William H Brown established in 1890 by William Henry Brown

The business started by offering an auctions and valuation service from modest surroundings. actually within a hut on a stackyard in Ruskington, Lincolnshire, but over the years, the William H Brown name has continued to grow, now with 110 branches and part of the Sequence Group of estate agents. We are seen as one of the most established names in the industry.  

We have continued the proud legacy of William Henry Brown and stayed true our original heritage by continuing to offer an auctions service from our two auction centres, one in East Anglia and most recently one in the North of England, find out more about our auctions service.

Being part of the Sequence Group we handle tens of thousands of moves every year. We also manage thousands of properties on behalf of our landlords too - so when it comes to buying, selling, renting or letting we’ve got lots of experience.

When choosing an estate agent, make sure you pick an experienced, professional, award-winning, established estate agent, just like us! It could be the difference between selling or letting your home quickly for the right price. 

William H Brown has many branches including York, Lincoln, Hertford, Chelmsford, Norwich, Ipswich, Peterborough and many surrounding areas.

Find your nearest William H Brown estate agents now.


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Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.

We have exchanged

£2.82 billion

worth of property in
the past year

latest news

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William H Brown acquires Cory & Co in Harwich

Another successful acquisition

William H Brown acquires Barnfields

Further expansion to grow network and service more customers

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  • 4 bedroom detached house

    St Catherines Road, Broxbourne

    £589,995 NEW
  • 2 bedroom semi-detached house

    Thornton Road, Barnsley

    £110,000 FOR SALE
  • 3 bedroom semi-detached house

    King Lane, Leeds

    offers over £250,000 NEW
  • 2 bedroom apartment for rent

    Olsen Rise, Lincoln

    price £575 pcm deposit & fees apply
  • 2 bedroom house for rent

    Bielby Drive, Beverley

    price £575 pcm deposit & fees apply
  • 3 bedroom mid-terraced house

    Cantley, Doncaster

    guide price £115,000 SSTC
  • 3 bedroom mid-terraced house

    Creswell, Worksop

    offers over £65,000 SSTC
  • To find out more, book your FREE property valuation


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"Thank you so much!! Cannot express enough gratitude for helping us get the house. You didn't let us down. We are so overwhelmed as we seriously didn't think this would happen. We adore it. Gonna put our heart and soul into it and give it the TLC it deserves. Massive thanks to you and all the team."
Miss D , West Yorkshire, August 2017

we also offer...

want to buy at auction?

Come along to the next William H Brown auction


looking to sell at auction?

Contact the William H Brown auction centre


conveyancing - no move, no legal fee

We'll take care of the legal side of moving for you - it's a breeze with us.

Conveyancing services


FREE* Energy Performance Certificate or Home Report (in Scotland)

Instruct us and yours could be FREE!
*Subject to terms and conditions.

Conveyancing services


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land to sell?

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Why choose us?

The many reasons to choose us to let your property.


award winning service…

mortgage services medal

Best Financial Services awards won in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Give our award winning mortgage services a try.

get a head start with us…

When you pre-arrange your mortgage with us, we'll give you a head start card to prove how much you can borrow - showing you're a serious buyer.




William H Brown is a trading name of Sequence (UK) Limited which is registered in England and Wales under company number 4268443, Registered Office is Cumbria House, 16-20 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1GN. VAT Registration Number is 500 2481 05.  
For the activities of advising on regulated mortgages and non-investment insurance contracts, Sequence (UK) Limited is an appointed representative of Connells Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Connells Limited’s Financial Services Register number is 302221.

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