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Lettings branch

Hockley Lettings Office 69 Southend Road Hockley Essex SS5 4PZ

Williams & Donovan Lettings is Hockley's longest established Lettings and Property Management Company with a dedicated office in the village centre.

Our mature and very experienced team are specialists in this field and have been with the company for many years.

This enables us to offer our Landlord clients a quality and continuity of service which is unrivalled. We offer a wide and flexible variety of services to suit our Landlordsâ„¢ ; individual requirements from a simple advertising only service through to full property management.

We are an independent company with the owners and directors actively involved in everyday operations and our membership of the Government sponsored National Approval Letting Scheme and The Property Ombudsman Scheme ensures that clients are protected by a strict code of conduct and high ethical standards.

All client money is fully protected under the NALS Client Money Protection Scheme and we utilities the custodial government Deposit Protection Service to shelter Damage Deposits during tenancies. Williams & Donovan Lettings act for Landlords over a wide local area including Hockley, Rayleigh, Rochford, Ashingdon, Leigh-on-Sea through to Shoeburyness, including outlying villages. One of our specialities is assisting first time Landlords through the process of setting up and establishing a Lettings business, whether it be a single property or portfolio.

We are also happy to take over existing rented properties and are pleased to advise or discuss this over the telephone or fact to face at our office. Any member of our team will be happy to answer your questions without pressure or obligation.

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Opening hours:

Monday - Friday

09:00 - 17:00


09:00 - 13:00




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Lettings 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.

Paul Cross MARLA

Lettings Director

Paul has been a familiar face in the local area since 1990 when he first started working in estate agency.

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Claire Crome


Claire has been with us since 2017 and works in both sales and lettings.

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Aaron Atkinson

Lettings Consultant

We are delighted to welcome Aaron Atkinson as the latest recruit in our Hockley lettings office. Aaron is a local boy, living in and around the area since the age of three.

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Mark Toomey

Chief Operating Officer

Mark joined Williams and Donovan in 2019 from a large multi-media advertising company where he managed the Property and Motors sales team.

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Kayleigh Rowland

Lettings consultant

Kayleigh strives to demonstrate the highest level of integrity and commitment, bringing in a little fun to the office.

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Denise Gibb

Lettings Consultant

Denise joined the sales 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...

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Daniella Williams

Lettings Consultant

Daniella's earliest memories of the real estate industry is being in her parents’ busy commercial property agents in Leigh-on-sea from the young age of eight, folding letters, stuffing envelopes an...

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Paula Dixson

Lettings Consultant

Paula started her working life with Barclays Bank in London at the age of 16 and remained at the bank for 15 years.

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Alan Chapman

Lettings Consultant

Alan has lived locally for over 40 years and spent most of his working life in production management for Ford Motor Company before coming into the Lettings market several years ago. Alan takes prid...

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