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Our Greenwood's Team

James Grimsted - Managing Director


James has been working in property since 2001 and has a master’s degree from the London School of Economics in Housing. He worked in London for 9 years before returning as a shareholder and Director within the successful family owned Bristol based Estate Agency Greenwoods Property Centre in 2009. In November 2016, James purchased Barons Property Centre from his father, Michael Grimsted, who had owned Barons since 1990 and now runs it in conjunction with his ongoing role at Greenwoods Property Centre.

Ask James about:

*His Fitness Journey
*His Dislike of Audi
*His Love for Beige Food

Pete Lawson MNAEA - Group Operations Manager


Pete’s in-depth knowledge of the property market spans over 20 years and he is passionate about his teams within Barons and Greenwoods in Bristol (Whitchurch and Totterdown). He enjoys sales progression, property appraisals and offers both clients and purchasers honest and straightforward advice.

Ask Pete about:

*Maximising the value of your home
*The legal side of buying or selling a property
*String theory
*Good service
*Monocular vision
*The importance of being idle

Phil Marsh - Branch Manager


Managing the agreed sales from offer acceptance through to completion, as well as the day to day running of the whole branch, Phil is a busy guy with masses of experience. He’s been an Estate Agent since the early 1900’s and likes to remind us how much things have changed since he started out. Don’t let that frown fool you – he absolutely loves working in an all-female work place.

Ask Phil about:

*Surveys, searches and good local solicitors
*Holidaying in Bournemouth
*Speeding up your sale/purchase
*His amazing son Max
*The Totterdown Canteen
*Being in a chain

Louise Farrell MNAEA - Branch Manager


Louise has worked in sales and lettings for over 10 years and joined Greenwoods Property Centre in 2010. Louise is involved in all aspects of the business from valuing properties to progressing sales through to completion and most importantly making sure great customer service is offered at all times.

Ask Louise about:

*The value of your property
*The importance of great marketing
*Stamp duty
*When she last left work on time
*High fives
*Her lunch options

Aaron Messenger - Lettings Manager


Aaron has been working in property since he left university in 2015. He has worked in every role imaginable within the rental sector, including administration, compliance, operations and management. He's built up a great wealth of knowledge in all things Lettings. Finding efficiencies in process and providing the best customer journey are his passions.

Ask Aaron about:

*His love of Waitrose
*His Cocker spaniel
*The Best Pubs in Keynsham

Chloe Salway - Lettings Consultant


Our top property lister, sharpest offer negotiator and valuable team member! Chloe came to Greenwoods as a total newbie and has flourished over the past 7 years into a knowledgeable, approachable and reliable agent. We don’t know what we would do without her!

Ask Chloe about:

*The unusual offer process in Totterdown
*The best artists to see live.
*How to get your home truly ready for Photos
*BSJA Show Jumping
*Obtaining an ‘Agreement in Principal’ from a Mortgage Provider
*The Burger Joint Menu (and best possible combo)

Mel Nessa-Webb - Lettings Consultant


Mel is Bristol born and bred; a true wealth of knowledge when it comes to all things Bristol from property to culture. With natural people skills, Mel is talented when it comes to finding the right tenant for the right property. She is able to solve property related issues quickly and efficiently, putting tenants and landlords at ease.

Ask Mel about:

*A nice summer stroll in the Arnos Cemetery
*Tom Hardy's funny teeth
*Best meals to cook
*Her favourite child with 4 legs who barks
*Hidden gems of brislington
*Best spices to use when cooking

Anne Susigan - Lettings Consultant


Anne is a lovely woman, intelligent and easy to get on with. Born next to Cognac and raised in Bordeaux. She relocated to Bristol from France and has a background as a Maître D in Michelin restaurants. In a career switch from hospitality, she has a good understanding of people and her empathetic approach makes her very popular with both Landlords and Tenants. Her hobbies include fine dining and oenology but her real joy comes from spending time with her family.

Ask Anne about:

*Letting out your property for the first time
*Relocating to Bristol

*Fine Dining

Sara Bees - Lettings Consultant


Sara has a back ground in hair an beauty as you can see from her photo. She has been with Greenwoods for a number of years now and has great knowledge on the local areas.

Ask Sara about:

*Lip Fillers
*Our Service
*Her Nan
*The local Area
*The best way to present your home
*Her sense of humour

Lewis Easton - Sales Consultant


Lewis takes estate agency seriously as a genuine career and he understands the importance of customer service to our brand development. He is currently studying for a diploma and we happy to have him involved at this early stage in his career.

Ask Lewis about:

*His journey to work
*Estate agency

Sarah Wakeham - Sales Progressor


Sara has been working in estate agency for 25 years and is vastly experienced. She is driven, customer focused and extremely professional.

Ask Sarah about:

*Her Luxury Holidays
*Her family
*About sales progression
*Going out for meals
*Her Commitment to work

Kathy Tiley - Digital Marketing Consultant

Kathy takes social media seriously as a genuine business tool and she understands how important these modern channels of communication are to our brand development. She is a graduate of Social Media Management, having previously worked in property for 20 years prior to retraining. We are thrilled to have her on board as we recognise the requirement to optimise our clients property exposure in a changing marketing landscape.

Ask Kathy about:

*Her feisty son
*Anything social media

Greenwoods Property Centre

Knowle - Head Office 

148a Wells Road

Tel: 0117 977 7672

Whitchurch - Admin Office

40 Gilda Parade
BS14 9HY

Tel: 01275 837 282



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