Property news from West Essex

PUBLISHED: 11:30 12 March 2010 | UPDATED: 16:52 20 February 2013

Martin Cunningham - commercial director of

Martin Cunningham - commercial director of

A round up of property news in West Essex

New colleague for Strutt & Parker team
STRUTT & PARKER has welcomed a new team member to its Chelmsford branch. Tim Stranks joined the ranks in January and will specialise in the sale and purchase of prime town, village and country houses throughout Essex. Educated at Brentwood School, Tim already has a degree from Sussex University and is currently studying part-time for a BSc Honours degree in construction and surveying.
Antony Bromley-Martin, the partner responsible for the Chelmsford department, commented on the appointment: I am extremely pleased that Tim has joined us. Born and bred locally, Tim knows and understands the area and brings with him excellent experience having operated in the area for the last few years.

Bright year ahead for the property portal of the UKs largest independent regional media publisher, Archant, has entered the New Year in positive form having broken a number of its own performance records, including achieving in excess of 500,000 unique visitors in January. Claiming the majority of the UKs leading corporate and independent agency brands among its customers, the site includes a portfolio of 200,000 property listings. Martin Cunningham, commercial director of Homes24, commented: As an estate agent for 20 years, I believe I have a feel for what agents require in a portal, namely good quality, reliable publishing and a decent level of quality leads. In addition many agents require opportunities for cost-effective brand promotion for their business and therefore we provide free of charge to the agent a brand profile page and branch profile pages as part of our offering.
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Fusion arrives in West Essex
FUSION RESIDENTIAL has brought its reputation for top-end properties in prime locations to West Essex. Its latest development, Heywood House in Emerson Park, has all the qualities Fusion Residential has become famous for such as the finest materials and the best finish.
Ideally suited to the City broker, professional or successful entrepreneur and their family, Heywood House stands on a sizeable plot of immaculately landscaped grounds including approximately 7,000 sq ft of accommodation set over three floors. As well as a stunning kitchen, which opens into a spacious family room and breakfast area, and six bedrooms, the house benefits from a separate games room, drawing room, dining room, study and magnificent indoor pool complex with heated pool, steam room, shower and jacuzzi all with views across the rear garden.
The property is being marketed by Davis Estates, call 01708 476666.

Buyers are Enjoying the fizz of City living
BUYERS are tasting City living at its best at the iconic Lemonade Building in Barking Central, where the first seven floors are now build-complete. The Lemonade Building is the fourth and final phase of Redrows innovative Barking Central scheme. The Lemonade Building comprises 136 stylishly designed, easy to maintain and energy efficient apartments over 17 floors.
Mary Timlin, sales director for Redrow Homes, said: The fact that seven floors of The Lemonade Building are now build-complete and residents have begun moving in is yet a further milestone in the success story that is Barking Central.
For more information call the Redrow marketing suite
on 020 8594 7222 or log on to

Eager househunters get ready to buy in dagenham
Demand for new homes in Dagenham has surprised even Persimmon Homes Essex, which launched its first Dagenham development, Evolution, recently. Interest in the new-build properties has exceeded the housebuilders expectations as househunters go in search of bargains.
Neil Sykes, sales director for Persimmon Homes Essex, commented: Without even opening our marketing suite we received a great deal of interest through our hotline and the Persimmon Homes website with more than 70 enquiries from a range of purchasing groups, especially first time buyers.
In addition to the one and two-bedroom apartments, Persimmon will also be releasing three and four-bedroom houses to suit a diverse range of purchasers.

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