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Taunton: 01823 332828
Wellington: 01823 663311
Lettings: 01823 325250
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Gibbins Richards was born in 1991, created by two young and adventurous estate agents, Mark Gibbins and Marc Richards. They have been bolstered by Simon Evans who also became a director in 2007. Their first office was in Taunton High Street, closely followed by a High Street office in Bridgwater and more recently opposite Waitrose in Wellington.

Our Team

We have over 30 wonderful people who work with us at Gibbins Richards. They are very different, dedicated and hard working individuals who each bring something unique to our business. Results driven and rewarded for success, we are sure you will find them a pleasure to work with in our collective goal of getting your home sold.

Directors

Marc Richards

Marc Richards
Director

Marc has been an Estate Agent since 1983 and his passion for property remains as strong now as it did then. He is available to provide comprehensive advice on all your property needs.

Mark Gibbins

Mark Gibbins
Director

Mark started his estate agency career in 1982 in Bristol before moving to Somerset in the late 1980’s. Outside of work he is a very keen road cyclist and he loves cooking and gardening in his small-holding

Simon Evans

Simon Evans
Director

Director of the business and Bridgwater born & bred. Simon is based in the Bridgwater office and lives on the outskirts of the town. A hands on Director, likely to visit your home for a property valuation. Simon has worked in the industry since 1994 and is beginning to show the grey hairs of experience!

Taunton Office

Paul Maxwell

Paul Maxwell
Sales Manager

22 Years with Gibbins Richards. Expert valuer and complete knowledge of the Taunton property market. Our longest serving member of staff who has moved several of our clients – several times.

Lyndon Heath-Coleman

Lyndon Heath-Coleman
Sales Negotriator

Joined Gibbins Richards in 2010 having previously travelled the world. A superb ability to match the right property to the right buyer.

Rebecca Gibbs BSc Hons

Rebecca Gibbs BSc Hons
Sales Negotiator

Joined Gibbins Richards in 2012 having attained a degree in Property at The Royal Agricultural College. A real people person with an amazing skill of bringing buyers and sellers together

Sally Ibbotson

Sally Ibbotson
Sales Negotiator

Sally joined Gibbins Richards in 2002. She offers excellent and experienced advice to buyers and sellers alike. One of our longest serving members of staff and has lived locally for many years.

Donna Richards

Donna Richards
Sales Negotiator

With Gibbins Richards since 2010, Donna has been in estate agency for over 8 years. A wonderfully cheerful and enthusiastic member of our team. She can sell a property “in a heart beat!”.

Shelly Ford

Shelly Ford
Office Administrator/PA

Joined Gibbins Richards in 2007, responsible for coordinating the important business things for Mark, Marc and Simon.

Michelle Relph

Michelle Relph
Office Administrator/PA

The backbone of our extremely busy office, Michelle is, quite simply, a wonderful administrator who we couldn’t be without.

Becky Meikle

Becky Meikle
Financial Controller

Becky has worked in the accountancy field for all her working life. She looks after our financial matters and also our human resources functions.

Connor Fitzgerald

Connor Fitzgerald
Sales Negotiator

Connor our newest and most enthusiastic staff member joined us in April 2016 having broken his teeth with corporate estate agents in Taunton and Wellington. Having us as a major competitor made Connor think ‘if you can’t beat them- then join them’ and we are glad he did.

Mike McSwiggan

Mike McSwiggan
Move Manager

‘Making Home Moves Happen’ is the catch phrase of Mike Our Move Manager. His sole job is to progress your sale from sale agreed to completion. He will update you on a more than regular basis.

Bridgwater Office

Ben Grant

Ben Grant
Sales Manager

Ben has worked for Gibbins Richards since 2001. He has a wealth of estate agency experience and lives in Taunton. Ben is an active chap and enjoys taking part in grueling endurance events! He also subscribes to a local gym and enjoys road cycling.

Sue Dolding

Sue Dolding
Sales Negotiator

Sue is one of Gibbins Richards’ most long-standing employees and has worked for the company since the late 1990’s. She is friendly and personable, and when past clients return, they are delighted to deal with Sue once again! Sue has lived in Somerset all her life and is a keen gardener and dog owner.

Heather Wozniak

Heather Wozniak
Sales Negotiator

Heather worked amongst Somerset estate agents during the 1990’s, and returned to agency in 2014 after a distinguished career with the Daily Mail Group. Very familiar with the Bridgwater area, Heather is thoroughly enjoying getting involved in the business of selling homes once again! Outside of office hours Heather spends most of her time with her horse, Jonty!

Julie Fieldhouse

Julie Fieldhouse
Weekend Viewings Negotiator

An exceptional weekend viewings negotiator, Julie has worked for the company since 2007. Lives in Bridgwater and thoroughly enjoys her role with Gibbins Richards. Julie loves to keep fit and will often be seen ‘jogging’ in the town!

Lisa Luke

Lisa Luke
Secretary

Secretary to the Bridgwater office, providing stability and administrative order! Lisa has worked for the company for over ten years and won ‘Employee of the Year’ in 2014. She has lived in Bridgwater all her life and what she doesn’t know about the town is unnecessary information!

Kate Foster

Kate Foster
Weekend Negotiator

Kate has lived locally to Bridgwater all her life and has a great local knowledge! Employed as a weekend negotiator, you will see her darting across town on a Saturday with keys and a clip board!

Tom Holloway

Tom Holloway
Negotiator

Tom is an established valuer and negotiator, bringing a high level of professionalism and experience to the office. Having recently purchased a local property himself, he lives with his wife and is really quite domesticated!

Wellington Office

Nick Girone-Maddocks

Nick Girone-Maddocks
Branch Manager

An experienced Branch Manager, always keen to think outside of the box to make things happen. Nick loves working in Wellington where he has been resident for 15 years. He is also a well-known performer and songwriter on the regional music scene.

Nicholas Wilkinson

Nicholas Wilkinson
Sales Negotiator

Hailing from Cornwall, Nicholas is an excellent listener and negotiator. His 'steady Eddie' demeanour (and his sense of humour) ensures he is able to deal with almost every situation thrown at him. His active lifestyle keeps him energetic and enthusiastic every single day.

Claire Beale

Claire Beale
Sales Negotiator

An estate agent in Wellington for nearly 15 years, Claire is also the treasurer of her son's school and has terrific organisational skills. She has the ability to turn her hand to any aspect of agency, from valuing to admin, and from negotiating to marketing.

Jane Barnes

Jane Barnes
Sales Negotiator

Jane is also a long-term Wellington estate agent and knows more than her fair share of people and properties around the town. Employed on a part-time basis, she is an excellent sales negotiator.

Our Lettings Team

David Bower

David Bower
Lettings Manager

David has a wealth of experience from 7 years within the lettings industry with both independent and corporate firms. He has a comprehensive knowledge of all factors of the business and is determined to exceed the expectations of all our clients both existing and new.

Christine Baker MNAEA MARLA

Christine Baker MNAEA MARLA
Administrator

Christine is our second longest serving employee at Gibbins Richards and is the ‘back bone’ of lettings – responsible for administration, landlord and contractor payments, the creation of tenancy agreements and so much more!

Kayleigh Marshall

Kayleigh Marshall
Lettings Sales Negotiator

Kayleigh our lettings sales negotiator has many years lettings experience in the local area. She brings all round knowledge of matching tenants to landlords and landlords to tenants.

STEPHANIE DURMAN

STEPHANIE DURMAN
PROPERTY MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Stephanie who lives locally is responsible for any maintenance issues on our managed portfolio. Highly professional and always cheerful, Stephanie brings with her a wealth of experience in the lettings sector with a dedication to customer service.

ALEXANDRA FENN

ALEXANDRA FENN
LETTINGS NEGOTIATOR

Alexandra has over 2 years experience in the lettings industry and her other jobs have also focused on customer service. She gets a real buzz from matching the right tenants to the right property and has proven herself to be a real asset to our team.

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