staff profiles

Chris Woodford MNAEA, MNAVA, MARLA

Chris Woodford MNAEA, MNAVA, MARLA

Senior Partner & Co-Founder, Auctioneer

A member of the National Association of Estate Agents, National Association of Valuers & Auctioneers and Association of Residential Letting Agents. Chris is a Northamptonshire chap who has lived in the Oundle area since childhood. He worked for a national property company and a firm of rural surveyors before starting Woodford & Co in 2001. He specialises in the residential & land market and has an interest in Period houses. He is also a Registered Auctioneer.

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Steven Laycock

Property Consultant

Steven has over 10 years experience in the property industry, having worked for two independent agencies, before joining Woodford & Co, in January 2021. A Northamptonshire boy, and having always lived locally, including a few years in Oundle town centre, Steve is familiar with village and market town life, and is enjoying working with the variety of interesting properties that Woodford & Co tend to deal with. In his spare time, Steve enjoys family life, cooking and his dogs.

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Martine Chandler

Martine Chandler

Sales Management

Martine has been involved in the property industry for many years and is a dedicated member of the Woodford & Co team. Having worked for two Blue Chip companies in her former years, Martine is very customer focussed. In her spare time she is a keen cyclist.

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Sharon Harrop

Property Consultant

Sharon has been involved with property for many years, having bought and sold various project houses and even featured on a popular TV show. She brings plenty of enthusiasm and energy to property viewings and transactions and is greatly appreciated by buyer and seller, alike. Sharon has lived in Polebrook, Stoke Doyle, Hemington and Oundle, over the years, and therefore is well versed with life in the region.

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Lynda Hammond

Lynda Hammond

Head of Lettings & Management

Lynda is from a local farming family. She entered the property industry in 1989 working for Bletsoe’s in Thrapston. She then headed up the Lettings and Management team for Jackson-Stops before joining Woodford & Co in 2015. She brings many years of experience in all property matters, and really does manage her client's property. In her spare time Lynda enjoys being in the countryside and attending agricultural & equestrian events.

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Shirley Miller

Shirley Miller

Accounts

Shirley is a whizz at managing the accounts for the rental team, preparing and sending out statements for our many Landlords and Tenants. She likes to travel and also spends time with her cats.

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Madi Youngman

Madi Youngman

Lettings & Management

Madi has worked in the property industry for several years and has specialised in the rental sector. She joined Woodford & Co from another independent agency and s passionate about customer care. She is keen to further her knowledge of the industry and is continually studying to achieve this.

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Matthew Avery

Lettings & Management Consultant

Matthew had almost 7 years experience of working in a busy town centre lettings office before joining Woodford & Co in 2021. He is studying to become a fully-fledged member of ARLA, and enthuses about his role within the the company. Matt spends his spare time with his daughter and when time allows, on the golf course.

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