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    Connells

    Connells is one of the biggest estate agents in the country, and began life in Luton over 80 years ago. The company is still very much a big player and has continued to be a success thanks to its amazing customer service and the wide range of different services it offers to various types of customers including first-time buyers, and businesses among others. It handles all sides of real estate, including letting, renting, selling and buying and with more than 180 branches throughout the UK, they are well-positioned to help customers of all budgets.

    Connells Opening Times and Locations

    As noted above, there are more than 180 different branches of the estate agency chain in the UK, in more than 120 cities and towns. The highest concentration of these can be found in Bristol, with Milton Keynes and Birmingham following closely behind. Their offices, even the smaller outlets, are easy to spot, thanks to their vibrant red signage with the name displayed in a clear white font. Individuals looking to find out the answer to the question 'Is there a Connells opening soon, near me?', should look to opening-hours.co.uk for the answers.

    For the most part, Connells opening times are from Monday through to Saturday from 8.30am to 6pm. However, there will be variations on the times individual offices open and close, based on local regulations. Special occasions and public holidays such as Good Friday, Easter Monday, Boxing Day and New Year's Day may also see changes to the Connells opening times. So, it is always a good idea to look at the Connells opening times for specific branches.

    5 Things About Connells

    Although Connells are one of the leading names in the UK real estate and property market, and known by most in some shape or form, there is still more that can be learned about them. That is why we've put together a few of our favourite facts about the company, that might have escaped your notice.

    1. Connells raised more than £3,496 for the charity NSPCC in 2017. Their fundraising efforts throughout the year included dress down days, bake sales in branch and the yearly Connells Partners Ball.
    2. By 2017, Connells had actually been involved in fundraising activities for the NSPCC for 15 years.
    3. The estate agency won the Gold Award for National Estate Agency of the Year and National Letting Agency of The Year in 201 at the Estate Agency of the Year Awards, as well as the Silver Award for Property Management Agency of the Year and Bronze Award for New Homes of the Year.
    4. Rightmove, the largest online-based property and real estate company in the country, was actually established by the Connells Group, along with Royal & Sun Alliance, Countrywide and Halifax.
    5. Connell actually won the first every Estate Agency of the Year and Lettings Agency of the Year Awards in 2004.

    Services

    As expected, Connells, as one of the leaders in the UK's estate agency sector, offer a wide array of services for anyone looking to buy, sell, rent or let property. As well as residential customers, the company also handles business clients. Connells also offers will writing, asset management, valuations, mortgages, energy-performance certification and conveyancing services.

    In its position as a member of the Property Ombudsman Service, it takes a huge amount of pride in treating monetary matters with the seriousness they deserve. It holds that value throughout its operations and as a real estate group it continues to strive for the best customer service, while providing an integrity-driven and honest business.

    Brief History

    Connells Group was established in 1936 and opened its first branch in Luton. By 1969, the business had a network of 10 agencies that were subsequently bought by the Constantine Group. In 1984, Connells Group was listed on the Stock Exchange in London. The company was sold in 1991 to Scottish Widows and in the very same year, Connells bought Prudential Building Society's western division, bringing the total number of branches in its network to approximately 150.

    Skipton Building Society bought the estate agency group in 1996 and in 2000, Connells was a hugely influential force in the launching and development of the now-hugely-successful property and real estate website Rightmove. The company continues to be successful in the real estate sector and offers services in other financial and building related sectors too.

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