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Company Profile

  • Mike and Nicky Hilditch
    Mike & Nicky Hilditch

Established over 25 years by Mike and Nicky Hilditch, the Hilditch group is still an independent family business but with an International reputation. The company primarily specialises in selling assets for the Healthcare Sector and counts over 90% of all NHS acute hospitals and most of the private health groups as customers, as well as the principal banks, finance houses and manufacturers.

In addition to sales of all types of medical equipment, we also hold regular sales of catering equipment, plant and machinery and vehicles.
 
Quality at Hilditch Group Ltd

What makes the Hilditch Group exceptional is our commitment to outstanding quality of service. This is why many of our clients have been using us for over 20 years. Quality of Service is not just about accreditation, but it certainly helps; the Hilditch Group is ISO: 9001, ISO: 14001, OHSAS: 18001, ISO: 13485 and Information Governance compliant! No other auction company can match our professional standards or accreditations. But, at Hilditch we think it is more than just being compliant – our managers and staff really care about building partnerships with our clients, whether buyers or sellers. The Customer Feedback we receive from you shows that you appreciate that we will go the extra mile for you.
 

The Hilditch Group is committed to reducing its environmental impact through monitoring its work practices and processes and setting annual improvement targets as part of our ISO:14001 commitment.

Click here to read our Environmental Policy

Europe

The Hilditch Group is committed to developing our services in Europe and now has associated offices in a number of European countries, as well as a warehouse and office in Frankfurt.
 

Please view our company brochure to learn more about our company.

 

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THE STAFF

  • Neill Saint FNAVA
    Neill Saint FNAVA
    Senior Valuer & Auctioneer

    Neill spent a former life as owner and landlord of the very pleasant Neeld Arms in Grittleton, where he is a leading pillar of the Community; being a parish councillor and keen golfer. Neill is also on the executive committee of The National Association of Valuers & Auctioneers.
  • Harvey Strutt MAAT
    Harvey Strutt MAAT
    Company Accountant

    Harvey is a qualified accountant who has worked for the Company as a valuer & auctioneer and has now moved into the Accounts Department, where he is feeling right at home and his experience as a valuer means he knows exactly how the auctions work!
  • Barney Greig
    Barney Greig
    Business Development Manager

    Marketing is key to a successful auction and New Zealander Barney has a wealth of marketing experience. For some reason only known to him he loves auctions and when he isn't promoting our sales he can be found on a surfboard anywhere there are waves.
  • Anna Partridge
    Anna Partridge
    Administrations Manager & PA to Directors

    Anna is Mike & Nicky's" right hand woman" and is responsible for all the company admin, staff welfare, ISO monitoring and making the tea! After 17 years she still makes it too weak!
  • Danny Hudson-Speaight
    Danny Hudson-Speaight
    Transport Manager

    Danny joins us with a wealth of experience in the Transport industry; from the Royal Logistics Corps to The British Touring Cars, to developing a haulage company from concept and the daily running of the vehicles into the UK and Europe. This job should be a breeze...!
  • Henry Hilditch
    Henry Hilditch
    Auctioneer & Valuer

    Henry's first toy was a gavel - you've got to start them when they're young!
  • Hugo Hilditch MNAVA
    Hugo Hilditch MNAVA
    UK Sales Executive & Valuer

    Hugo is part of our Sales & Marketing Valuations team. Whilst studing for his degree, Hugo spent time working at the auction rooms in his holidays, so he knows the ropes!
  • Joanne Clark MNAVA
    Joanne Clark MNAVA
    European Sales Manager

    Having finished her degree at Oxford Brookes University, Joanne was looking for a life full of excitement and thrills - so naturally, she joined us!
  • Amelia Mainer Martos
    Amelia Mainer Martos
    European Sales Executive

    Señorita Mainer Martos is ready to propel Hilditch into Spain! After completing her master’s degree at Barcelona School of Management she worked for HP’s event company for 2 years before moving to the UK. A fashionista who likes to cook – we can’t wait to sample some Tapas, Paella and most importantly, Sangria!
  • Frances Thivet
    Frances Thivet
    European Sales Executive

    Frances is well positioned to drive Hilditch into France having gained a Master’s Degree in Translation and Professional Language Skills and six years’ experience working at Besanҫon University Hospital. Her role at the hospital included assisting medics to publish research articles in academic journals specialising in medicine and science. Her interests outside work include current affairs, British politics and baking - we hope to sample some of her culinary creations!
  • Olga Zachary
    Olga Zachary
    European Sales Executive

    Olga has joined our European Department and brings with her a wealth of languages. As well as her native Russian, she is also fluent in German, and has a basic knowledge of Portuguese, French, Polish and Spanish! With a love of travelling, and a mother to twin girls, Olga has joined us for a rest!
  • Hubertus von Wietersheim
    Hubertus von Wietersheim
    European Sales Executive

    Hubertus is our man in Germany; he likes fine food and wine so we are all looking forward to joining Hubertus on visits to German clients, and sampling the best sauerkraut and bratwurst washed down with a nice Riesling - that’s if old Mr Hilditch senior doesn’t bag the trip first!
  • Becci Jobes
    Becci Jobes
    Senior Sales Office Administrator

    Becci is our fit Sales Office Administrator; when she is not running the front office super efficiently she can be found jogging around the town.
  • Stephanie Kennedy
    Stephanie Kennedy
    Auction Sales Administrator

    Steph is delighted to be working in Malmesbury again.   She has been busy in Administration for the Independent Education Sector for a couple of years, having taught Woodwind and Brass in our local schools for 8 years prior to that.  She still conducts the Malmesbury Music Academy Band (who knew we even had a Music Academy in town?!)  All that hot air is now being put to use in our Sales Office!
  • Deb Whitehouse
    Deb Whitehouse
    Auction Sales Administrator

    Deb has joined our ever busy main sales office. With previous jobs in an opticians and a dental practice, she will have come across a lot of our auction equipment before!
  • Keeley Vernon
    Keeley Vernon
    Online Sales Administrator

    Keeley joins us after teaching German at a school in Windsor. She is a professional dancer and choreographer so we can expect the Online Department to be very light on their feet whilst cataloguing all their sales!
  • Clarissa Galloway
    Clarissa Galloway
    Sales & Marketing Executive

    Clarissa joins our ever busy Marketing Department. With hobbies that include horse Dressage and Ceroc dancing she can almost certainly put her structured dynamics to good use!
  • Becky Warner
    Becky Warner
    Accounts Assistant

    Becky has joined the increasingly busy Accounts Dept. to help keep up with the numerous sales we are having! A keen horsewoman, Becky is a Professional Event Rider / Trainer and a Pony Club Instructor, so the Dept. will soon be whipped into shape!
  • Kamila Beddoe
    Kamila Beddoe
    Accounts Assistant

    Kamila has joined Harvey and Becky in Accounts; having a passion for interior design she brings a flair to the Department. Kamila is already loving her new role with us, but when she’s not busy here she also enjoys being busy at home looking after her little girl.
  • Andy Tout
    Andy Tout
    Saleroom Supervisor

    Andy has been with us for 14 years and in his role as saleroom supervisor is responsible for the smooth running of the warehouse and for keeping the boys happy! He is your first port of call for any saleroom queries.


THE FLOOR AND TRANSPORT STAFF

Our stout band of lads are here to expertly handle your goods.

  • James N
    James N
  • Andrew
    Andrew
  • Rob
    Rob
  • Alex
    Alex
  • Samuel
    Samuel
  • Ryan
    Ryan
  • Tony
    Tony
  • Jamie H
    Jamie H
  • Chris
    Chris
  • Scott
    Scott
  • John
    John


MEDICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

  • Roger Sanders PG-Dip
    Medical Engineering Manager

    Roger joined us from the Seychelles! He is very experienced in a wide range of equipment and is VRCT Registered. As well as working for over 15 years in his own country he has also set up Medical Engineering Depts and training courses for technicians in Africa. He is experienced in physical assets management, needs assessments & inventories, maintenance & repair. Roger is also heavily involved in the Amalthea Trust.
  • Karan Korgaonkar
    Senior Medical Engineer

    Karan joins our engineering team from Peterborough with an MSc in Biomedical Engineering and a keen interest in diagnostic imaging equipment. When he’s not tinkering with ultrasound systems, he very much enjoys spending time on the badminton court!
  • Nazir Hamidi
    Senior Medical Engineer

    Nazir is a dedicated member of the Medical Engineering Department - he may be quiet, but he knows his stuff! Nazir's hobbies include tinkering with electronic equipment and electronics.
  • Joseph Rodrigues
    Electrical / Electronics Engineer

    With a strong background in electronics and software, we’re delighted to welcome Joseph into our Engineering Department and look forward to seeing him put his skills to the test on some tricky repairs! Joseph lives and breathes technology, and when he’s not enjoying the company of friends he can be found reading about the latest gadgets the world has to offer (and probably thinking up ways they can be improved!).
  • Nadine Gottschick
    Trainee Medical Engineering Technician

    If the Medical Engineering Department wasn’t already full of interesting people, Nadine joins us with a sharp mind and a desire to service and repair a wide range of medical equipment. Her quieter interests include reading and yoga, whilst at the other end of the spectrum she’s a keen surfer!
  • Alex Sanctuary
    Medical Engineering Business Manager

    Alex earned his stripes working for the Amalthea Trust, but he did such a good job we pinched him!
  • Danny O'Brien
    Online Sales Supervisor

    Danny works with our Medical Engineering Department, selecting, testing and cataloguing items for our online sales. He oversees the online sales with military precision, as one would expect from an ex-army guy.
  • James Smith
    Online Sales Cataloguer

    James is our longest serving employee. Having been with us for over 18 years, he has helped in all areas of the business starting in the salerooms before becoming one of the transport crew. He has now joined the online sales department, where his knowledge of equipment is invaluable - although he's missing the truck stops...!
  • Richard Jones
    Trainee Online Sales Cataloguer / Valuer

    Richard joins the increasingly busy online sales team having just graduated from the University of Leicester after studying history. His hobbies include horses, hockey, reading and quizzes - the latter will help him with all the equipment he has to learn about...!
  • Martin Worster
    Charity Project Manager - Amalthea Trust

    Martin has spent nearly 25 years in education, in both the UK and East Africa, and spent 6 years as the Country Director for Restless Development in Zimbabwe. After several years as a Trustee he is now overseeing the operations of the Amalthea Trust.



WE ARE MEMBERS OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANISATIONS

National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers - We are proud to be members of NAVA and abide by its strong ethical code of practice. NAVA now falls under the umbrella of NFOPP (National Federation of Property Professionals).

Constructionline - We are registered with Constructionline and, as such, have complied with their stringent conditions of entry, this enables you to check on our status as preferred bidders for PFI contracts.

ISO9001 Registered - All Hilditch paperwork conforms to ISO9001 stringent quality checks, you can therefore be confident of our record keeping.

The Road Haulage Association - We are members of the Road Haulage Association and abide by their regulations.

Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management - We are now an affiliate member of IHEEM.

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine - We are Company Members of IPEM.
 
Registered in England & Wales No. 05686532. Registered Office: Hilditch, Gloucester Road Trading Estate, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 9JT


ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Consructionline
  • Road Haulage Association
  • NAVA
  • Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estates Management
  • IPEM