Hockley branch

1 Woodlands Parade Main Road Hockley SS5 4QU


Williams & Donovan estate agents in Hockley is situated in the heart of the village and opened in 1999. The office covers Hockley, Hawkwell, Ashingdon, Rochford, Rayleigh and the surrounding villages of Canewdon, South Fambridge, Stambridge and Paglesham and beyond.

The directors, Ian Williams, Colin Donovan and James Whyte, have picked a team of highly motivated estate agents in Hockley.

Paul Dunne has been with us since 2009 and manages the team with the assistance of Tom Revell on a day to day basis. The Hockley sales team also includes Denise Gibb, Donna Kelly, Claire Crome, Janice Wheeler and Deborah Hickman.

Our Hockley office is the recommended agent for "Move with Us", one of the largest networks of independent estate agents in the UK.

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We consistently out perform the other 43 Estate agents that sell properties in Hockley and Hawkwell and the whole of SS5.

Pie Chart 1 below illustrates the number of properties we have SSTC in SS5 during the period 26/6/17 to 25/6/18. We have SSTC 167 and the next best agent SSTC 40.

Opening hours:

Monday - Friday

08:30 - 18:00

Saturday

09:00 - 17:00

Sunday

10:00 - 13:00

Latest sale listings for Hockley

  • 3 beds

Arundel Road, Rochford

Guide price £500,000

WILLIAMS & DONOVAN. Guide Price £500,000-£525,000. On a plot of approx. quarter acre is this deceptively spacious three bedroom detached bungalow with spacious lounge, approx 140ft rear garden, with approx...

For sale

  • 4 beds

Hampton Court, Hockley

£450,000

WILLIAMS & DONOVAN. A well presented, four bedroom detached house with en suite, modern fitted kitchen, spacious lounge, detached garage and ample off-street parking. Close walking distance of local schools,...

For sale

  • 1 beds

Golden Cross Road, Ashingdon

£185,000

WILLIAMS & DONOVAN. Situated in a popular location is this rarely available, one bedroom first floor flat benefiting from having own entrance, own rear garden and garage in a block...

For sale

  • 4 beds

Bridgwater Drive, Westcliff-on-Sea

£500,000

WILLIAMS & DONOVAN. An extended four bedroom house with open plan kitchen/breakfast room, two reception rooms, approx. 70ft south facing rear garden and own driveway. Within catchment area for Southend...

For sale

  • 1 beds

Merryfields Avenue, Hockley

£230,000

WILLIAMS & DONOVAN. A stunning, contemporary one bedroom apartment designed to a unique specification offering open plan, living accommodation with exposed steel work and glass dividing walls and solid oak...

For sale

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Latest lettings listings for Hockley

  • 3 beds
  • 2 baths
  • 2 living

Sovereign Close, Rochford

£1350 pcm | Tenant Info -

SITUATED IN A CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF ROCHFORD MAINLINE STATION IS THIS THREE BEDROOM, TWO RECEPTION ROOM LINK DETACHED HOUSE. THE PROPERTIS BENEFITS FROM AN EN SUITE SHOWER...

To let

  • 4 beds
  • 2 baths
  • 2 living

Highlands Boulevard, Leigh-on-Sea

£1995 pcm | Tenant Info -

AN EXCEPTIONAL FOUR BEDROOM SEMI DETACHED HOUSE SITUATED ON THE SOUGHT AFTER HIGHLANDS ESTATE. THE PROPERTY HAS BEEN RECENTLY REFURBISHED AND OFFERS SPACIOUS LIVING ACCOMMODATION, GARAGE AND GOOD SIZE ESTABLISHED...

To let

  • 1 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Queens Road, Southend-On-Sea

£625 pcm | Tenant Info -

AN UNFURNISHED ONE BEDROOM FIRST FLOOR FLAT SITUATED IN THE HEART OF SOUTHEND TOWN CENTRE AND IDEAL FOR SHOPS, STATIONS AND ENTERTAINMENT. NO PETS, NON SMOKERS AND EMPLOYED TENANTS ONLY....

To let

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Hockley area guide


The adjoining villages of Hockley and Hawkwell together comprise a modern, well connected community with a variety of shops, restaurants and pubs. The railway station offers journey times to London Liverpool Street of approximately 50 minutes, while the highly-rated London Southend Airport – with direct flights to a wide variety of exciting European destinations, including Barcelona and Venice - is less than a ten minute drive away.

There is a choice of three good primary schools in the area, while secondary education is provided by the highly regarded Greensward Academy.

An attractive area of ancient woodland ideal for an old fashioned ramble, the 130-plus acres of Hockley Woods comprise the largest remaining area of the ancient Wild Wood, which covered virtually the whole of Essex.

For a full list of areas we cover, visit our area guides page.

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Colin Donovan MNAEA

Director

Colin opened Williams and Donovan in Hockley in 1999 with his school friend Ian Williams after a career in the city and working for a large independent estate agent and then Countrywide Property. H...

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James Whyte

Sales Director

James joined us in 2004 having worked for both independent and corporate companies since 1998. He is a popular face amongst the community having grown up and lived in Hockley all his life, he lives...

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Paul Dunne

Manager

Having worked as an Estate Agent for over 30 years, Paul is one of the most experienced and respected agents in the area having worked in several roles within the industry. Since joining us in 2009...

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Tom Revell

Assistant Manager & Commercial Manager

Tom studied at SEEVIC College where he achieved Distinction diplomas in Business and Financial Studies. He then joined the industry in 2012.

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Denise Gibb

Senior Sales Consultant

Denise joined the team in October 2014 with over 11 years’ experience within the property industry. Having grown up in Devon, she moved to Hockley in 1992 where she has lived since with her husband...

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Donna Kelly

Sales Consultant

Donna joined us in 2019 and is a great addition to our team. Her main roles include arranging and accompanying viewings as well as handling offers and providing our vendors with regular feedback.

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Claire Crome

Sales Consultant

Claire is one of our newest additions to our team, having joined in November 2017. She helps arrange and conduct our accompanied viewings as well as provide our vendors with regular feedback.

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Janice Wheeler

Secretary

Having previously worked for a total of 23 years with the banking industry in London, Janice joined us in March 2004.

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Deborah Hickman

Secretary

Following on from a career at a city stock brokers Deb then had her two children. She has since worked for financial advisors and conveyancers. before joining us in August 2012.

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Hockley branch case studies


Lauren C-271

Superb and efficient - Denise at W&D Hockley, has been an absolute superstar. We purchased from them, and sold our house via another agent. She has been so warm, approachable and efficient is all communication. Despite my constant badgering, pregnant, hormonal ramblings, she never left me hanging and always fought our corner. More so than our own agent!! Thanks again for your continued support and pushing for finally getting this over the line. We look forward to moving day on 2nd March! I would not hesitate to recommend W&D.

Andy T-341

A thoroughly professional and superb job! Would recommend to anyone! We really appreciated all the effort from Williams and Donovan (Hockley) throughout our move. We put our house on the market and it sold within 2 weeks! We couldn’t believe it. All throughout the sale and purchase process the staff at W&D (especially Denise) were superb. They kept me suitably informed and when we had little snags (as there inevitably are) like a last minute request to change a completion date on the exchange date, to quote Denise, she “stuck her pointy shoes on and put her foot down” and completion happened on the originally planned date without a hitch! I would absolutely recommend them!