Meet the Team

The late David J Davies

The late David J Davies

MNAEA; AGPP; MPPA Founder

About The late David J

David was one of the area’s most respected professionals. He created and led the entire David Davies operation whilst keeping a very ‘hands on’ approach. Property valuing was one of his areas of expertise. For many years with his beloved ‘Golden Retriever’ Barney. His experience spanned some four decades. David was married to Paula and was a devoted father of twin boys Harry & Luke. David’s professionalism and vast experience still provides the inspiration and driving force behind the company.

Paula Davies

Paula Davies

MNAEA AGPP Managing Director

About Paula

Paula, Company Director for 10 years and Managing Director since her husband and founder of David Davies Estate Agent David passed away October 2019. She married into property and has ate, slept and drank it for the last 21 years. Achieving her NAEA qualification some 5 years ago. In a previous life she travelled the world. They have 12-year-old twin boys, Harry & Luke, who keep her very busy. In her spare time (which she is still looking for) she likes to rest!

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Mark Loftus

Mark Loftus

Senior Valuer

About Mark

Mark joined the business 18 years ago and is now our senior valuer. He has a great knowledge of the local area having lived in St Helens all of his life. Mark prides himself on being honest and providing the best possible service to his clients. In his spare time Mark enjoys travelling most recently enjoying a visit to Rome.

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Adam Cotham

Adam Cotham

Senior Valuer

About Adam

Adams bubbly personality is one of his biggest assets, there’s never a dull day in the office when he’s around. Adam was born and bred in St Helens, his local knowledge is unrivalled and having spent all of his career within sales means he was an obvious choice and is a clear asset to the team. When he’s not in the office Adam loves nothing more than watching his beloved LFC and his tipple of choice is a bottle or 2 of Peroni. Adam’s biggest achievement was climbing to Everest Base camp in 2018 to raise funds for The Steve Prescott Foundation.

Louise Smith

Louise Smith

AGPP Office Manager

About Louise

Efficient & knowledgeable, Louise is our Office Manager. She has worked for the business for 7 years. She has in depth knowledge of the property market and thoroughly enjoys helping all clients achieve their dream of either selling or buying their dream home. Her calming manner and organisational skills help contribute to the smooth running of the office. With an artistic eye, Louise enjoys upcycling furniture outside of work. She also enjoys Social and Economic History and spending time with her family and baby granddaughter.

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Gill Edgerton

Gill Edgerton

AGPP Sales & Lettings Co-ordinator

About Gill

Gill has worked for the business for 18 years and has a wealth of customer service skills. Moving home can have its stresses so Gill is focused on ensuring the clients’ experience is second to none. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family, especially her granddaughter. She enjoys nothing more than leisurely walks with her 3 dogs…a pub lunch en route is a must at weekends.

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Laura Swift

Laura Swift

Lettings & Sales Negotiator

About Laura

Laura’s great personality means that she’s perfect for her role as Sales & lettings co-ordinator focussing mainly on the lettings side of the business. She works hard to build & maintain great relationships with our landlords and tenants alike. Having joined the David Davies Sales & Lettings Team in January 2018 Laura says that she ‘feels proud to be part of a well-respected and long-established company.’ When she’s not working Laura enjoys socialising with friends, eating out, spending time with family and taking holidays abroad.

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Brian Ellison

Brian Ellison

Accompanied Viewing Representative

About Brian

Brian has a wonderful personality which means he is perfect for his role as our Accompanied Viewing Representative. He has been helping clients to view their prospective new homes and helping with the process that involves for 6 years with us now and is a reliable, well respected and enthusiastic member of the team.

Allen  Crawford

Allen Crawford

Sales & Marketing Director

About Allen

For over 27 years Allen has been a noteworthy leader in the sales & marketing industry. You may know him from his previous work at St Helens Star, St Helens Reporter and Lancashire Telegraph. Away from work, the backdrop to Allen’s perfect weekend involves time spent with friends and family including his two daughters Rebecca & Jamie. Exercise, days out and sport are Allen’s favourite pastimes, and nothing pleases him more than a win for the mighty Saints. Allen has undertaken a number of fundraising events and his most memorable achievement was his Everest Base camp challenge in 2018 to raise funds for The Steve Prescott Foundation alongside our valuer Adam.

Amanda Provan

Amanda Provan

Head of Media & Communications

About Amanda

Having worked in Social Media & Marketing for 6 years Amanda was thrilled to become part of the David Davies Sales & Lettings team. She has always had a keen interest in the property market. She loves creating and curating authentic, inspiring and engaging content and watching the results (Amanda loves an insight dashboard). When she’s switching off from work Amanda loves holidaying with her family, enjoying country walks or watching reality TV.

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