About Us

A Fresh Alternative

Baytree Cars is a family run independent car dealership, specialising in the buying and selling of prestige and performance vehicles, with decades of experience dealing in this sector. We pride ourselves in outstanding vehicle knowledge and delivering exceptional levels of customer service. Our luxury showroom is conveniently located in the heart of Derby, and provides a fresh alternative to the main dealer experience. We have an impressive range of prestige and performance vehicles in stock and hold direct lines with the largest vehicle finance providers, offering tailor made finance packages to suit every customer. Visiting our showroom is by appointment only which will ensure our sales team can provide their undivided attention and personal service.

Meet the Team

The people behind Baytree

Chris McDermott

Director

Chris McDermott

Director

Starting out in the early nineties Chris soon found his passion for cars, his drive to succeed and genuine approach to customers. Chris climbed the ladder very quickly working at Land Rover, Porsche and soon became a top national performer within the BMW Group – firstly in Sales then in senior management, winning a host of national awards along the way. Chris then decided to establish Baytree Cars, which would provide a much more transparent and personal approach with his clients when dealing in Prestige & Performance Cars “After my 25 years working within the Industry, I wanted to use this knowledge to offer my clients the very best possible experience every time they visit my dealership’’.

chris.mcdermott@baytreecars.com
Tel: 01332 345987

Myles McDermott

Head of Operations

Myles McDermott

Head of Operations

From a young age Myles has always been involved in the family business, watching his father grow and develop Baytree over time. After graduating University, Myles decided to take up a full time role within Baytree, focusing on developing the finance department – providing customers with competitive financial solutions when purchasing Baytree’s vehicles.

myles.mcdermott@baytreecars.com
Tel: 01332 345987

Tim Hodgson

Sales Executive

Tim Hodgson

Sales Executive

Having worked in the motor trade since the age of 18 and being a huge Motorsport/Formula 1 fan Tim’s passion for cars is clear. Working his way up through the ranks Tim quickly progressed to a sales role working for both an independent dealer and also BMW/MINI. Having gained a huge amount of experience in providing the best customer experience Tim decided to make the move to Baytree Cars to start a new challenge and be part of an exciting growing business.

tim.hodgson@baytreecars.com
Tel: 01332 345987

Jack Brown

Buyer

Jack Brown

Buyer

Jack is part of a father and son partnership along with Chris and Myles within the business. He has been a complete petrol head from such an early age, and has been a competitive racing driving since the age of 17. He started racing in the Caterham Academy, progressed into the main series finishing in a top 3 position 2015. Jack is now looking forward to competing in the Caterham Supersport Championship 2016 and has his eye on a good finish. His knowledge and enthusiasm for cars has seen him propel at such an early age into a full time buying position within the company. Jack is now responsible for purchasing some fantastic cars and now has his dream career.

jack.brown@baytreecars.com
Tel: 01332 345987

Matthew Heaton-Watts

Social Media Executive

Matthew Heaton-Watts

Social Media Executive

Matthew has a passion for cars. Whilst studying a Business Degree at Nottingham Trent University, Matthew has been fortunate enough to take photographs of cars in various exciting locations such as Monte-Carlo, Dubai and London. He runs his personal Instagram account with over 18,000 followers. Matthew manages all of Baytree’s social media, and is looking to develop further media avenues and opportunities for Baytree.

matthew.watts@baytreecars.com
Tel: 01332 345987

Toni Kent-Chapman

Dealership Accountant

Toni Kent-Chapman

Dealership Accountant

Biba McDermott

Customer Relations

Biba McDermott

Customer Relations

Tel: 01332 345987

Jacob Froggatt

Detailer

Jacob Froggatt

Detailer

James Hardy

Driver

James Hardy

Driver

Archie McDermott

Head Of Security

Archie McDermott

Head Of Security