About Us

With over 200 years' of combined property experience, the Wilkins Vardy team takes enormous pride in providing a first-class service to all of our clients. Many members of our team have been with us for a long time and it's their commitment to and passion for the job that leads to generations of repeat business, referrals, and recommendations.

We all live locally too, with an in-depth knowledge of the area which means we are perfectly placed to sell your home to prospective buyers from near and far.

About us

Meet the Team

Dan Elliott, Managing Director
Managing Director
Dan Elliott
Dan started his career at Knight Frank in their country homes department and became a chartered surveyor in 2002. He then became a mortgage valuer for Countrywide Surveyors and later E Surv, before setting up Derbyshire Surveyors in 2008. Dan joined Wilkins Vardy in 2014 eventually replacing the then managing director Neil Hunt in 2015.
Paula Towndrow, Director and Company Secretary
Director and Company Secretary
Paula Towndrow
Paula joined Wilkins Vardy in 1985 as office junior. She has worked her way through the ranks to her present position as a share holder and director. Paula offers over 34 years of knowledge in the Chesterfield estate agency field.
Mark Needham, Valuer
Valuer
Mark Needham
Mark Joined Wilkins Vardy in 1994, during his time with the company he has worked in all roles and worked his way up the ranks to his current position as senior valuer. Being a local lad, he offers a wealth of local knowledge and experience to assist our clients in all aspects of buying and selling property.
Krystyne Oxley, Sales Negotiator
Sales Negotiator
Krystyne Oxley
Krystyne has a wealth of experience, having worked in the industry for Blundells, William H Brown, Reeds Rains, Saxton Mee and Haybrooks in both sales and lettings. With over 28 years of experience, Krystyne worked her way up from receptionist to Branch Manager and now as sales negotiator in our Chesterfield branch.
Steph  Chambers, Sales Progressor
Sales Progressor
Steph Chambers
Heather Black, Pre-Marketing Admin Manager
Pre-Marketing Admin Manager
Heather Black
Heather joined Wilkins Vardy in 1989, as office Junior and progressed up to typist dealing with all admin and brochures. Heather had a brief spell away in 1996, only to return in 2000 as sales negotiator in our Bolsover branch. In 2014 Heather moved to the Chesterfield branch, now managing the pre sales administration and marketing.
Will Flint, Marketing Executive
Marketing Executive
Will Flint
Will joined Wilkins Vardy in 2007, as a qualified energy assessor. He now produces energy performance certificates, floor plans, and is an accomplished photographer, having created the marketing details for thousands of properties. Before joining Wilkins Vardy, Will was a chief aircraft technician with the Royal Navy and semi professional footballer!
Tim Malia, Mortgage Adviser
Mortgage Adviser
Tim Malia
Tim has worked in financial services for over twenty-two years, seventeen of these as a whole of market mortgage adviser, ten of which he has been lucky to share with Wilkins Vardy. He has a wealth of knowledge to help guide buyers through their purchase or remortgage needs and can provide as much hand holding as the client needs through what will be one of their biggest purchases.
Jane Stevens, Viewing Representative
Viewing Representative
Jane Stevens
Jane joined the Wilkins Vardy team in September 2022 as our Saturday viewing representative. As a people person, she loves attending viewings and helping people find their ideal property.
Victoria Warden, Mortgage Adviser
Mortgage Adviser
Victoria Warden
Victoria has 20 years experience in financial services, specialising in the area of mortgage and protection advice since 2007. She enjoys helping our buyers and vendors to realise their home-ownership plans, assisting from decision in principle through to completion.
Charlotte Elliott, Sales Advisor
Sales Advisor
Charlotte Elliott
Charlotte helped set up Derbyshire Surveyors with husband Dan in 2008. She has since become an experienced property professional helping run the survey department, but also offering her knowledge on viewings and as a sales adviser.
Julian Wilks, Chartered Surveyor
Chartered Surveyor
Julian Wilks
Julian has over 32 years of experience, starting his career at Warwicks Surveyors in 1987, which later became General Accident and then E Surv and Barnwood Surveyors. After a short spell with Colleys (part of the Halifax Group), Julian moved to a private practice (CWH Surveyors) in 2013. Julian moved to Derbyshire Surveyors in 2015, and now runs the department.
Mandy  Moulds, Derbyshire Surveyors Team
Derbyshire Surveyors Team
Mandy Moulds
Mandy joined Wilkins Vardy in 1993, originally working in our Sheffield office, then moving to our Chesterfield premises. In 1995 she left to join Mark Jenkinson & Son to work in their surveying department where she stayed for 10 years. In 2011 she joined Derbyshire Surveyors and after a short break in 2021 has now returned. With a background in property, working for Architects, Surveyors, Conveyancing Solicitors and property development, her career has spanned over 30 years in this sector and she has a wealth of knowledge.
Lauren Lovatt, Digital Marketing/Sales Advisor
Digital Marketing/Sales Advisor
Lauren Lovatt
Rose  Elliott, Sales Advisor
Sales Advisor
Rose Elliott
Tiegan  Bannister, Viewing Representative/Photographer
Viewing Representative/Photographer
Tiegan Bannister

Working locally, acting nationally

Alongside our local expertise, we also have a national focus, selected as the agent of choice in the area by the Relocation Agent Network. With an association of 650 offices across the UK, it means we can maximise the exposure of your property and attract buyers looking to move to the area. And we can help you find your new home in your dream destination too.
Working locally, acting nationally

Looking to sell your house?

Wilkins Vardy has been helping people move home in and around Chesterfield since 1970. Our decades of experience in all things property and our reputation for professionalism and honesty set us apart.

Our latest properties
Manor Road, Brimington Common, Chesterfield

354, Manor Road,
Brimington Common

Price £165,000
Churchside, Hasland, Chesterfield

54, Churchside,
Hasland

Price £250,000
Harehill Road, Chesterfield

28, Harehill Road,
Grangewood

Price £125,000
Vicarage Walk, Clowne, Chesterfield

45, Vicarage Walk,
Clowne

Price £105,000
Manor Road, Brimington, Chesterfield

246, Manor Road,
Brimington

Price £199,950
Meadow Close, New Whittington, Chesterfield

Meadow House, 10, Meadow Close,
New Whittington

Price £450,000
Sherwood Fields, Bolsover, Chesterfield

Plot 48, 'The Woburn', Sherwood Fields,
Bolsover

Price £380,000
New Road, Wingerworth, Chesterfield

21, New Road,
Wingerworth

Price £475,000
Church Meadows, North Wingfield, Chesterfield

4, Church Meadows,
North Wingfield

Price £240,000

How much is your property worth?