Meet The Team

The Team 2018-01-18T16:58:35+00:00
Paul Bartholomew
Paul BartholomewManaging Director: Colchester & Clacton-On-Sea Branch
Paul is the Managing Director of East Links Residential with over twenty years experience within the Estate Agency industry. He has an extensive knowledge of the property field in Colchester and its surrounding areas. Specialising also in Land and New Homes.
Jonathan Bysh
Jonathan ByshOffice Manager: Clacton-On-Sea Branch
Jonathan has over 30 years experience within the Estate Agency industry, having worked in both the corporate and independent sectors, he also ran his own Estate Agency office in Colchester, achieving success in the overseas market too. In more recent years Jonathan has worked for national companies specialising in the retirement, part exchange and assisted move industries. He is delighted to now be back working in the Tendring area where he can share his wealth of experience and continue to offer a professional service to our clients.
Jo Bartholomew
Jo BartholomewHR & Office Administrator: Colchester Branch
Jo joined our team in 2013 after the decision to pursue a change of career. She brought with her a wealth of experience from her previous administration roles and therefore has strong organisational skills and a very keen eye for detail. This ensures the smooth and efficient running of things behind the scenes.
Joshua Mann
Joshua MannSales Consultant: Colchester Branch
Joshua joined our sales team in August 2017, after relocating to Colchester and pursuing a change of career. His broad experience in previous sales roles meant he has quickly learned the business and proved his strengths lie in sales. With his calming, friendly personality Joshua has quickly built an excellent working relationship with our vendors.
James Pudney
James PudneySales Director: Colchester & Clacton-On-Sea Branch
James is the East Links Residential Sales Director and has been in Estate Agency since 1996, previously working for a large corporate company progressing to Area Manager. James has a strong determined attitude when it comes to service and believes in giving real honest advice and recommendation, which builds strong relationships with our clients. His market leading commitment to both staff and clients is a contributing fact of our forthcoming expansion plan.
Simon Callaway
Simon CallawaySales Consultant: Colchester Branch
Simon has worked in the industry for over a decade, having worked at other local agencies he left in 2012 to assist in the opening of East Links Residential. Having moved house within the Colchester area several times himself Simon has a true understanding of the highs & lows and his passion is to make the process as simple and time efficient as possible for our clients. Simon has personal experience in investment properties and as such is keen to assist investors in their search for a new property or sell an existing one.
Alex Pink
Alex PinkSales Consultant: Colchester Branch
Alex initially joined us on work experience after successfully completing and passing his A Levels. He proved very quickly that he is a natural when it comes to the Sales market. His outgoing personality, confidence and methodical way of thinking led him to become a permanent and important member of the team in a very short space of time.
Russell Etchells
Russell Etchells Lettings Manager: Colchester Branch
Russell has over ten years experience within the Estate Agency industry in both residential sales and lettings. He prides himself on hard work, commitment and determination. Russell has developed an enviable knowledge of lettings and property management and has helped to grow our lettings department substantially since opening. Russell is very popular with our landlords, meaning they continue to use our services year on year.
Tracy Orvis
Tracy OrvisLettings & Property Management Administrator: Colchester Branch
Tracy joined in July 2016, initially on a temporary contract she quickly proved herself invaluable to the team and soon became a permanent member of the administration team. Tracy’s ultra efficient working ways and many years of experience in administration and customer service roles has meant she has formed excellent working relationships with our Landlords and Contractors.
Kath Gray
Kath Gray Property Management: Colchester Branch
Kath joined the lettings team in early 2014 and brought with her an enviable 25 years experience within the industry and a wealth of property management knowledge and expertise. Kath has a very close working relationship with our landlords ensuring smooth and efficient management of their properties and renewal of tenancies.
Tracey Oldcorn
Tracey OldcornSales Administrator: Colchester Branch
Tracey joined the administration team in September 2016 bringing with her an enviable 19 years of experience and expertise as an Estate Agent Administrator. Her attention to detail is unrivalled, enabling her to effectively and efficiently support our busy Sales Team.
Alex Creed
Alex CreedLettings Consultant: Colchester Branch
Alex joined our Lettings Team in June 2017, she brought with her a wealth of experience from her previous senior and personal assistant roles within the Estate Agency Industry. Her methodical thinking and efficient working ways are her greatest strengths. Alex has quickly built an excellent working relationship and rapport with our Landlords and Tenants.

About Us

East Links Residential is an independent Estate and Lettings Agent, specialising in all aspects of residential Sales, Lettings and Property Management. We believe in modern work practises, coupled with traditional old fashioned values, such as professionalism, a quality and personalised service along with an absolute commitment to keeping a promise.

Our Promise To You

We specialise in both Residential Sales and Lettings, we give our very best care and attention to all our clients. We promise you will love our services, we understand how stressful moving can be and aim to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible! We do what we love and we love what we do! You will not find a friendlier Estate Agent in Colchester.

Contact Us

01206 765222
21 North Hill, Colchester, CO1 1EG