Oliver Graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2019 before joining Rapleys the following September as a graduate surveyor in the Automotive and Roadside sector.

Previously, Oliver worked at Henry Boots Developments in Sheffield as an Assistant Development Surveyor during a placement year.

Oliver will also be undertaking the APC process.

Callum moved to Rapleys in June 2019 with five years experience as a commercial property agency, specialising in the acquisition and disposal of retail and industrial property. In 2019 he graduated with a first class honours degree in Real Estate from Birmingham City University.

Callum is working within the Automotive and Roadside team dealing with a broad range of instructions whilst undertaking the APC.

Stuart joins Rapleys with 30 years experience in the property industry. He started his career with Strutt & Parker as a graduate surveyor and progressed quickly to achieve his Chartership in 1993 with Carter Jonas where he continued to advance his career for over 20 years.

At Carter Jonas, Stuart was promoted to Partner and Head of Residential Sales within the Cambridge office and he specialised in residential sales, valuation and marketing. As part of his role he was also involved in land appraisal, viability and acquisition advice for retained developer clients. Stuart is proficient in dealing with clients from a range of backgrounds including institutions, local authorities, developers, trusts and charities as well as private clients.

Stuart became a formal RICS valuer for lending, estate and tax planning and Inheritance Tax purposes. This role lead to a membership of the RICS’ Policy and PR Committee for the East of England and he held a prominent position within the organisation as a media spokesperson.

Stuart moved on to provide more specialised, direct services to limited companies in Executive Directorship roles. Within these companies he provides freelance advisory work covering his areas of expertise such as land appraisal, viability and promotion & development funding. Stuart is also experienced in the care home sector covering all property services.

At Rapleys, Stuart is head of the Cambridge office and coordinates a variety of services from there with a focus of development services, strategic land, town planning and building consultancy services.

Simon is a partner in the automotive & roadside team specialising in general landlord and tenant work and asset management opportunities.

His particular areas of specialism are within the car dealership, trade park and builder’s merchant property sectors.

Simon acts on behalf of numerous institutional funds with clients including Standard Life Investments, Aberdeen Asset Management, Kames Capital and Orchard Street Investment Management.

 

Phil is head of Rapleys’ automotive & roadside department. He specialises in valuation, business tenancy, lease consultancy and Expert Witness work within the principal asset classes of petrol filling stations, car dealerships and all types of “roadside” property. He is also a RICS Registered Valuer.

Phil was a founder member of the Property Advisory Panel created by the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF) and was also a contributor to the RICS Working Party that provided published valuation guidance on the Valuation of Petrol Filling Stations. He is also a registered Expert Witness within The Expert Witness Register, the UK Register of Expert Witnesses and The Expert Witness Directory. He has given evidence at Arbitration Hearings and at Lands Tribunal.

Phil internally coordinates Rapleys’ “one stop shop” approach for this specialist sector by combining other disciplines with the core team service providers, such as building consultancy, project management, investment, development, rating and property management.

Phil joined Rapleys in 1984 and was elected as a partner in 1991.

 

Steven is a partner in the business space team and has wide-ranging commercial property experience. He has professionally represented a range of institutional landlords, national tenants, private individuals and banks. He is also a RICS Registered Valuer.

He specialises in all aspects of lease consultancy work including the negotiation of rent reviews, lease renewals, lease regears and the preparation of Expert Reports for use in Arbitrations and Court proceedings.

Steven joined Rapleys in 2003 and was elected as a partner in 2011. Prior to joining Rapleys he worked at Luton Council and Lambert Smith Hampton and has over 26 years surveying experience.

 

Mark joined Rapley’s automotive and roadside team in 2003 and has wide experience within the sector. He has advised on over 1000 petrol stations for clients ranging from major oil companies to sole traders. His dealership experience is just as varied having acquired and disposed of sites throughout the UK.

Following his graduation from Nottingham Trent University, Mark spent 6 months working in the professional department of King Sturge’s Bath office. He also gained experience working for Colyer Commercial, a small regional practice located in Ashford, Kent, and in Barbers’ commercial department in Telford.

Geoff is a senior member of the automotive and roadside team regularly representing clients in rent reviews, lease renewals and dispute resolution, and often being asked to provide strategic and valuation advice at the highest level. Geoff also handles agency instructions, having completed acquisitions across all of our specialist sectors including petrol filling stations, motor dealerships, fast fit/workshops, car parks, development land and car rental. Geoff’s activities are primarily in the southern half of the UK, however he is able to provide support and expertise nationally on larger corporate projects as necessary as well as dealing with car park related work nationwide.

Geoff handles instructions for a wide range of investor and occupier clients, frequently acting as an Expert Witness in rent review disputes. He is a Chartered Environmentalist, an RICS Registered Valuer and a capable speaker on technical and sector based issues to both professional and corporate audiences.

Daniel is a partner in the automotive & roadside team specialising in both agency and professional matters including acquisitions, disposals, rent reviews, lease renewals, general landlord and tenant work, and valuations on properties throughout the UK. His particular specialism is within petrol filling stations, motor dealerships, roadside retail and workshop premises. He is also a RICS Registered Valuer and RICS APC Assessor.

Daniel advises a variety of institutional and occupier clients including Pendragon plc, Mercedes-Benz Retail Group, Sytner Group, Network Rail, Columbia Threadneedle, Majestic Wine, Topps Tiles and Universal Tyres.

Daniel previously worked at Mouchel on the Bedfordshire County Council portfolio including general agency and landlord and tenant matters, and prior to graduating in 2003, Daniel completed his placement year at Bidwells, working with the agency and corporate consultancy/valuation departments.

 

Angus has over 20 years experience and heads up the development team. He has a wide range of development experience including mixed use developments, disposals and acquisitions, development audits/appraisals and providing agency advice. He also has considerable experience in development management, taking projects through the development process from inception to delivery.

Angus is active in a number of sectors including residential, retail, industrial, office and mixed use developments. Angus joined Rapleys in 2004 having previously worked as Head of Development Sales in the South of England for Network Rail, where he was responsible for disposing of Network Rail surplus land assets and promoting and delivering major station developments.