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Local, independent
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professional.

Avery & Co. has aspired to be the best, judged not by us but by our clients and partners. There is an enthusiasm in everything we do, with a focus on delivering extraordinary levels of service.

Our Team

Our Team

Avery & Co are a market leading organisation of experienced and highly qualified surveyors and administration staff who combined have a great variety of professional experience and knowledge in all aspects of property services. We pride ourselves on our services, customer relations, and are proud of the fantastic team of friendly employees we have been able to build over recent years.

Louise Avery, BSc. (Hons) MRICS

Louise is the Managing Director of Avery & Co. She is a Chartered Surveyor with more than 20 years’ experience in the survey and valuation of residential property in Merseyside, Cheshire, Staffordshire and North Wales. She began her career by gaining an honours degree in Urban Estate Management before working for a private firm dealing with commercial development and property management.

Once qualified she began working as a residential surveyor for Halifax.  Louise founded Avery & Co in 2004 as a sole practitioner before employing a team of experienced surveyors and administration staff which has seen the business expand significantly.

Janice Avery

Company Secretary

Janice is the Company Secretary of Avery and Co.  She has previously worked at Natwest Bank Securities Department and also as a freelance book-keeper for private clients. Jan is a co-founder Avery and Co.  She has responsibility for all business finances, accounts and payroll as well as playing a key role in overseeing all office administration.  In addition, she is responsible for client relations, cost analysis and the financial strategy of the business

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Janice Avery

Janice Avery

Company Secretary

Kate Avery, BSc (Hons), MSc, AssocRICS

Office Manager/Surveyor and Valuer

Kate has been working for Avery and Co since 2010 and has been involved in all aspects of the business including office management, marketing and business development. She has an Undergraduate Honours Degree in Geography and a Masters Degree in Commercial Property Management.  Kate qualified as a Surveyor and Valuer in early 2017.

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Kate Avery, BSc (Hons), MSc, AssocRICS

Kate Avery, BSc (Hons), MSc, AssocRICS

Office Manager/Surveyor and Valuer

Phil Pretten, MRICS

Operations Director/Chartered Building Surveyor and Valuer

Phil is a Director of Avery and Co and has been a Chartered Surveyor for 18 years. Phil has experience of working in both the public and private sectors as a building surveyor, valuer, and manager. He began his career with Warrington Borough Council, before holding positions with National corporate surveying firms, and later progressed to be a Managing Surveyor at Colleys for 10 years - responsible for a regional team of surveyors and valuers covering the North of England and Scotland. As well as supporting the management of Avery and Co, Phil carried out surveys and valuations in Manchester, Warrington, Wigan and Merseyside Areas.

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Phil Pretten, MRICS

Phil Pretten, MRICS

Operations Director/Chartered Building Surveyor and Valuer

John Trytek, BSc (Hons), MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

John is a Chartered Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer, employed by Avery and Co, with 37 years’ experience in the survey and valuation of residential properties, 35 of these in the Merseyside and surrounding areas. 26 years of his career were employed as a Valuation Surveyor with the Lloyds Banking Group and associated companies. John gained a BSc (Hons) degree in Urban Estate Management at Liverpool Polytechnic in 1978. He joined Avery and Co in 2012.

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John Trytek, BSc (Hons), MRICS

John Trytek, BSc (Hons), MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Fred Young, BSc, FRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Fred has over 35 years’ experience in the survey and valuation of residential property throughout Merseyside, Wirral and North Wales specialising in the valuation of Liverpool City Centre apartments. Fred gained a degree in Estate Management from London University before he began his career in the North East of England. Once qualified, he spent a number of years dealing with a wide variety of property matters including valuation. He moved to Merseyside in 1985 and shortly afterwards began his career for Halifax as a Chartered Surveyor and remained with them until joining Avery and Co in 2013.

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Fred Young, BSc, FRICS

Fred Young, BSc, FRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Duncan Turnbull, FRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Duncan is an experienced Chartered Surveyor who undertakes surveys and valuations throughout Liverpool, Wirral and Cheshire and North Wales. Duncan has previously worked within the Estates Department of Wirral Borough Council before taking up a post with Birmingham Midshires. He later became a valuer with Colleys in 1999 and joined Avery and Co in 2013.

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Duncan Turnbull, FRICS

Duncan Turnbull, FRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Adam Moore, BSc (Hons), AssocRICS

Surveyor and Valuer

Adam joined Avery and Co at the beginning of 2016. He has an Honours Degree in Building Surveying and became an AssocRICS qualified residential surveyor and valuer in 2014. He is a highly valued member of our team and it is our hope that we can support him to achieve his MRICS qualification in coming years.

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Adam Moore, BSc (Hons), AssocRICS

Adam Moore, BSc (Hons), AssocRICS

Surveyor and Valuer

Paul Riding, MBA, FRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Paul qualified in 1980 whilst working for a mixed Chartered Surveyors practice in Liverpool. He joined Colleys in 1995 and managed the Liverpool office until 2000 when he left to work as a self employed Surveyor and Valuer. Paul gained a Masters Degree in Business Administration in 1994. Paul joined Avery and Co in 2017 as a Chartered Surveyor and Valuer.  His main role is to use his experience to train and guide trainee and newly qualified Surveyors within the company.

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Paul Riding, MBA, FRICS

Paul Riding, MBA, FRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Andrew Winter, BSc (Hons), AssocRICS

Surveyor and Valuer

Andrew has been with Avery and Co since 2016.  He has an Honours Degree in Building Surveying from UCLAN and is a qualified AssocRICS Surveyor and valuer.  Andrew has 5 years of valuing residential properties as part of a corporate estate agency covering the Fylde Coast.  He now undertakes surveys and valuations throughout the Fylde Coast, Preston and East Lancashire region.

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Andrew Winter, BSc (Hons), AssocRICS

Andrew Winter, BSc (Hons), AssocRICS

Surveyor and Valuer

Mark Kenyon, MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Mark became chartered while working in private practice in 1984.  He then joined Halifax in 1986. Mark was a manager for the surveyors covering Bury office, the Hyde office and Warrington and the whole of greater Manchester. Managed teams of surveyors and admin staff for the majority of his careers whilst simultaneously carried out surveys and valuations.

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Mark Kenyon, MRICS

Mark Kenyon, MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

John Lee, BSc (Hons), MRICS

Chartered Building Surveyor

John joined Avery and Co in 2017.  He has a degree from Nottingham Trent University in Architectural Technology and is a Chartered Building Surveyor who has many years experience as a Project Manager.  John completed his training to become a Registered Valuer with Avery and Co under the supervision of our highly experience mentors.  We are delighted to have him join our team.

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John Lee, BSc (Hons), MRICS

John Lee, BSc (Hons), MRICS

Chartered Building Surveyor

Steve Garrett, MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Steve is an experienced Chartered Surveyor who began his career working in Greater Manchester based estate agents before moving to an agency in Eccles where he gained his qualifications. Steve then began working for Colleys in 1986 as a Surveyor and Valuer. He joined Avery and Co in 2014 and is a very valued member of our team covering North West Manchester and Bolton. Steve's main role is to use his experience to train and guide trainee and newly qualified Surveyors within the company.

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Steve Garrett, MRICS

Steve Garrett, MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Miles Alderson, MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Miles is a Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years’ experience in the survey and valuation of residential property throughout North Manchester and East Lancashire. He began his career in 1971 at an architects and surveyors firm in Burnley before working throughout Bolton, Oldham, Rochdale and Bury once qualified. He later became a valuer for Halifax in 1994 followed by Colleys in 1999 before joining Avery and Co.

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Miles Alderson, MRICS

Miles Alderson, MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Peter Thompson, BSc (Hons), MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Peter gained a degree in Social Science at Salford University. Once he graduated, Peter began working for a general practice surveying office in Radcliffe where he gained his surveying qualification in 1974. He later went to a Manchester based estate agent working as a valuer. Then worked for a building society which subsequently began Colleys before moving to Avery and co. Peter covers North Manchester and South Lancashire.

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Peter Thompson, BSc (Hons), MRICS

Peter Thompson, BSc (Hons), MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Christopher Bosonnet, BA, BSc, MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Christopher joined the Avery and Co in 2017. He is a Chartered Surveyor and Valuer with many years experience in all aspects of the property industry including property valuation, Building Surveying and Project Management.  We are delighted to have him join us.

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Christopher Bosonnet, BA, BSc, MRICS

Christopher Bosonnet, BA, BSc, MRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Valuer

Sarah Van Blanken

Administrator

Sarah started working for Halifax in 2006 as part of their E-Commerce team. When returning to work after having a child she joined Lloyds Banking Group in house surveying company - Colleys. During this time Sarah worked in various departments including the appointment booking, and customer service teams. In 2012 Sarah became a Manager on the appointment booking team and was responsible for the management of both colleagues and work levels. Sarah started working for Avery and Co in August 2015 as an administrator and appointment booker.

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Sarah Van Blanken

Sarah Van Blanken

Administrator

Nina Connell

Administrator

Nina worked at BHS for a number of years in between having her two children as an administrator and cash office associate.  She managed personnel files, recruitment, pay roll, and loss prevention of stock. Nina has worked for Avery and Co since 2014 as an administrator and typist.

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Nina Connell

Nina Connell

Administrator

Sophie C, BA (Hons)

Administrator

Sophie has recently completed a degree at Newcastle University in English Literature.  She works for Avery and Co as an administration assistant, dealing directly with clients, booking valuations and surveys for our surveyors, and also typing reports.

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Sophie C, BA (Hons)

Sophie C, BA (Hons)

Administrator

Maureen Anderson

Administrator
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Maureen Anderson

Maureen Anderson

Administrator

Paul Mitchelson

Auditor and Administrator

Paul is originally from Leicestershire and has recently moved to Liverpool.  He has worked as a Firefighter for Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service since 2007 and continues to commute there for a set of shifts each week. He works with Avery and Co playing a key role in auditing and admin.

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Paul Mitchelson

Paul Mitchelson

Auditor and Administrator

Pat O’Shaughnessy

Administrator

Pat sadly passed away on 8th January 2016 after a short illness.  She was the first member of our administration staff, and was a valued part of our team as well as a personal friend. She will be greatly missed by all at Avery and Co.  We wish her family our greatest sympathy at this sad time.

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Pat O’Shaughnessy

Pat O’Shaughnessy

Administrator

Get in touch today

0330 088 5040

or email us at

enquiries@averysurveys.co.uk

Testimonials

“Your service, response times and report were excellent. Top Class!!” – Mrs M.C.
2015-05-06T11:14:20+00:00
“Your service, response times and report were excellent. Top Class!!” – Mrs M.C.

“Your service was excellent and has enabled me to get a reduction on the agreed price. We would happily recommend you to friends and family.” – Mrs. J. D.
2015-05-06T11:16:18+00:00
“Your service was excellent and has enabled me to get a reduction on the agreed price. We would happily recommend you to friends and family.” – Mrs. J. D.

“Excellent service – Fred Young in particular was very helpful, patient and friendly. Very thorough. Prompt and efficient. I would recommend Avery & Co to friends/associates who require friendly, expert, prompt, professional service. Thank you.” – Ms. R.
2015-07-29T15:26:49+00:00
“Excellent service – Fred Young in particular was very helpful, patient and friendly. Very thorough. Prompt and efficient. I would recommend Avery & Co to friends/associates who require friendly, expert, prompt, professional service. Thank you.” – Ms. R.

“Reception staff could not have been more helpful and I would rate them as excellent.” – Mrs F.
2015-07-29T15:27:06+00:00
“Reception staff could not have been more helpful and I would rate them as excellent.” – Mrs F.

“I was delighted with the service and can see no room for improvement.  With the same confidence I am returning to Avery & Co to arrange another survey on another property.”- Mr T.B.
2015-07-29T15:27:26+00:00
“I was delighted with the service and can see no room for improvement.  With the same confidence I am returning to Avery & Co to arrange another survey on another property.”- Mr T.B.

“Couldn’t fault your service. Fred Young was honest and very thorough as was Duncan Turnbull before him.” – Mrs J.
2015-07-29T15:27:42+00:00
“Couldn’t fault your service. Fred Young was honest and very thorough as was Duncan Turnbull before him.” – Mrs J.

“Great service! Nothing I would change.” Miss. H.C.
2015-07-29T15:28:00+00:00
“Great service! Nothing I would change.” Miss. H.C.

“I thought that your service was excellent and Fred did an especially thorough survey. Many thanks.” Mr L.
2015-07-29T15:28:19+00:00
“I thought that your service was excellent and Fred did an especially thorough survey. Many thanks.” Mr L.

“Top quality. No need to improve. No faults and would strongly recommend” Mr K.A.
2015-07-29T15:28:38+00:00
“Top quality. No need to improve. No faults and would strongly recommend” Mr K.A.

“Excellent service including the office personnel especially Nicky and the surveyor Duncan Turnbull.  Many thanks.  I would highly recommend Avery & Co.” Miss P.P.
2015-07-29T15:29:22+00:00
“Excellent service including the office personnel especially Nicky and the surveyor Duncan Turnbull.  Many thanks.  I would highly recommend Avery & Co.” Miss P.P.

“No suggestions necessary. Excellent professional service. The surveyor A.D. Turnbull produced a clear in-depth report which enabled me to make an informed decisions not to proceed with the purchase. Thank you.” Mrs P.
2015-07-29T15:29:38+00:00
“No suggestions necessary. Excellent professional service. The surveyor A.D. Turnbull produced a clear in-depth report which enabled me to make an informed decisions not to proceed with the purchase. Thank you.” Mrs P.

“Really happy with and can’t fault the service Phil Pretten provided.” Ms C.
2015-07-29T15:29:51+00:00
“Really happy with and can’t fault the service Phil Pretten provided.” Ms C.

Please maintain the high standards that you have provided us over this matter. Your surveyor John Trytek was excellent. Five stars for an overall excellent service. Once again, many thanks! - Mr & Mrs A.
2015-07-29T15:30:13+00:00
Please maintain the high standards that you have provided us over this matter. Your surveyor John Trytek was excellent. Five stars for an overall excellent service. Once again, many thanks! – Mr & Mrs A.
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