Melton Estate Agents Team










Estate Agents Melton Team

Tel: 01664 431080






21 Market Place Melton Mowbray Leicestershire LE13 1XE


Ben Mardel Director

Ben is an experienced estate agent – having been in the property industry for more than 20 years. He joined Richard Watkinson & Partners in 2003 and has been managing an office since 2006.

Through the handling of residential sales and valuations, Ben covers a range of property services across the region, assisting customers through the entire sale process from the initial valuation and marketing advice, to the point of a successful completion.

He also advises on potential development opportunities and refurbishment schemes, working closely with local and national housebuilders and developers.

In his spare time, Ben loves to holiday in/explore Norfolk and has a keen interest in sport. He also has a passion for Italian classic cars and scooters. He owns a temperamental Alfa Romeo Spider and Vespa, which he takes to local meets and classic car events.


Nicola McKenzie Branch Manager

Nicola joined the Richard Watkinson & Partners Melton Mowbray branch in 2015, bringing with her almost 15 years’ experience in estate agency. Through focussing on market appraisals and sales, Nicola is able to achieve the best results for her customers.

She enjoys taking customers through the entire purchasing progression, keeping everyone calm and demystifying the process – creating a successful outcome for the vendor and enabling buyers to get the keys to their dream home.

Nicola also has a degree in interior design, so has a real interest in floor plans and enjoys being creative in her free time.


Cheryl Thornley Senior Sales Negotiator

As a Melton Mowbray native, Cheryl joined Richard Watkinson & Partners’ Melton Mowbray branch in 2017, bringing with her seven years of experience in the Leicestershire and Rutland property markets. With a passion for sales, Cheryl always knew that estate agency was for her after purchasing her first home at 18-years-old and believes that there’s no greater feeling that helping people to move home.

She enjoys all aspects of the role – from listings, viewings and negotiations to sales chasing and the completion of a sale.

Cheryl’s two young children and dogs keep her busy outside of the office. She also has a keen interest in interior design as well as enjoying baking.


Sarah Walker Sales Administrator

Sarah joined Richard Watkinson the hot summer of 2018.She brings with her over 25 years of customer care, in the local area.

Sarah lives in Melton Mowbray and has a wealth of knowledge of the area. Sarah prides herself in producing sales particulars, and presenting the properties in their best possible light. In her spare time, Sarah likes to travel abroad and spending time with her family.

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