Team West

Gavin  West

Gavin West

Managing Director

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Managing Director and one of the founding members of the precursor to WEST-The Property Consultancy in 2003. Gavin has had a high profile 35 year agency career, from international agency to the privilege of owning his own local business. He lives in Oxford, loves and understands it, educates his daughter here and believes it to be one of the most dynamic city’s in the world in which to live.

Ask Gavin about:

  • About the WEST business
  • Marketing and selling property in Oxford & the wider County
  • Development & investment opportunities

Ask Gavin about:

  • Interiors & landscape
  • Guitar, from Django Reinhardt to Richie Kotzen
  • (reliable’ish) Restaurant, wine and film recommendations

Nikki Hemsley

Nikki Hemsley

Head of Village & Rural Property Sales

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Nikki specialises in rural and village agency across Oxfordshire. She has a detailed knowledge of the County’s infrastructure having grown uphere. Holding a degree in Business Management from one of the UK’s top universities she began her career in Central London with an international brand. If you are looking for a different type of agent who exudes drive, care, and an impressive attention to detail, contact Nikki and restore your faith in the industry.

Ask Nikki about:

  • The buying and selling process
  • Marketing and selling property in Oxfordshire
  • Sales Comparables

Ask Nikki about:

  • The best places to Ski across the world
  • Road cycling in Oxfordshire
  • Anything champagne related…

Cuan Ryan

Cuan Ryan

Senior Sales Consultant

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Cuan is truly local, having lived his entire life (thus far) close to and within sight of The Ridgeway. 34 years in agency in the Wantage area, guiding clients through the property adventure, striving to smooth the way with energy, diplomacy, humour and care. Cuan has transacted countless property sales in the Downland villages around Wantage and further south across the Vale, so he has forgotten more about the market in this area than most agents know.
 

Ask Cuan about:

  • Residential Sales in Vale and Downlands
  • Property Auctions
  • Local areas, specifically Uffington & Woolstone

Ask Cuan about:

  • Rowing
  • Wedding dancing
  • Learning Italian

Gareth Gould

Gareth Gould

Lettings & Investments Manager

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Head of Residential Lettings and Management Gareth has a 20 year career which has seen him carve a significant niche within the Residential Lettings and Investment arena. As the driving force behind WEST-The Property Consultancy Lettings department. He provides a refreshing focus and care that is often missing from single discipline lettings firms. His broad sales and marketing experience adds an essential facet to his undoubted skills as a lettings agent.

Ask Gareth about:

  • Anything property related
  • Letting, selling and investment
  • Marketing & investment

Ask Gareth about:

  • Football
  • Grassroots football and coaching
  • Fast cars

Chris Ramsell

Chris Ramsell

Property Manager

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Property manager with nearly 10 years’ experience within the property maintenance and management sector. Chris has worked in the highly demanding social housing sector for many years before joining WEST-The Property Consultancy in 2016. He is a calming influence in an industry that requires, patience, care and a deeply methodical approach. A cut above your standard managing agent, not least because he has pride in what he does.

Ask Chris about:

  • Deposit Returns
  • All things Property Management
  • Block Management

Ask Chris about:

  • Darts
  • Fantasy football league
  • Cheese boards

Helen Townsend

Helen Townsend

Lettings & Management Administrator

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Helen co-ordinates administration for the Lettings & Management team in both Oxford and Wantage and has always had a keen interest in the property industry, so combined with her previous varied legal experience, it makes her best placed to manage expectations and explain the processes in an ever changing legislative landscape. She cares deeply about ensuring that people are properly advised at every point of a transaction.

Ask Helen about:

  • The referencing process
  • Drafting tenancies
  • The renewals process for landlords and tenants

Ask Helen about:

  • Friends and family
  • Dancing
  • The Alchemist, Oxford

Sue Jenkins

Sue Jenkins

Client Account Co-ordinator

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Sue has a good knowledge and experience of accounts administration and an excellent eye for detail. Sue joined the company in 2014 as a Client Accounts Assistant and now looks after the department concentrating solely on the timely and effective management of Landlords accounts. She has an easy and calm way about her makes landlord clients feel at ease, even when the High Street banks computer systems don’t perform as they ought to.
 

Ask Sue about:

  • Contractor invoicing
  • Landlord payments
  • Rent arrears

Ask Sue about:

  • Travel
  • Family, specifically her Grandchildren
  • Chickens and ducks

Julia Silas

Julia Silas

Administration Manager

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Julia’s love of people, property and all things administrative, along with a keen eye for detail, means that she can keep a calm head on reliable and experienced shoulders to ensure that all the company’s clients and team members are afforded the very best level of care. Her attention to detail and enthusiastic attitude are infectious and make clients and the team around her secure in the knowledge that things will get done without any fuss.

Ask Julia about:

  • Day-to-day running of WEST–The Property Consultancy
  • Compliance
  • Customer service

Ask Julia about:

  • Festivals
  • Her young son, Douglas
  • Books, films or reality T.V.

Georgie West

Georgie West

Agency Prospector

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Georgie has naturally been around the property world since she was born in Oxford, and she typically, for a savvy woman of her generation, is ruthlessly organised. This innate skill and her ability as a natural communicator has led her to perform a vital business development role for WEST–The Property Consultancy. Georgie co-ordinates agency prospecting for the firm and pulls together market intelligence in both the city of Oxford and across wider Oxfordshire.

Ask Georgie about:

  • Residential market intelligence
  • Places to enjoy in Oxford
  • Independent Schools

Ask Georgie about:

  • The music of Tom Misch
  • The joy of Digital Social Media
  • French interpreter