Our Staff


David Lay

Fellow of the Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors, Qualified & professional antiques & art valuer, auctioneer & consultant, Auctioneer of the Year 2003/2004, National winner at the British Antiques & Collectables Awards, Over 30 years valuation & auction experience, Expertise in identification, valuation & auction of all antiques & fine art


Caroline Lay

Cataloguing Assistant

Mimi Connell-Lay

Publicity Manager

Melanie Esdale

Antique Saleroom Manager

Darren Ashley

Valuer & Auctioneer

Chris Dyer

Fine Art Sale Manager and Photographer

Clare Tenbeth

Office Manager

Phil Shapland

General Saleroom Manager


Dee Morgan

Office Administrator


Tony Halfyard

Office Administrator


Claire Goiver

Office Administrator