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Lynne Atkinson – Head of Sales

Head of Sales Lynne Atkinson

01900 829977 ext 305

Lynne wears two hats! In her Head of Sales role, she supports Rachel in contributing to the overall strategic direction of the company, especially in respect of Sales.  Her other role is Branch Manager at the Cockermouth Office, Managing a team of 10 staff across both sales and lettings.

Lynne has had quite a variety of jobs since leaving school many years ago.  Her first job was in a bank, followed by stints at a secondary school and college.  She then worked for Outward Bound and the Forestry Commission, before entering the world of estate agency back in 2007!  Lynne has been with Grisdales since 2012, initially as Valuer at Cockermouth, Branch Manager at Whitehaven then back to Cockermouth. She was appointed Head of Sales a couple of years ago.  She is a member of the NAEA and of The Property Academy.

Lynne is originally from Manchester, but has lived in Cumbria for 17 years. She is married to a Forest Manager and has two grown up children, who both live away, but she has a motley collection of pets, which comprises 3 hens, 2 miniature Shetland ponies, 2 cats and 2 dogs – a Patterdale terrier called Betty and a rescued mutt called Harry at their home close to Ennerdale Water.  Lynne has recently taken up running and finds it a perfect way to unwind and loves most sport, especially football…. her team?  Manchester United of course!

Photo taken in the middle of Market Place, Whitehaven