Our Story

The original history of A. Allen & Son can be traced back almost 90 years, however in its current form A. Allen & Son has been providing accountancy and taxation services for over 40 years.

The firm is owned by Darren Cooper who has over 25 years experience in the industry. Having originally qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1999, Darren spent three years working in the Corporate Tax Department of the Manchester Office of one of the largest accountancy firms in the United Kingdom. During his time there he qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor.

He rejoined A. Allen & Son in 2002 and took sole control of the firm in 2006.

Darren is assisted by a number of staff members and consultants who have many years experience in their various roles. These include:-

Debbie Donaghue

Audit supervisor and Accounts Technician

Elaine Slack

Accounts Technician

Kay Garside

Payroll and VAT Manager

Bernice Baron

Personal Taxation

Christine Bennett

PA / Secretary and Office Manager

Matthew Baxter

Trainee Accountant