Meet the team at Howards Peugeot Taunton

  • Ian Hurford

    About Ian Hurford

    Been in the industry since 1964. Enjoys motor sport, he has a dog named Bramble- an ex gun dog- who he enjoys walking after work. Couldn’t be without work.

    Ian Hurford

    Parts Supervisor


  • 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


  • Chris Johns

    About Chris Johns

    Chris started in the industry in 1983. Loves the variety of the job. Enjoys cricket, walking and gardening. He loves good weather so he can enjoy all of the above.

    Chris Johns

    Franchise General Manager


  • Nick Payne

    About Nick Payne

    Nick Payne

    Workshop Control


  • 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


  • 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


  • Neil Pritchard

    About Neil Pritchard

    Neil joined Howards in 2015. Is a lover of cars. Spends most of his spare time with his family and getting run raged by his two young daughters! Is fond of a good steak and a fan of the Matrix.

    Neil Pritchard

    Sales Manager


  • Lauren Sellick

    About Lauren Sellick

    Loves making sure everything goes to plan and enjoys the hustle and bustle of a busy environment. Enjoys pig breeding and looking after livestock in her spare time. Can’t live without chocolate and cake.

    Lauren Sellick

    Sales Specialist


  • Gary Evans

    About Gary Evans

    Started in the industry in 1975. He enjoys meeting different people on a daily basis. He enjoys horse riding and cooking. He couldn’t be without his cooking wok.

    Gary Evans

    Senior Customer Advisor


  • Glenn Dodden

    About Glenn Dodden

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

    Glenn Dodden

    Parts Advisor


  • 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


  • Rob Hawkins

    About Rob Hawkins

    Rob started with Howards in 2011 following a stint with Volkswagen. He has been in the industry since 1994 and enjoys the customer interaction and team camaraderie. He enjoys music, travelling, and cinema. His favourite film is ‘First Blood’ and has a diverse taste in music. He loves fish and chips and a Sunday Roast.

    Rob Hawkins

    Parts Advisor


  • Paul Raynor

    About Paul Raynor

    Paul has been in the motor industry since 2011. Enjoys cooking and working on his vintage horse box which he is trying to convert into a mobile bar…….. sometime in the distant future.

    Paul Raynor

    Sales Specialist


  • 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


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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