Established in 2003, Cowling & Payne is a leading estate agent providing a comprehensive service to our customers including:

  • Residential sales
  • Residential lettings
  • Property management
  • ‘Buy to Let’ investment specialist

 
Cowling & Payne have 3 resident directors with in excess of 50 years combined property experience.

We have developed an extensive knowledge of the local property market. This enables us to offer a wide ranging service that is both friendly and professional as befits our reputation.

We are committed to providing our customers with individual high quality advice based on the wealth of experience of our local dedicated sales team.

With all the traditional values you would expect from a well established firm, combined with the latest innovations and technology, we offer a modern quality service.

We are a member firm of:

  • The Property Ombudsman Scheme for Residential Sales and Lettings
  • NALS  (The National Approved Letting Scheme)
  • Registered Safe Agent
RUSSELL PAYNE -
Managing Director

Russell has worked in lettings and property management for the past 30 years. He has gained a wealth of experience managing property for both corporate and private landlords. With the knowledge and expertise that Russell has acquired over the years, he is able to advise on all matters regarding residential lettings, property portfolios and the “buy to let” market. Russell has attended training courses held by NAEA and ARLA. Email: russell@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


MARK NEWHOUSE - Director

Mark has worked in lettings and property management for the past 20 years and has extensive knowledge of the local lettings market. Mark is the Resident Director in the Wickford office and would be happy to discuss any property rental matter you may have. Mark’s commitment to excellence and customer service ensures a good relationship with both our landlords and tenants. Mark has attended training courses held by NAEA and ARLA. Email: mark@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


COLETTE PAYNE -
Director

Colette previously worked for 10 years in investment banking in London. During this time Colette became heavily involved in property investment and now has an extensive property portfolio within the local area. Email: colette@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


DEBORAH LANGHAM - Financial Controller

Deborah has worked in accounting for over 30 years and is extremely efficient and has a very professional work ethic. Deborah has a can-do attitude and always strives to provide an excellent service to both landlord and tenant on all accounts related matters. Email: deborah@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


SHARON SCOFIELD - Property Manager

Sharon has worked at Cowling & Payne for the past 10 years. Sharon has gained a wealth of experience in property and is well known and respected within the local area. Sharon is head of property management and her enthusiastic, professional approach is an essential asset when resolving day-to-day property issues. Email: sharon@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


NICK THOMPSON -
Property Inspections Manager

Nick has worked for Cowling & Payne for the past 8 years. Nick carries out our routine inspections on managed properties during tenancies and liaises with landlords regarding all property matters. He carries out end of tenancy check-outs and reports his findings to both landlord and tenant. Nick is both thorough and meticulous in his work and has been trained by ARLA and TDS. Email: nick@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


MICHAEL LEE -
Sales Manager

Michael has been Sales Manager at Cowling & Payne for over 4 years and oversees the sales and acquisitions of investment properties for our landlord client base. In addition, we are appointed agents for several new developments in the local area. Michael is keen to assist on all property sale related matters. Email: michael@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


JAMES ROSHER -
Negotiator

James has worked for Cowling & Payne for 3 years and has proved to be a strong asset to our property sales team. James is determined and has a good attention to detail. He is always extremely professional and regularly receives high praise from our clients when dealing with him. Email: james@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


JACK WORNHAM - Negotiator / Property Management Assistant

Jack has worked in the lettings industry for the past 3 years and has been professionally trained by ARLA. He has a good rapport with existing landlords and tenants and a very thorough work ethic. Email: jack@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


VANESSA RUMBLE - Negotiator / Property Management Assistant

Vanessa has worked in residential property management at Cowling & Payne for the past 9 years and has a good understanding of all aspects of residential lettings. Vanessa is a friendly, invaluable member of staff and is always keen to assist. Her main role is liaising with landlords and tenants during negotiations of a tenancy. Email: vanessa@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


HANNAH HERTERICH - Negotiator / Property Management Assistant

Hannah has worked at Cowling & Payne for the past 8 years. Hannah works on front desk and her main role is customer liaison between landlords and potential tenants, dealing with email and telephone enquiries, making appointments for prospective tenants to view properties and progressing the application to commencement of contracts. Hannah is a very bubbly character and extremely enthusiastic member of staff and is always keen to assist. Email: hannah@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


SUE NOONE -
Property Administrator

Sue has worked for Cowling & Payne for 10 years. Sue works on front desk and her role is to assist in marketing and liaison between landlords and potential new tenants. Sue will oversee referencing for new tenants and update landlords, progressing the application to commencement of contracts and has a keen eye for detail. Email: sue@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


AMY THOMPSON -
Property Management Assistant

Amy has worked at Cowling & Payne for 3 years assisting Sharon with the day-to-day running and maintenance of our property portfolio. Amy has a very can-do attitude and will always try to resolve any property issues as quickly and as professional as possible. Email: amy@cowlingandpayne.co.uk


JOSH NEWMAN -
Property Inspections Assistant

Josh has worked at Cowling & Payne for 3 years and is Nick’s assistant. Josh helps carry out our routine inspections on managed properties during tenancies, liaising with landlords regarding all property matters. He also carries out end of tenancy check-outs in conjunction with Nick. Email: josh@cowlingandpayne.co.uk