Hilary Whittley is a director of Whittley Parish and has over 30 years’ experience selling in the local area.

Hilary has always lead by example and insists that the company stay true to its core value of outstanding customer service.



Kevin Parish is a director of Whittley Parish and has over 40 years’ experience in selling property in East Anglia and London. The partnership of Kevin Parish and Hilary Whittley first opened their doors in 1994 and have since expanded their workforce considerably to now cover the areas of Diss and Long Stratton.


Associate Director

Having left the Royal Agricultural University Alex has spent his entire career in property and has recently been promoted to an Associate Director heading up both the Diss and Long Stratton branches of Whittley Parish. Prior to joining the company Alex spent four years in central London working at Foxtons and Faron Sutaria before returning to Norfolk in 2013 and is now looking forward to taking the family run business into the future.

Recently married Alex is a sincere family man and also a keen sportsman. His ambition is to visit South Africa to experience the culture, enjoy the breathtaking scenery and, of course, attend a rugby match or two.



Sales Manager

Our Sales Manager, Rachel, has a wealth of local knowledge and understanding having lived in this area all of her life and has been an Estate Agent in the South Norfolk area for several years. She is a well-known member of the local community and her passion and love of the property industry is an inspiration to the entire Whittley Parish team. Overseeing the smooth running of the Diss and Long Stratton Offices, Rachel is committed to ensuring that Whittley Parish provide the best possible moving experience for all our clients.

Away from the office, Rachel is married, has two daughters and a delightful Springer spaniel, Murphy. She plays netball in the Norwich league and is also an avid Norwich City supporter.



Assistant Manager

Our Assistant Manager, Louise, is a local lady through and through having lived in the vicinity of Diss all of her life which is a great asset when selling properties locally. Since leaving school she has worked in all aspects of Estate Agency and joined Whittley Parish three years ago. Clients naturally warm to Louise’s kind and friendly manner and her attention to detail and competence ensures that customers receive an excellent service as all the Thank You cards concur.

Louise is married to Adam and since their honeymoon in Mexico they have developed a fondness for the country, it’s colourful lifestyle and delicious food returning twice more.



Accounts Manager

Rhonda has been with the company since 2012 and in her role as Accounts Manager, she oversees the daily operations of the accounts department in an efficient and meticulous manner.

Having worked in the banking industry for most of her life Rhonda and her husband took a year out in 2011 and went travelling from Alaska to Patagonia exploring many exciting places along the way. 



Since taking RSA Level II & III at Sixth Form Clare has been doing admin for more years than she cares to remember and has more recently become an essential member of the Whittley Parish team co-ordinating and organising the department’s workload.

Clare enjoys playing carpet bowls and is the league secretary to the South Norfolk Carpet Bowls Federation also finding time to play for the Norfolk Carpet Bowls team. 




Jilly Howard came to Whittley Parish in 2003 after working at Barclays Bank and is now the backbone of the admin department servicing both the Diss and Long Stratton branches. Her meticulous and thorough way of working ensures the smooth running of the department and she is always happy to help with any given task.

Outside of the office Jilly enjoys card making and never forgets a colleagues birthday which is another testament to her thoughtful and caring ways.



Lindsey has worked in various admin positions throughout her career and during her five years at Whittley Parish she has become an invaluable member of the team. Always happy to help out she gives additional support to the Sales team and Lindsey’s cheerful personality really shines through when registering buyers and arranging viewings.

Married with two children Lindsey can be found on the touchline every Sunday morning supporting her son as he plays football for the Scole U9’s.



Viewing Guide/Board Contractor

Formerly a Civil Servant Martin joined Whittley Parish as a viewing guide and board contractor and has become a valuable addition to the team. With his cheery personality and “can do” attitude nothing is too much trouble for Martin.

Outside of the office he enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, taking holidays abroad with his wife and if time allows fishing is a favourite pastime for him.



Viewing Guide

John is one of our three viewing guides and his polite and courteous manner combined with his knowledge of every Whittley Parish property ensures a pleasant and informative experience for the viewer. Following a career in engineering where he worked for a large truck and trailer manufacturer John joined Whittley Parish in 2011.

Married with three children John and his family have rehomed in excess of thirty cats over the years usually five or six at a time!


Robin Martin

Viewing Guide

Robin has been a viewing guide with Whittley Parish since 2011 and his friendly personality shines through as he greets customers on the doorstep with a warm welcome. Having had a wide variety of posts during his career Robin has travelled all over the UK with various employers but always looked forward to returning home to Norfolk.

Keen on Horse trials he is a regular visitor to Blenheim Palace and Gatscombe Park and his other long time passion is the theatre where he enjoys many a performance from local theatre groups to national companies.


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