About us

A team of highly experienced staff led by a Building Surveyor and Quantity Surveyor.

Who we are


A Chartered Building Consultancy


Regulated by RICS


Established in 2017



We pride ourselves on delivering a professional service, striving to exceed our client’s expectations at all times.


Forward thinking

Embracing new technology where this can enable us to deliver the highest possible quality to our clients. We’ll work flexibly with our clients to achieve the project outcomes.



We will always explain our fee structure and agree these with our clients prior to work commencing. There are no hidden costs; all of our carefully chosen suppliers adhere to this ethos.


Integrity in everything we do

As proud Yorkshiremen we’ll ‘give it to you straight’. Our extensive experience in our respective fields means we can anticipate pitfalls of potential projects and we’ll strive to advise clients early on if expectations and reality are mismatched.


Client focused

We are friendly, approachable and compassionate. We work with our clients to achieve their project goals, guiding them along the way, anticipating problems and working to resolve issues before they arise.


Key personnel

Over 40 years’ experience in commercial and domestic properties


Knowledge of all construction types


Working with the private and public sectors


UK wide coverage

Keith Wakeley BSc (Hons) MCIOB

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Keith originally studied civil engineering before taking a role as a land surveyor. For 14 years prior to establishing H&W Surveying and Consulting Keith has worked as a building surveyor for both loss adjusters and independent surveyors managing large loss insurance claims together with providing defect diagnosis and validation surveys.

Experienced in dealing with all types of building damage both domestic and commercial Keith has developed a wealth of experience managing customers, suppliers Insurers and third parties.

Over the course of the last seven years Keith has worked on development of the aerial surveying offering, bringing together experience of land surveying and building surveying with new technology to deliver quality deliverables in this fast developing sector.

Keith is a Chartered Construction Manager (MCIOB), qualified UAV (Drone) Pilot and holds the IPAF PAL card for MEWP operation.

In his spare time Keith is the Team Leader of Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team, a voluntary organisation providing rescue services to the Police and Ambulance services across the northern Peak District.

Nick Hislop

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Originally from a Quantity Surveying background Nick has worked in the insurance sector for over 20 years, setting up, maintaining and developing supply chains for blue chip companies over a variety of industry sectors.

Nick has a wealth of knowledge and experience managing people, bringing strong leadership, networking and communication skills to work with clients to create user friendly processes and procedures often for complex working practices. Focussing on developing a deep understanding of complex processes from both client and supplier perspectives Nick works with all parties to develop products efficiently delivered by suppliers to match client expectations.

Nick draws on his wealth of experience together with strong analytical and planning skills to work with clients to help them enable change when necessary to improve their service delivery.

In his spare time Nick pursues his passion for motor racing, being an accomplished motorcycle trials rider.

Duncan Sissons MRICS, MAPM, MIoD and FIHEEM – Director (Non Exec)

Duncan is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 40 years experience most recently predominantly in healthcare. Duncan’s particular skill set is strategic project management and problem solving. Duncan enjoys working in fast paced dynamic environments where he is able to best use his skills to deliver smarter spaces and brighter futures.

Duncan has held various Director & Partner positions at some of the UK’s leading built environment consultancies over the course of his career. Duncan was recently Project Director delivering pre-construction Services for the new Children’s Cancer Centre development at Great Ormond Street Hospital & he continues to lead the planning process for the client & contractor.

In his spare time Duncan is a senior member of Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team, a voluntary organisation providing rescue services to the Police and Ambulance services across the northern Peak District.

Ian Harvey – Project Surveyor RICS Student Member

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Ian is an experienced Account Director and a qualified project management professional with a demonstrated history of working 35 years in the construction industry. Skilled in Project Management and Quantity Surveying delivering services to many public and private sectors within the industry.

Ian has managed businesses and teams in both the public and private sectors. Very strong leader, good communicator, and motivator at all levels.

Ian is Qualified to HNC in Building Studies, Diploma in Management Studies and has CITB Site Management Safety Training (SMSTS). Also, a member of the Institute of Facilities Management, and currently working towards- MRICS.

Experience in special works and major contracts, encompasses projects completed in many sectors which includes:

  • Local Authorities & Housing Associations
  • Facility Management Works
  • Major Retail Companies
    Hospitals, Healthcare and Care Homes
  • Insurance Companies
  • Utilities
  • Schools, Universities and Student Accommodation
  • MOD Works
  • Brewery’s and Hotel Works

Range of services offered

  • 3D Building Modelling
  • Aerial Inspection
  • Aerial Mapping
  • Aerial Survey Consultancy
  • Building Defect Diagnosis
  • Building Surveying
  • CDM Principle Designer
  • Condition Surveys
  • Contract Administration
  • Expert Witness Services
  • High Level Access Survey & Inspection
  • Insurance Claim Validation
  • Insurance Claim Project Management
  • Leak Detection & Remediation
  • Quarry Stockpile Analysis
  • Party Wall Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Site Investigations
  • Subsidence Consultancy
  • Supply Chain Consultancy
  • Topographic & Measured Surveys
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