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Meet The Team

Mike Dingley- Director

Mike formed Black and Golds in 2012 with the vision of providing Solihull with the very best of both worlds of Estate Agency; The economical price of online agents, but with the personal touch of a local traditional estate agents. Mike's completely honest approach to estate agency has given Black and Golds the reputation of one of the most trusted agents around Shirley and Solihull. Mike's work ethic is second to none and this is filtered down to all of his staff at Black and Golds! Mike takes full responsibility for property valuations and is responsible for the commercial running of the company.

Sharon Wilkie- Lettings Director

Sharon joined Black and Golds as Lettings Director this year and brings a wealth of experience having worked within the lettings industry for many years with some very well-known local estate agents along with running her own Residential Property Management Business.  Landlords will be in the safest pair of hands in the area as we look to build a level of personal service that will be unrivalled by many letting agents.

As a portfolio Landlord herself, Sharon is Passionate about delivering a service to Landlords and tenants which is of a Higher Standard than our competitors. Landlords will receive a personal one to one customer service 7 days a week to discuss needs and answer any questions they may have. Sharon can advise prospective Landlords looking to 'Buy to Let' property in the area, covering aspects of buying property looking at Capital Growth and how to achieve the best possible Rental Yield. Clients including portfolio Landlords have followed Sharon based upon her Professionalism and High Standards.

Laura Callaghan- Sales Negotiator

Laura joined the team in July 2015 and is responsible for overseeing the weekly incoming and outgoings at Black and Golds. Laura will also be our clients main point of contact for sales progression and will be ensuring that your house sale is being moved along as fast as possible…trust us she won’t let the solicitors rest for a minute! If you are viewing one of Black and Golds properties across Solihull, you are likely to meet Laura. She will be taking viewings in and around the B90 and B28 postcodes.


Elaine Dingley- Sales Negotiator

With a vast knowledge of the local property market around Shirley and Hall Green Elaine brings a wealth of experience to the team.  Joining the team in January 2014 Elaine has helped raise the standard of customer service to a new level. Elaine takes care of our property vendors making sure that feedback is ALWAYS given and that any request is dealt with.  Elaine’s other responsibilities include sales progression and viewings across Solihull.

Abbie Butler- Office Administrator

Abbie started at Black and Golds in the summer of 2016 and has fast become an integral part of the day to day workings of the company. As office administrator, Abbie makes sure that our office at Windsor Court is working smoothly and efficiently. Abbie takes care of our viewings diary, takes any bookings and looks after visitors to our office. Abbie has proved to be a very fast learner and will be playing a big role in Black and Golds future we are sure!

Zoe Nicholas- Lettings Administrator

Zoe joined Sharon in our lettings department in the spring of 2017 and has settled in very well at Windsor Court. Zoe supports Sharon in the day to day running of the department and assists with diary management, property maintenance issues and tenant applications. Zoe brings a real enthusiasm to the office and we are excited to guide her through her career in the lettings industry!