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William H Brown

Estate Agents in Bury St Edmunds
12 The Traverse
IP33 1BJ
opening times
Monday 08:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 18:00
Thursday 08:30 - 19:00
Friday 08:30 - 18:00
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday Closed
1 of 3 Estate Agent in Bury St Edmunds, Elmswell, Horringer, Red Lodge, Ixworth, Great Barton Suffolk Selling Buying, Letting, Rental, Mortgage, 01284 762131
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our Bury St Edmunds branch Bury St. Edmunds William H. Brown can assist you with residential sales, lettings, mortgages, land, new homes, auctions, and conveyancing. Since we have had a long-standing presence in the town, we have assisted countless individuals in buying and selling homes. Our office is located in the town centre and serves all the local communities.

William H Brown is dedicated to offering a professional and welcoming service, and we can do more than simply help you sell your house. We can assist you at every stage of your purchase or sale as a part of a nationwide network of estate agencies. Let us know how we can assist you, from mortgage services to energy performance certificates. Additionally, we provide marketing packages to advertise your property online professionally.

The lettings staff at William H Brown is the best in the business and can assist you in finding excellent renters for a lot less money than you would expect. As a result of our expertise in the local market and US Air Force rentals, landlords and renters have expressed their gratitude via online evaluations and have continued to use our services.

Our land team is an industry leader, providing advice on all types of land opportunities including sites with and without planning permission, part-build sites, brownfield and other types of land for potential development. Our team of 10 specialists, new homes experts is focused on assisting you in maximising the potential of every site, no matter how big or small.
why choose us?
  • Dedicated New Homes Manager providing expert advice on pricing, marketing and sales for local and national developers.
  • Land Specialists on hand to advise on all types of land such as sites with and without planning permission, part build sites and brownfield.
  • Town centre location with prominent window displays right in the heart of the beautiful market town of Bury St Edmunds.
  • We are proud to offer a team of skilled and hard working professionals combining many years of estate agency experience.
  • We offer a marketing package including professional photographs, audio tours, floorplans and social media advertising. (T&Cs apply).
  • USAF Lettings Specialists. Rental in High Demand, Properties renting for £100 more than the marketed price on average.
  • Best Agent in Bury St Edmunds no1 on Market. Biggest lettings team in the country. Properties let within 2 weeks. Let to more professionals.
  • Lettings in high demand. Renters now paying more than ever. Best lettings team in Bury St Edmunds.
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Daniel Harewood
Branch Manager
Dan joined the sales team in 2019 as a Trainee Sales Negotiator and throughout his time with us he has demonstrated his worth and gone up the rankings to our Branch Manager. He’s a team member who constantly improves not only his own customer service daily, but of those around him as well. His friendly, outgoing personality and fantastic work ethic has allowed his reputation to climb in leaps and bounds within Bury St Edmunds. Dan is who you call to help sell your home with confidence.
Emma Croft
Senior Negotiator
Emma has joined us from a neighbouring office, she is passionate about helping people to find their first homes, dream homes and forever homes. She easily builds strong relationships with both vendors and buyers alike. You can be assured that Emma will go above and beyond to find you the perfect home.
Danielle Copping
Sales Negotiator
Since starting at William H Brown in 2022, Danielle has built up great relationships with colleagues, vendors and applicants, making sure everyone is kept up to date and happy. Danielle is a very enthusiastic bubbly individual and have found a passion in chatting to applicants and helping the public find their new homes, bearing in mind all of their requirement’s and needs. If you are unsure where to start ask for Danielle.
Jade Hurn
Jade has a worked in the property industry since 2018, where she had provided a conscientious attitude and attention to details as well as providing the office additional support across all three services. Her bubbly and positive attitude blends well with her professional attitude towards work, with this in mind, she has been known to work long after the branch closes to ensure each customer’s needs are met.
Richie Woodman
Senior Lettings Branch Manager
Richie has been leading the team as Senior Lettings Branch Manager since 2018. With a wealth of experience behind him, Richie always strives for perfection and combines his good humour and friendly attitude with a professional approach to the business. If you need help with letting your property, finding your next investment or need help in finding a property to rent, you couldn't ask for better service than with Richie and his team.
Charlie Graham
Lettings Negotiator
Charlie has been with the team since September 2023, following an extensive career in an office based role. He prides himself in being personable, professional and extremely proactive. Charlie has shown exceptional skill when managing both landlords and tenants, ensuring both parties are happy. If you'd like your property valued, or are interested in renting though us, then Charlie at William H Brown will always do his best to get you the property you desire.
Luke Horrex
Senior Mortgage & Protection Advisor
Luke joined William H Brown in December 2021 and brings with him 12 years’ experience working in the Financial Services industry. Luke has quickly established himself as a key member of the team and his wealth of knowledge enables him to help with a range of mortgage and protection products. Luke is always willing to go the extra mile to help his customers and strives to offer the gold standard of customer service.
Karl Jennings
Senior New Homes Manager
Karl oversees the new home sales for 32 branches in the Norfolk & Suffolk region. He has worked in property in both the new build sector and the luxury property market for nearly 20 years in a variety of locations within the UK and Europe. At any given time he manages in excess of 30 active new home sites, varying in size from smaller developments to multi-phase sites with 100+ units. In 2021, Karl led Sequence UK Ltd (Inc. William H Brown) with the highest volume of new build homes sold.
Sally Thompson
New Homes Manager
Sally has worked as an Estate Agent for over 29 years within various offices throughout Norfolk. She joined William H Brown 19 years ago working as a Senior Negotiator and in recent years has undertaken a specialised new homes management role covering 32 branches throughout Norfolk & Suffolk. Sally has experience in working with local and national developers providing her with a wealth of knowledge to give the best advice on marketing and sales strategies for all types of developments.
Graham Bloomfield
Land and Planning Partner
Graham is a chartered Town Planner with 20 years’ experience in the industry, across a range of sectors and roles, including Local Authority, Planning Consultancy, Local Regeneration Company, Housebuilder, and Land Promoter / Developer. Within Sequence (UK) Ltd, Graham is tasked with leading the delivery of residential planning services to land owners and new homes clients across the country as well as undertaking site disposal work.
James Rogers
Senior Land Manager
After graduating from university with a Bachelor of Honours Business Management degree, James joined the Land and New Homes team in July 2016 covering Norfolk and Suffolk as a land negotiator. James is available to advise on all aspects of land acquisition and disposal including sites with and without planning permission, option/promotion agreements and self-build opportunities for a wide range of clients.
William Rogers
Land Negotiator
Will joined the Land & New Homes team in April 2022 after working for a local developer. Will covers Norfolk and Suffolk as a Land Negotiator. Will is available to advise on all aspects of land acquisition and disposal including sites with and without planning permission, option/promotion agreements and self-build opportunities.
James Patience
Auctions Manager
James is our Auctions Manager who is based in the flagship Norwich office and has been part of the team since November 2021. He has an abundance of experience in the property market, including 8 years of working within Auctions. James prides himself in his excellent customer service and knowledge of the auction process, he will be here to help both buyers and vendors through the auction route of selling.

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USAF looking for 3/4 bedroom house in Bury St Edmunds, can pay up to £1800 per month.
Store Manager looking for 3 bedroom house to rent in Bury St Edmunds. Can move ASAP and can pay up to £1600 per month.
For Rent - Single retired applicant looking for 2 bedroom house to rent in Bury St Edmunds town centre. Relocating from outside the area can pay up to £1300pcm
To Rent - USAF couple looking for 4+ bedrooms in and around Bury St Edmunds looking for long term tenancy and can pay up to £1700pcm
Investor looking for a 2/3 bed house under £400,000. Happy with a flat or house and happy to look around Bury St Edmunds, Thetford and Lakenheath.
Cash buyer looking for a minimum 2 bed mobility friendly bungalow in Bury St Edmunds or surrounding villages.
First time buyer looking for a 2/3 bed in Bury St Edmunds with a garden for her child to play in and close to town centre. Up to £220,000.
First time buyer looking for a minimum 2 bed with off road parking spaces up to £350,000.
Downsizing to a two bed house or bungalow, this applicant is hoping to move closer to town centre, with a garage, garden and £280,000 to spend.
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What Our Customers Say

Richie and Charlie have been exceptionally helpful in getting my property rented. They're always on hand to help out and go above and beyond what is required. show more
Mr E, Suffolk, Mar 2024
After recently moving into one of William H Browns rental properties, we can definitely say the whole experience from start to finish was amazing, thanks to Charlie! His communication was amazing, and both him and Richie made the entire process feel very smooth. We were very happy with their customer service and would recommend to others. Thanks again! show more
Mr M, Suffolk, Mar 2024
Recently used Charlie and Richie to get my home in Bury St Edmunds. They made the move in simple and easy! show more
Mr C, Suffolk, Mar 2024
Great company Charlie and Richie were on the ball from the start go meet all expectations. show more
Mr M, Suffolk, Mar 2024
We are very thankful for Richie Woodman and the entire William H. Brown staff in Bury. From the time we walked in the door to introduce ourselves, to the handing over of the keys to our new home, they provided us with excellent communication and professionalism. Moving to a new country is not easy and Richie helped to make our transition much smoother. show more
Mrs W, Suffolk, Mar 2024
We very recently sold a property through William H Brown. They took all the stress away from the process. They were present at the Open Day viewings and immediately told us of any offers. During the selling process, they kept us informed of what was happening via email and telephone calls. We want to thank the team for their hard work. show more
Mrs P, Suffolk, Aug 2022
To Dan, Josh, Jamie and all the team at William H Brown. Thank you for your hard work and support to assist with the purchase of our house! Hats off to all at William H Brown! Best Wishes show more
Mrs H, Suffolk, Jun 2021
Richie was extremely polite and professional! Richie was by far the best agent I worked with while viewing homes. He didn't cram showings in so we had plenty of time to view the property and he identified unique or important aspects of nearly every room. Such an easy guy to work with and he is very personable. Excellent job! Thank you Richie! show more
Mr A, Suffolk, Jun 2021
Richie has made the process of letting our house really easy, quick and professional. Our property was let within a week of it being photographed and advertised, and Richie was able to confidently advise around a suitable price per month and promptly arrange inventory and all necessary checks needed. We look forward to Richie continuing to manage the property. show more
Mr B, Suffolk, Jun 2021
I've been letting with William H Brown for 3 years in my current property. Recently circumstances have changed and Ritchie has been there on the other end of the phone throughout helping me with my queries and giving me advice. Not once has Ritchie failed to ring me back and has always done what he has promised to do. He has been extremely helpful and gives me confidence that things are in hand..... show more
Ms S, Suffolk, Jun 2021

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Brilliant service, nice staff

Brilliant service, nice staff

Easy and thorough

Very easy and our advisor Luke was so helpful and friendly.

Approachable,knowledgeable and kind

Luke was so helpful and always able to talk if I needed help and advice on any of the mortgage and solicitors questions. Took the time to explain things when I didnt quite understand the first time.

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Very attentive and responsive service. We feel very reassured as first time buyers!

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First class service.

Great service and advice from all the team especially Luke. Couldn't ask for a better service.

Luke took care to explain my options every step of the way in an easy to understand way. Very responsive and hassle free service. Highly recommended!

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