Meet the Team

We are a normal lot, professional and honest, and here to negotiate property sales, purchases and lets on your behalf. We all have families, and also like to enjoy ourselves and what we do.


Anton P – Manager

Anton is a local man and grew up and owned his first house in Rowland Avenue, Polesworth. After setting up Next-Place in 2014, it has gone from strength to strength, and Next Place is now the most reviewed estate agent in Tamworth through the dedication and hard work of the team below. We have also been awarded the Best Estate Agent in the UK by the consumer watchdog Which? and also been rated as Exceptional by Rightmove and the Property Academy. You can contact me directly on


Abby D – Sales Progression

Abby is from Polesworth and was the first employee in the business. Abby grew up on Pooley View in Polesworth, ans still currently resides in the village. Abby now looks our our after sales progression and getting customers into their new homes. You can contact Abby directly on


Joanne P – Admin, Accounts and Marketing

Joanne looks after our admin, accounts and marketing and everything social media related. After growing up in Dosthill, Joanne now resides in Wilnecote. 


Laura S – Sales and Lettings Property Manager

Dr Laura was born and raised in Wilnecote and resides in Amington and so is familiar with the Tamworth area. She has a background in estate agency and a PhD in Psychology. Like Lyndsey and Sara, Laura is responsible for liasing with buyers to find them their next home, accompanying viewings negotiating offers. Laura helps out wuth the administration of the lettings side of the business. In her spare time, Laura enjoys playing with her toddler and renovating furniture. You can contact Laura directly on


Lyndsey C – Property Manager

Lyndsey is also from Polesworth. She currently resides in Amington, but is keen to move back to the village. Lyndsey works in the sales team and is one of our Sales Proeprty Managers. She is responsible for finding her clients their perfect home, accompanying viewings and negotiating the right price for her vendors.

Lyndsey has great rapport with her clients and has often maintained friendships long after completion.

Alongside Sara and Joanne, Lyndsey is always keen to get involved representing the company in local events and fun runs to raise money for good causes! You can contact Lyndsey directly on


Sara P – Lettings Manager

Sara has a background in Sales and Customer Service. She has been with the company for a number of years and heads up the lettings side of the business working alongside Anton. 

Sara is a keen runner and regularly runs for charity, and is currently in trainign for her first marathon. She has recently climbed Mount Snowden with Joanne for Alzheimer’s.

You can contact Sara directly on


Leighton F - Valuations Manager

Leighton is the Valuations Manager. He is the person responsible for visiting our prospective customers' homes, and providing them with an accurate valuation of what they can expect to achieve on the open market for sale. You can contact Leighton directly on


Sarah C - Auction Specialist

With Next Place now dealing with properties through the modern method of auction, Sarah is our dedicated auction specialist who knows everything there is to know about the auction process. You can contact Sarah on


Deb H - Financial Advisor

Deb is our dedicated Financial Advisor. She is able to scour the mortgage market from a comprehensive lender panel to find the right mortgage product suitable for her clients, and is able to visit clients in their own home or place of work, morning, evenings or weekends! You can contact Deb on

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