Gray Scanlan Hill join Manchester team

Gray Scanlan Hill join our Manchester team of surveyors

We are delighted to announce that Gray Scanlan Hill’s team of specialist Chartered Building Surveyors are joining our Manchester team

Gray Scanlan Hill is an independent Manchester-based Building Surveying practice providing dilapidation advice, project management, technical due diligence, and specialist independent technical advice to clients throughout the UK since 2005.

The team bring together a wealth of market-leading experience, a focus on quality service, and professional expertise. Gray Scanlan Hill’s Manchester team join our exisiting office in the city.

They take our total Project and Building Consultancy headcount to 40. Working out of offices in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Norwich and Plymouth. This is in addition to our specialist Rights to Light and Party Wall teams with a further 45 surveyors

Senior Director Simon Hill moved to Manchester in 1994 to help grow the Malcolm Hollis regional offices before forming Gray Scanlan Hill in 2005.

Simon has a depth of knowledge and experience with a loyal client base that keeps him very busy. He is a dilapidations and survey specialist recognised by clients for providing clear informed technical advice and going that extra mile.

Commenting on the move, Simon Hill said :

‘We are really pleased to be joining Anstey Horne. Our businesses share a commitment to providing the highest level of service to clients to help them resolve a range of complex technical and commercial challenges across all sectors and types of building asset.

The building surveying services we provide will now be complimented and further supplemented by the Anstey Horne team, who have an enviable reputation in the delivery of rights to light, and daylight & sunlight, party wall, building and fire consultancy services, amongst other things…’

Simon is joined by fellow Director Darren Hughes. Darren brings invaluable experience having joined the practice in 2017 after 14 years working for Lambeth Smith Hampton. He has acted for numerous blue-chip clients over the years advising funds, investors, asset managers and corporate occupiers.

Simon and Darren are joining the existing Anstey Horne Manchester office supported by a team of 7 surveyors and staff.

Alex Parry-Jones, Head of Building Consultancy at Anstey Horne said :

‘It’s great to welcome Simon, Darren and the team from Gray Scanlan Hill as they join our Manchester office.

It has been a very busy time for Anstey Horne, diversifying and growing our specialist team to meet client demand and expectations of the high level of service we always look to provide.

Alongside our general building consultancy services we now provide a full range of Fire Consultancy advice to support our clients with their assets from pre-planning fire strategies to specialist FRAEW surveys of existing stock’.

For more of our recent news, see our Diary of a Propskier 2023.

For advice direct from one of our Manchester team of surveyors, please call our Enquiry Line on 0161 528 7690.

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Team members shown:

  • Simon Hill
  • Tony Leishman
  • Darren Hughes

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