The Wellington branch of Webbers was established in 1997 and has since grown to become the leading force in property sales within the area and is regularly recognised through various national property awards from bodies including the National Association of Estate Agents and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Webbers Wellington are also proud to be the area’s representing agent for both the Guild of Professional Estate Agents and the Home Sale Network, currently the largest relocation agent in the world …. "As an exclusive Home Sale Network agent, Webbers have been handpicked as your Local Expert by Cartus, the premier provider of global relocation services."
The office also boasts one of the largest shop windows of any estate agency in the town and is a popular stop for people passing by, whether interested in property or not.
Webbers are always keen to employ local knowledgeable people and the Wellington branch is no exception. The current employees of the Wellington branch include:
Roger Sattler – Manager
Tom Aish – Sales Negotiator
Luke Wilkins – Sales Negotiator
Elaine Evered – Branch Administrator
Steph Hoskins – Sales Negotiator
Will Richardson – Financial Adviser
Caroline Swan – Sales Negotiator
Wellington itself is a mid sized market town of approximately 14,000 people located 7 miles west of the county town of Taunton and just a few miles east of the Devon/Somerset border. The town is most notably famed for its obelisk style monument sited on the highest point of the Blackdown Hills to the south of the town. The monument was built in dedication to the town’s most famous patron Arthur Wellesley, or as he is more famously known, the Duke of Wellington. The memory of the Duke’s historic victory at the battle of Waterloo lives on within the town under such road names as Wellesley Park, Waterloo Road and Wellesley Terrace.
As with many similar sized market towns in the area, Wellington’s development and progression centred round its textiles factory, which was built and owned by the local Fox Brothers Company from the late 18th Century. As a result of the factory, Wellington saw a large amount of surrounding development to house the workforce and is largely responsible for the expansion of the town, especially during the Victorian and Edwardian periods. The company is still in business today, albeit in a scaled down version opposite the site of the original factory and with Dragons Den star Deborah Meaden currently the company’s majority shareholder.
These days Wellington is a thriving and ever growing centre of commerce with an excellent selection independent, locally owned shops and businesses including butchers, fishmongers, greengrocers, a delicatessen, restaurants, health food shops, clothes shops, cafes and unique Art Deco furnished cinema. These local businesses combine with nationally recognisable brands including Waitrose, Co-Op, Asda, Boots, numerous ‘high street banks' and WH Smith to offer a wide array of goods and services.
Wellington is often a popular choice for commuters to the surrounding larger towns and cities with excellent access to junction 26 of the M5. A regular shuttle bus service links the town with neighbouring Taunton, Tiverton, Exeter and beyond. Train stations are within easy reach with both Tiverton Parkway Station and Taunton Station within 8 miles of the town. There are also two airports that service the local area; Exeter International and Bristol International which are respectively 30 and 40 miles (approx) distant.
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