About Us

From the beginning...


Neil & Barker was established in 1964 as a family jewellery business, by the Sexton family. Since 1984, Neil & Barker has been managed by Allison & Michael Aldridge - Allison being the daughter of the founder. Michael has been actively managing the business with Allison and brings management experience to the company having held senior marketing positions in retail management with Selfridges and the John Lewis Partnership.


The store is located in the heart of the busy pedestrianised shopping precinct of Widnes and benefits from multiple window displays.


The company’s philosophy is to provide quality products to the people of Widnes and surrounding areas. With long serving staff, who are well trained to give their customer base the best possible advice, Neil & Barker enjoy continuous growth and bring the latest in jewellery fashion trends to the area and have helped Thousands of couples with their purchase of Engagement rings and Wedding bands.


In the busy town of Widnes, the Neil & Barker product ranges have intense exposure to a large customer base. They are a “known name” having been resident in the town centre for 45 years.


Allison and Michael are supported by their daughter Katherine and a team of long serving and dedicated staff, all of which are required to acquire NAJ (National Association of Jewellers) qualifications.They are very active in the CMJ (Company of Master Jewellers) , as Allison's parents being founding members and Michael being the current Chairman.


With exceptional brands and fantastic customer service, We hope we can continue growing by offering our services online.


Everything changed in 2020, which means that businesses have had to accept change and step up their game. So now with a new website we hope to do just that. Provide a personal service, with brands that customers love with a family business feel.