Yorkshire letting agent continues acquisition programme

Linley &  Simpson has strengthened its position as Yorkshire’s largest letting specialist by acquiring a fellow independent agent.

The company, which has grown into a network of nine branches across North and West Yorkshire since its launch 16 years ago, has taken over Carrington Property Management based in Boroughbridge for an undisclosed sum.

Carrington’s is a family firm which specialises is quality rental properties along the A1 corridor and counts some of the district’s major employers, the Ministry of Defence and American Government personnel amongst its clients.

Its portfolio of properties will merge with those being handled by Linley & Simpson’s flagship new office in Old Market Place, Ripon.

Linley & Simpson director Will Linley said:

“This acquisition is a natural step forward for us as we look to continue our programme of strategic expansion, both across our heartland as well as into new areas.

“We are delighted to augment our growing portfolio of properties with those previously managed by Carrington’s.

“It will add an extra dimension to our business – giving tenants a wider choice of property and offering new landlords access to an unrivalled database across our nine Yorkshire offices.”

Linley & Simpson is based in Harrogate, Ripon, Wetherby, York, Ilkley, Wakefield, Horsforth, Roundhay and Leeds city centre.

Will Linley (left) and Nick Simpson



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