About Us

All about Chester Student Lets

With a combined 20 years of experience in student property lettings, you can rely on Chester Student Lets on being the very best for you, whether you're a student tenant, a tenant's guarantor, or a landlord looking to let your property. 

We love what we do, and with that love comes care and attention to the things that matter to you.

The Team

Our staff are central to who we are, each one bringing unique experience and skills. Find out more about who you'll be dealing with below.

Danny Mackin

Managing director

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Our managing director Danny is experienced in property management & development, with specialisms in financing and acquisition.

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Kat Gorst

Accounts manager

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Our accounts manager Kat joined our team in 2013. Kat's main responsibility is ensuring that we all financial processing is completed correctly, to ensuring streamlining payments and collections for tenants and landlords.

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Steve King

Property maintenance

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Steve is responsible for our property maintenance. Our fully managed tenants rely on Steve's expertise for their property repairs, and he loves to help out and make them feel comfortable in their student home.

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Vicky Wilcock

Home services manager

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More information to come shortly!

Victoria Wilson

Client services director

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Our client services director Victoria has been working with Chester Student Lets for 5 years. With responsibility for managing the sales and property management team, Victoria ensures that all of our CSL customers are satisfied with their services.

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Cheshire Landlords Accreditation Scheme

Tenants of accredited landlords can expect properties to be safe and in good repair and that landlords are committed to their health, safety and welfare.
They will also benefit from the scheme through the greater availability of information about properties for letting and the assurance that the landlord is professional and reputable.

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Gas Safe Register is the official list of gas engineers who are registered to work safely and legally on gas appliances. All of our properties are have a Gas Safety Record renewed annually, ensuring that all houses let through CSL are safe to live in.

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Student Stamp

Moving into the private rented sector for the first time can be a big step for many students. Student stamp gives assurance that the property has been inspected within the last 3 years and was found to be safe and suitable for occupation by students. Only properties with a Student Stamp will be advertised by the University Accommodation Office.

When the Council inspects for a Student stamp it looks at fire, electrical, gas and other safety issues. It also covers things such as decor, cleanliness, the need for a desk, chair etc, and access to a wireless internet connection.

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Property Ombudsman Scheme

The Property Ombudsman (TPO) scheme provides consumers with a free, impartial and independent alternative dispute resolution service and has been providing consumers and property agents with an alternative dispute resolution service for 25 years.

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National Landlords Association

The National Landlords Association offers all the support and expert advice you’ll need to deal with every aspect of renting a property. The association seeks a fair legal and regulatory environment for landlords and tenants by actively lobby the government at all levels on behalf of their members.

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