Industry Estate agents
Founded 1805 (1805)
Founder Charles Chesterton
Headquarters 1-3 Mount Row, London, England
Key people
Robert Bartlett (CEO)
Allan Collins (CFO)
Products Residential property services
Number of employees

Chestertons is a London and international residential property specialist with headquarters in Mayfair, and 34 high street branches across London, employing over 400 workers. The firm’s international arm has more than 50 offices covering Europe, Australia, Singapore, the Middle East and the Caribbean.

Chestertons is accredited by industry bodies including ARLA, ARMA, NAEA and is a signatory to the voluntary London Rental Standard scheme.[1]

As a member of Agents Mutual, Chestertons is one of the founding bodies of the On The Market property portal.


1805: Charles Chesterton establishes the company; becomes the agent for Phillimore Estate in Kensington, an agent for the Phoenix Insurance Group (now part of Royal & Sun Alliance), a churchwarden and prominent figure in the Kensington vestry.[2]
1830: Charles’s son Arthur Chesterton ensures succession, establishing Chesterton & Sons with his sons Edward & Sidney Rawlins; ownership remains in the family until 1980.
1929: Chestertons is involved in the valuations of three famous Kensington High Street stores: Derry & Toms, Pontings and Barkers.
1965: Sir Henry Wells is the first of two Chestertons executives to serve as the president of the RICS.[3]
1968: Sir Oliver Chesterton, the last direct member of the Chestertons family, becomes the second of two executives to serve as the president of RICS
1990s: At the end of the 1990s, Chestertons had become one of the largest UK real estate advisors and a leading force in the international property markets.
2005: Chestertons goes into receivership, resulting in the closure of all but 11 offices in central London.[4]
2006: Robert Bartlett is hired as Chief Executive to re-energise the business. Over the course of the next few years, the company expands to 30 branches across London. Robert also develops Chesterton’s international presence, opening numerous branches across the world, with a particular focus in the Middle East.
2009: Chestertons merges with Humberts, which operates 34 offices around the UK. Humberts also owns Farleys, a lettings and estate agency in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. The business is rebranded as Chesterton Humberts.[5]
2013: A decision is made by the board to split Chesterton Humberts into two separate brands, with Chestertons retaining the Farleys business.
2014: The London and international business are officially rebranded as Chestertons, and the new brand is launched at Chestertons Polo in the Park.[6] The company also launches its Chestertons Charity Champions initiative.
2015: January - Chestertons, in conjunction with other estate agents, launched portal.


Chestertons offer property sales and lettings services. Sales services include property sourcing and mortgage advice, with lettings services covering long and short lets, property and portfolio management.

Additional divisions at Chestertons cover leasehold reform, valuations, commercial lease advisory, investment consultancy and refurbishment services.

Office locations

Chestertons has branches across London in addition to a global network of offices across the world.


  • Barnes Village
  • Battersea
  • Battersea Park
  • Camden & Primrose Hill
  • Canary Wharf
  • Chelsea
  • Chiswick
  • Covent Garden
  • Earls Court
  • East Sheen
  • Fulham - Munster Road
  • Fulham - Parsons Green
  • Fulham Road
  • Greenwich
  • Hampstead
  • Hyde Park
  • Islington
  • Kensington
  • Kensington Church Street
  • Kentish Town
  • Kew
  • Knightsbridge & Belgravia
  • Little Venice
  • Marylebone
  • Mayfair
  • North Barnes
  • Notting hill
  • Putney
  • Richmond
  • St John’s Wood
  • Tenterden
  • Tower Bridge
  • Wandsworth
  • Westminster & Pimlico


  • Abu Dhabi
  • Australia – Brisbane
  • Australia – Sydney (2)
  • Barbados
  • Canada - Huntsville
  • Canada - Port Carling
  • Canada - Toronto (3)
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dubai
  • France - Paris
  • France - St Trapez
  • Gibraltar
  • Italy - Tuscany
  • Italy - Umbria
  • Malta - Paceville
  • Malta - St.Julian's
  • Malta - Santa Venera
  • Malta - Sliema
  • Monaco
  • Russia - Moscow
  • Saudi Arabia - Al Khobar hello
  • Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
  • Saudi Arabia - Riyadh
  • Singapore
  • South Africa - Cape Town (2)
  • Spain - Barcelona
  • Spain - Marbella
  • Spain - Sotogrande


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