About Pickard Properties

Pickard is a well-respected family company established in Leeds for nearly 50 Years.

All Leeds born and bred, the directors Miles, Simon and Catherine have a passion for property with major emphasis on providing good quality homes for all types of tenants in Leeds. Pickard have a large portfolio of student houses in LS6 and lease larger purpose built student accommodation and a Halls of residence to Unipol. At the core of Pickard is their ever expanding student accommodation portfolio, their success is attributed to their excellent reputation, sensitivity to local residents and student needs and extensive knowledge of Leeds. Their success has also been marked by the students themselves with their vote for Pickard as their No.1 Landlord 2006 Best large landlord in 2013 and 2014 and ‘Most Socially Responsible Landlord’ 2015.

It’s not our style and that’s our promise. We are well-respected Leeds born and bred family company established in Leeds for nearly 50 years now and at the core of Pickard is our student accommodation.



Pickard have property conversions across West Yorkshire available for the professional market and a strong commercial presence nationwide. The Pickard team are experienced and are qualified in property management and will be probably the friendliest of letting agents you will come across. We are landlords and the majority of the properties we rent are all owned by Pickard. Our office is based in Headingley opposite the Headingley Taps pub.

We have a large portfolio of student houses in LS6 area ranging from 1 bed through to 14 beds, Lease large Student Halls of Residence to Unipol, own property conversions for the professional lets market across west Yorkshire, have successful portfolio of professional house shares in Leeds and also have a strong commercial presence nationwide.


We are members of UNIPOL Code of Standards (Golden Owners) and have a strong link with associations responsible for raising the standards of student living in Leeds. We are also members of Leeds Property Associationwww.leedsrentalstandard.org.uk/and the Residential Landlord Association (RLA) and The Property Redress Scheme.



Meet the Team

Miles Pickard


Simon Pickard


Catherine Coleman


Denise McArdle BA (Hons)

Head of Development and Marketing

Sarah Powell

Head of Residential Lettings

Nichola Chadwick

Student Lettings & Financial Accounts Manager

Charlotte Renny BSc (Hons)

Professional Lettings Manager

Lindsey Summers

Senior Lettings Negotiator

David Walsh BA (Hons)

Student Portfolio Manager

Jo Ellingham


Tom Stacey Bsc (hons)

Lettings negotiator

Billy Chadwick

Maintenance Manager

Louise Ruiz-Howarth

Student Portfolio Manager 

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John Fisher

Maintenance Support

Holly Moffitt

Student Portfolio Manager 

Holly Moffitt photo

Josh Murray

Maintenance Support

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Pickard Properties Ltd

26-30 North Lane