Meet the Team

Nick Wheeldon MRICS

Director and Cary Estate Surveyor

Nick, Waycotts Principal, is a Chartered Surveyor with well over 35 years’ experience in property. Following the acquisition of Waycotts, Nick operated the business alongside his other Chartered Surveyors established company, Taylor Son & Creber of Plymouth, until the two businesses were merged for operational reasons in 2015.

Nick specialises in Commercial, Licenced and Leisure Agency and oversees the commercial property management and professional services operation.

Home is high up on Dartmoor which he shares with his wife Amanda and their three sons.

Phone : 01803 403060

Clare Powlesland BA (Hons)

Senior Negotiator, Residential, Hotels and Leisure

A well-travelled young lady with an extended period domiciled in China, not in a western hotel but there to understand and learn the culture living in the country and also taking the time to learn some of the language as well.

A graduate of Brunel University, Clare, who has a wealth of experience within the property market, gained in both London and Torbay, joined Waycotts in 2014 and has been an invaluable addition to our ranks from day one.

Clare lives in “The Bay” with her husband Stephen and their two children and specialises in the Hotels and Leisure business side of Waycotts.

Phone : 01803 403060

Will Lean MRICS Registered Valuer


Will deals with specialist valuations as well as Landlord and Tenant matters including rent review and lease renewal.

Will, a Chartered Surveyor, moved to the West Country in 1982 and has an in depth knowledge of the regions property market, especially commercial property and development opportunities in both the Private and Public sectors, having been involved with advising Local Authority and Government Agencies on their property portfolios.

Will is also a RICS Registered Property Receiver and fellow of NARA (The Association of Property & Fixed Charge Receivers) and is experienced and able to accept appointments from lending institutions over property assets, under the provisions of the Law of Property Act 1925.

Phone : 01803 403060

Rebecca McHugh

Property Management Team

Rebecca joined Waycotts in 2021 as a trainee in our Management Accounts Department under the tutorage of Wendy Munro.

Now that Wendy has retired, Rebecca has assumed the role as the departments bookkeeper in charge of rent invoicing and collection
and plays a pivotal role within our ever increasing Management Department team.

She lives in Torquay with her partner James and their beloved rescue dog Hugo.  

Phone : 01803 403060

Kate Kinnair

Property Management Team

Kate has a background in social housing management having studied surveying and housing at Trent Polytechnic.  She has worked for a local authority housing department in Shrewsbury and a housing association based here in Torbay.

She subsequently spent twenty years living and working in Portugal which included running a yacht brokerage with her husband and as an artist exhibiting works in both Portugal and Spain.

She recently returned to Torbay where she lives with her husband Jeremy and now is a central part of our property management team. 

Phone : 01803 403060

© 2015 Waycotts

Property software by Jupix

Privacy Policy

RICS Logo Property Ombudmans Logo


41 Houndiscombe Road, Plymouth, PL4 6EX

Company No. 08771510 Registered in England and Wales

VAT Registration Number: 196 9480 44