Chartered Surveyors

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To supplement the Estate Agency services provided by Boyce Thornton, associated companies have been established to specialise in residential and commercial building surveys, valuation, party wall, development and commercial agency disciplines. The Principals have over 50 years personal experience in the local area and 60 years within Surrey, South London, and surrounding Boroughs. The practices are backed up by the agency and residential management teams in Oxshott. The Surveyors are able to offer sound professional advice on most property issues based upon this local knowledge and the years of experience acting on behalf of UK Banks, Local Authorities, Accountants, Solicitors, private companies and individuals.

Services available include:-


Valuations for:

  • Commercial Lending
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Pension Schemes
  • Matrimonial Settlements
  • Investment
  • Rating
  • Expert Witness/Court Proceedings
  • Development Appraisals

  • Development Appraisals
  • Land Appraisals
  • Rental Valuations
  • Landlord and Tenant negotiations
  • Dilapidation Settlements
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Leasehold Reform Act negotiations
  • Industrial, Retail & Office transactions
  • Residential transactions

Building Survey disciplines:

  • Residential & Commercial Surveys
  • Schedules of Dilapidations
  • Schedules of Condition
  • Party Wall Awards
  • Defect Analysis
  • Planned Maintenance
  • Lettings/Sales/Assignments/Purchases
  • Project Management
  • CDM Legislation

Commercial Property:

  • Rent Reviews/Lease Renewals
  • Other Landlord & Tenant issues
  • Management
  • Building/Development Projects
  • Dilapidation Claims
  • Lettings/Sales/Assignments/Purchases



Chris Smart FRICS is the sole principal of Boyce Thornton Chartered Surveyors. He is a Chartered Valuation Surveyor who is a fellow, of and is regulated by, the RICS. He holds a Diploma in Estate Management. He and Michelle Minhinnick are the partners of Boyce Thornton Building & Party Wall Surveyors LLP. Michelle holds a first class degree in Building Surveying. She is a member of the Pyramus & Thisbe Club, a professional organisation committed to promoting excellence in Party Wall Act practice.

Telephone: 01372 467777
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Boyce Thornton Chartered Surveyors carries PI Insurance in the sum of £2m, and is regulated by the RICS.

For most work we are able to tailor the service to your specific needs so, in the first instance, please contact us to discuss your requirements by any of the following:-

Telephone: 01372 467777 or

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