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

£2.9 billion

worth of property in
the past year

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  • 3 bedroom detached house

    Mettingham, Bungay

    £460,000 FOR SALE
  • Land

    Littleport, Ely

    offers over £160,000 NEW
  • 3 bedroom semi-detached house

    Newmarket Road, Cambridge

    offers in the region of £365,000 NEW
  • 2 bedroom flat for rent

    Mersea Road, Colchester

    price £1,000 pcm deposit & fees apply
  • 3 bedroom house for rent

    Clenchwarton, King's Lynn

    price £750 pcm deposit & fees apply
  • 5 bedroom detached house

    Sandygate, Sheffield

    £995,000 FOR SALE
  • 2 bedroom mid-terraced house

    Great Notley, Braintree

    £250,000 SSTC
  • 3 bedroom detached house

    Grimston, King's Lynn

    offers in excess of £325,000 SSTC
  • To find out more, book your FREE property valuation


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"We were very impressed and pleased with our estate agency from start to finish they took the trouble to come out and see the property so they knew exactly what they were selling so we were very pleased with their efficiency. "

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want to buy at auction?

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

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

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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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