RENT TO BUY ANNOUNCEMENT! Bower Brook Gardens Phase 3 (Widnes) will soon be opening up applications. If you have been waiting patiently, the wait is nearly over. Please head over to our Rent to Buy tab for more information and to check our criteria. A further announcement will be made when applications are officially open.
We’re not only friendly, we’re knowledgable, approachable and passionate about what we do too.
Find out a bit more about who we are and what we do….
Rob graduated with an MSc in Property Management & Investment from De Montford University. He has over 10 years experience in the property industry ranging from leasehold management to lettings and property sales.
When not looking for the next ‘property hot spot’ in which to invest, Rob’s time is split between motorbikes (both riding and watching them), scuba diving and walking his dogs – Betty the French Bulldog and Bailey the Chihuahua. He’s also passionate about reducing plastic in our seas.
Paul is Halton Housing’s Director of Development & Growth, but works very closely with the Open Door team.
He has worked for the organisation for over seven years now, studied at both Leicester and Sheffield Polytechnic’s and worked in housing development for over 20 years
Paul plays a critical role in ensuring that the organisation delivers its ambitious new build, mixed tenure development programme.
Even with all the excitement that work can offer, Paul still finds time to have a fab life outside work! A very lucky husband and proud Dad of two young kids, he enjoys a quick run or a long bike ride to help him unwind.
Rebecca joined the Open Door team in May 2018. As the Commercial Sales Manager Rebecca helps customers find their perfect homes, whether that’s for outright sale, Shared Ownership or Rent to Buy. Rebecca loves all things property and is passionate about selling and decorating new homes.
If you have a question about buying an Open Door home, Rebecca is the woman to speak to!
In her spare time Rebecca loves spending time with her crazy spaniel Tilly and horse Jay.
Stacey joined Open Door in March 2019 as a Sales Negotiator.
Stacey has 9 years experience in the property industry from lettings, residential sales and debt collecting/legal admin; making Stacey the perfect person to ask any property related question!
Stacey’s passions include selling houses (obviously!), it’s all she ever wanted to do as a child growing up around construction workers. Stacey also loves spending time with her family, circuit training and is trained in martial arts (Ju-Jitsu)🤼♀️!
Angela is a hugely experienced housing professional with over 20 years experience. Angela specialises in social housing, leasehold management, selling out right sale properties and Shared Ownership. If you have a question about Shared Ownership or affordable home ownership schemes, Angela is the woman to speak to!
Angela is a real advocate for Shared Ownership. She loves nothing more than seeing the happy faces of customers when she hands them the keys to their brand new home for the first time!
Angela loves snorkelling, holidays and catching up with friends and family. Angela is also a huge season ticket holding Liverpool fan! ⚽️🔴
Candice joined the Open Door team in April 2019 as a Leasehold Officer.
Candice graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Property management and Investment and brings a wealth of knowledge from 20 years’ experience working in the property industry, to include leasehold management, affordable housing, lettings and sales.
Candice’s main job role is managing the leasehold properties for Open Door; to include shared ownership, leasehold and commercial. Her passion is to provide a first class client experience and to be on hand to help in anyway.
In her spare time Candice enjoys socialising, hill walking, she is a keen runner having completed two half marathons, raising money for Cancer Research and loves spending time with her Tibetan Terrier, Cookie.
Claire is responsible for the overall management of our rental properties – from the viewings, to moving customers in and then helping them to move out. If you are considering renting an Open Door property in Cheshire, Claire is the woman to speak to!
Claire has two young daughters whose social activities have become her own! Claire enjoys watching her eldest daughter play football and family holidays in Wales and Southern India, which is where her unusual surname comes from!
Sarah joined the Open Door team as a Property Manager in Summer 2017 and is currently managing a diverse portfolio of properties across Rochdale, Eccles, Sheffield, Preston, Newton le Willows and Crewe. Prior to joining the team, she had been managing properties for a family run business for over eight years.
In her spare time, Sarah is studying a diploma in Professional Interior Design and loves to keep up with the latest interior design trends. She also has two dogs, enjoys disco music and going to festivals abroad.
Johnny is fairly new to the property industry but he’s passionate and eager to learn.
Johnny has started to build his own portfolio of properties and his responsibilities include everything pre-tenancy to post-tenancy. Johnny’s role is to ensure Open Door tenants receive the best possible service.
Outside of his work-life Johnny loves socialising with friends, mountaineering and absolutely anything to do with cars.
Open Door is a trading name of Halton Housing and Open Solutions (OSUK) Ltd. Open Door’s staff are based out of the same headquarters as Halton Housing’s staff, Waterfront Point in Widnes, Cheshire.
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We believe work is something you do, not somewhere you go, which is why we equip all of our employees with all the tools they need to allow them to do their jobs from anywhere, at any time. We have a truly flexible working culture, which allows employees to fit their work around their lives and business needs. If our culture sounds like a good fit for you, why not check out our current vacancies.