Autoclenz have over 50 years' experience in servicing the vehicle valeting and cosmetic repair sectors. Our dedicated team in the North are here to support your needs by managing the recruitment, resource planning, equipment and chemical supply, compliance, and insurance liability so that you can focus on the key areas of your business.

“Autoclenz have provided their services for just over 12 months now and all is going well. We have established and grown a strong working partnership with the on-site team and senior management in way of Justin and Layla who are always on hand to deal with any issues that may arise.

Over the past 12 months Layla has grown the on-site team adding to the initial number of operators required by offering various other services.

We have an experienced reliable valet team who never fail to deliver often excelling expectations month end and plate change periods.

Ashley has settled in well with both Autoclenz and BMW and I’m confident we can continue to grow our working partnership and continue to deliver the high standards we expect from our valet supplier.”

David Batty, Preparation Manager, Sytner BMW MINI, Sheffield

If you would like to talk to Kevin Armstrong, Head of Retail (North), call: 01283 554682 or email:

Kevin Armstrong

Head of North Retail

Kevin joined Autoclenz in 1993 as Area Manager in the North East and has carried out many management roles, gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience in retail, bodyshop and volume sites.

“A big attraction is the people I work with, the people I work for and the people I serve as a customer base, all bringing different challenges and rewards every day.Autoclenz will always strive to be above the competition by driving standards and innovating new ideas that others ultimately follow.”

Layla Husarz

Regional Operations Manager

Layla joined Autoclenz as a Valeter and with determination and hard work, progressed to Senior Valeter, Site Manager, Account Manager and Regional Operations Manager in Yorkshire and the North East.

“The support that Autoclenz has given me over the years has been second to none and this, together with the encouragement and career prospects, has given me the incentive and drive to succeed. We are always encouraged to be the best in our industry. I am proud to be part of that team!”

Mike Cosgriff

Regional Operations Manager

Mike joined Autoclenz in February 2023 following a 32-year career in the Automotive industry, starting his working life cleaning cars with Ian Skelly VW Audi, before the opportunity to move into retail sales.

“Positive culture is promoted everyday at Autoclenz. From my initial induction to getting stuck in, the support and toolbox provided has been second to none. Every day presents a different challenge and I enjoy working with our team finding and implementing the solutions to keep our customers satisfied.”

Wayne Jamieson

Regional Support Manager

Wayne joined Autoclenz in 2004 and has many years’ experience in valeting, having held Valet and Site Management roles in various accounts in and around Manchester, before being promoted to his current role of Regional Support Manager.

Eli Addison

ACS Divisional Support Manager

Eli joined Autoclenz in 2021 as a Site Manager at Mercedes-Benz Stockport, before progressing to his current role within the Northern ACS team. Eli enjoys travelling to dealerships around the North West, liaising with customers, problem solving and recruiting.

Justin Kesterlian

ACS Divisional Support Manager

Justin has vast experience within the industry, starting his Autoclenz journey as a Self-Employed Valeter some years back and was soon promoted to Valet Team Leader by Layla, before taking on his current role as Divisional Support Manager in October 2020.

Ashley Redman

Site Manager

Ash joined Autoclenz in 2023 after an extensive background in valeting on both an employed and self-employed basis. Ash enjoys spending his spare time travelling, playing football and on the banks carp fishing with his family.

Dean Green

Eco Shine Specialist

Dean is our North West Eco Shine Specialist. He joined Autoclenz in 2024 and has many years’ experience in valeting and vehicle preparation.

Jason Paschel

Eco Shine Specialist

Jason joined Autoclenz in 2024 as our Eco Shine Specialist in the North East & Yorkshire, and has a wealth of experience in the industry.