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About us

Urban Patchwork is an independent agent based by Greenland Dock in Rotherhithe SE16, close to both Surrey Quays and Canada Water stations in the London Borough of Southwark.

  • We provide professional and personable residential sales and lettings services, including property management (read our 5-star reviews here)
  • We aim to be an ethical agent and a positive example of practice in the sector (you can read about our impact here)
  • We use the majority of surpluses for homeless housing and support or reinvest them in the company to ensure we can increase our impact over the longer term.

We are members of The Property Ombudsman, Propertymark and the Tenancy Deposit Scheme

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The Urban Patchwork team

Toby Gooding

Toby Gooding

Managing Director

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Co-founder Toby is an ARLA and NAEA qualified agent with 17 years’ industry experience and provides the highest standards of customer service. Prior to starting Urban Patchwork he led two teams in management roles, firstly at KFH in Crystal Palace and then at John D Wood & Co. in Fulham. During this time, he oversaw the successful set-up of the lettings business at KFH’s Crystal Palace branch. He also has experience of working in the Rotherhithe housing market, has a love of architecture and exploring new cities, and completed the Ride London 100-mile cycle for local homeless charity the 999 Club in both 2018 & 2019.

Paula Bailey

Paula Bailey

Property Manager

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Paula looks after our Property Management and provides a friendly face to people visiting our branch. She brings experience in providing high-quality customer service and ensuring smooth operations. She also has an eye for detail having graduated with degrees in Law and HR. A people person, Paula is herself creating new developments and bringing disused buildings back to life to provide much-needed new homes. She is a long-standing Rotherhithe resident with a wealth of local knowledge.

Rayen Schroeder

Rayen Schroeder

Property Sales Adviser

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Rayen joined us in 2019 having previously completed two property internships and is keen to develop a long-term career in the sector. She is a fantastic addition to the team and demonstrates a superb work ethic where nothing is too much trouble. Rayen has a degree in International Business with a major in Entrepreneurship, speaks four languages and used to ski and swim competitively.

Shabana Ali

Shabana Ali

Property Manager (on maternity)

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Shabana is here to assist with all matters in Property Management. She has a passion for property having worked in London and Northern Ireland, both in Sales and Lettings, for over 10 years. She prides herself in delivering the highest levels of professional standards and customer service. She has a degree in Business Management from Aston University and in her spare time loves to cook and socialise with friends and family. She was attracted by the general ethos of the company which is rare within the property industry.

Chris Palmer

Chris Palmer

Senior Sales Adviser

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Tessa Gooding

Tessa Gooding

Co-founder

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Co-founder Tessa helped get Urban Patchwork off the ground as Creative Director (Partnerships, Comms & Impact) and by working as an agent for the first two years. She has now returned to her role as a consultant with local authorities on housing and social infrastructure strategic planning. She is also a published peer-reviewed researcher on cultural history, urban governance and low-income housing delivery.