Our approach

At Brittain Hadley we believe in good, friendly, professional communication between all parties. Our team of experts will take you through the detail of your project and provide knowledgeable, honest and straight talking advice - with the aim being to deliver the best results possible, on time and within budget. 

Our surveyors

Nigel Rickard Bsc MRICS, Director, Brittain Hadley

Nigel Rickard is a Chartered Building Surveyor and has more than 35 years experience acting for both private and public sector clients. He has been responsible for the management of a variety of construction projects across a wide range of sectors – residential, commercial, education, health and leisure – encompassing both new-build and refurbishment schemes.

Nathan Sproule MCIOB MFPWS Director, Brittain Hadley

Nathan Sproule moved permanently from Sydney to London in September 2006. He trained in Australia as a construction manager, and has over 25 years experience in the building industry across a range of sectors and professional disciplines. His career in the Australian industry culminated in his becoming an Associate at RHM Consultants where he was responsible for managing 10 professional and 3 administrative staff.

Simon Burrage, PGDip Surv  Building Surveyor, Brittain Hadley

Simon joins us from a quantity surveying background and is currently updating his training to Building Surveying. He has a great knowledge of construction matters and is an asset to the practice in construction projects.


Nigel Rickard has over 30 years experience in running his own practice and before this he was an associate director with HSB and has worked on projects throughout the UK. Nigel has a wide breadth of experience with private, local authority and housing association clients. 

Nathan Sproule comes from a building construction background with experience in project management and working as a Surveyor. Nathan delivers a wide range of services for both residential and commercial clients.


Our surveyors have a range of varied accreditations including membership with the RICS and the CIOB. Other accreditations include the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors, Association for Project Safety.

As part of our membership to these institutions we are required to progress our professional development on a yearly basis to keep abreast of any changes to regulations or legislations and developments in construction techniques. 

Where we operate

Our offices are based in Surbiton and Chiswick, so we're able to offer our Chartered Surveyor services to most areas in South London and Surrey, including:

  • Chiswick / Hammersmith / Kew / Brentford / Isleworth / Richmond / Acton / Shepherds Bush / Richmond / Roehampton / Twickenham / Richmond / Teddington / Earlsfield / Barnes / Putney

  • Surbiton / Kingston-upon-Thames / Esher / Weybridge / Molesey / Thames Ditton / Hinchley Wood / Walton / New Malden / Chessington / Chertsey / Tolworth / Egham / Windsor / Leatherhead / Oxshot / Reigate