Plant, Machinery & HGV Contacts

General Information

Plant, Machinery & HGV Contacts

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Meet our Team 

The Team

Nick Gorst

Nick Gorst

Joint Managing Director, MRICS FAAV

Nick has been with the company since 1990 and has been instrumental in the expansion of the Plant, Machinery and HGV Division of Brightwells. Nick has been Auctioneering since 1984, having followed his father into the profession, also carrying out Professional Valuations on Plant, Machinery, Commercial and Agricultural Property. In January 2014, he became Joint Managing Director.

James Thomas

James Thomas

Shareholder, Auctioneer/Asset Valuer

James has been involved in the Plant, Machinery & HGV Sale since its inception coming from a farming background and has amassed a great knowledge of the assets that we auction. He combines huge enthusiasm with an encyclopaedic knowledge of past sales. In addition to this work on the Catalogue and the formation of the sale he regularly undertakes Valuations for Asset Managers and Insolvency Practitioners.

01981 250642 07976 896943
David Smith

David Smith

Auction Assistant & On-line Bidding Co-Ordinator

David is the youngest member of the Plant & Machinery team and has been with us since early 2014. David is responsible for the online presence of the department and oversees cataloguing, sales reports, social media, online bidding and website maintenance.

01981 250642 07969 410777

Greg Christopher


Greg is part of the Hereford Rural Professionals team and specialises in Basic Payment, Catchment Sensitive Grants, Stewardship Schemes, Farm Business Tenancies, Grass Keep arrangements as well as Landlord and Tenant, Valuations and Compensations. Also an auctioneer at Hereford Market with his main responsibilities being store sheep, cattle and rearing calves. Greg’s auctioneering skills are also utilised at Brightwells Plant and Machinery Sales at Madley.

07770 972815 01981 250642

Sara Hamer

Associate/Sales Administration Manager

Been with Brightwells since 1989. Based at Madley – Plant and Machinery Sale Also responsible for all Pedigree Cattle & Sheep Sales, Fodder Sales, Farm Sales etc

01981 250642 07768 604995