About Sevens & Classics Limited
Sevens & Classics was founded in the summer of 2013 by Tim Ward and Andy Noble. Between them, they have over 60 years experience in the motor industry, with 50 of those working for the iconic sports car manufacturer, Caterham Cars.
Tim joined Caterham Cars in 1994 where he was employed as Production Manager up until 2012 , prior to this he spent 8 years working for Ford Motor Company who had sponsored him through university where he gained an honours degree in engineering .There is little Tim doesn’t know about the Caterham Seven as he was responsible for all factory production and he has maintained hands on experience when building cars for himself .Tim has also been actively involved in track days , Le Mans trips and other international Caterham events.
Tim is a keen racket ball player and enjoys keeping fit at the gym
Andy worked for Caterham Cars from the mid 80’s, having graduated with an honors degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was recruited at the age of 23 as the company’s 14th employee and was appointed as a company Director at the age of 27 before going on to head up the Sales and Marketing function of the Company. Andy was responsible for the creation of, among others, the Caterham JPE, the Caterham Classic, the Caterham Academy race package and the world beating R500.
Having raced Caterhams back in the 90’s, including taking part in the Nurburgring 24hr race, Andy is a keen motorsport fan, both on two and four wheels.
In charge of the workshop, there is little, if anything, that Brian does not know about the Caterham Seven, or most other cars and bikes for that matter. Having worked for Ferrari and Porsche specialists, Caterham race teams and Caterham Cars to name a few, if you choose to leave your car with Sevens & Classics, you can be rest assured its in the best possible hands.
Brian is a mad keen motorcyclist, and can be seen riding to and from work most days on his beloved Triumph motorcycle.
Sue started her career as a book keeper for Alfa Romeo and she continued to work in this field until she left to start her family. Once her children became of school age Sue started a new career in education where she continued to work for the next 20 years. Now Sue has returned to her roots and keeps us all on our toes when it comes to the company book keeping, office administration as well as cleaning up after the boys! She runs a tight ship and makes sure it’s all plain sailing!
Sue enjoys keeping fit in the gym and looking after the rest of us!
Claire started her working life in hairdressing, but made a career move when she joined the parts department of Caterham Cars in 1994. She then took a sabbatical to raise her son, Jake, before becoming a tea blending expert for a leading specialist tea company.
Like Sue, Claire has now returned to her roots and looks after the parts department at Sevens and Classics. She also joins forces with Sue when attempting to keep all the Sevens and Classics boys in line and looks after Herbie, Head of Security!
Claire enjoys motorcycling and all things crafty and is currently learning to master the art of stand up boarding.
Andy has spent many years working in the automotive body repair and valeting industry. For the last 7 years Andy managed Caterham Cars valeting department, keeping their showroom and cars spic and span. He has now brought his wealth of knowledge and experience to Sevens & Classics, enabling us to improve our customer service by ensuring that every one of the cars we supply are looking their very best. Yet another extremely valuable member of the family!
Andy is a keen photographer and has a very active Instagram account for anyone who would care to look.
Ewan is our latest recruit, fresh from passing his GCSE’s at school. He’s now embarked on a two year apprenticeship scheme with Sevens & Classics and North Kent College, learning all about cars and how they work. Ewan is a great classic car enthusiast and in his spare time, he can be found restoring his 1988 Mk2 Polo Coupe S or helping his Dad out with his classic Mk1 Golg GTi.
Many think he’s too young for the role, but Herbie heads up Sevens & Classics Security. He can often be seen patrolling the grounds making sure all is in order, and always checks out our customers prior to welcoming them on board.
Herbie likes eating and sleeping.
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