Founded in April 1992

 

Founded by Steven Gooch and Alan Burley in 1992, Gooch & Burley are one of the most respected surveyors and valuers in the South West. With a team of highly professional and experienced surveyors and valuers offering surveying and valuation services throughout the whole of Gloucestershire and adjoining areas of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Bristol. All our surveyors are fully qualified and have, on average, 20 years experience in their respective fields.
 

We offer the following services

  • Valuations for purchase, matrimonial, probate and insurance purposes

  • Building Surveys

  • Energy Performance Certificates

  • Homebuyers Survey & Valuation

  • Building Dispute Reports

  • Specific defects analysis

 

Directors & Partners

 

Steven Gooch
Chairman

Steven Gooch is Director and Founder Member of Gooch & Burley.  Established in 1992 Gooch & Burley was set up to expand the services of his already successful family run Estate Agency Business, Steve Gooch Estate Agents.

Steven has always been proud of the fact that he started his working age at a very young age, growing and selling fresh produce and even today he is not adverse to getting his ‘hands dirty’ as he continues to drive Gooch & Burley using the same business ethos as he did then; which is to provide an individual and expert service to all his clients, that has proved to be the foundation of his success.

Mr John P Quinn FRICS
Managing Director

John is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and is General Practice Surveyor. 

John has worked in the surveying profession for some 47 years, originally working in private practice before spending 25 years in Financial Services.  John’s main focus is on providing first class customer service, managing customer expectation and making Gooch and Burley the Surveyors of choice in the area for all their customers and clients.

Mr James Quinn 
AssocRICS
Director

James studied the SAVA school of surveying achieving a Level 6 Diploma in Residential Surveying and Valuation through ABBE (Awarding Body of the Built Environment).

He is an Associate member of the RICS specialising in Residential Surveys and Valuation. He is also a RICS Registered Valuer. 

He joined the company after spending 14 years working for Pepsico International. In that time he developed people management, financial planning, account management and marketing knowledge that makes him well placed to continue the growth at Gooch and Burley. 

Mr Ian R Comley 
BSc MRICS

Director

Ian graduated from Salford University in 1984 with a Degree in Building Surveying and qualified as a Chartered Building Surveyor in 1986.  After working for a couple of firms in the Gloucester/Cheltenham area Ian joined Gooch & Burley in 1995 where he is now one of the Directors’ of the Company.  Most of Ian’s work is carrying out Building Surveys and RICS Home Buyer Reports on properties.  Ian has a wealth of experience in carrying out Surveys on older buildings.

Mr M D Taylor
MRICS
Director

Martin joined Gooch and Burley in 2006.  Working out of a satellite office in Wotton-under-Edge he covers the Bristol and South Gloucestershire areas.  Prior to joining Gooch and Burley Martin worked for the Surveying Dept., of one of the major mortgage lenders, and a National firm of residential surveyors providing Mortgage Valuations,  Home Buyers’ Reports and Building Surveys.  In addition as an RICS Accredited Valuer, Private Valuations and Valuations for Tax and Matrimonial Purposes can be provided, including Expert Witness Reports for Courts and Legal Advisers.  Commercial Property Valuations are also provided.

 

Surveying Staff

 

Mrs Adrienne Batt MRICS
Surveyor

Adrienne joined Gooch & Burley in 2016 from the Valuation Office Agency. Adrienne has over 10 years of experience in carrying out valuations on all types of property across the commercial and residential sectors. 

Adrienne is a a Member of the RICS specialising in residential surveys, residential valuations and commercial valuations. Adrienne is a RICS Registered Valuer.

 

Mr Mike Parsons MRICS
Surveyor

Mike is a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) and has a Building Surveying degree.  Mike has 19 years experience of Mortgage Valuation work in the Bristol and surrounding areas.  Much of his work is Home Buyer Reports and Building Surveys in the private residential sector.  Mike also has experience of Probate Valuation work and carries out Matrimonial Valuations.

Mr Michael Power MRICS
Surveyor

Michael qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1981.  Prior to College he started in the profession as a Trainee Surveyor working for a large Estate Agency in Birmingham.  Post qualification he worked for Birmingham City Council undertaking various valuation related projects.  Following a period of working in the private sector he moved to the Cheltenham and Gloucester/Lloyds/Barnwoods doing residential property inspections providing mortgage valuations and survey reports.  September 2012 onwards Mike set up his own practice specialising in private valuation work, valuations for mortgage purposes and private surveys.  Mike’s experience and knowledge spans over twenty five years.

 

Administrative Staff

 

Graham Moore
Accountant

Deb Cornes
Practice Manager

Sue Lancett
Office Administrator

Leah Powell
Office Administrator