Avery & Co are a market leading team of experienced and highly qualified surveyors and support staff who are specialists in the survey and valuation of residential property. We are a family based organisation founded in 2004 and between us have over 100 years’ experience. We pride ourselves in the highest possible standard of service to all our clients and customers. You can be assured of a professional, first class and friendly service from start to finish.
Louise is a chartered surveyor, founder and Managing Director of Avery & Co. She qualified in 1990 and spent many years working for Halifax as a valuer before setting up Avery & Co in 2004 as a consultant valuer for Halifax. Since then, Avery & Co has grown and changed to offer services to a wide variety of clients and customers.
Louise now spends most of her time running the business but still enjoys inspecting properties. She is passionate about quality and making Avery & Co a market leader for independent and professional property advice.
Louise volunteers time to helping the community. She was a Special Inspector for Merseyside Police for several years, and now volunteers for Merseyside and Cheshire Blood Bikes by transporting tissue and blood across the region.
Kate is a surveyor and Director at Avery & Co. She started working for Avery & Co as an administration assistant in 2011, whilst also studying for a degree in Geography. Once she graduated, she returned to university to complete a postgraduate degree in Commercial Property Management and trained to become a surveyor. Kate qualified as a surveyor and registered valuer in February 2017 and became a Director of Avery & Co in early 2020.
Kate currently carries out inspections several days per week and spends the rest of her time running the business. Her primary focus is marketing and, ensuring we provide the best customer service possible. She is also passionate about making Avery & Co a great company to work for.
“My favourite part of my job are the people that I work alongside, and the variety each working day brings. I love developing the business, building relationships with clients, and working to providing a great service”
Adam is a surveyor and Risk and Compliance Manager at Avery & Co.
He graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a degree in Building Surveying in 2013 and started a graduate position with Esurv (a national firm) shortly after. He successfully qualified as a surveyor and registered valuer in 2014, and then spent several years working in North Wales, Cheshire and then London as a mortgage valuer. Adam joined Avery & Co in January 2016 as a surveyor and valuer, and became our Risk and Compliance Manager in 2020. He plays a key role ensuring we provide excellent customer service and making sure we are compliant in our practices.
Adam is currently completing is APC and hopes to become a chartered surveyor in 2023.
“My favourite part of my job is that no day is ever the same; with the wide variety of properties that I get to see and the different people I get to meet.”
Andrew is a surveyor and started working at Avery & Co in September 2016.
He graduated from UCLAN with a degree in Building Surveying in 2010. He then worked as an estate agent for 5 years on the Fylde Coast carrying out market appraisals on residential properties. This opportunity gave a him a wealth of local knowledge in valuing properties and dealing with the sale process from start to finish.
Andrew began working for Avery & Co in 2016 as a trainee surveyor. He was provided with intensive on the job training from many highly experienced surveyors. He qualified as a residential surveyor and registered valuer in 2017 and has enjoyed providing surveys and valuations to our clients ever since.
“I really enjoy all aspects of my job and I’m so glad I decided to train as a surveyor. I particularly like working for different clients and providing a variety of services, and that each day and property inspection is different. I am passionate about residential property and property defects”
Christian is a surveyor and started working at Avery & Co in 2018. He completed the SAVA course and obtained a Level 6 Diploma in residential surveying and valuation. He qualified as a surveyor and registered valuer in 2018.
Christian previously worked within residential and commercial construction, predominantly in quality assurance and quality control or contract management.
“I enjoy the variety of each property inspection. I am particularly interested in building pathology and the process of identifying and diagnosing building defects.”
Paul is a Fellow of the RICS. He is a highly experienced chartered surveyor and a registered valuer. He joined Avery & Co in 2017. His main role within the company is to ensure our surveyors maintain high standards when inspecting properties and providing reports to clients. He is a mentor and teacher to our surveyors.
In 1979, PauI started work for H H & J Robinson; a mixed Chartered Surveyors practice in Liverpool. He qualified as an Associate of The Incorporated Society of Valuers and Auctioneers in 1980. He then qualified as an Associate of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 1982 and was elected a Fellow of the RICS in 1989. He later became a partner in H H & J Robinson.
In 1994 Paul graduated with a master’s degree in Business Administration from Liverpool John Moores University. He then joined Colley’s in 1995 and managed their Liverpool office until 2000 at which point, he left to work as a self-employed surveyor and valuer. During his time of self-employment, he also worked for Allied Surveyors and Valunation.
“My favourite part of my job is the variety as no two days are the same. One day I can be out with one of our surveyors inspecting a £1M property in a fantastic location, and the next I can be carrying out research or auditing from my desk”
Duncan is a Fellow of the RICS. He is a highly experienced chartered surveyor and a registered valuer. He joined Avery & Co in 2013.
Duncan became a Chartered Surveyor in 1983 and has worked in Merseyside, Wirral, Cheshire and North Wales both during my training and since qualification. Throughout his career, he has been employed in local government, private surveying practices and financial services undertaking a range of work, including; commercial estate management, compulsory acquisition of residential and commercial property, retail improvement projects, residential development finance and residential surveys and valuation.
“My favourite part of the job is working with a young and enthusiastic team.”
Alex has been involved in the residential property industry for over 5 years including estate agency and lettings management. He obtained his Level 6 Diploma in surveying and valuing through the SAVA School of Surveying in 2019. He is an Associate Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and joined Avery & Co in January 2020. Alex says the best part of the job is the wide variety of properties he gets to see on a daily basis as well as the mentoring he receives from other surveyors within the team.
Liam joined Avery & Co in 2021 as a trainee surveyor.
Liam graduated from university in 2018 with a degree in Forensic Science and is due to graduate with a master’s degree in Commercial Building Surveying in 2022. Alongside his university studies, Liam is currently training at Avery & Co to become a fully qualified surveyor and registered valuer. He hopes to qualify as a surveyor and registered valuer in early 2023.
“I really enjoy learning from the experienced and enthusiastic surveyors within our team. I am passionate about the history of buildings, how construction and design has changed over the years and building defects.”
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