Chichester Office

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Contact details

8-9 Southgate, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1ES

Sales

01243 787868

Lettings

01243 836055

Land & New Homes

01243 558735

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday

9am to 6pm

Saturday

9am to 4pm

Sunday

Closed

Our team

Meet our sales and lettings professionals, covering the Chichester region. Hover over each team member to read a short bio about them.

Michael
Alder

MNAEA

Branch Manager

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About Michael…

Mike is an experienced estate agent with over 35 years in the industry having worked in both Hampshire and West Sussex. Mike was delighted to join Sims Williams in 2018 well aware of their market leading reputation and now heads up the residential sales office. Married with 2 grown up sons mike lives in Chichester and his wife Karen manages a haberdashery shop in the city. Mike played cricket for Chichester Priory Park for 35 years and still enjoys watching them when time allows.

Karen
Toomey

MNAEA

Senior Property Consultant

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About Karen…

Property has always been Karen’s passion, so estate agency was an obvious career choice. Karen joined Sims Williams in 2013 and has since gained her MNAEA qualification and progressed to become a Senior Property Consultant. “Having lived in the local area all my life, I know Chichester and the surrounding villages extremely well and it’s really rewarding to use my local knowledge to help our clients,” says Karen.

Kirstie
Elliott-Ivemey

MNAEA

Senior Property Consultant

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About Kirstie…

Kirstie’s property career started in 2014, as Lettings Manager for a local agent within the Six Villages area.  She then progressed onto Sales and over the years has forged strong working relationships with vendors, purchasers, landlords and tenants.  She is always happy to go the extra mile and provide excellent customer service from start to finish.  Kirstie says, “Having sold two properties through Sims Williams, not to mention working with them over the years on numerous chains it is a wonderful opportunity to now be part of the team!”

Sue
Russell

Property Consultant

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About Sue…

Sue has worked in estate agency for over seven years and has been part of the Sims Williams team since 2015. Sue is particularly proud of how we support our clients at every stage of their property journey – whether they are selling or buying a property. Sue’s dedication and caring nature is much appreciated by our clients.

Pam
Bunting

MNAEA

Photographer/Marketing Consultant

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About Pam…

After working for a firm of local solicitors in their conveyancing department, Pam joined the Sims Williams Walberton team in February 2000. Having lived locally for many years, Pam has a detailed knowledge and genuine fondness for the local area. Pam says, “Working as part of a great team, my role is diverse and interesting. We take the time to really get to know our customers and it’s great meeting so many interesting, friendly people.” Pam is involved in all aspects of the sales process, from photographing and measuring properties before they go on the market, to accompanying clients to viewings and negotiating the sale.

David
Vawdrey

MARLA

Senior Branch Manager

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About David…

David has extensive experience of the sales and lettings industry and worked in Surrey and Hampshire before coming to work in Sussex for Sims Williams. “Over the years, I have gained valuable experience in all aspects of estate agency, including start-ups and I am a qualified member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA),” says David. In his spare time, David likes playing tennis and squash and has a wife and two daughters who are both at university.

Jo
Mallett

MARLA

Lettings Branch Manager

01243 836055

About Jo…

Having started working in the industry in 2008 for a corporate company as a file progressor and moving forward to a negotiator position I have worked in many aspects of the industry from valuing properties to dealing with maintenance issues. I joined Sims Williams in 2014 and thoroughly enjoy my role within the office from matching applicants to their ideal property or meeting Landlords to advise them on renting out their property to take them to the next stage in their life. I live by the sea which I love and during my spare time I partake in Pilates and am an avid baker.

About Nikki…

Having first started working in Estate Agency in 1984, Nikki now enjoys the day to day challenges presented in our Property Management centre, where she is responsible for the smooth management for our tenanted properties. Being the first point of call for many of our landlords, tenants and contractors, Nikki knows the importance of how good communication is key in keeping all parties informed. In her spare time Nikki enjoys time on the golf course and is a member of Cowdray Park Golf Club.

About Nicola…

When it comes to property management, there aren’t many people with as much experience as Nicola. Having started working in the Lettings business in 2001 in Felpham, Nicola has recently joined Sims Williams Lettings brings with her a wealth of experience. She takes great pride on the level of service she provides to Landlords and Tenants alike. Nicola takes a keen interest in the ever changing legislation relating to the lettings market and ensures that Landlords and Tenants are kept up to date. She lives in Chichester and as well as a passion for property, her hobbies include cycling and walking.

Area information

Chichester is the only city in West Sussex and is one of the most desirable places to live in England. Property styles range from modern city apartments and quaint terraced cottages to imposing four-storey townhouses and sprawling country estates.

With average house prices in Chichester almost double the national average, city centre living comes at a price. However, the outskirts of the city and surrounding villages offer more affordable options in the beautiful setting of the South Downs and along the stunning coastline.

Affordable village living near Chichester

Within easy reach of Chichester are many popular villages such as Singleton, East Dean, Charlton, Lavant, East Marden, Compton, Walderton and Chilgrove nestling in the Downs to the north, with East and West Ashling, Funtington, Fishbourne and Hambrook to the west and Tangmere, Oving and Boxgrove to the east.

Surrounding Chichester Harbour are several sailing and seaside towns and villages including Bosham, East and West Wittering, Sidlesham, Bracklesham Bay, Selsey and Bognor Regis.

Chichester is a great place for families, with lots to do and excellent performing schools and the prestigious University of Chichester.

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What our clients say

Seamless from beginning to end!

Selling our parents house was a daunting prospect so we have to thank the team at the Sims Williams Bognor Office who really did make it as pain free as it could possibly be! From the valuation to the open day and right through the sales process, John and his team kept us informed and nothing was too much trouble. Having bought and sold property before, we both know that’s not always the case and, in this instance where we were acting on behalf of family, it was doubly important to get it right so we can’t thank John and his team enough enough for their professionalism and help. We would happily recommend their service to anyone looking for that same support. Thank you!
Carol- Vendor - Jun 13th, 2022

The fastest ever

What an amazing experience from initial valuation through viewings to selling/buying and moved in a smidge over five weeks, professional and supportive throughout, would heartily recommend, many thanks.
Rich & Yvonne - Vendor - Mar 31st, 2021

Amazing service from start to finish

We had a fantastic experience with Sims Williams when we purchased our new home, the staff were personable, helpful and professional throughout the entire process. Would certainly recommend!
Chris Hicks - Buyer - Jul 6th, 2021

Professional Service

We have used Sims Williams on four occasions and have found their services excellent on each occasion. Buying and selling never an easy ride and when problems have arisen Sims have been very efficient at dealing with them. Would highly recommend them.
Valerie - Vendor - Jul 12th, 2021

Thank you so much!

I want to thank you! Great help in buying a house, for providing the necessary information, for a very nice contact and great service. Susie Jones is amazing at what she does, knows her job very well and always knows how to help in case of problems. I recommend this agency, my rating on a scale of 1 - 10 is 10.
Radek-Buyer - Oct 22nd, 2022

One Word - Fantastic.

We don’t normally write reviews, but on this occasion we had too. In life you get what you pay for, whilst I’m sure that there are cheaper agents out there; if you want a stress free move with knowledgeable, friendly and dedicated agents, that give excellent communication, then look no further than Sims Williams. We dealt with John, Annie and Vanessa, we sold and purchased through them. The Team in the Bognor Branch is fantastic, we couldn’t of hoped for better agents to support us through the journey which wasn’t always the easiest but they communicated to either side of the chain fantastically, keeping stress to a minimum and helped us through the bumps to complete in 11 weeks. A big thank you to you all, and in the future we wouldn’t look anywhere else. Sam and Lisa.
Mr & Mrs Poston - Dec 7th, 2021

SALE OF MY PROPERTY

Service very good, staff very helpful and courteous.
Jane L - Vendor - Jan 25th, 2021

Professional Service

I have recently used Sims Williams to sell my property in Chichester, from start to finish the staff especially Karen Toomey were very professional in both selling the property and keeping me informed during the process, Karen personally oversaw my house sale and was my go between on all aspects of the sale including dealing with solicitors and buyers a very professional lady. I have used Sims Williams on previous sales purchases and lettings over the years and they have always stood out with there professional standards and costs for carrying out these works, I can not praise them enough for what they do for you.
Mr Stark, Vendor - Nov 1st, 2021

Excellent and Professional Service

Excellent service from all staff at Sims Williams when renting my property. Prompt and helpful phone and email communication to guide me through the process and make everything much easier. Would highly recommend using Sims Williams.
Helen - Landlord - Jan 18th, 2022

Would definitely recommend!

I had been with another agent for quite a long time and was being messed around. When I decided to instruct Sims Williams they got very quick results and I had accepted an asking price offer3 days later. Linda and Louise were very proactive and efficient and I would highly recommend them.
Daphne - Vendor - Mar 12th, 2021