Shelly Thornton – Service Manager

Meet Shelly, our Volkswagen Service Manager, and the newest member of our Commercial Vehicles Team! With over 13 years’ of experience in the motor industry, and 10 years at Martins, Shelly is the perfect fit for the job and will help you keep your vehicle looking brand new!

Ian Holdsworth – Sales Manager

Meet Ian, our Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Sales Manager and resident expert in all things van related! He has been with Martins Van Centre for 12 years and keeps the Sales team in line.

Andy Oram – Business Development Manager

Meet Andy, our Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Business Development Manager. Looking to add to your fleet? Andy will help you! And if you can’t make it down to our showroom, he’ll bring the vans to you!

Derek Hayward – Service Advisor

Meet Derek, our Commercial Vehicles Service Advisor. Once you’ve purchased your vehicle Derek will look after you and you’re in very safe hands as he has worked for the company, and Volkswagen, for over 20 years!

Adam Sheffield – Technician 

Meet Adam, our newest addition to the Technical team, Adam is already up to speed with the Volkswagen systems and is confident in his approach to what is required, so you’ll drive away with a vehicle as good as new!

Kevin Knott - Technician

Meet Kevin, Kevin has been with Martins for many years his experience on the old and the new is very valuable to us – there isn’t a problem he can’t solve!

Natalie Elliot – Service Administrator

Meet Natalie, our Commercial Vehicles Service Administrator. Natalie knows everything about your vehicle and keeps the teams all in order.

Seb Bridle – Commercial Sales Executive

Meet Seb Bridle, one of our Commercial Sales Executives. Seb loves nothing more than matching up his customers with their perfect vehicle, you’ll be sure to be leaving the showroom with a huge smile!

​Simon Winn - Master Tech

Meet Simon, our Master Tech. To become a Master Tech you have to have achieved all eight certifications offered through the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) including electrical systems, engine performance, heating and air conditioning and engine repair. Basically your vehicle is in very safe hands with Simon!

Aaron Messengar - Tech 

Meet Aaron, Having transferred from passenger cars late 2016, Aaron brings a wealth of Volkswagen knowledge with him, Aaron is a home grow member of the team having completed his apprenticeship with Martins in Basingstoke. There’s no problem too hard for Aaron who loves a challenge! He’ll be sure to have you back on the road as quickly as possible.

Martin Prince – Basingstoke Volkswagen Group Aftersales Manager

Meet Martin, our Basingstoke Volkswagen Group Aftersales Manager. Martin oversees all the work that comes through our Basingstoke Volkswagen workshops, making sure that your vehicle comes back to you in the highest quality. He’ll be working closely with Shelly Thornton, our Service Manager, to make sure you’re one happy customer!