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Meet the Junction 17 Cars Team



Colin Bacon - Managing Director

Colin Bacon is the head of Junction 17 Cars. With a wealth of knowledge and experience spanning over 25 years in the motor trade, Colin keeps Junction 17 Cars running like clockwork. His ability to run the company, maintain a fantastic relationship with all of Junction's employees, and connect with customers of all ages is unparalleled. When not in work, Colin's a family man through and through and enjoys planning his next holiday!


Dream Car? Anything with a full tank of fuel
Favourite Car ever driven? Ferrari California
Favourite activity out of work? Gym!


Darren Kemp - Finance Director

Darren Kemp started working for Junction 17 Cars in 2012 and quickly worked his way up to be one of the most valued members of staff. Dazzlingly quick with a calculator, an eye for detail and always up for a challenge, Darren loves getting involved with all aspects of the business - and this reflects in his ability and drive that he showcases day in, day out.

Dream Car?:..1967 Shelby GT Mustang (Eleanor)
Favourite Car ever driven?:..Porsche 911 GT3
Favourite activity out of work?:..Football


Leonie Bacon - Sales Director

Leonie Bacon is the head of our sales department. Rarely seen without a phone in hand, she has been leading the process behind the majority of our car sales from start to finish. With Leonie's ability to easily assist any customer, and her superb knowledge of all things cars - she's a vital part of the Junction 17 family.

Dream Car?:..1956 Jaguar Roadster
Favourite Car ever driven?:..Ferrari Spider
Favourite activity out of work?:..Travelling


Shirley Jones - Director

Shirley is one of the key members behind Junction 17 Cars. She proudly adopts the mother hen role, as well as heading up human resources. Shirley prides herself on clear communication, and being the go to person for anything and everything.

Dream Car?: Volkswagen GTD
Favourite Car ever driven?:My MINI Cooper!
Favourite activity out of work?:Swimming


Ian Walker - Business Manager

After joining the Junction 17 team in 2016 as a salesman, Ian rapidly became involved with the day to day handlings of a business manager, leading him to his current position. Ian assists the sales team in providing the best possible service to our customers and helping manage deals from start to finish, all while finding time to make sure each deal comes equipped with the best possible price on finance, figures and products.

Dream Car?:...Jaguar F-Type SVR
Favourite Car ever driven?:...Ferrari California
Favourite activity out of work?:...Playing golf, going motocross and watching football


Daniel Bacon - Assistant Managing Director

Daniel is one of the most versatile and adaptable employees at Junction 17 Cars. His remarkable ability in relating to both employees of the company, and customers alike is a fantastic asset. Dan carries out vital administrative activities, whilst incorporating brand management skills, and being responsible for the behind the scenes funding of Junction 17. When not helping in running the business, you'll likely find Dan at the gym!

Dream Car?:...Mercedes AMG GT Coupe
Favourite Car ever driven?:...Mercedes C63 (New Shape)
Favourite activity out of work?:...Gym


Jacob Bryant - Brokerage Specialist

Jacob initially started with us as a Sales Executive. He has done phenomenally well with selling cars, however, he was looking for a different and challenging role to further his career. Using his customer service skills, he is the perfect fit to head the Brokerage department. Already proving to be an asset to the business, we are really looking forward to what Jacob will bring in his new role.

Dream Car?:...Audi R8  
Favourite Car ever driven?:...Mclaren MP4-12C 
Favourite activity out of work?:...Enjoying meals out with his fiancé 


Luke Cole - Aftersales Manager

Since Luke has been with us, he has undertaken many vital roles. His customer service skills makes him the best person for the role of After Sales Manager. Luke originally joined us as the company photographer but started to excel in other aspects of the business very, very quickly.

Dream Car?:...Ford Mustang (Thunderbird Edition)
Favourite Car ever driven?:...2015 5L V8 Jaguar F-Type
Favourite activity out of work?:...Gaming


James Horton - Sales Executive

James Horton has quickly impressed all the directors at Junction 17 Cars with his enthusiasm towards every task he's involved with. James' warm and charismatic attitude makes the car buying journey a truly unforgettable experience for all his customers. His willingness to go above and beyond for anyone he encounters is noted, and we're sure he'll be impressing customers and managers alike for many years to come.

Dream Car?:...Porsche 918 Spyder
Favourite Car ever driven?:...Jaguar F-Type
Favourite activity out of work?:...Nothing, I'm always here!


Jamie Toms - Sales Executive

Jamie has recently started with us and is the newest member of our team. He has had previous experience with selling prestige cars and his attention to detail will be a huge asset to the team. We welcome Jamie to the Junction 17 family and look forward to what he can bring to his role.

Dream Car?:...Porsche 911 Turbo S
Favourite Car ever driven?:...Bentley Continental GT
Favourite activity out of work?:...Boxing and Ice Hockey


Kyle Gallagher - Photographer

Kyle joined Junction 17 Cars in 2016 and has wowed the management team with his highly professional and fresh approach towards all aspects of his role. His passion for photography, combined with his extreme ambition in making sure the job is done perfectly makes him a valuable asset to the business. Kyle has already implemented numerous different tactics to progress the photography role in a new and exciting direction, and all of us here at Junction are looking forward to what he comes up with next!

Dream Car?:...Aston Martin DB11
Favourite Car ever driven?:...Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
Favourite activity out of work?:...Football


Nathan Carter - Advertiser

Another new starter, Nathan has been drafted in to take over as head advertiser. After graduating from Nottingham Trent University, Nathan decided to see just how enjoyable working in the motor trade can be! He works closely alongside Kyle in the photography department, making sure that every car advertised is highly detailed, reliable, and stands out from the rest. We look forward to seeing how he progresses through the company!

Dream Car?:...Jaguar F Type SVR
Favourite Car ever driven?:...Porsche Cayman
Favourite activity outside of work?...Watching Peterborough United (lose) every week


Harrie Lambert - Marketing

Harrie has recently joined Junction 17 and brought with him a wealth of knowledge and experience within the Social Media marketing sector. Originally starting as a sales executive to gain some experience, Harrie quickly showed us what he was capable of and is moving the business in the right direction.

Dream Car?:...BMW i8
Favourite Car ever driven?:...Audi R8
Favourite activity out of work?:...Travelling