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Helen Hollingsworth

Helen M Hollingsworth BSC(Hons), MNAEA, MARLA – Partner

helen.hollingsworth@bramleys1.co.uk

Helen has worked in agency since 1993 initially in the holidays when she was at The University of Nottingham studying a degree in Chemistry but returning upon graduating to start her career in Estate Agency. After a short spell at Eddisons and then a few years at one of the corporate agencies, Helen was asked to join Bramleys in late 1998 as a Residential Valuer. Helen soon progressed to become Area Sales Manager in 2004 and in 2007 was promoted to Associate Partner taking up her full Partnership in 2008. Helen has headed the Letting Department since 2010 after a brief spell on maternity leave. Having lived all her life in the Holme Valley, Helen has extensive knowledge of both the sales and lettings markets across Kirklees and Calderdale and is a licenced member of both NAEA and ARLA.



Tara Sherwood

Tara Sherwood – Lettings Manager

tara.sherwood@bramleys1.co.uk

Born and bred in Halifax, Tara joined Bramleys in 2006 to work as a Lettings Negotiator within the busy property management department. Her tenacity and eye for detail led to her promotion to Assistant Manager in 2012, and then to become Lettings Manager assisting Helen. Tara is a highly experienced property person. A keen runner with Stainland Lions, Tara enjoys travelling and is a bit of an adrenalin junkie and in March 2015 threw herself out of a plane in a charity skydive raising over £1,000 for the local Overgate Hospice. Since then Tara has continued to raise money for a variety charities and in April 2016 ran the London Marathon.



Eleanor Ransby

Eleanor Ransby – Lettings Valuer

eleanor.ransby@bramleys1.co.uk

Joining Bramleys in 2005 as PA to Partner Helen Hollingsworth, Eleanor has a great eye for detail and a tremendous work ethic and was quickly identified as one to watch. She was promoted in 2013 to the position of Trainee Residential Valuer and subsequently was a full-time Residential Sales Valuer within the Huddersfield office. Recently Eleanor has moved to the lettings department and is a valued member of the lettings team undertaking valuations, re inspections, inventories, move ins and move outs. Eleanor is a keen athlete and enjoys running and playing hockey.



Michelle McCarthy

Michelle McCarthy – Lettings Assistant Manager

michelle.mccarthy@bramleys1.co.uk

Joining Bramleys in 2004 as a lettings negotiator, Michelle soon proved to be a valuable member of the team with her excellent customer service and eye for detail. Leaving on maternity during 2008, Michelle returned after 12 months on a part-time basis. Michelle has extensive knowledge of the Huddersfield and surrounding areas and is a highly experienced property person and helps the department in her role as Assistant Manager.



Tracey McKevitt

Tracey McKevitt BA(Hons) – Senior Property Manager

tracey.mckevitt@bramleys1.co.uk

Married with 3 teenage boys, Tracey first joined Bramleys in 1999 working as a Weekend Sales Negotiator whilst bringing up her children. Being a graduate with a History and Politics degree, she had a short period away from Bramleys whilst training to be a teacher but found she missed the hustle and bustle of estate agency and returned in 2006 and, whilst at present is a valued member of our property management team, is also a highly experienced Sales Negotiator.



Bev Gay

Beverley Gay – Lettings Administrator

beverley.gay@bramleys1.co.uk

After spending 19 years working in the banking industry, Beverley decided to take a career change and joined Bramleys in 2010 as a Lettings Adminstration Assistant. Beverley brings with her a wealth of customer facing experience and an eye for detail that is needed in the property management department.



Tanya Pryor

Tanya Pryor – Property Manager

tanya.pryor@bramleys1.co.uk

Tanya joined our ever expanding property management team in mid 2016 after maternity leave. Tanya’s back ground is in customer service and has fitted well into the busy lettings department. Tanya is married with a young family.



Jennifer Powell

Jennifer Powell – Property Manager

jennifer.powell@bramleys1.co.uk

After 2 years with one of the local corporate lettings agencies, Jennifer joined Bramleys in 2016 adding her knowledge and experience to our lettings team and has become an integral member of the team. Jennifer enjoys travelling and spending time with friends.



Vikki Lockwood

Vikki Lockwood – Lettings Administration Assistant

Vikki joined Bramleys in 2007 as a full-time Sales Negotiator and successfully held that position for over 6 years dealing with many hundreds of property sales. After a short break on maternity leave she returned to bring her experience to the property management department.



Nick Sikorski

Nick Sikorski – Lettings Assistant

Nick is a very valued member of the lettings team and spends most of his time out on the road undertaking property inspections and inventories. Initially Nick started his career with a local corporate agent prior to Bramleys and brings his experience with him.



Melanie Duff

Melanie Duff – Lettings Accounts Manager

Overseeing the property management accounts for over 900 properties, Melanie is born and bred in Huddersfield and has worked in accounts for over 30 years. A keen amateur thespian, Melanie is a member of the Huddersfield Light Opera Society and Huddersfield/Halifax Thespians. Along with several other of the Bramleys staff, Melanie is a keen runner and has completed the Jane Tomlinson 10K in York.



Samantha Keighley

Samantha Keighley – Lettings Administration Assistant

On leaving college, Sam qualified as a beautician and spent her early working years within that profession. On relocating to Huddersfield, Sam joined Bramleys in 2009 within our lettings department. She is now a highly experienced Property Manager bringing her natural ability for organisation to the job. Sam has also recently completed her studies for the NVQ Level 2 in Residential Property Management. Sam has just returned from being on maternity leave following the birth of her son to assist with the adminstration in the department.



Samantha Keighley

Ailsa Cran – Property Manager

ailsa.cran@bramleys1.co.uk

Having studied extensively and achieved both a BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy from Birmingham City University and PGCE (Primary) from Worcester University, Ailsa initially spend her career working with children, as a Primary Teacher and more recently working within Children's Social Care. Ailsa recently decided to make a career change and joins our team as a Property Manager, bringing with her experience from a busy, customer focussed environment.



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