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About us

Charnock Bates is an established Chartered Surveyors and Auctioneers, specialising in the sale of fine, country and period homes across West Yorkshire for over 25 years.

In 2015, Charnock Bates became part of the Walker Singleton group, one of the largest independent chartered surveyors and property experts in the North of England. The acquisition has enabled Charnock Bates to expand our range of professional services, offering a greater choice of services and specialisms to our new and existing clients throughout the West Yorkshire region.

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We bought our new build house in Halifax through Charnock Bates and we found their services very helpful - friendly, efficient, professional. We would highly recommend them to others.

Andrea Redman


October 2020

Great service from the whole of the team at CB. Would highly recommend.

Alastair Barton

The Meadows, Sowerby Bridge

November 2019

Would definitely recommend these girls they are fantastic, they keep you informed every step of the way and always make time for you if you have any queries no matter how small they are.

Justine Ogden

Riverside Court, Ripponden

September 2019

Myself and my husband sold our house and bought our new family home through Charnock Bates last year. Both our selling and buying experience with the whole team at Charnock Bates was nothing but 5* I can not recommend their services enough.

Lucy Knight


January 2020

Great service, thanks! I got a lot of advice before the property even went on the market.

Ann Christian


January 2020

Best estate agents, ever. Thank you for sorting out our ‘forever home’... Very friendly and efficient.

Ross McGill


September 2020

I used Charnock Bates for the sale of my property , I found the team professional and knowledgeable. I will most certainly be recommending them to my friends and family. They have great team ......Thanks so much.

Mohammad Saff


September 2020

Charnock Bates provided my wife and family with a great service when buying our new home. Throughout the whole stressful process of moving home they kept in contact with me at all times with updates and can not thank the team at Charnock Bates enough!

Danny Marcinczak


September 2020

Meet the Team

With a combined 200 years’ within the property industry, each team member boasts extensive knowledge of the local exclusive homes market.

Ben Waites AssocRICS MNAEA


Leanne Barlow


Shona Hardacre


Carolyn Harris


Jacqui Goodall

Land and New Homes

Danny Stadnik MRICS

Chartered Surveyor

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