About Symonds & Sampson

Estate Agents, Chartered Surveyors and Auctioneers

Symonds & Sampson are one of the leading independent firms of Chartered Surveyors providing advice to private individuals, corporate bodies and charities in the South of England.

Who We Are

Established in 1858 but an LLP since 2007 the firm has grown substantially in recent years with over 130 staff in 12 offices covering the country from the New Forest and Salisbury, through Somerset and Dorset to East Devon. Our Chartered Surveyors, Estate and Letting Agents operate in some of the most fashionable, desirable and sought after parts of the UK.

Clients appoint us because of our depth of property knowledge, attention to detail and professionalism in the desire to achieve the best result for them. Our residential, rural and commercial services cover everything from the sale of houses , farms and land by Private Treaty, Auction or Tender to a full Lettings and Management service and the sale and lettings of offices, shops and commercial property.

What We Do

With over 60 professionally qualified staff throughout our 12 offices, we are ideally positioned to offer a range of services that extend well beyond the sale and letting of houses , commercial property, land and farms such as: management and letting of property; valuation of property trusts and partnership assets for inheritance tax, matrimonial or family disputes; rent reviews; succession to tenancy; general landlord and tenant issues; architectural work; arbitration; mediation; mortgage and bank valuations; building surveying; planning applications and appeals; representations regarding development plans; wayleave and easement negotiation; compulsory purchase; diversification proposals; property search, etc. We are also well known livestock and machinery Auctioneers on farms and in Frome Market.

Our Approach To Our Clients

We believe in supplying our clients with up-to-date information to ensure they are able to make the best decisions possible. With all of our experience in the industry we have learnt what it takes to meet client expectations and pride ourselves on being one of the most client focussed firms of Chartered Surveyors in the region. All of our staff undergo continuing professional development and in-house training to ensure they remain on top of ever-changing legislation, to the benefit of our clients. The majority are proud members of professional bodies, including RICS, CAAV, ARLA Property Mark and NAEA Property Mark.

Head Office

30 High West Street
Dorchester
Dorset DT1 1UP
01305 261008

Provision of Service Regulations 2009

A list of partners names may be inspected at the above address. The firm is Regulated by RICS (the RoyaI Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and also by ARLA (Association of Residential Lettings Agents) and NAEA (National Association of Estate Agents) with regards to professional practice and clients money. Individuals may be members of these or other professional bodies as shown in the office details pages. The firm is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority as a Credit Broker and for General Insurance Mediation: Reg No 694926.

The term “Residential Partner” or “Rural Partner” may be used to refer to a senior employee who is not an owner of the business.

Any contractual dealings with us are determined by letter of engagement between ourselves and our clients and by our standard Terms and Conditions and will be governed by English Law.

The firm carries Professional Indemnity Insurance as required by RICS via Bluefin Professons 0117 929 3344 (territorial scope worldwide except USA and Canada).

The firm's VAT registration number is 186 2795 19.

We hope that you will have no cause for complaint against the firm or one of our partners or employees. However, should you do so, you may find a copy of our complaints procedure by clicking here.

Marketing Award

Marketing Award for Symonds & Sampson

The best property consultancy marketing in the south west

Known for our innovative marketing Symonds & Sampson are delighted to have been recognised as the best property consultancy marketing in the south west by the UK Property Awards.

Partner and head of agency Mark Lewis is delighted to win another award and said “We receive numerous compliments from people about our eye catching advertisements and in 2017 we really felt that our campaign was the best so far. Luckily the judges for the award sponsored by Bentley agreed”

Senior partner Andrew Robinson is equally pleased “The theme is based upon cogs in a machine and represents how we all work together and needless to say the smaller cogs are as vital as the larger so that every member of staff and every client, big or small, is important to us.

“The main highlight every year is Country Matters our in-house magazine which has become a highly anticipated publication by clients and other professionals. It is packed with articles covering the breadth of our professional disciplines as well as insights into the lives of the Symonds & Sampson 'family'.  Eagerly awaited are the photograph collages from the summer agricultural shows. In future we hope to be able to sell copies of individual pictures in aid of our annual charities.

“This magazine is put together by an in-house team of Mark, Roger Excell, Marlise Jolliffe and Immy Robinson but they rely heavily on the artistic flair of Shaun Hodge the graphic designer at Remous our printers in Milborne Port.

“The bar has been set high again and now we have to do it all again in 2018!”

Our Partners

We have 23 partners at Symonds & Sampson.

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