McAndrew Martin was started in 1989 after Bill McAndrew left Central Government PSA in London and opened an office in Portsmouth to start McAndew Martin Chartered Surveyors.
Over the last 30 years the business has been steadily growing and expanded incorporating different disciplines to be become the multi-disciplinary company it is today.
As we grow into the future we are able to support companies of all sizes to achieve there objectives.
We recognise that our people are the key to our success and so we are passionate and actively encourage career development and education for all staff on an ongoing basis.
This ensures that whoever you deal with at McAndrew Martin is both inspired and motivated to deliver complete Client satisfaction.
Please don’t hesitate to contact any of our expert and friendly members of staff.
Ian has a wide range of surveying experience particularly in Valuation and Residential Survey work. Since returning, he has been able to bring many new ideas to the Practice which has enabled it to go from strength to strength.
Ian has twice held the position of Chairman of the Portsmouth Property Association and also regularly writes for the Expert Eye column of the Weekly Property Guide in the Portsmouth News.
Lee predominately works within the commercial sector, preparing Designs, Specifications and Project Management for the Ministry of Defence. However, with over 12 years experience, Lee also works on Residential Developments, Commercial Schemes and Engineering Projects.
Bruce has a Degree in Building Surveying at Kingston University and is keen to continue his development in pursuance of RICS status.
In his spare time Bruce is a keen athlete who enjoys cross-country running as well as playing rugby, cricket and golf.
Bruce is also an active member of the Portsmouth Property Association.
In his spare time James is a keen cyclist having recently cycled from John O’Groats to Land’s End to raise money for Cancer Research.
Barry became Director of a building consultancy company, providing advice on all aspects of Building Design, Project Management and Project Procurement.
He joined McAndrew Martin in 2006 bringing with him a wealth of experience which has been invaluable to the continued success and growth of the Practice.
Working with the Warner Leisure Hotels, Salim undertook design and project work on Thoresby Hall, a Grade I Listed Building, a new hotel and auditorium. Salim has also worked on similar major projects, including the Pompey Centre.
As a Senior Architect with the Brunel Design Group, Salim worked within the public sector, including numerous projects for the Ministry of Defence over the past 11 years.
Salim joined McAndrew Martin Ltd in 2014 as Senior Architect to form an essential role within our multidisciplinary project team.
Alf comes to McAndrew Martin under the Veness Chartered Surveyors banner with consultant Ken Veness and secretaries Tina Davies and Helen Taylor. He can provide expert support and professional advice in a comprehensive range of areas, including building surveys, homebuyer reports, valuations, party wall notices and awards, and expert witness work.
Sam is determined to build on our outstanding reputation as one of the most prestigious and high profile multi-disciplinary property companies on the south coast. With an overview of the business, he is committed to excellence and delivering even greater professional advice and personal service for our many varied clients.
Horace started his initial career as an Electrical Technician with the SEB and he is qualified for Design and Testing of Services to IET Regulations 17th Edition.
In addition, the Practice has gained through Horace’s accreditation in BAFE SP203 for the Design of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems to BS KM 573856.
Horace has been instrumental in developing and introducing energy saving measures for Clients, in particular remote internet-based power consumption monitoring including new LED efficient lighting schemes.
Previously, Sue worked as Personal Assistant to the Managing Director of a subsidiary of Essilor, within the contact lens industry, and prior to that she worked at GEC. Both roles encompassed a wide diversity of responsibility over a 15 year period.
Working in the defence industry for the Prime Contractor in the South East Region enabled me to embark on an extremely steep learning curve and to gather a vast array of skills and knowledge that would not be possible elsewhere. My more recent experience, as Head of New Works, finds me responsible for a team of 30, managing the delivery of capital projects across the region.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) is responsible for the management of the building infrastructure across all MOD sites in the UK. PriDE was formed of Interserve Defence and SSE Contracting to manage the Contract across the South East Region. This covers around 100 locations and includes some of their most prestigious sites such as St James’ Palace, Cavalry Barracks, Royal Horseguards, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and Headley Court to name but a few.
Some memorable projects that I have been fortunate to work on have included: A £900k project to save the boundary wall at Regents’ Park; Repairs to the Portland Stone Walls at Horseguards securing the wall in time for the Queen’s Birthday Parade and 2012 Olympics & LED lighting projects at multiple sites (see case studies). I’ve managed to pick up a few industry awards along the way, a nice added bonus.
Environmental and sustainability issues are high on my own personal priority list and they need to be high on the business agenda too. With businesses targeted to reduce carbon emissions, I ensure that sustainability solutions are ever present throughout each project from planning through to completion.