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Who are Perry Bishop and Chambers?

Helping people on the move in Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire

Perry Bishop and Chambers are a respected firm of estate agents, whose success has been built primarily upon providing outstanding customer service.

We have a passion for property and have been helping people on the move across Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire for many years. Whether you are looking to sell or let your property, let our friendly and experienced team guide you through what we know can be a complex and emotional process. We will ensure that your property looks its very best, gets seen by the right people and achieves the maximum price or yield. If you are moving to a new home, let us help you negotiate your onward purchase and get you moved in with minimum fuss and in a timescale that suits you. Our award-winning customer service and innovative marketing approach deliver exceptional results - our large number of repeat customers bears this out.

We are sure you will enjoy moving with us!

Our directors

Phillip Bishop

Phillip boasts just under 30 years in the industry. He is passionate about doing estate agency with integrity and first developed a taste for the business at the tender age of 15, when he did a week's work experience for Hobbs & Chambers in Faringdon. Based in our Cirencester office, he also lives in the town with his wife and two children.

Tel: 01285 655355

Peter Chambers

Chartered Surveyor, Peter Chambers, heads up our specialist Land and New Homes Department. He has more than 30 years experience in dealing with all aspects of land, development and new homes, including planning guidance, valuations and marketing of plots, sites and buildings for conversion. He is married with two daughters and lives in a village on the outskirts of Cirencester.

Tel: 01285 646770

Sarah Benson

Sarah, a founding member of the business, is responsible for ensuring that all our branches achieve their objective of excellent customer service combined with complete integrity. Based in our Faringdon office, Sarah also lives in the town with her family and is past President of Faringdon Rotary Club.

Tel: 01367 240356

Gavin Wallace

Gavin is a highly experienced estate agent, having worked in the industry for 24 years for both large corporate agencies and smaller independents in and around the Cheltenham area. Gavin is a fellow member of the National Association of Estate Agents. Born and raised in Cheltenham, he lives in Leckhampton with his wife and two children.

Tel: 01242 246980

Paul Boden

Paul is an experienced estate agent with over 30 years in the industry. He is a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents and has managed the Tetbury branch for 15 years. Married with two children and five grandchildren, Paul's passion for delivering the best possible customer experience has helped secure the company's dominant market share in the town.

Tel: 01666 504418

Ian Perry

Ian Perry, founder and former MD, now works two days a week for the company in a consultancy role. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Member RICS' Estate Agency working group . He grew up in Cheltenham and lives in Charlton Kings with his wife and family.

Tel: 01285 655355

Enjoy the following services from Perry Bishop and Chambers:

  • Residential estate agency and valuations
  • Land and development
  • New home sales
  • Financial, conveyancing and legal services via our trusted third party service providers

By adhering to our core values – integrity, customer service and hard work - Perry Bishop and Chambers aim to provide the best estate agency service in each of the towns in which we operate.

Our managers

Jackie Carlton

Jackie has a wealth of experience and local knowledge, having worked in estate agency for 20 years, both in the Gloucester area and for the past 3 years at Perry Bishop and Chambers in our Cheltenham office. During this time she has covered all aspects of the job, and enjoys the wide variety offered in her role as Office Manager. In Jackie’s spare time, she enjoys pursuing her interest in the fields of homeopathy and natural health.

Tel: 01242 246980

Jim Chamberlayne

Jim has been working in estate agency in Gloucestershire for over 30 years, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge in the property industry. When he's not busy selling property, Jim enjoys spending time with his family and is a keen sportsman. He is also a qualified football coach and manages Forest Green Rovers under 16 Girls football team, a club for which his daughter plays.

Tel: 01285 655355

Tessa Goring

Tessa's career in estate agency started in 2000. NAEA qualified, she is passionate about helping people at a stressful point in their lives and making the selling and purchasing of property as straightforward as possible. Outside of work Tessa is mum to two young daughters and is also involved in fundraising, especially for children's and cancer research charities.

Tel: 01367 240356

Shirley McCoy

Shirley boasts thirty years estate agency experience with agents in both the UK and South Africa. She is passionate about the homes and people that she works with and has built a number of lasting relationships during her time with the company . Shirley lives in Stroud and enjoys spending time with her family and walking her dogs in the beautiful Cotswolds.

Tel: 01453 836736

Allison-Jayne Smith

Allison-Jayne, or AJ as she likes to be known, has a passion for helping people on the move and she has been doing just that for over 20 years, working as an estate agent for various corporate and independent estate agents across Gloucestershire. When not selling houses, she loves spending time with family and friends – on country walks, at dressage events (her partner is a retired dressage competitor!) and unwinding in the garden at the end of the day with a glass of chilled prosecco.

Tel: 01453 762306

Helene Parker-Joel

Helene has more than 15 years new homes experience, in both sales and business development, working for agencies and developers alike. As well as nurturing existing client relationships, Helene's focus is new business development and working closely with Perry Bishop's Client Managers to promote the sales of all new home instructions. When she's not completing tenders or meeting developers on site, Helene enjoys horse riding, foreign travel, fine dining and spending time with friends and family.

Tel: 01285 655355

Eliza Dunlop

Eliza is an experienced marketer, publicist and business development manager who has been with the company for just over a year. She is responsible for promoting the business across the region, both online and offline, ensuring that Perry Bishop and Chambers becomes the agent of choice in each of the towns in which we work. She lives in Cheltenham and is married with 17 year old twins.

Tel: 01285 655355

What makes us special?

  • Network of branches and London office
  • Award-winning customer service
  • Unrivalled local knowledge
  • Professional photography and home staging service
  • Fair and transparent fees plus Service Level Agreement
  • Dedicated Land and development department
  • New homes specialists
  • Property Open Days
  • Inclusion on major property portals
  • Optional Property Video Tour
  • Independently owned and managed

Client feedback

"Thank you for making our move as easy as a move can be! We are extremely happy and would recommend them so anyone in the areas that they cover."

Mr and Mrs T, Faringdon