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  • Angela Adams

    Telephone No: 01285 646050
    Email: fineart@mooreallen.co.uk

    Angela Adams

    AUCTION HOUSE
    Angela is administrator, and PA to Philip Allwood and Piers Critchlow She grew up in a hotel in the highlands of Scotland, and her last job before joining Moore Allen & Innocent was managing a boutique hotel in the Cotswolds.
    • Angela worked for the company that first imported skateboards into the UK in the 1970s.
    • As part of her job in events management, Angela had to try out five star hotels around the world – tough job!
    • They say everyone has a novel in them: Angela has two on the boil, plus a children’s book, which she is also illustrating.

  • Philip J Allwood FNAVA, Partner

    Telephone No: 01285 646050
    Email: fineart@mooreallen.co.uk

    Philip J Allwood FNAVA, Partner

    AUCTION HOUSE
    Philip is senior auctioneer and valuer, and partner with responsibility for running the auction rooms. A generalist with expertise in 17th and 18th century furniture and musical instruments, Philip has been an auctioneer since 1986 and joined the firm in 1997. He frequently appears on antiques shows on TV.

    • Philip conducted his first auction on his 21st birthday, after hitting a deer in his Mini on the way to work.
    • The most expensive antique Philip ever sold was an uncatalogued Rembrandt he found in a client’s attic. It sold for £2.2 million – a provincial auction house record.
    • A punk and rock fan, he once lit Joe Strummer’s cigarette at a Clash after-show party in Brixton, and treated himself to a 900cc Triumph Thruxton motorbike for his 50th birthday.

  • Clare Blampied

    Telephone No: 01285 648118
    Email: clare.blampied@mooreallen.co.uk

    Clare Blampied

    RESIDENTIAL LETTINGS & MANAGEMENT
    Clare works in the lettings department, where she is responsible for inventories and check outs–assessing furnishings and fittings prior to and after a tenancy. She has been with Moore Allen & Innocent since 2007.

    • Clare holds a degree in Secretarial Studies, and her A level French proved handy when the Slough-based computer firm for which she previously worked moved to Paris.

    • When she’s not working, Clare likes to run. She’s done several half marathons, cross-country races, a fell run, and Cirencester’s gruelling Tough Mudder.

  • Roy Bowyer FNAEA FNAVA, Partner

    Telephone No: 01285 648100
    Email: roy.bowyer@mooreallen.co.uk

    Roy Bowyer FNAEA FNAVA, Partner

    RESIDENTIAL SALES
    Cirencester Office
    Auctioneer

  • Tina Breakspear

    Telephone No: 01285 648114
    Email: tina.breakspear@mooreallen.co.uk

    Tina Breakspear

  • Bob Brewin

    Telephone No: 01285 648117
    Email: bob.brewin@mooreallen.co.uk

    Bob Brewin

    RESIDENTIAL LETTINGS & MANAGEMENT
    Property Management

  • Emma Buse

    Telephone No: 01285 648115
    Email: farmsales@mooreallen.co.uk

    Emma Buse

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL
    Country Property & Machinery Sales
    Emma is secretary to senior partner Mark Hill. She has been with Moore Allen & Innocent since 2000.

    Emma is involved with organising the machinery sales, the firm’s skittle tournament and our stand at the Ploughing Match.

  • Jenni Chambers

    Telephone No: 01285 648114
    Email: jenni.chambers@mooreallen.co.uk

    Jenni Chambers

    ACCOUNTS
    Jenni is a member of the accounts department, with special responsibility for the auction salerooms at Norcote.

    • Jenni ‘fell into’ bookkeeping despite having no formal training. She took qualifications later in life, at Cirencester College.
    • She’s a motorcycle fan, and with her husband enjoys biking holidays round Europe.
    • Jenni once received a kiss from motor racing legend Barry Sheen. A 6ft 2ins in heels she towered over the biker.

  • Amy Clayton

    Telephone No: 01285 648100
    Email: amy.clayton@mooreallen.co.uk

    Amy Clayton

    RESIDENTIAL SALES
    Amy works in the residential sales department, where she is training to be an estate agent.

    * She is Moore Allen & Innocent’s first apprentice. Alongside her work, Amy is studying business administration and estate agency with Learn Direct.
    * During her A Levels, Amy studied to be a primary school teacher, but after spending 40 hours with 30 six year olds, she decided the job wasn’t for her.
    * Amy is well travelled, and has visited America, Canada, Australia, and several European countries. She once travelled across the Mojave Desert from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in the back seat of a bright yellow convertible VW Beetle, with everyone’s luggage stacked on her lap.

  • Nicola Collins MNAEA

    Telephone No: 01285 648100
    Email: nicola.collins@mooreallen.co.uk

    Nicola Collins MNAEA

    RESIDENTIAL SALES
    Nicola is a property negotiator, and has been with Moore Allen & Innocent since 2007.

    * Her father was in the RAF and she grew up in Canada and India.
    * When she was 18 she returned to India to work in an orphanage. Her first boss was Mother Teresa.
    * She trained to be a nurse before moving into medical sales. She also worked for the National Trust at Chedworth Roman Villa before becoming an estate agent.

  • Piers Critchlow MNAVA

    Telephone No: 01285 646050
    Email: fineart@mooreallen.co.uk

    Piers Critchlow MNAVA

    AUCTION HOUSE
    Piers is an auctioneer and valuer, who has been selling antiques from the rostrum since the age of 24. He started his career at Potburys in Sidmouth before joining Moore Allen in 2014.

    • The most expensive antique Piers ever auctioned was a 3.5cm Japanese netsuke in the form of a rat, which sold for £28,000 in 2016.
    • He plays guitar, bass, and double bass.
    • Piers is one of the world’s leading authorities on Napoleonic camel saddles, by virtue of the fact that it is a very specialist field of expertise.

  • Kevin Curtis

    Telephone No: 01285 646050
    Email: fineart@mooreallen.co.uk

    Kevin Curtis

    AUCTION HOUSE
    Kevin is a porter, with a wealth of warehouse experience – perfect for slogging heavy antique furniture around the saleroom.

    • Kevin became a postal cadet straight after school, but didn’t like the early starts.
    • Before retiring through injury, he played football for Stratton Athletic, Golden Farm, and The Beeches in the right back position.
    • Nowadays he can be found at the oche, playing darts in the Cirencester League. He’s good at it, too, and recently threw his fourth 180.


  • Elizabeth Davis

    Telephone No: 01285 648118
    Email: elizabeth.davis@mooreallen.co.uk

    Elizabeth Davis

    RESIDENTIAL LETTINGS & MANAGEMENT
    Elizabeth is the firm’s Assistant Lettings Manager, providing a contact point for landlords as well as registering applicants, dealing with negotiations and valuing properties. She joined Moore Allen in 2016.

    • Elizabeth enjoys fitness, riding horses and cheers on Wales in the Rugby – putting her at odds with all the England rugby fans in the office.

    • Elizabeth spent a year living in Germany as part of her degree and can speak French, Italian and ‘fluent’ German.

    • She’s well-travelled, and has trekked around New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, and the United States.

  • Teresa Davis MNAEA

    Telephone No: 01285 648100
    Email: teresa.davis@mooreallen.co.uk

    Teresa Davis MNAEA

    RESIDENTIAL SALES
    Teresa is a property negotiator in the residential sales team but she never expected to become an estate agent.

    * After completing a secretarial course at Stroud College, Kemble-born Teresa came to Moore Allen & Innocent to provide two weeks’ holiday cover in admin support…
    * …and in 2018 she’ll celebrate her 30th anniversary with the firm.
    * Back in the 1990s, Teresa was given responsibility for the firm’s only mobile phone. Later, she had the company’s only computer with email installed, and colleagues would have to use her PC to send and receive electronic mail.

  • Richard Dell MRICS FAAV

    Telephone No: 01285 648112
    Email: richard.dell@mooreallen.co.uk

    Richard Dell MRICS FAAV

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL COMMERCIAL
    An RICS and FAAV qualified rural and commercial surveyor, Richard joined the firm in 2016 where he specialises in farm and estate management, agricultural tenancies, farm diversification and commercial lettings.

    • A sporty type, Richard runs, cycles, and climbs.
    • He also enjoys motorcycling and photography – but not at the same time.
    • Richard is a member of Cirencester Round Table, and holds the position of Chief Elf on Santa’s Sleigh.

  • Jon Dytor

    Telephone No: 01285 646050
    Email: fineart@mooreallen.co.uk

    Jon Dytor

    AUCTION HOUSE
    Jon is a sale day porter, whose duties range from moving furniture to assisting customers. For 10 years he was creative director of EHS Brann in Cirencester, and for 17 years after that he ran his own branding company, 17-7.

    • Jon’s work on TV commercials with Brann brought him into contact with big names including actor Jeremy Irons and horse racing commentator Peter O’Sullivan.
    • He’s a beekeeper with eight colonies of bees, totalling around a quarter of a million in number.
    • Jon is a keen collector of tin toys from the 1950s and 1960s, which makes him the go-to guy when they come into the saleroom.

  • Carolyn Elphick

    Telephone No: 01285 648114
    Email: carolyn.elphick@mooreallen.co.uk

    Carolyn Elphick

    ACCOUNTS
    Carolyn joined the accounts department in 2016. Supporting the residential lettings department, she’s responsible for collecting tenants’ rent and passing payments to landlords.

    • Carolyn has travelled extensively, in locations as diverse as New Zealand and Marrakech.
    • She both worked and studied as the Royal Agricultural University. She holds a foundation degree in business management.
    • Carolyn has two children, and a cross Jack Russell / Lhasa Apso called Molly

  • Annie Fitzgerald

    Telephone No: 01285 648118
    Email: annie.fitzgerald@mooreallen.co.uk

    Annie Fitzgerald

    RESIDENTIAL LETTINGS & MANAGEMENT
    Annie is a Lettings Administrator. She’s in charge of checking references and progressing tenancies – so be nice to her if you want to rent a house! She joined the firm in 2016 following a career which included 16 years as a PR manager for Lloyds TSB.

    • Annie loves Formula 1. Her favourite team is Mclaren; she’s drawn to Formula 1 cars by the speed and noise!

    • When she’s not relishing the sound of racing car engines, Annie loves making a noise of her own – as a high alto in the Ashton Keynes Choir.

    • Annie was brought up in West London, and follows QPR to this day. She also enjoys skiing in Europe and especially America.

  • Margaret Flood

    Telephone No: 01454 238600
    Email: margaret.flood@mooreallen.co.uk

    Margaret Flood

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL

  • Kellie Gilbride

    Telephone No: 01285 648103
    Email: kellie.gilbride@mooreallen.co.uk

    Kellie Gilbride

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL
    Kellie is secretary to Stuart Milsom and Richard Dell. She is on the Cotswold Show committee and the social media team.

    Before coming to Moore Allen & Innocent in 2013 Kellie worked as a legal secretary for a local firm of solicitors and in the retail industry.

  • Christopher Graham MRICS FAAV, Partner

    Telephone No: 01285 648106
    Email: chris.graham@mooreallen.co.uk

    Christopher Graham MRICS FAAV, Partner

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL
    Chris is one of the firm’s partners, and heads the agricultural department. He is a RICS registered valuer and panel valuer for the Tenant Farmer Association. He specialises in Basic Payment Scheme, CAP reform, tenancy and rent reviews, estate planning and succession, and minerals. He joined the firm in 1988.

    • Before joining Moore Allen & Innocent, Chris was a diversification advisor at The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, where he helped farmers into worm farming (vermiculture) and the breeding of edible snails. He also helped kickstart the English calvados industry.
    • Chris is a Member of the Worshipful Company of Weavers and a Freeman of the City of London. As such he is permitted to drive a flock of sheep across Tower Bridge. Handily, he keeps 15 pedigree Llanwenogs.
    • He has a share in a racehorse, Azure Fly, trained by Charlie Longsdon
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  • Mark Halliwell MNAEA, Partner

    Telephone No: 01285 648100
    Email: mark.halliwell@mooreallen.co.uk

    Mark Halliwell MNAEA, Partner

    RESIDENTIAL SALES
    Mark joined Moore Allen & Innocent in 2005 and is a partner of the firm with joint responsibility for running the residential sales team and the front office.

    * Brought up in Royal Wootton Bassett, he studied environmental science at Brighton before returning to Wiltshire to live and raise a family; married to Jules for 14 years they have two sons and a border terrier, Huxley.
    * After A Levels, he took a job as a hydronic analyst. On a training exercise down a sewer, he got a face full of waste while putting on his breathing apparatus during an emergency gas drill. Thankfully, most of his work involved mathematical modelling on a computer.
    * He once skied with former champion alpine ski racer Franz Klammer, although if you press him on the subject he’ll admit that although he and Klammer started at the top of the slope together, the Austrian’s descent was a little faster.

  • Barney Hartley

    Telephone No: 020 7629 4141
    Email: barney.hartley@121parklane.co.uk

    Barney Hartley

    RESIDENTIAL SALES

  • Nancy Haughton

    Telephone No: 01367 253138
    Email: nancy.haughton@mooreallen.co.uk

    Nancy Haughton

    RESIDENTIAL LETTINGS & MANAGEMENT
    Lettings Negotiator

  • Amy Herring MRICS FAAV

    Telephone No: 01285 648115
    Email: amy.herring@mooreallen.co.uk

    Amy Herring MRICS FAAV

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL
    Amy joined Moore Allen & Innocent in 2009 and specialises in the valuing and selling of rural properties. She is an RICS registered valuer and a member of the CAAV.

    • A horse-lover, Amy is a member of Cheltenham and District Riding Club and competes in eventing competitions.
    • She’s also an accomplished dancer, and performs street dance and contemporary dance with Anneli Dance in Cheltenham.

  • Mark Hill MRICS, Managing Partner

    Telephone No: 01285 648105
    Email: mark.hill@mooreallen.co.uk

    Mark Hill MRICS, Managing Partner

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL
    RICS Registered Valuer, Auctioneer, Sales, Purchases & Valuations of Country Properties, Estate Planning

  • Karen Holdsworth

    Telephone No: 01454 238600
    Email: karen.holdsworth@mooreallen.co.uk

    Karen Holdsworth

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL

  • Mike James

    Telephone No: 01285 646050
    Email: fineart@mooreallen.co.uk

    Mike James

    AUCTION HOUSE
    Mike is a sale day porter, whose duties include showing items to bidders and checking lots against the catalogue. On auction day he can be found behind the cabinets, handling delicate ornaments and jewellery. He joined the firm in 2014.

    • Mike spent 40 years with the Highways Department, fixing potholes. He reckons lifting 100 lb bags of cement was good training for shifting large pieces of furniture in the saleroom.
    • Until 1980 he played on the right wing for Down Ampney football club, and won trophies in the Cirencester & District football league.
    • He applied for a position with Moore Allen in 2014 after seeing an auction from the saleroom on BBC’s Flog It! programme.

  • Peter Kirby MRICS FAAV

    Telephone No: 01285 648106
    Email: peter.kirby@mooreallen.co.uk

    Peter Kirby MRICS FAAV

  • Lorraine Kyte

    Telephone No: 01367 253138
    Email: lorraine.kyte@mooreallen.co.uk

    Lorraine Kyte

    Lorraine is a residential lettings negotiator, working from the Lechlade office.

    * Before joining Moore Allen & Innocent Lorraine lived and worked in France.
    * For most of her career Lorraine worked in marketing and worldwide event management for multinational companies including Lucent Technologies and Burmah Castrol.

  • Lynda Larner MNAEA

    Telephone No: 01367 252541
    Email: lynda.larner@mooreallen.co.uk

    Lynda Larner MNAEA

    RESIDENTIAL SALES
    Lechlade Office

  • Richard Marriage

    Telephone No: 01367 252541
    Email: richard.marriage@mooreallen.co.uk

    Richard Marriage

    RESIDENTIAL SALES
    Richard is a property sales advisor at the Lechlade office. He has been an estate agent since 1983, and joined Moore Allen & Innocent in 2016.

    * Richard has a degree in biochemistry, but his first experience of work – in a pathology lab trying to identify a mystery killer virus that turned out to be HIV – put him off wearing a white coat.
    * He’s a keen supporter of Cheltenham Town FC.
    * He is something of an artist, and paints watercolours of the Suffolk landscape.

  • Stuart Milsom FAAV, Partner

    Telephone No: 01285 648107
    Email: stuart.milsom@mooreallen.co.uk

    Stuart Milsom FAAV, Partner

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL
    Stuart joined the agricultural team in 2005 and was made a partner in 2016. He specialises in farm and estate management, the Basic Payment Scheme, CAP reform, environmental schemes, compensation claims, and agricultural tenancies.

    • Stuart holds a degree in business management studies from Oxford Brookes University.
    • He grew up on a farm near Sherston and gets roped in to do the haymaking every summer.
    • Stuart is a swing bowler for Avening and Cherington Cricket Club, and plays central midfield for Didmarton in the Stroud Football League.

  • Sue Mothershaw

    Telephone No: 01285 646050
    Email: sue.mothershaw@mooreallen.co.uk

    Sue Mothershaw

    AUCTION HOUSE
    Sue is the firm’s business development manager, tasked with improving processes and practice across Moore Allen & Innocent. She joined the firm in April 2016.
    • Sue was shortlisted to go on a now famous cookery programme in 1994 but sadly didn’t make the cut however is still famed for her awesome risotto.
    • She used to swim for Surrey. Her best stroke was the butterfly.
    • Sue is part Scottish by birth, but left Glasgow at the age of four months.

  • Paul Oughton, Partner

    Telephone No: 01285 648113
    Email: paul.oughton@mooreallen.co.uk

    Paul Oughton, Partner

    RESIDENTIAL LETTINGS & MANAGEMENT
    AGRICULTURE & RURAL
    Paul is the partner in charge of the firm’s residential lettings department and also works in the agricultural team.

    From a farming family background he has lived in Gloucestershire all his life and manages property portfolios from Cotswold cottages to country estates.
    As well as residential lettings and property management, Paul also advises on land and estate management issues, employment matters, farm business structures and various environmental and agricultural support schemes including the Basic Payment Scheme.

    • In 1993, while studying at the Royal Agricultural College, Paul was named the top farm management student in the UK, having been runner up the previous year.
    • In 2003, at the age of 33, Paul became the youngest partner in the history of Moore Allen & Innocent.

  • Kate Pollock

    Telephone No: 01285 648117
    Email: kate.pollock@mooreallen.co.uk

    Kate Pollock

    RESIDENTIAL LETTINGS & MANAGEMENT
    Kate is a Property Manager in the firm’s lettings department. She looks after tenants’ maintenance needs and carries out property inspections. She has been with the firm since 2014.

    • Kate loves animals, and studied Animal Care at Hartpury College. Today she owns a horse, a cat, a dog, three guinea pigs, and a hamster called Sammy who was abandoned by a tenant.

    • Kate enjoys running, reading and travelling. Kates favourite place that she has visited so far is Washington DC

    • Kate was a part of the 2015 Moore Allen Tough Mudder team

  • Jo Pritchard

    Telephone No: 01285 648114
    Email: jo.pritchard@mooreallen.co.uk

    Jo Pritchard

    ACCOUNTS
    Jo joined the accounts department in 2009, and supports the agricultural and residential lettings departments.

    • Jo has two children, and a border collie called Ash.
    • She has completed the London, Paris and Athens marathons.

  • Helen Roberts

    Telephone No: 01285 648106
    Email: helen.roberts@mooreallen.co.uk

    Helen Roberts

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL
    Helen is secretary to the head of agriculture, Chris Graham and also Anthony Wright. She often helps out at the Collective Machinery Sales and Furniture and Fine Art Sales.

    Born and bred in Gloucestershire, she joined Moore Allen & Innocent in 2004 from a firm of solicitors in Cheltenham.

  • Lucie Rowe

    Telephone No: 01285 646050
    Email: fineart@mooreallen.co.uk

    Lucie Rowe

    AUCTION HOUSE
    Saleroom Co-ordinatorLucie has worked for Moore Allen for 14 years. Her duties range from unpacking boxes to valuing antiques and selling from the rostrum.
    • Lucie graduated from Buckinghamshire with a degree in silversmithing.
    • She is renowned for her baking skills, and guests of Moore Allen’s VIP events often find themselves nibbling on Lucie’s cheese straws or lemon drizzle cake.
    • Lucie is also well-known for her sharp dress sense. Her bright yellow Karen Millen heels have made more than one appearance on national television.

  • Steve Rowe

    Telephone No: 01285 646050
    Email: fineart@mooreallen.co.uk

    Steve Rowe

    AUCTION HOUSE
    Steve is a porter, who worked for the Royal Air Force man and boy. He enlisted at the age of 18, and on retirement, at the age of 55, served with the Royal Auxiliary Air Force for eight years.

    • Steve served on the Hercules, flying out of Lyneham. He was in charge of loading things onto, and unloading them from, the aircraft. Unloading often occurred mid-flight.
    • Surprise! Steve’s daughter Lucie already worked at Moore Allen & Innocent when Steve joined the firm. She had no idea he had been approached… or accepted the job.
    • Steve collects art, and often bids on lots at the saleroom.

  • Emily Shorter

    Telephone No: 01285 648107
    Email: emily.shorter@mooreallen.co.uk

    Emily Shorter

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL
    Emily joined Moore Allen & Innocent in 2016 and her specialisms include environmental schemes, farming agreements, and digital mapping.

    • Emily has an MSc in rural estate management from the Royal Agricultural University.
    • She runs a small flock of Lleyn ewes and a number of hens.
    • Emily has ridden horses all her life and competes at riding club level.

  • Graham Singer FRICS

    Telephone No: 01454 238600
    Email: graham.singer@mooreallen.co.uk

    Graham Singer FRICS

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL

  • Margo Taylor

    Telephone No: 01285 648109
    Email: margo.taylor@mooreallen.co.uk

    Margo Taylor

    ACCOUNTS
    Margo joined Moore Allen & Innocent in 2016 and manages the accounts department.

    • Margo started her career as a filing clerk at WHSmith HQ in Swindon. She taught herself bookkeeping.
    • She’s a quiz whizz, listing food and drink, sport, and anagrams as her specialist subjects.
    • Margo is an Aston Villa fan. Her first date with her husband was to Villa Park, where the Villans beat Chesterfield 3-0.

  • Adele Ventham

    Telephone No: 01285 646050
    Email: fineart@mooreallen.co.uk

    Adele Ventham

    AUCTION HOUSE
    Adele is the saleroom secretary and assistant, whose responsibilities range from unpacking boxes of antiques to typing up the catalogue.
    • Adele used to work in TV production, making programmes like Equinox, Faking It, and Wife Swap. Her work took her all over the world.
    • She used to answer the phone to Princess Diana, who was a close friend of her boss when she worked at Tiffany & Co in London.
    • Adele sings in an all-female jazz group, The Blue Notes, and is also proficient in ballet and tap dance.

  • Keith Winmill

    Telephone No: 01285 648109
    Email: keith.winmill@mooreallen.co.uk

    Keith Winmill

    Company Secretary

  • Anthony Wright MRICS FAAV

    Telephone No: 01285 648106
    Email: anthony.wright@mooreallen.co.uk

    Anthony Wright MRICS FAAV

    AGRICULTURE & RURAL
    Anthony joined the agricultural department in 2013, and specialises in the Basic Payment Scheme, Countryside Stewardship, access and rights and strategic land. He is an RICS registered valuer.

    • Anthony holds a rural land management degree from the Royal Agricultural University.
    • He is captain of the Nomads cricket team.
    • He also enjoys real ale and shooting – but not at the same time.