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About Us

Find out more about Stephenson Browne and meet our various teams.


Stephenson Browne are the local independent property experts for South Cheshire and Staffordshire. Established in February 1999 by our two partners, Tony Browne & Stephen Bird we offer an extensive range of houses for sale and properties to let across all price ranges. We have sales & lettings offices in Alsager, Crewe, Sandbach & Newcastle Under Lyme.

Our success, even in hard times, demonstrates we’re an estate agency you can trust to achieve the result you require within your timescales. Our years of residential property selling and lettings management has given us unrivalled knowledge of the property market in your area – crucial when deciding which estate agency to choose. We know what sells, and how to best market your property to ensure you get the price you need.

And as members of the National Association of Estate Agents & Ombudsman Scheme, you can rest assured that your next move on the property ladder is in safe hands.

So whether you are buying, letting or selling, we have the friendly staff and expertise to provide the comprehensive, professional estate agency service you’re looking for.

Our Team


Tony Browne


Having worked his way up the ranks at the countries largest estate agency chain to board of management level, Tony decided to go it alone in 1999 with fellow colleague Stephen Bird. Together they created Stephenson Browne and grew into the areas most recognised brand in both sales and lettings. Now focused on acquisition and growth Tonys role involves further business opportunities and fine tuning whilst overseeing the sales branches at all four locations.

Stephen Bird


Stephen has overseen the running of Stephenson Browne’s rapidly expanding rental department over the last 10 years. The company now manages around 900 properties as well as finding tenants for a large amount of  both one off and experienced landlords with large portfolios. Having a foundation and track record spanning many years Stephen can offer knowledgable, helpful and strategic advice to landlords in this ever changing field.


Alsager Sales

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Paul Baptist

Branch Manager

In 2007 Stephenson Browne Acquired a local firm to establish ourselves in Sandbach. Paul was part of the team we inherited and promoted to manage the office as a result. Following a successful tenure at Sandbach Paul was promoted to run the flagship office in Alsager where we expect his continued success.

Paul has an able team of experienced professionals including Tracy Jackson, Margret Caddy & Paige Bryan.



Alsager Office. 13 Crewe Road, Alsager ST7 2EW

The Alsager Sales Team

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Margret Caddy         Paige Bryan


Brittany Stokoe       Tracy Jackson




Alsager Lettings

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Sarah Radford

Lettings Manager

Sarah joined the company in 2017 following a successful career within a large corporate agency. Having been responsible for over 700 managed properties during that time you can rest assured that your asset is in very capable hands.  

In 2018 Sarah took over the reigns from Stephen Bird (Director) at the Alsager office and is already making her mark within the area

Along with Sarah are Ally Thorley, Louise Wilson and Michelle Shenton.



Alsager Lettings. 15 Crewe Road, Alsager, ST7 2EW

The Alsager Lettings Team


Ally Thorley                Michelle Shenton

Louise Wilson






Crewe Sales

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Craig Whitney

Branch Manager

Craig joined Stephenson Browne in 2015 after successful spells managing in highly regarded areas of South Manchester & Cheshire. With a genuine passion for property, Craig is constantly looking at ways of improving the experience our clients receive and his approach has seen Stephenson Browne’s already impressive standing in Alsager as the Market Leader catapult further ahead of the local competition during his two year tenure. In 2018 Craig jumped at the chance of heading up the newly acquired Crewe branch and is currently building the brand in this new territory. 

Craigs highly capable team comprise of Denise Armitage, Georgia Vaughan, Gail Williamson & Kirsty Grosvenor



Crewe Sales, 234 Nantwich Road, Crewe, CW1 6BP

The Crewe Sales Team


Denise Armitage          Georgia Vaughan


Gail Williamson              Kirsty Grosvenor





Crewe Lettings

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Jenny Williams

Branch manager

Jenny began her journey with Stephenson Browne as an assistant manager to Alex Hopper in our Newcastle office. After a 2 year spell helping to triple the managed stock, Jenny was promoted to run the newly acquired lettings team and office in Crewe

Having previously worked and currently living in Crewe Jenny works tirelessly along with her team to keep the standards high.

Along with Jenny are Emma Morrish, Louisa Cusick, Natasha Cragg & Poppy Heslop.


Crewe Lettings, 232 Nantwich Road, Crewe, CW1 6BP


The Crewe Lettings Team


Emma Morrish         Louisa Cusick


Poppy Heslop           Natasha Cragg



Newcastle Sales

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Jade Skelton

Branch Manager

Jade joined the company when we first opened our doors in Newcastle and helped steer the office to quickly gain an enviable reputation. Jade is no stranger to the industry and has been successfully selling houses for over 10 years having worked her way through the ranks at a local competitor.

Jades’ infectious drive and work ethic is impressive and you can be sure that your property is in very capable hands throughout the transaction.





Newcastle Office. 56 Merrial Street, Newcastle Under Lyme ST5 2AW

The Newcastle Sales Team

Gaynor Jennings



Newcastle Lettings

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Alex Hopper

Lettings Manager

Alex joined the company in 2016 following the acquisition of Kingfisher Lettings & Management. Alex had previously worked for another large letting agent and was responsible for over 750 properties. After joining Stephenson Browne in May of 2016 the portfolio of managed properties has grown by 50% and continues to increase at a rapid pace under his leadership. 




The Newcastle Lettings Team

 Zoe Finbow




Sandbach Sales

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Alannah Taylor

Branch Manager

Alannah began working at Stephenson Browne in October 2015 as a negotiator at our Sandbach branch. Following a successful two years Alannah was promoted to manage the Sandbach branch following the move of Paul Baptist to Alsager. Alannah’s enthusiasm and work ethic has won her many plaudits in the company and her continued success is fully anticipated.




Sandbach Office. 38 High Street, Sandbach, Cheshire CW11 1AN

The Sandbach Sales Team

 Alison Southern

Jen Norton


Sandbach Lettings

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Debbie Gibbon

Lettings Manager

Second to the directors, Debbie is our longest serving member of staff. In previous roles Debbie was the manager of the Sandbach sales team and now moves in to the shoes of Sarah Radford in running and managing the team at Sandbach Lettings. Debbie has a wealth of experience and knowledge and the drive and ambition to continue the growth of this well established piece of the Stephenson Browne jigsaw.



36 High Street, Sandbach, Cheshire CW11 1AN

The Sandbach Lettings Team


Joanne Lloyd