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    Julian Beresford Adams, Partner FNAEA FNAVA MARLA
    A fourth generation estate agent, Julian and his fellow partners founded Cavendish Residential in 1993.  Customer service has always been top of the agenda and Julian is rightly proud of the Cavendish brand being recognised as the forefront of the estate agency industry.  Julian is a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents and of the National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers and a Member of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents.
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    Phil Shakeshaft, Senior Valuer
    Phil began his estate agency career in 1996 after successfully attaining a Geography degree at Sheffield University. He worked as a Valuer for both a corporate and another independent estate agent in Chester until taking a year out to travel the world before joining Cavendish in 2004. Phil brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the team and through his hard work and determination, was made a Partner in 2005. He is a qualified member of the National Association of Estate Agents. He is local to Chester and loves his job and the great city in which he lives and works. In his spare time Phil plays football, enjoys foreign travel and is kept busy with two active children and all of their interests.
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    Jane Howarth, Branch Manager
    Jane commenced her career in Estate Agency in 1983 for an independent firm of estate agents in Chester and worked her way up to a trainee valuer's position. In this period, Jane passed the College of Estate Management's Certificate of Practice in Residential Estate Agency and progressed to the role of valuer based principally on the Wirral. Jane joined Cavendish in 2011 and having spent her whole career working with property, brings many years of experience in all aspects of home buying and selling. Jane is the branch manager of the busy Chester City Centre Office and is responsible for the day to day running of the branch assisted by our great team of negotiators. She is also a Fellow member of the National Association of Estate Agents. Outside work, Jane particularly enjoys socialising with family and friends and has a keen interest in music, City breaks and foreign travel.
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    Lesley Dunphy, Valuer
    After 6 years with a renowned national house builder, Lesley joined the Cavendish team in 2013 and has quickly worked her way up to the position of Valuer. Lesley has always had a keen interest in property and in her current role considers that she has the perfect vocation. Lesley is not afraid of a challenge and prides herself on her team spirit and flair for life. Outside of work, Lesley is well known for her quirky and extensive wardrobe and it has been said that you will never see her in the same outfit twice! Lesley leads a very active social life, loves baking and is obsessed with Pippin her dog!
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    Gill Jennings, Senior Sales Negotiator
    Gill joined Cavendish in 1999 having worked at another Chester city estate agent from 1995. With over 20 years experience in estate agency, Gill is knowledgeable, conscientious and well known to the professionals in the property business. A happy and approachable character, Gill is an excellent and skilled negotiator who particularly enjoys meeting people and helping them to either sell or buy a home and overseeing the sale from start to finish. Outside work, Gill enjoys interior design, socialising and travel.
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    Lynn Scott, Senior Sales Negotiator
    Lynn has worked for the Cavendish Group since 1999 when she joined us following 11 years with a well-known corporate estate agent in Chester. Lynn has an extensive knowledge of the local area and is a first class and highly skilled negotiator who handles all dealings in a calm and caring manner. When Lynn is away from the office she is a domestic goddess and particularly enjoys eating out and long walks with her dog, Lexie.
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    Liz Shaw, Sales Negotiator
    Having trained as a primary school teacher Liz began her career in sales as a Telephone Sales Trainer at the Chester Chronicle and over the years has enjoyed various roles ranging from Telephone Sales Manager with a Wholesale Food Distributor to Field Sales Manager with a Food & Beverage Manufacturer. Liz joined the Cavendish Team in early 2016 having previously worked for a Corporate Estate Agent as a Marketing Advisor working in Wilmslow, Nantwich and Northwich before joining an Independent Estate Agent in Chester as Sales Valuer and later taking on a number of roles within the Lettings business. Outside work Liz enjoys keeping fit with regular visits to the gym and walking in the Lake District, dining out and foreign travel.
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    Bobby Mellor, Personal Assistant
    Bobby has worked for Cavendish for the past 18 years, for the most part as a PA. She is a Chester lady born and bred and was originally employed by Julian Adams' Father in the 1960's. Consequently her career has been in estate agency for most of her life. In her spare time, Bobby sings in a well-known Chester choir and is often heard singing her heart out in the office! She spends her holidays visiting her Son in Paris.
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    Carol Conway, Administrator
    Carol joined Cavendish in May 2013 on a temporary basis....and is still here! Carol comes with a wealth of administrative experience and provides invaluable support to the sales team to ensure that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes. Out of work, Carol is part of a well-known Chester choir. She loves to sing and is a firm believer that it's cheaper than therapy! The choir has taken part in various TV shows including Last Choir Standing, Come Dine with Me and Bargain Hunt. She also enjoys socialising with family and friends, dining out and walking, especially by the sea.
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    Jane Fieldhouse, PA to Julian Adams
    Jane is Julian's PA, having started her estate agency and commercial agency career as Julian's Father's secretary over 36 years ago.  She has never stopped enjoying all aspects of the property world and prides herself in her exceptional organisational skills and support in the business.  Outside work, Jane is passionate about art and the theatre and enjoys watching sport, especially the national cricket team!
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    • Introduction

      Our Testimonials
      These are genuine testimonials from our clients and can be inspected in our office.

    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      Liz was particularly helpful and kept us informed
      I selected Cavendish based on recommendation and their reputation.  Liz was particularly helpful, never gave up and kept us informed at all times.

      Mrs B of Holt. December 2016
    • Seller Testimonial

      So professional in every way...
      To all the spectacular Cavendish Team...Thank you for making my dream move come true. So professional in every way from first viewing, marketing and my purchase.  Special thanks to Liz, Lynn and all the frontline 'girls' for warmth of reception and attention. 

      Yours most sincerely

      Mr T of Handbridge.  November 2016
    • Seller Testimonial

      I found Cavendish to be prompt and efficient...
      Whenever I contacted the office I had an excellent response to any queries. Liz was particularly helpful and I found Cavendish to be prompt and efficient.  I also appreciated receiving regular reports.

      Mrs C of Tattenhall.  November 2016
    • Seller Testimonial

      used Cavendish twice before & would recommend
      All members of staff who dealt with my property were extremely helpful.  I have used Cavendish on two separate occasions and would certainly recommend the agency.  Always given sufficient and much appreciated feedback.

      Mrs C of Upton. November 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      We can't thank you enough...
      To Lynn and team - we cant thank you enough for your patience over the last six months with us.  Cavendish are lucky to have you Lynn!

      Mr & Mrs P of Saughall. November 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      Gill has been fabulous throughout..
      Gill has been fabulous throughout.  Well done and thank you.

      Mr & Mrs D of Chester. October 2016
    • Seller Testimonial

      all staff very helpful...
      We chose Cavendish based on recommendation and reputation and found that the staff were very helpful at all times.

      Mr & Mrs M of Saltney Ferry. October 2016
    • Seller Testimonial

      Thank you Lynn...you have been fabulous
      Thank you Lynn....you've been fabulous!

      Mr & Mrs B of Gresford.  September 2016
    • Seller Testimonial

      always pleasant and supportive
      Jane was quick to help us and was always pleasant and supportive.

      Mr & Mrs O of Sealand. September 2016
    • Seller Testimonial

      excellent from the start
      I have been very happy with the service - always prompt with feedback and excellent communication.  I found Cavendish to be excellent from the start - after 4 months with another company with no feedback and very few viewings I had no confidence. You ensured plenty of viewings and had an offer within two weeks.  Very happy with the service!

      Mr G of Chester.  August 2016
    • Seller Testimonial

      all staff were very helpful and polite
      All members of staff were very helpful and polite.

      Mr M of Chester.  August 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      all aspects of selling the house were fantastic...

      Lynn and Jane were particularly helpful but all aspects of selling the house were fantastic. Lynn put my mind at ease on many occasions - a big thank you!

      Mr & Mrs T of Boughton. July 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      All staff were excellent..

      All staff were excellent but in particular Lynn who chased purchaser's solicitors constantly and kept me updated.  Also Jane who covered in her absence.

      Mr & Mrs H of Higher Kinnerton. July 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      Thank you for all your help and patience

      Thank you and the team for all your help and patience.

      Mr & Mrs M of Littleton. July 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      really appreciate all your support...

      Thank you for all your help with selling our property.  Really appreciate all your support.

      Mr G of County Durham.  July 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      Jane and Gill were excellent!

      Jane and Gill were excellent and we would recommend Cavendish to others.

      Mr L of Saltney, Chester. June 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      kept me fully informed throughout the transaction

      Staff were all particularly helpful and kept me fully informed throughout the transaction. 

      Ms W of Newton, Chester. June 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      Gill was amazing!

      Gill kept me updated every week - she was amazing!  We would definitely recommend Cavendish to others.

      Mr & Mrs R of Saltney. June 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      everyone was great!

      Although at times the transaction was stressful everyone was great and we found Jane to be particularly helpful.

      Mr L of Chester. June 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      All staff were very professional

      All staff we came into contact with were very professional and we would recommend you to others.

      Mr & Mrs R of Saltney. May 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      hectic during 1st weekend with around 7 viewings!

      It was very hectic during the initial weekend with around 7 viewings in total - we were kept fully informed throughout this time. Jane dealt with our sale and was always available. Her friendly manner made us feel relaxed and confident in her ability throughout the sale.

      Mr & Mrs D of Chester. April 2016.

    • Seller Testimonial

      local and have a local presence.

      We were happy with the service provided and would recommend you to others because you are local and have a local presence.

      Mr & Mrs A of Hawarden.  April 2016.

    • Seller Testimonial

      A very professional service

      All found Lynn and Lesley to be really pleasant and accommodating and overall a very professional service.  We would recommend Cavendish to others.

      Mr M of Manchester. March 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      Can we take this opportunity to thank you and all your staff for making the whole process relatively stress free.

      Mr & Mrs D of Chester. March 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      Thank you Jane for all your help with the sale of our property.

      Mr & Mrs B of Chester. February 2016

    • Seller Testimonial

      All very friendly and supportive

      Staff were all very friendly and supportive.

      Mr & Mrs  M of Hoole. January 2016.

    • Seller Testimonial

      Always available and very helpful

      Gill was always available and very helpful.

      Mr M McCormack of Wallasey. January 2016.

    • Seller Testimonial

      All staff have been very efficient & friendly

      All the staff have been very efficient and friendly.  I always felt the staff understood my concerns and listened to me.

      Mrs H of Upton. December 2015.

    • Seller Testimonial

      ...I was right to depend on Cavendish..

      Let me start by saying thank you for generating so much interest already: you are all doing a fantastic job.  I appreciate the staff taking the extra time and effort themselves to show the property to clients; you've proven that I was right to depend on Cavendish for this, thanks once again.

      Mr G of Handbridge. December 2015

    • Seller Testimonial

      I would rate the service 10 out of 10!

      I would recommend you to others and would rate the service received 10 out of 10!

      Mr J of Great Boughton.  December 2015

    • Seller Testimonial

      brilliant service at all times!

      Thank you for all your help - brilliant service at all times!

      Mr G of Wrexham. October 2015

    • Seller Testimonial

      Excellent service and very impressed.

      We would definitely recommend you. Excellent service and very impressed. We dealt with Lynn, Gill and also Ruth. All were excellent and importantly, were able to pick things up if, for example, Lynn was not available.

      Mr & Mrs W of Guilden Sutton. October 2015.

    • Seller Testimonial

      I would absolutely recommend you to others.

      Consistently excellent service. Lesley was always patient, supportive and realistic. I felt she was on my side in a positive way. I would absolutely recommend you to others.

      Ms S of Herts. September 2015

    • Seller Testimonial

      ...excellent advice...excellent support...

      Lesley was very professional and gave excellent advice. Bobby was very helpful and friendly. Cavendish provided excellent support during the sales process - many thanks!

      Mr L of Chester.   August 2015.

    • Seller Testimonial

      ..all really helpful and supportive...

      Lynn, Lesley, Ruth and Gill were all really helpful and supportive to us.  Many thanks!

      Mr & Mrs C of Upton. August 2015

    • Seller Testimonial

      ...the best estate agent I have ever dealt with!

      Lynn was always cheerful and wanting to go the extra mile. We would recommend Cavendish and found you to be professional - practical - personable! Thank you so much - the best estate agent I have ever dealt with!

      Mr & Mrs A of Higher Kinnerton.   May 2015

    • Seller Testimonial

      Nothing was too much trouble.

      Jane was pro-active and kept us fully informed. Nothing was too much trouble.

      Mr & Mrs W of Hoole. May 2015

    • Seller Testimonial

      It was very helpful having an allocated member of staff to deal with the sale. Unfortunately our sale took nearly 6 months to get from offer to exchange due to a number of problems experienced by the buyer. Throughout this period Ruth offered excellent support. Always dealing quickly with any queries that we had and calling back promptly when she wasn't available. She was very friendly, supportive and professional at all times and helped to ease what was, on occasions, a very stressful time.

      Mr & Mrs M of Chester. May 2015

    • Seller Testimonial

      the help y9u gave us was over and above

      Thank you so much for selling our house!  Gill, the help you gave us between 'offer' and 'exchange' was over and above & we really appreciate it - thanks for much.

      Mr & Mrs W of Hoole.  April 2015

    • Seller Testimonial

      All the staff were great!

      Ruth was very kind and helpful. All the staff were great!

      Mr & Mrs P of Mickle Trafford. March 2015

    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      would recommend Cavendish without hesitation..
      I was particularly impressed with Julian, Philip, Lynn and Liz - well done one and all.  I would recommend Cavendish without hesitation and already have!  Thank you so much!

      Mr T of Chester. November 2016
    • Buyer Testimonial

      I felt confident with the communication....
      I felt that you had absolutely offered full support throughout my purchase.  I was kept informed and liaised with effectively with seller and other professionals involved in the whole process.  I felt confident with the communication which was reliable and straight forward.

      Mrs J of Chester. November 2016
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Liz was really helpful..
      Cavendish were very helpful from the outset and Liz was really helpful.

      Mr & Mrs L of Cumbria. November 2016
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Gill kept us up to date with progress....
      Gill kept us up to date with progress and promptly dealt with all our 'chase ups' and was very friendly and welcoming from the outset.

      Mr & Mrs H of Hoole. November 2016
    • Buyer Testimonial

      I would 100% recommend Cavendish...
      Gillian was very helpful and insightful on process.  Made it as easy as a first time buyer and we found that she went out of her way to help.  I would 100% recommend Cavendish - quick and very helpful.

      Mr L of Chester.  September 2016
    • Buyer Testimonial

      would use Cavendish if we sell in the future
      We were kept fully informed  throughout and have been provided with an excellent service.  Jane was particularly helpful and we would use Cavendish if we sell in the future.

      Mr & Mrs B of Malpas. September 2016
    • Buyer Testimonial

      David in your rentals team was extremely helpful and helped us to identify the property we eventually purchased. 

      Mrs G of Wrexham. August 2016
    • Buyer Testimonial

      the support given was excellent...

      I felt that the support given during my purchase was excellent and Gill kept up informed throughout.

      Mrs F of Southport. July 2016

    • Buyer Testimonial

      first time of buying and guided me through it all

      Gill was particularly helpful - she knew it was my first time of buying and guided me through it all.

      Mr B of Chester. June 2016

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Thank you so much for all your help in making buying our first home such an enjoyable experience.

      Dr & Mrs F of  Wrexham. May 2016.

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Very satisfied with the overall service provided

      Both Gill and Jane were very helpful and professional and we have been very satisfied with the overall service provided.

      Mr & Mrs M of Chester. March 2016.

    • Buyer Testimonial

      All helpful in our purchase..

      Lesley, Lynn, Gill and Jane were all helpful in our purchase. We bought our present house with Cavendish and have found good support throughout the years.

      Mr & Mrs C of Chester. March 2016

    • Buyer Testimonial

      A massive thank you for all involved at Cavendish

      We just wanted to say a massive thank you to everyone involved at Cavendish with the sale. The speedy replies to all our questions made the moving process as stress free as possible.

      Mr S & Miss C of Broughton. March 2016

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Thank you for all your help!

      We feel we were very well supported during the purchase  and all staff were helpful.  I dealt with Gill a lot - she was very patient and helpful.  Thank you for all your help!

      Miss M M of Mickle Trafford. February 2016

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Gill was particularly helpful and helped push solicitors and the sale forward.

      Mr & Mrs Ellams. February 2016

    • Buyer Testimonial

      We would certainly recommend Cavendish to others..

      We would certainly recommend Cavendish to others and a particular mention to Phil.

      Mr & Mrs S of Chester. February 2016

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Ruth was always very helpful and as prompt as possible when answering any questions and being our go between with the sellers.

      Mr & Mrs P of Southampton. December 2015

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Your advice and counsel have been very appreciated

      I wanted to thank you for your help and support in the purchase process.  Your advice and counsel have been very appreciated.

      Mr B of  Chester. December 2015

    • Buyer Testimonial

      ..patient, understanding, supportive and helpful

      Jane was extremely patient, understanding, supportive and helpful and this made a difficult process much easier.

      Mr & Mrs L of Hoole.  December 2015

    • Buyer Testimonial

      All staff were very friendly and efficient.

      Mr C of Dodleston. November 2015.

    • Buyer Testimonial

      I would recommend Cavendish Residential to others.

      Ruth was always pleasant, professional and helpful. I would recommend Cavendish Residential to others and given the choice, would use you again.

      Miss F of Chester.   September 2015

    • Buyer Testimonial

      ...impressed, an extremely professional operation!

      Ruth went above and beyond in trying to find solutions to hold ups. More importantly she was very personable and friendly. We were very impressed with Cavendish - an extremely professional operation!

      Mr & Mrs B of Chester.   July 2015

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Wonderful service - thanks!

      Ruth has been astonishing and deserves the highest praise. Wonderful service - thanks!

      Mr & Mrs M of Wrexham. May 2015

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Lynn was very helpful in keeping us informed and chasing solicitors to ensure things moved quickly.

      Mr & Mrs E of Minera. March 2015.

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