Staff Profiles

Edward Boyle Assistant Branch Manager

Edward is Assistant Branch Manager for our Kelvedon Branch. An experienced professional, Edward's role is to drive forward the sales and lettings services offered by Boydens in Kelvedon and the surrounding area. In doing this he is responsible for providing accurate and honest advice on customers’ property values and the most appropriate means of marketing for sale or to let. Our clients can then be confident their decisions are based on sound advice. Edward has lived in Colchester and the surrounding area since 1985 when he attended the University of Essex where he attained a B.A. (Hons) in Government. Edward has managed estate agency branches in several Mid and North Essex locations and for several years was the manager of a large regional estate agent’s Town and Country division in the mid and North Essex area.
T: 01376 574110

Natalie Abrahams Sales Manager


Natalie leads our Colchester sales team and is your Colchester contact for Superior Homes by Boydens. Natalie is extremely approachable and always ready to lend a listening ear. With her extensive experience she understands how frustrating buying a house can be and how important communication on every level is. Natalie has worked at Boydens for more than 16 years, starting as a Saturday trainee and progressing to Colchester Sales Manager. Her family have built a third generation carpentry business in the North of England and so from an early age she was educated in building and property. Before coming to Colchester Natalie spent seven years working overseas in the property market. Her partner and his family are long established Colchestrians and she herself has been involved in many community events including Colchester’s half marathon. Over the last sixteen years Natalie has built up a client base which is strongly based on repeat customers and recommendations. Natalie is a member of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA).
T: 01206 773310

Barry Hayes Branch Manager

Barry is the Branch Manager for both our Clacton on Sea and Frinton on Sea branches and is your local contact for Superior Homes by Boydens. He joined the industry in 1987, working for an independent estate agent in Clacton On Sea. Barry has worked for Boydens for over 20 years. Barry has covered areas from Frinton to Colchester, an area in which he grew up and hence, knows extremely well. His role is to oversee the running of the coastal branches, helping to keep our clients happy whilst expanding the business. Barry has a Diploma in residential estate agency and has been a member of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) since 1998. Barry has a sporting prowess in the region given that he won player of the year for Frinton Youth FC for many seasons.
T: 01255 221121

Lynne Buxton Assistant Branch Manager


Lynne is vastly experienced in the estate agency business having begun her career in the late 1980's and so has seen the variations within the property market on numerous occasions. Lynne has always worked in the North Essex area, including Dovercourt, Frinton and Colchester and grew up in Great Holland. She currently resides in Kirby Cross, so she has unsurpassed knowledge of the local area. As Assistant Manager of the Frinton Branch, Lynne heads up the Frinton sales department (including Superior Homes by Boydens) carrying out valuations, viewings and negotiating on sales. By providing a professional and efficient environment, Lynne helps our clients to feel confident that we are acting on their behalf in a competent way. Sales progression is an important part of Lynne's role in assisting both buyer and seller throughout the legal process so they are being kept fully updated. Lynne is a member of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and also a member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) making her well qualified to be advising the clients on all aspects of the house selling and renting process. Having worked in the industry for 28 years Lynne has gained a thorough knowledge of ALL aspects of estate agency. Lynne loves to travel and has spent time in Thailand and Brazil. Her intention is to travel to as many countries as possible in the following years.
T: 01255 853911

Emma Slater Sales Manager

Emma was born in Sudbury and has settled her own family in the town so has extensive knowledge as an established member of the community. She is able to provide valuable assistance when clients are looking for advice on services and facilities, and has a great deal of experience of market and local trends. Emma is vastly experienced, having begun her career in estate agency in 1991 as a Sales Negotiator and progressing to become Branch Manager, prior to starting a family in 1996 and returning to the same company in 2001. She subsequently took the branch to award winning levels and was responsible for three branches. Emma's role is to run an effective sales operation in the Sudbury branch, through from canvassing and prospecting for new business, conducting valuations, listing new instructions, marketing, viewings and securing sales and monitoring the sales progression process through to completion, whilst maintaining vendor and applicant care and contact. Emma is also the Sudbury branch contact for our premium property service 'Superior Homes by Boydens'. Emma is careful to empathise and understand the individual needs and requirements of the client and seeks to reduce the associated stresses involved with the buying and selling process by way of explaining matters with clarity and honesty and staying in regular contact. Emma has worked for Boydens since November 2014.
T: 01787 888602
M: 07763 299135

Jules Cain Branch Manager

As Braintree and Kelvedon Branch Manager, Jules overseas the day to day running of the two Branches, carries out valuations, and leads from the front. He strives to deliver a service of excellence and will oversee your transaction personally from start to finish. Communication is key and so Jules will be in touch with you every step of the way . Having worked in the industry for 22 years (and lived in Braintree for the last 17 years), Jules has great local knowledge and a wealth of expertise.
T: 01376 333971
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