About Bury & Hilton

Bury & Hilton are independent town and country Estate Agents, Chartered Surveyors, Valuers and Auctioneers. Established in 1963, we have over 60 years of experience and knowledge of property in the immediate and surrounding areas of Buxton and Leek, providing friendly expert advice.

As well as our comprehensive sales service covering all types of property, we also offer an extensive range of residential and commercial letting services. Our in-depth market knowledge combined with our traditional value of customer service ensure we get the best results in the region.

In 2019, Bury & Hilton joined forces with Bagshaws LLP giving our clients access to a wider range of professional services and expertise gained over more than 150 years. Bagshaws LLP are rural property experts providing clients with specialist knowledge of rural matters. These professional services complement the estate agency and lettings side of the business, which Bury & Hilton have grown from strength to strength over the past 60 years.

Bury & Hilton are celebrating their 60th year of dedicated service!

Buxton Office

“I recently rented a lovely property through Bury & Hilton in Buxton while out of the country, and Emma and Lindsay were absolutely fantastic from start to finish.

Emma especially went above and beyond to pull out all the stops to enable the whole process to run perfectly.

Fantastic service, and I cannot recommend them highly enough. Thank you.”

Michael Hanson

Bury & Hilton Staff Member

Emma Mycock

Office Manager

& Property Sales Negotiator

Emma has worked for Bury & Hilton for eight years and deals with sales and rentals. She is currently studying for a level 3 qualification in the Sale of Residential Property.

Outside of work, Emma enjoys hiking and running with her border collie.

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Lindsay Johnson

Sales Negotiator

Lindsay gained her degree from the University of Northumbria. She joined Bury and Hilton in 2020. Lindsay is based in the Buxton office and lives in Derbyshire with her husband and two children.

Outside of work, she enjoys horse riding and spending time with her family and friends.

Bury & Hilton Staff Member

Rory Clark



Rory manages the Bury & Hilton offices in addition to the Bagshaws Ashbourne office. Bury & Hilton have been part of the Bagshaws Partnership since early 2019.

Having graduated from the Royal Agricultural College, Rory has gained considerable experience in rural land management across the country and has a particular interest in forestry.

He is available to advise on a wide range of property matters, valuation and professional work.

Leek Office

“The best estate agent in town by far!

Extremely supportive throughout the process of selling our property which was a complex sale. Always at hand to answer any questions.

Reliable, proactive, efficient and professional, this is the service we received.

I would highly recommend the team at Bury & Hilton, thank you so much for everything you have done, you really did go the extra mile to make sure everything ran smoothly.”

Toni Hill

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Martyn Prince


Property Manager

Martyn is the property manager at the Leek and Buxton offices. He has worked in the property industry for over 20 years and has been at Bury & Hilton since 2014. Martyn’s roles include the valuation of sale and rental properties as well as the sale of property and land via multiple methods.

He was born and raised in the Peak District, moving to Leek around 15 years ago. His interests include walking his miniature schnauzer, socialising with family and friends and watching Manchester United where he has had a season ticket for several years.

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Ed Lawley



Ed is a farmer’s son from North Staffordshire and gained a degree in Rural Enterprise and Land Management from Harper Adams University College.

Having previously worked in Cumbria and Derby, Ed joined Bagshaws in 2001, qualifying as a chartered surveyor in 2002 and a fellow of the CAAV in 2004. Ed now manages the Bury & Hilton office at Leek as well as the Bagshaws office in Bakewell.

He undertakes valuations for all purposes, deals with the sale of rural property and land and is available to advise on any land-based issue.

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Julie Godwin

Property Office Manager

Julie is the sales manager for Bury & Hilton and is based in the Leek office. She has over 25 years of experience in the industry, 15 years of that being served at Bury & Hilton. Julie is well known for her role in residential sales in Leek and surrounding areas and brings a wealth of knowledge to the office.

In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family.

Bury & Hilton Member of Staff

Charles Ball



Charles was the previous owner of Bury & Hilton before selling the business to Bagshaws. He is now on a three-year consultancy, working out of the Leek office.

Charles is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) having qualified approximately forty years ago. He carries out valuations on residential and commercial properties, and deals with all aspects of estate agency.

Charles is also a director at Bury & Hilton Auctions Limited, a separate firm that holds auction sales of general household furniture, antique and collectable furniture, and effects.

Catherine Edge

Senior Property Sales Negotiator

Cath is a Sales Negotiator who joined Bury & Hilton in 2012. Her duties include negotiating sales and property administration.

Outside of work, Cath enjoys musical theatre, reading and socialising.

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Freddie Hill

Property Sales Negotiator

Freddie joined Bury & Hilton in February 2019. She started in lettings and sales and then moved permanently to sales around July 2019. Freddie is currently doing her Level 2 in sales of residential property with Propertymark.

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Cath Holland

MARLA Lettings Manager

Cath is the Lettings Manager for both Bagshaws and Bury & Hilton and is based in the Leek office. She is a member of ARLA and has over 16 years of experience in the property and finance sector.

Outside of work, Cath enjoys socialising with family & friends, gardening and holidays abroad.

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Natalie Clennell

Lettings Assistant

Natalie is the newest member of the rental team based in Leek, having transferred from the sales department.

Outside work, she enjoys horse riding and long walks with her two dogs.

Tracy Carr

Lettings Assistant

Tracy is the lettings inspector based in Leek.

Outside work, she likes socialising with family and friends, walking her dog, cooking and baking.

Bury & Hilton Staff Member

Deborah Amson


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Our Services

Bury & Hilton offer a complete property service, providing excellent facilities to assist with buying, selling or letting properties.

We are estate agents that help to take the stress out of moving with our comprehensive range of services.


Here at Bury & Hilton we have extensive knowledge of the immediate and surrounding areas, offering our vendors the very best coverage and exposure for their property.


We have a large residential letting department, handling an extensive portfolio of managed and let only properties throughout North Staffordshire and neighbouring Derbyshire.


In 2019, Bury & Hilton joined forces with Bagshaws LLP, rural property experts with over 150 years of knowledge and experience. For further information, discover more below.

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