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Matthew Baker


Matthew is a Chartered Building Surveyor with a wide variety of experience, which has been in both Private Practice and Public Authority, developing significant experience in all aspects of commercial and residential property with the addition of property management of historic buildings early on in his career.
Position: Partner

Contract Administration
Schedule of Condition
Pre-Acquisition Surveys

Key Experience:
Matthew is a Chartered Building Surveyor with a wide variety of experience, which has been in both Private Practice and Public Authority, developing significant…

James Bodicoat

MEng, CEng, MICE, MIStructE

With over 2 decades of experience working as a structural engineer for major international engineering consultants, James is adept at leading projects, overseeing then from initiation right through to completion. His varied experience across range of sectors, including higher education, commercial, retail and leisure, means that James brings exceptional insight to any project.  Chartered with both the the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE) and Institution of Structural Engineers (MIStructE),  James’ work lives up to the high standards set by…

Timothy Allcott

Timothy Allcott


Timothy is a founding partner of Allcott Associates LLP and his specialism’s include the provision of a broad range of professional services and consultancy advice to commercial, industrial and private clients countrywide and abroad.
Position: Partner

Planned Maintenance
Refurbishment and Maintenance
Historic Buildings
Residential Building Surveys

Key Experience:
Timothy is a founding partner of Allcott Associates LLP and his specialism’s include the provision of a broad range of professional services and consultancy advice to commercial, industrial and private clients countrywide and abroad. Timothy…

G. Thompson

Gary Thompson


Gary is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of the Chartered Surveyors and an extremely experienced Expert Witness and Commercial Valuations Surveyor. Having qualified as a professional associate of the Incorporated Society of Valuers and Auctioneers in 1990, and becoming a Fellow 1996, Gary’s expertise is vast. 

Gary has attended courts across the country, acting as Expert Witness for a broad range of clients. His valuations work includes lease advice and rent reivew, SIPP valuations, pre-purchase and asset valuations and matrimonal and probate expert reports.

Position: Partner

Expert Witness
Commercial Valuations
Matrimonal and Probate…

David is a Chartered Building Surveyor, being a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has practised as a Building Surveyor since 2001, following completion of a vocational degree in Building Surveying at the University of Glamorgan and was elected to membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2009.  Since joining Allcott Associates David has gained extensive experience in providing Building Surveys, Home Buyers Surveys and Specific Defect Surveys on a wide range of residential…

Jon Powell

Jon Powell


Jon has considerable experience working in commercial surveying across the West Midlands and London. He has extensive experience in a broad range of commercial surveying disciplines, from due diligence and party wall work to dilapidations, schedules of condition and reinstatement cost assessments. Jon is particularly skilled at contract administration works, and excels in bringing projects in on time, while minimizing budget variation.

Jon is a committed member of the team who prides himself on delivering excellent…

Pete is an RICS Chartered Building Surveyor with a range of experience covering residential and commercial property. Pete’s experience includes a focus on project management, contract administration, procurement and design and specification for public and private sector client…

M. Gazzard Commercial Surveyor Bristol

Mark Gazzard


Mark is a Chartered Building Surveyor with extensive experience in building consultancy in respect of commercial, industrial, educational and retail properties within Bristol and the South-West.

His previous roles have included assisting schools, universities, local authorities, housing associations and private clients manage, maintain and improve their built assets. He has benefitted from exposure to a diverse range of clients across a variety of projects…

Mark Davies


With well over 3 decades of surveying experience in the private and public sectors, Mark Davies has taken on a number of senior roles and worked across a wide variety of commercial, education, leisure, retail and residential schemes, ranging from multi-million pound developments to smaller maintenance projects.

Mark has built up a vast expertise through is work with borough councils, construction and property consultancies and a housing association. His experience includes everything from residential homes to leisure centres and libraries, to…


David Allcott

Eur.Ing, CEng, MICE, C.Build.E FCABE

David Allcott founded Allcott Associates in 1999 in order to provide a professional building consultancy service for the Midlands area. Prior to setting up his own business David worked in many various fields of the construction sector, including structural engineering, subsidence and underpinning, dilapidations, chemical contaminations, project management and general management.
Position: Senior Partner

Project Management
Structural Appraisals
Expert Witness

Key Experience:
David Allcott founded Allcott Associates in 1999 in order to provide a professional building consultancy service for the Midlands area….

Stuart is an RICS Chartered Building Surveyor with a variety of employment history within Local Authority, Social Housing and Private Practice over a 22 year career, which has provided him with the necessary knowledge and skills to act professionally and efficiently. Disciplines during his career include Senior Building Surveyor, Project Manager, and Principal Designer in the delivering of multidiscipline refurbishment and planned maintenance programmes for a variety of residential and commercial clients to project values of £28M.

In addition to…

Philip is a Chartered Building Surveyor with over two decades of experience in the commercial sector.

The majority of his career has been spent in private practice providing a full range of professional services from commercial pre-acquisition surveys and defect investigation, to the contract administration of refurbishment schemes for residential and commercial buildings, and the preparation and negotiation of dilapidation claims for both private, commercial, and public sector clients.

The procurement and management of reinstatement works to fire damaged buildings has…

J. Murrell

Joe Murrell

BEng (Hons), MSc

Joe is a Structural Engineer with 11 years’ experience working within the civil and structural engineering profession. During this time, he has produced the structural designs for a wide range of projects, from small domestic extensions and alterations to multi-million…

P. Cunniff

Paul Cunniff


Paul has over 30 years of experience in building surveying, predominantly in North and West Yorkshire. Paul’s expertise includes dilapidations, disrepair claims, contract management and overseeing planned maintenance programmes.

Paul is passionate about historic buildings…

Simon Brassington


Simon has a fantastic track record of providing building surveying services of the highest quality across the West Midlands region. With expertise in insurance reinstatement works, schedules of condition and dilapidations, structural design and fire and flood reconstruction, Simon’s range of skills is extremely…

Thomas Goodman


Thomas is a chartered surveyor and registered valuer, with expertise in construction disputes, boundary disputes, and commercial and residential Red Book valuations. 

With extensive experience in preparing expert witness statements…

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Jane Sayers


Jane is an Associate member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. With over 3 decades of experience in building surveying in the Reading region, Jane has previously worked on numerous refurbishment and extension contracts. With particular expertise in corporate and educational…

Chris is an Associate member of the RICS, with over 20 years experience in commercial, local authority and residential property.

Chris spent the early part of his career in private practice, undertaking defect diagnosis, specification and design works in the local authority, housing association and education sectors. Chris has extensive experience in the specification, design and project management of refurbishment and extension projects; this has given him a keen understanding of building pathology.

More recently, Chris worked as Business Manager for…

Kerry Baker


Kerry has over fifteen years of experience in Property Management. Kerry recently gained her AssocRICS qualification with Allcott Commercial.

Robert joined the RICS as a chartered member a decade ago, and has since gained a vast range of experience across commercial and residential property. With excellent commercial knowledge in dilapidations, party wall and project management, and extensive residentail expertise covering valuations, Level 2 and Level 3 surves, Rob is a fantastic addition to our Oxford survyeing team.

Paul is an RICS Chartered Building Surveyor with a wide range of experience in the property sector. He has over 20 years’ experience of building surveying, working across a number of commercial sectors. Paul has expertise in rural buildings and local authority building management…

David has a fantastic breadth of surveying experience, having worked as a surveyor for more than 2 decades.

While he now focusses on work in the Cambridgeshire region, David’s commercial experience is wide ranging and includes pre-acquisition surveys for housing associations and the Greater Manchester Transport Executive. He has also worked on stock condition surveys and the compilation of maintenance programmes of works for several schools in the Tameside area, and residential homes within the Cheshire area. Furthermore…

Kevin Healy

Kevin Healy


Kevin plays a key role in the commercial surveying team, managing bookings and liaising with clients to ensure that every project runs smoothly and on time. In addition, Kevin is our resident accounts guru, and also maintains our ISO9001 accredited status by making sure that everything is delivered at the highest standards.

Since joining the team in 2018, Kim has focused on seeking out new opportunities to grow the practice across the commercial and residential sectors. Kim also supports the continuous improvement and modernization of our surveying practices by working on public liaison, educational content and internal policies and practices.

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