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.
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. Married and with a new baby daughter 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.
Our Sales Manager, Rachel, has a wealth of local knowledge and understanding having lived in this area all of her life. 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 with two daughters and a delightful Springer spaniel, Murphy. She plays netball in the Norwich league and is also an avid Norwich City supporter.
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 five 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 they both enjoy travelling in their spare time.
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 time 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 weekend supporting her son as he plays football for the local Diss team.
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!
Having left school in 2009 Liam started his working life as a Swimming Teacher and Lifeguard before becoming a Learning Support Assistant at Hopton Primary School in 2015. His interest in the property industry led him to a change of career back in July 2018 when he joined Whittley Parish as an apprentice studying a Junior Estate Agent course comprising of work based learning and study. Liam has become an essential member of the Sales Team and is always willing to assist his colleagues. Outside of the office Liam is a keen cricketer and plays football for Old Newton.