Plymouth City Office


Opening hours.
Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm
Saturday 9am – 4pm
Sunday 10am – 3pm

Prominently located within Mutley Plain with public parking and street parking facilities nearby, our modern and contemporary designed office, offers the best in estate agency technology and comfort during your property search.

Our experienced staff, with an excellent local knowledge of the city, will share their passion for Plymouth’s current renaissance and re-development. We offer a range of services to those looking to sell or purchase residential property from waterside or urban apartments to luxury townhouses and country homes. This prestigious office covers Plymouth City, Plympton, Plymstock and the South Hams area and the Saltash and surrounding villages of S E Cornwall.

Our Plymouth City branch is home to our New Homes and Land Sales Team, in addition our mortgage advisors are based here for your free consultation. We welcome you to visit or contact our branch, and we look forward to hearing from you.

Mansbridge & Balment (Plymouth) Limited, trading as Mansbridge Balment registered in England & Wales. Company number: 4665429. Registered office: 6 Mannamead Road, Mannamead, Plymouth PL4 7AA. VAT Reg number: 808 5352 26.


Darren Lawson MNAEA

Managing Director (Plymouth Ltd)

Darren has over 25 years estate agency experience in Plymouth. Having joined Mansbridge & Balment (Plymouth) Ltd to facilitate the company’s expansion into Plymouth in 2003, Darren became Managing Director in 2008. A self confessed “sports nut”, Darren is married with two boys and enjoys spending the summer weekends on the beach with his family. A licensed estate agent who is CRB checked, Darren sits on a number of community committees and is a member of The Plymouth Area Business Council.

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Ben Dreher MNAEA


A Devon boy through and through, Ben has spent the last 18 years working in and around Plymouth. With a young family and dog he spends most of his spare time walking on the moors or stunning beaches. Spending many years moving clients in and out of the city and as a commuter himself, Ben has first-hand knowledge of the accessibility of Plymouth and all it has to offer!  At the tender age of 14 he undertook work experience at M&B and is a proud part of the modern dynamic company we see today.

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Chris Mervyn MNAEA

Branch & Marketing Manager

Chris is a Marketing Professional with over 15 years of industry experience. Having Sold property across SE Cornwall, North and Central areas of Plymouth, he is a fully licensed member of the National Association of Estate Agents and serves as Regional Executive for the NAEA covering the Westcountry region, regularly attending board meetings to advise on the region. Chris is married with 2 sons and outside of work is a keen runner and coaches rugby at junior level across the region.

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Tess Denley MNAEA

Assistant Manager

  After a varied background working in the travel and TV industries followed by a period as a full time mum for two children, Tess found her dream job with M&B starting in 2009. Having been born in Wembury, a number of years living in Hampshire made Tess realise how much she and her family missed Devon and after moving back “home” fully appreciates what the City of Plymouth has to offer. With a NAEA qualification Tess loves her job and having moved house some 6 times really understands that attention to details can make such a difference to our customers.

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Joanne Churchman MNAEA

Moving Manager

Joanne has been with Mansbridge and Balment since 2009, bringing to the company a great knowledge of the Plymouth area having lived here all her life. After working for both corporate and Independent firms in the City, she has gained well over 10 years of Estate Agency experience and is NAEA qualified. She is very enthusiastic about Plymouth, believing that anyone who lives here is lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the world. Joanne regular enjoys the many surrounding beaches, coastal paths and moorland right on our doorstep.

Natalia Rozario MNAEA


Natalia was born in Exeter and after growing up in the beautiful city of Bath in Somerset, with her 4 siblings, Natalia made the move back to Devon. Her ideal weekend has always consisted of a bit of surfing, camping and a BBQ in the English sun! Natalia has worked in the property industry within residential Sales and Lettings and has begun to value property across the city. Her passion for the diverse range of property found in Plymouth has led her to become the Eggbuckland and Crownhill specialist within the office.  

Karen Sheather

Sales Negotiator

Julie Comber

Sales Negotiator