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

£2.45 billion

worth of property in
the past year

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William H Brown celebrates 125th anniversary

Local estate agency reaches milestone year

William H Brown in Dinnington launches new lettings service

Offering lettings services to landlords and tenants in the local area

An outstanding year

Connells Group financial results

new on the market

property to rent

property to rent

property for sale

new on the market

property for sale

another property SOLD

another property SOLD

another property SOLD

  • 2 bedroom semi-detached house

    Cross Keys Green, Leicester

    £130,000 NEW
  • 3 bedroom terraced for rent

    Gladstone Street, Norwich

    £750 pcm deposit & fees apply
  • 4 bedroom semi-detached for rent

    Maine Street, Thetford

    price £1,100 pcm deposit & fees apply
  • 4 bedroom semi-detached house

    Eye, Peterborough

    £199,995 FOR SALE
  • 3 bedroom end-terraced house

    Manor Oaks Road, Sheffield

    £85,000 NEW
  • 6 bedroom detached house

    Crimplesham, King's Lynn

    guide price £1,700,000 FOR SALE
  • 5 bedroom town house/mews house

    Strensall, York

    £475,000 SSTC
  • 3 bedroom end-terraced house

    Beaconsfield Street, Hull

    offers in the region of £100,000 SSTC
  • To find out more, book your FREE property valuation


William H Brown established in 1890....we'll get you moving

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A milestone for @WilliamHBrown - we celebrate 125 years today! #happybirthday http://t.co/9n9AxB8RxS pic.twitter.com/MwHRqZTlVb

"Excellent, superb, marvellous are only a few of the words I would use to describe the service provided by the team at William H Brown in Harrogate. Viewing levels were amazing and the property sold in next to no time within a whisker of the asking price. The service is truly professional and it has to be said, leaves other estate agents in Harrogate wanting. Don't take my word for it, try them yourself they will NOT disappoint."Mr B

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)

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*Subject to terms and conditions.

Conveyancing services


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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 and 2011. 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.




Sequence (UK) Limited is an Appointed Representative of Connells Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for advising on mortgages and non-investment insurance contracts (most Buy to Let mortgages are not regulated). Registered in England No: 4268443. Registered office: Cumbria House, 16-20 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 1GN. Sequence (UK) Limited is part of the Connells Group.

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