Countryide buys Blundells
COUNTRYWIDE, the UK’s largest estate agency and property services Group, has acquired Yorkshire-based Blundells.
Launched by Michael Blundell in 1977, Blundells now sells one in four of all properties in Sheffield.
With 13 offices covering Sheffield, Chesterfield and Rotherham; Blundells will continue to operate as a business in its own right and will join Countrywide’s network of 1,300 offices and 46 estate agency and lettings brands, which include Sotheby’s International Realty, Bridgfords and Hamptons International. The Blundells management team will continue to lead the business including managing director Steve Hinshelwood, and the original founder, Michael Blundell.