enthusiast.

    Ashleigh Stubbs

    Reception/Handover Specialist


  • Lydia Hillman

    About Lydia Hillman

    Lydia Hillman

    Customer Adviser


  • Carys Woodhouse

    About Carys Woodhouse

    Carys Woodhouse

    Aftersales Adviser


  • Sarah Austin

    About Sarah Austin

    Sarah started working for Howards in 2017 after a 7 year break from the Motor Trade to raise her young family. Having previously worked for Inchcape Volkswagen as a Service Advisor and then Workshop Controller she now works part time for Howards Peugeot handling the warranty claims. In her spare time Sarah plays roller derby, a full contact sport on roller skates!

    Sarah Austin

    Warranty Administrator


  • Lynne Parsonage

    About Lynne Parsonage

    Lynne Parsonage

    Digital Sales Manager


  • Martin Joseph

    About Martin Joseph

    Martin Joseph

    Showroom Controller


Howard Garages (Weston) Ltd is an Appointed Representative of Automotive Compliance Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA No 497010). Automotive Compliance Ltd’s permissions as a Principal Firm allows Howard Garages (Weston) Ltd to act as a credit broker, not as a lender, for the introduction to a limited number of finance providers and to act as an agent on behalf of the insurer for insurance distribution activities only.

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