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Property & Land Auction Results - March 2020

Tue 10 March 2020

A freehold double building plot and an incredibly rare greenbelt paddock sold at auction Read More

170 years young!

Tue 17 July 2018

What attributes do we offer people placing their trust in us? Read More

Bewdley Festival

Fri 23 March 2018

Have enjoyed a fantastic evening with Bewdley Festival at their Partners & Patrons reception. We enjoyed some fantastic entertainment in the form of Pete Williams and Elisha Green and learnt about how Bewdley Festival with the support of its Partners and Patrons make a difference. An exciting 2018 lies ahead. Phipps & Pritchard are proud to be supporters of Bewdley Festival. Read More

We’ve Moved Too!

Wed 14 March 2018

We love nothing more than helping you buy and sell property so you can move onto your next adventure in life and we’ve been on the move too!  Our Phipps and Pritchard sales and lettings offices in Kidderminster have come together under one roof, 32 Worcester Street. Read More

Phipps and Pritchard Raise Nearly £7,000 for Mind

Mon 12 March 2018

And there’s more good news on the fundraising front. The company also set up a Just Giving page in aid of the charity and this raised a further £834.00 which will go direct to Mind at a national level. Read More

Over 1.3 Million Pounds Worth of Property and Land Sold at the Manor on Tuesday Night!

Fri 9 March 2018

Bidders descended from near and far to take part in the evenings’ excitement. The attendance was so great that the audience was spilling out the door into the grounds of the picturesque Hogarths Stone Manor. After a flurry of hands in the air the bids came flying in and most of the lots available on the night were snapped up in a bidding frenzy. Read More


Fri 26 January 2018

During the course of 2016 Phipps & Pritchard with McCartneys LLP were favoured with kind instructions to offer 24 varied lots for sale by Public Auction.  Read More

Our latest public auction sale was held on a hot evening on Tuesday 13 September 2016 seeing the roo

Fri 26 January 2018

Eight lots had been scheduled for sale under the hammer but for some sellers then irresistible offers – also with exchanged contracts – saw two of the properties sold prior to auction as follows: Read More

Snowdon Walk for Charity

Fri 26 January 2018

At the end of June one would expect lovely sunshine and blue sky’s but that’s far from what we experienced when a McCartneys team took on Snowdon on 26th June in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Read More

A visit to The Royal Three counties Show

Fri 26 January 2018

As ever the stand enjoyed a prominent position close to the livestock rings where numerous school children stood in wonder as the livestock was paraded around the rings for judging. The perfect opportunity for welcoming clients old and new to visit us. Read More

Phipps & Pritchard with McCartneys take to the mountains for MacMillan

Fri 26 January 2018

About 18 months ago we took the decision to start supporting a charity for the year. 2015 saw us raising money for the Air Ambulance with our main event being a sponsored walk up Pen Y Fan in the Brecon Beacons and all told we raised over £700 for this extremely worthy cause. Read More

Following in the footsteps of those before us…

Fri 26 January 2018

Established 1848 Phipps & Pritchard with McCartneys have been around property a very long time. In fact soon to be celebrating 170 years in Estate Agency. Read More


Fri 26 January 2018

What a word! We are, in our day to day capacity as valuers and auctioneers, being asked regularly to can you please value this or value that. But if you stand back and consider the word value and its associated close relatives, we have a whole world of words surrounding one core word. Read More


Fri 26 January 2018

We are delighted to report on the success of our Spring Auction at The Hogarths Stone Manor Hotel on Tuesday evening. The atmosphere was more akin to a sporting event. Two of the properties entered for the auction had been sold prior to the evening which left numbers 7 & 9 Galahad Way, Stourport on Severn as the focus of what turned out to be a most exciting sale. Read More


Fri 26 January 2018

I am often asked, when I am undertaking Marketing Appraisals, whether we have people waiting to view properties such as the one I am inspecting. The short answer, given current marketing conditions, is normally yes! The internet is not the “be all and end all” of selling a property and I was taught in my very early days as an Estate Agent, back in the early 1980’s in London, that the in-house mailing list was the key to the success of the Agency. Without it we could not contact potential purchasers in an era before e-mail and the proliferation of mobile phones! Read More

BUILD Magazine Announces The 2015 Real Estate & Property Awards Winners

Fri 26 January 2018

17th December- BUILD Magazine has announced winners of the Real Estate & Property Awards. Phipps & Pritchard are awarded Best Local Estate Agency Worcestershire 2015. Read More

McCartneys are best in Wales!

Fri 26 January 2018

McCartneys was awarded as Wales Estate Agency of the Year 2015 at The Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2015 in association with The Sunday Times and The Times and sponsored by Zoopla Property Group. Read More

International Property Awards 2015-2016

Fri 26 January 2018

McCartneys LLP has been named Best in United Kingdom in the Best Real Estate Agency category at the final of the International Property Awards Summit held at London’s Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, 7th December 2015. Read More


Fri 26 January 2018

In its quest to discover the best real estate professionals in the world, the International Property Awards in London invited agents and agencies to present their full range of services. The judging committee chaired by two members of the House of Lords scrutinised hundreds of entries and McCartneys with Phipps & Pritchard was a top scoring entrant for Best Real Estate Agent UK. Read More

Lunch in Covent Garden and selfies with Big Ben – All in a days work when McCartneys with Phipps & P

Fri 26 January 2018

Winning two awards was a tremendous achievement however when we arrived at the Marriott on Friday evening to be told we had received the highest accolade of five stars in both categories we were thrilled. Read More

When it comes to superhero's, McCartneys have their own "Iron Man" in the shape of Jamie Tulloch who

Fri 26 January 2018

This gruelling event featured a 2.4 mile sea swim, followed by a 112 mile bike ride and a marathon to finish. Read More

5 * Winners at the UK Property Awards !!!

Fri 26 January 2018

On Friday evening we went down to London to the UK Property Awards. Myself, Anneka Wilks , Chris Rees, Zoe Herbert and Mark Fish represented McCartneys and Phipps & Pritchard. Read More


Fri 26 January 2018

The National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers (NAVA) ‘Auctioneers of the Year Awards’ celebrates industry talent Read More


Fri 26 January 2018

The results of the UK stage of the International Property Awards 2015-2016 have just been announced and Phipps & Pritchard with McCartneys is justifiably proud to be among the winners. Read More

The leader vs The chaser

Fri 26 January 2018

It has been stated that Estate agents are as popular as Traffic wardens in the UK however we are not all the same. Read More

Wyre Forests leading Independent Estate Agent

Fri 26 January 2018

As Wyre Forests leading Independent Estate Agent like anyone we like to measure success however this is really only the tip of the iceberg to what people see. Read More

It has been a very buoyant start to the year.

Fri 26 January 2018

McCartneys are delighted to announce that Marie Lawley MNAEA, Sales and Lettings Negotiator based at their Bridgnorth office has been chosen as one of the top six achievers in the NFOPP Technical Award in the Sale of Residential Property qualification and has been invited to attend the National Awards Ceremony being held at Warwick Castle in May. Read More

Awards recognise hard work and achievement

Fri 26 January 2018

Phipps & Pritchard with McCartneys again rolled out the red carpet in January at their Annual Awards This event recognises staff achievements within both the Residential and Rural aspects of the business. Read More

See the new TV Ad for On The Market!

Fri 26 January 2018

As I announced at the beginning of the year McCartneys are proud to be part of, which launched on Monday 26 January. Read More

New STAMP DUTY changes take effect tonight, from midnight on 3.12.2014

Fri 26 January 2018

Stamp Duty Rates cut for the majority of purchasers! It is a rare event when the Government announce changes which make the majority of our buyers better off but today George Osborne has announced a change in the way Stamp Duty Land Tax is calculated. Read More

Rare Opportunity to Lease a Renowned High Bird Shoot

Thu 25 January 2018

McCartneys have been favoured with instructions to let the shooting rights over The Gatten Shoot at Pontesbury, situated within south Shropshire between the towns of Bishops Castle and Shrewsbury. Read More

McCartneys Photography competition winner is announced!

Thu 25 January 2018

Head of PR and Valuer for Phipps and Pritchard with McCartneys Zoe Herbert and Ludlow based photographer Gareth Thomas alongside celebrity judge Sian Lloyd met up to view the submissions and pick their winner. Zoe comments “The response to the competition has been great. We had asked applicants to capture ‘The Spirit of rural border life and property’ and have received such a diverse selection it has been wonderful.” Read More

Phipps and Pritchard with McCartneys held their property auction on Wednesday 26th March at The Best

Thu 25 January 2018

There was a great turn out and the room was buzzing with excitement. Read More


Thu 25 January 2018

Last month leading estate agents, auctioneers and chartered surveyors McCartneys launched a photography competition inviting entrants to capture “the spirit of rural border life and property.” The winning shots are to be featured in McCartneys 2015 calendar which is distributed to thousands of homes and businesses and the winning photographers will receive vouchers for photography shops. Read More

Open Day a success

Thu 25 January 2018

It was a pleasure to welcome so many local professionals and friends to our open day to celebrate the completion of our residential sales property centre at 31 Worcester Street, Kidderminster. Read More


Thu 25 January 2018

How unkind, not to say unknowledgeable (and certainly disrespectful to the Burke family) when someone in a crowded room announces that McCartneys are sponsoring “a Burke Trophy” “ha ha” “and they would win it hands down!!” – by the time that individual had received the “Ian Hislop” treatment from me, the “Burke” was truly on the other foot! Read More

Three New Associates for McCartneys LLP

Thu 25 January 2018

McCartneys are pleased to announce the appointment of three new Associates. Simon Edwards, Phillip Blackman-Howard and Geraint Jones have joined the partnership as Associate Members. Read More


Thu 25 January 2018

One of the major factors following a flood is the potential devaluation or blighting that can take place to a person’s property. So on top of the misery that goes with dealing with a flood, there is then the on-going worry if someone had been thinking of moving or selling their house, needed to sell/re-mortgage or whatever, there is then the anguish that goes with the worry about how the flood will have affected their, in the majority of instances, major capital asset. Read More

McCartneys Backs Elite Beef Award at Royal Three Counties Show

Thu 25 January 2018

The FA Cup equivalent of the Beef showing world is coming to Worcestershire for the very first time, courtesy of the county's leading livestock auctioneers. Read More

Energy Assessments Explained

Thu 25 January 2018

Energy assessments have been part of our lives since the autumn of 2007, and still after all these years, whilst many are aware of their existence, most people know absolutely nothing about them.So let me explain: Read More

Leaders of the field, McCartneys with Phipps and Pritchard shine at their Annual award ceremony.

Mon 1 January 2018

McCartneys Annual award ceremony took place at The Luctonians, Kingsland Friday 10th January 2014.  Read More

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