JAMES Denne has joined GSC Grays, adding his more than 25 years’ experience as a property consultant in the North of England and the Scottish Borders to the company’s exciting expansion plans.

James started his working life in the Scottish Borders before moving to Knight Frank where he became a partner and headed up the Borders Office while also dealing with properties in Northumberland, Cumbria and The Lake District.

He said: “I am thrilled to have joined GSC Grays dynamic agency team handling the sale and acquisition of prime rural property, including farms, estates and country houses throughout the whole of the north of England and the Scottish Borders.”

Managing director, GSC Grays, Guy Coggrave, said: “We are delighted to welcome James at what is exciting and challenging time for GSC Grays with our ambitious expansion plans designed to deliver our expertise to an ever increasing number of clients.

“What sets GSC Grays apart is that our offices are staffed by experts like James who have extensive knowledge of the local area. We are proud to enjoy multiple generation relationships with many of our clients, demonstrating the strength and trust in the bonds we create.

GSC Grays employ more than 120 staff in 10 offices throughout Yorkshire, Cumbria and the North East.

GSC Grays is an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors, Land and Estate Agents operating throughout the UK but principally within the North of England.