Meet The Team

The Directors, Robert Wells, Glenn Church & Paul Rayfield have each been with the company for nearly 30 years.


Robert Wells

Robert Wells

Robert is based at the Danbury office, which covers numerous villages to the east of Chelmsford including Little Baddow & Danbury, two of the most desirable locations within Essex.

Robert joined the company in 1988 and has lived and worked in the area all his life. He is a family man married to Carole and has two children. He has a keen interest in the countryside, travelling, DIY, and for his sins has been an Arsenal season ticket holder for over 25 years.



Paul Rayfield

Paul Rayfield

Paul celebrated 30 years with Church & Hawes in 2018. Based at South Woodham Ferrers, his office also covers the surrounding villages along the River Crouch.

Paul lives locally with his wife Mandy and they’ve recently celebrated the birth of their third grandchild.

Paul has a fascination with cars which has always been a concern for Mandy. Paul & Mandy enjoy travelling, Mandy grabbing the sun’s rays and Paul usually trying to protect his head in the shade!



Nathan Swain

Nathan Swain

Nathan was promoted to Office Manager in 2020, having joined Church & Hawes in 2006 as a Trainee Negotiator. His office covers all of the Dengie Hundred villages including Burnham-on-Crouch, Southminster, Maylandsea, Tillingham, Steeple, Althorne, St Lawrence and Bradwell-on-Sea.

Nathan and his wife Lauren live locally along with their young daughter Hallie and another one on the way! Nathan has a strong passion for sport, including Golf, Football and Motor Racing.



Andy Weller

Andy Weller

Andy has been with Church and Hawes for 14 years, mostly based at our head office. Andy and his team are responsible for Maldon and the villages north including Wickham Bishops, Gt Totham, Goldhanger & Tiptree.

Very much a family man, married to Hayley with whom he has three young children. Andy enjoys Rugby (although it’s more of a social activity these days) and has a keen interest in countryside conservation. When time does allow, he loves nothing more than donning his deerstalker and exercising his two gun dogs, Lottie & Lola.



Christine Jarratt

Christine Jarratt

Christine is the Manager of our Lettings Department based at Maldon office. She has worked with Church & Hawes for over 15 years and in the industry over 20 years. Christine and her team of six staff handle all aspects of property lettings and management.

Christine lives with her partner and together they enjoy a full social life with friends and families. They both share a love for sailing, particularly in the Mediterranean! Christine has three children and two grandchildren who keep her busy in her spare time.