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Swetenhams Estate Agents in Chester

28 Lower Bridge Street
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The Swetenhams Chester team are here to help sell, let, rent, provide mortgages, valuations and market appraisals across Chester and the local area.
opening times
Monday08:45 - 18:00 Tuesday08:45 - 18:00 Wednesday08:45 - 18:00 Thursday08:45 - 18:00 Friday08:45 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00 SundayClosed

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our Chester branch

Having operated in Chester for over 45 years, Swetenhams Chester Estate Agents have helped countless people move home, from first-time buyers to home movers, investors and landlords; Swetenhams in Chester City Centre offer a wide range of services for sellers, buyers, landlords and tenants.

Situated in a convenient location Lower Bridge Street, moments from the River Dee and shopping precincts, the Chester team ...

why choose us?

  • Experienced and professional letting team to assist you whether you are letting your property or looking to rent a property.
  • Other services we provide include Sales Progression, Auctions, Land and New Homes, Conveyancing, Surveys and EPCs.
  • Provide an excellent Managed or Rent Collection service.
  • Motivated, friendly and professional team with extensive local knowledge
  • FREE, no obligation Market Appraisals - would you like to know the value of your property? Call us on 01244 321321
  • Call today for a free, no obligation appointment with our resident Mortgage Consultant.
  • We offer a range of property services to make your property stand out, including professional photography and audio tours.
  • We advertise on Rightmove AND Zoopla
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meet the team

Fraser Purell
Fraser Purell
Residential Lettings Manager

With years of service in both sales and lettings and working across the country, Fraser really do...

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With years of service in both sales and lettings and working across the country, Fraser really does bring an advantage to Swetenhams. Fraser started as a negotiator and has worked his way up to management and has demonstrated along the way why he is a perfect fit for Swetenhams. Using an array of skills including an in depth knowledge and determination, Fraser always gets the job done.

Charles Oakes
Charles Oakes
Mortgage Consultant

Charles Oakes Cert II(MP), is our Mortgage Consultant here in Chester. He has a number of years ...

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Charles Oakes Cert II(MP), is our Mortgage Consultant here in Chester. He has a number of years experience in both Sales and Mortgage Services and also has experience in International Estate Agency having spent some time working in the industry in Dubai. Charles is professional, discreet and committed to finding the best deal for each of his customers.

Oliver Wall
Oliver Wall
Residential Sales Manager

New to the team, but with a wide variety of experience, Oliver is our latest recruit. A cheery i...

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New to the team, but with a wide variety of experience, Oliver is our latest recruit. A cheery individual always with a ready smile and willing to help he is already an asset to the Branch here in Chester,

Thayf Ullah
Thayf Ullah
Lettings Negotiator

Thayf is our lettings negotiator and brings a whole host of customer service experience! Nothing ...

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Thayf is our lettings negotiator and brings a whole host of customer service experience! Nothing is too much for Thayf and he is always willing to go the extra mile. From the moment you pick up the phone; to handing over keys or taking them; you will be amazed by what Thayf has to offer. He has let properties all over Cheshire and is always needing more!

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our customers

Very helpful and friendly staff. Kept me updated throughout the process


Been a fast and lovely experience. Answered all questions and helped work around my busy schedule, this was very accommodating and much appreciated. Thayf Ullah was especially helpful no matter the question or request. Thank you for a great experience.


Recently started renting with swetenhams and Thayf was so helpful from viewing right through to moving in. Which only took 11 days from initial viewing! The viewing was very covid friendly and thorough questioning beforehand which put myself at ease. Would recommend to anyone moving to the area. 10 out of 10!!

Miss D, Cheshire,

We at Simple Solutions NW Ltd have had a great experience with the Lettings Team at Swetenhams and have found them to be professional, efficient and friendly, providing a great service all round. We have a very good working relationship with Fraser Purell and look forward to continuing our work together in the future. Thank you!

, Cheshire,

Very efficient and super helpful staff in the rental team. Nothing was too much trouble and even with the current climate managed to find a tenant for our house within a couple of days. Thaif is amazing and answered all my queries and helped me along the way. Thank you for everything you done for us.

Mr G, Cheshire,

Swetenhams were very good and very fast in setting up the viewing and quick to respond to any queries for the credit check. We were able to move in on the day we were hoping for because of this. The only small criticism we have was with the Tili system to set up bills. It was useful to have this but some of the bills got a bit mixed up so we had to fix them later.

Mr S, Cheshire,

Very good professional, customer focused service. Thayf was very helpful and ensured every detail concerning the let was clear and understood. I needed to move in quickly to start a new job, Thayf and the team ensured that this happened with no complications despite the beginning of lock down restrictions. Thank you guys.

Mr W, Shropshire,

Absolutely professional service. Super quick assistance. Would definitely recommend....Would like to thank Thayf Ullah in particular for his professional and super quick support....

Mr H, Cheshire,

Amazing place! I recently moved to Chester through Swetenhams and the process could not have been easier. Absolutley amazing staff, super helpful, I could not be happier. I would 100% reccomend using these guys!

Miss G, Cheshire,

After having some initial problems with our building society, Swetenhams were recommended to us. I'm so glad they were. Our mortgage consultant Charles Oakes was a dream to work with, was extremely helpful, professional & made the whole process very easy for us, taking over all communications with both the seller, the building society & our solicitor. His product knowledge was vast, we can't praise him enough for the work he did on our behalf. I would definitely recommend Charles & the company

Mrs R, Cheshire,

Charlie was extremely helpful throughout the whole process. He made sure we fully understood each part of the process and went out of his way, particularly out of hours to ensure the application went smoothly, and we were fully updated throughout. We have no hesitation to recommend Charlie in the future. Excellent service

Mr D, Cheshire,

My partner and I were made unintentional landlords in 2018 due to an international relocation opportunity. We decided to enrol the services of Swetenhams Chester branch to find a tenant and manage our property in Chester for the duration of our expatriation. We would like to share our experiences with this company. Swetenhams were extremely proactive in launching our property on the letting market. The initial discussion with letting agent Fraser Purell was highly professional.

Mr M, Cheshire,

Very good service, got us moved into our rented house very promptly. Very attentive to our needs.

Mr S, Cheshire,

Nice friendly staff. Recommended to all.

Mr L, Cheshire,

I had a really good experience with Swetenhams Chester from day one, the staff were very friendly from the very beginning which gave me a really good impression of the company they are. Fraser was very mindful of my requirements as a tenant when looking for a property to rent and helped me massively to ensure I found a place perfect to suit me. The whole process I was kept up to date and communication was excellent throughout. Thank you for all your help!

Miss R, Shropshire,

Throughout the process we came up against a lot of resistance from the buyers which I thought you managed and smashed through the hurdles effectively and professionally, allowing my sale to move at the speed required. I secured my mortgage through Amy Smith whose knowledge and fast paced working was a credit to your company. Amy’s communication and guidance throughout the mortgage process was fantastic she is another asset Swetenhams need to keep.

Mr M, Cheshire,

I would like to thank you and your team for the exceptional work you put into my house sale. Just like the last time I dealt with you in Frodsham you were proactive, efficient and a great professional throughout. Your knowledge of the local area and your valuations of properties in Elton is second to none. You achieved a sale of 11k more than your competitor and had the house valued and sold in less than 7 days, this allowed me and my partner to secure our dream home so thank you very much.

Mr M, Cheshire,

Hi Ben, Just a couple of words of thanks for your help in selling our apartment, as you are aware we had previously used another Estate Agent and had had a couple of potential sales fall through. I must admit I was not confident when I contacted you but yours and your teams enthusiasm was superb, you are lucky to have this team of people on board. I was also amazed as to how quickly things progressed from having viewings within the first couple of days to the acceptable offer within 2 weeks.

Mr E, Merseyside,

I would like to take this opportunity to thank your staff, especially Ben and Joe, for their time and efforts in finding purchasers for my property, quickly and appropriately. I shall have no hesitation in coming back to yourselves in the future and would of course recommend you to further, possible sales opportunities.

Mrs B, Cheshire,

Fantastic customer services. The lettings team (Fraser and Katherine) were very professional, polite, helpful and always to the point. We found an amazing house which would become our HOME. Thank you so much, keep loving what you do and make people smile.

Mr S, Cheshire,

Jo and Garry at the CHESTER office have been superb and we are now closing the sale. A very speedy and efficient service - thank you.

Mr B, Buckinghamshire,

Chester lettings team been excellent so far. Fraser found me tenants for an empty property very quickly when property had been empty for months with different agent. Lease/Tenancy agreements easy to sign. Very happy and would recommend

Mr C, Cheshire,

I was struggling to sell my house with the agent that I'd chosen to list my property with originally so I decided to put my house on the market with Swetenhams. Listing my property with Swetenhams was simple and they communicated with me at each stage of the process. Less than 2 months after signing the contract and after multiple viewings I'm pleased to say the property sold.

Miss B, Cheshire,

Great experience with both Sales and Lettings. No issues during the buying process and managed to get us a tenant lined up in 1 day of viewings alleviating our worry of having a void period. Couldn't of asked for anything better. All staff very friendly and personable. We have done all this from London which with the distance we expected there would be an issue but the communication has been great throughout from both sides. Would recommend to others.

Mr S, Cheshire,

We would just like to say our thanks for the excellent service we received from estate agent Scott who dealt with the sale of our house. He was approachable, ready with answers or would find out and get back to us with information. He followed up our queries and kept us fully informed of proceedings. What a nice friendly, personable young man.

Mr L, Cheshire,