Meet The Team

We are an established family business with the best possible local connections

Our professional team has a combined property knowledge and experience of over 300 years. A dedicated team of well presented property professionals who are all effective communicators. We really care about you and your property.

CHARLES BYCROFT FRICS

CONSULTANT

Chartered surveyor with over 50 years’ experience who founded the company in 1992. Charles loves sailing his boat with his wife Julie and two Red Miniature Poodles Millie and Mollie, he is captain of the Norfolk Broads!

DANIEL BYCROFT BSc (Hons) MRICS

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Chartered surveyor with over 30 years knowledge and property expertise in the local area. Dan likes running and playing the piano (not at the same time!) and walking his two family (and office mascots) red fox Labradors Branston and Barley. He feels blessed to manage the best team of Estate Agents in Norfolk!

LUCY ABBOT MARLA

LETTINGS DIRECTOR

Lucy has over 15 years of rental expertise. She deals mainly with all the lettings accounts as well as assisting the busy lettings department. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, going on long beach walks followed by lunch in a cosy pub!

Residential Sales

LEWIS BIRD MNAEA

SALES DIRECTOR

Lewis has over 20 years of local expert knowledge, valuing and selling homes.

He lives in Winterton and enjoys daily gym sessions and spending time with his family.

NICK BURMAN MNAEA

SALES DIRECTOR

Nick has been valuing properties in the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston area for over 20 years, he excels in customer care and enjoys building relationships with buyers and sellers. Nick enjoys spending time with his family and watching Norwich City Football Club!

GEMMA COOK

RESIDENTIAL OFFICE MANAGER

Gemma has 10 years of experience selling properties in the local area. She enjoys spending her spare time with her family and long walks along Gorleston seafront (with a pit stop at The Pier Hotel for a glass of prosecco!)

MICHELE JONES MNAEA

SALES PROGRESSION MANAGER

Michele has over 25 years of local knowledge, property expertise and selling homes.

She is a qualified orange gin and tonic taster!

DOMINIC MILEHAM

AREA MANAGER

Dom has been in estate agency for 4 years and has a solid grounding of valuing in the Norfolk area. He enjoys dog walks with his Rhodesian Ridgebacks and playing football for his local team.

LAURA ALLERTON

ASSISTANT RESIDENTIAL MANAGER

Laura has 19 years of experience selling properties in Gorleston, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. As well as passion for gardening, outside of the office Laura can be found on the beach taking her dog for a walk!

TIA WILLIAMS

SALES NEGOTIATOR

Tia has progressed rapidly since joining the Bycroft team in 2020 and is highly thought of by all her colleagues. She enjoys spending time with her family and boyfriend and having her nails done!

MAISIE SHARMAN

SALES NEGOTIATOR

Maisie joined Bycroft as an Apprentice and is now our newest Sales Negotiator. She is an invaluable member of the team and throws herself into any task. Maisie enjoys walking her sausage dog Bonnie and spending time with her family.

SHARON TEJADA

SALES NEGOTIATOR

Sharon works in our Horning office and lives in the village. She enjoys travelling and previously lived in Asia for over 15 years. In her spare time Sharon loves spending time with her teenage daughter.

JANET PRICE

SECRETARY 

Janet has over 40 years of local knowledge and property-based secretarial support. Is very green fingered and loves sitting in her beautiful garden eating chocolate!

Residential Lettings

LUCY ABBOT MARLA

LETTINGS DIRECTOR

Lucy has over 15 years of rental expertise. She deals mainly with all the lettings accounts as well as assisting the busy lettings department. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, going on long beach walks followed by lunch in a cosy pub!

LOUISE DYER

LETTINGS MANAGER

Louise has over 20 years of local property expertise in selling and letting homes, providing market appraisals professional property advice, inventories and check outs. She loves baking cakes in her limited free time between running around after 2 teenage girls and 2 dogs! She enjoys supporting her husband and oldest daughters football team The Gorleston Diamonds (who the lettings team proudly sponsor!).

SAM COLLINGS

LETTINGS NEGOTIATOR

Sam is the newest member of our Lettings team dealing with every aspect of the lettings side from viewings to maintenance and appraisals. Away from the office Sam is a busy Mum and has a passion for running and has competed in many 5 and 10K runs!

MICHELE WILLIS

LETTINGS ADMINISTRATOR

Michele started with Bycroft in 2006 as residential & commercial secretary then moved over to our Lettings Department in 2008.  She enjoys holidays abroad with her partner and has the largest rum collection on the East Coast!

DIANA HILL

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE ADMINISTRATOR

Diana has over 10 years experience in dealing with rental property’s and deals with all aspects of property maintenance, arranging landlord inspections and annual checks. Away from the office she likes to spend time with her Grandchildren and horse riding.

Commercial

DANIEL BYCROFT BSc (Hons) MRICS

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Chartered surveyor with over 30 years knowledge and property expertise in the local area. Dan likes running and playing the piano (not at the same time!) and walking his two family (and office mascots) red fox Labradors Branston and Barley. He feels blessed to manage the best team of Estate Agents in Norfolk!

JULIE PORTER

SECRETARY

Julie has over 25 years secretarial experience gained from working in various types of businesses.  She is at her happiest out on walks on Caister beach with her three rescue dogs – in all weathers we must add!

JANET PRICE

SECRETARY 

Janet has over 40 years of local knowledge and property-based secretarial support. Is very green fingered and loves sitting in her beautiful garden eating chocolate!

Mortgage Advisor

JONATHAN KEMP

MORTGAGE ADVISOR

Jon has 18 year’s experience in the Mortgage Industry, providing Mortgage and Protection advice from over 11000 options. He is keen marathoner and triathlete and very much a family man!

Photographer

SIMON WATSON

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

Simon has been a professional photographer for 9 years. He lives in North Walsham with his wife and two teenage boys and enjoys his weekends watching them play for their local Rugby team.

Office Mascots

BRANSTON

OFFICE MASCOT

13 years of being the office mascot! A beloved member of the Bycroft family.

BARLEY

CHAOS CREATOR

3 years’ experience of creating absolute chaos! But we would not have it any other way.

We are professional members of:

logo (1) The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
naea-title The National Association of Estate Agents
arla-title The Association of Residential Lettings Agents

In 1981 Charles Bycroft FRICS opened an independent Surveying and Estate Agency Practice in the Great Yarmouth area. In 1983 he joined Black Horse Agencies and became an Area Director responsible for several regional offices including Norwich and Great Yarmouth.

In 1992 Charles and Julie Bycroft opened their own business once again. Charles Bycroft Estate Agents has since grown to become one of the largest and well-respected independent agencies in Great Yarmouth.

In 2002 the business moved to the present offices to accommodate the additional staff taken on to manage the ever-increasing workload, ensuring a quality service was delivered to all clients.

In 2006 son Daniel Bycroft BSc (Hons) MRICS joined the practice to open a department specialising in commercial property and residential development having gained over 10 years experience in Norwich.