Braeside Surveyors


It is important to use a property surveyor who can give you informative and professional advice, gained from many years experience in all aspects of property.

We provide a whole range of residential and commercial surveying services tailored to your individual need. We are experienced Surveyors who will advise you in clear jargon-free words about all aspects of your property.

Our Team

With over 190 years combined experience, Braeside Surveyors provides a comprehensive range of Residential and Commercial property inspections, surveys and reports tailored to your individual requirements.  

We are experienced Surveyors who will advise you about all aspects of your property in clear jargon-free language .


We’d be happy to discuss your requirements and advise on the best service for you.
Call us today on 0333 772 0119 or one of the numbers below.

Shajid Patel

Managing Director
BSc(Hons) Building Surveying
RICS Registered Valuer


Call: 07711 630961


Shajid has over 21 years’ business experience in both building surveying and project management acquired in the industrial, commercial and domestic property sectors. His portfolio of clients includes corporate companies, local authorities, landlords, local businesses and private individuals.

Shajid qualified as an RICS Registered Valuer and now specialises in residential surveys and valuations bringing a unique skill set developed in the wider industry. Shajid has developed a reputation for providing reasoned technical advice and reporting within short timescales to satisfy his client’s requirements.

Coverage: North West of England mainly Lancashire and Greater Manchester.

Stephen Quirk

Registered Valuer

Stephen Quirk Braeside Surveyors

Call: 07737 097727

Stephen has over 35 years of building surveying experience gained through working in private practice and public service for a range of local authorities, housing associations and private companies.

He became a Chartered Surveyor in 1991 and now specialises in residential building surveys. Stephen has developed a detailed understanding of the construction industry both at a technical and professional level. He believes that a report should be written as if it was for oneself!

Stephen enjoys solving the “the story of the property” in order to be able to understand and explain how the building works and why certain issues have been caused. In addition to undertaking building pathology, Stephen is a registered valuer undertaking both private and mortgage valuation instructions.

Coverage: Oxfordshire, Berkshire, and Buckinghamshire.

Nitesh Bharadia (CTO)

BSc (Hons) Computer Systems, C. Eng, MBCS

Nitesh Braeside Surveyors

Nitesh Bharadia is in charge of the IT strategy for Braeside Surveyors & Valuers Ltd.

Nitesh Bharadia has over 36 years industry experience working with some of the world’s largest Corporations, Government organisations and Consulting organisations.

Nitesh has a BSc (Hons) in Computer Systems and has previously  worked in the City of London for various organisations including Reuters, Standard Chartered Bank, Swiss Bank Corp, Hill Samuel & UBS. He has also  worked for Novell and Microsoft.

Nitesh now specialises in IT Infrastructure Security (Cyber Security), and has worked with various organisations including The United Nations in Geneva, Yamaha,  security organisations across the world to resolve complex problems with IT related to Nuclear Submarines, Cyber Terrorists as well as the NHS in the UK.

We are very fortunate in having Nitesh looking after all our IT Infrastructure.

Call: 0333 772 0119



Cheryl joined the Braeside team in April 2021 to provide business support for the growing business. She has a BA (Hons) degree and brings an artistic creative dynamic to the practice in addition to her day-to-day role, which involves supporting the professional team of surveyors and engineers and the directors of the Firm.

Cheryl Williams

BA (Hons)
Business Support Manager


Kristy Langstreth

Business Support

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Kristi joined Braeside in October 2022 to help provide business support for the growing business. She is responsible for the day to day running of the Computer Remote Management Systems (CRM’s).

She started working in the surveying industry in 2015 and has sales, customer service, managing and marketing experience. Kristy has a vital role in overseeing the smooth running of the CRM system which allows our clients to obtain quotes and survey updates of when surveys are getting booked in via the CRM portal.

Call: 07485 117965


Geoff firmly believes there is no substitute for experience and the ability to provide informative and clear surveys that are not simply a collection of unexplained defects set within a mass of exclusion clauses.

Over 30 years as a Chartered Building Surveyor and being the third generation of his family in the construction sector in Northamptonshire, Warwickshire and Buckinghamshire, contributes to that ability.

Having worked in both private practice and 15 years in London with one of the Country’s premier Landed Estates adds to a breadth of knowledge from Listed and Historic Buildings to the High Tech and environmentally responsible. Geoff was also appointed by RICS to be an Independent Arbitrator for defects on new houses.

As well as being a Building Surveyor Geoff is also a Registered Valuer.

Coverage: Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Geoff White

Chartered Building Surveyor & Registered Valuer


Julia Lyle

BSc(Hons) Estate Management MRICS RICS
Registered Valuer


Call: 0333 772 0119


Julia has over 25 years of commercial property experience within Corporate Strategic Advice, Property Management and Valuation gained through working in private practice and public service for a range of plcs, Limited Companies, Colleges, investment groups, individuals and a local authority. Her breadth of experience can result in alternative solutions to problems to reflect the needed outcome.

She will happily review detail, putting the pieces of the puzzle back into place to identify core issues and how to resolve them for the best outcome for each individual situation.

Julia is a registered RICS Counsellor for the APC process, commercial route.

Coverage: Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Warwickshire, and Buckinghamshire.

Call: 0333 772 0119


Peter has over 45 years experience in the design and project management of residential, commercial and industrial structures: he has worked for large and small practices in an international capacity.

Peter has now decided to concentrate on domestic projects, large and small including all aspects of foundation design and structural alterations.

We are now fortunate in having Peter as part of our multi-disciplinary team.

Coverage: Northwest of England mainly Lancashire, South Yorkshire & Greater Manchester.

Peter Abbott

BSc CEng
Senior Engineer


Nina Needham

Secretarial/Admin Support.


Call: 0333 772 0119


Nina joined Braeside Surveyors in June 2020 to provide secretarial and admin support to the team and has over 25 years’ experience in providing secretarial support to surveyors.  Her knowledge, attention to detail and turnaround times in getting draft reports back to the surveyors is second to none.  Nina also supports the professional team of surveyors and is our first point of contact for the majority of our clients.

Call: 0333 772 0119


Wendy Lambert joined Braeside Surveyors in May 2021 as a typist and back office organizer which is a vital function within our team .

Wendy cannot just type; she has considerable expertise and certainly knows her bressummer beams from her lintels and her floor slabs from her decks!

She began working for Surveyors 15 years ago and has just about seen and heard most things about buildings and has the knowledge to combine our expertise into a report that is straightforward to understand.

Wendy Lambert

Admin Support


Stephen Hinton

Chartered valuation, structural & building Surveyor


Call: 0333 772 0119


Stephen brings over 40 years’ experience and knowledge to Braeside Surveyors He firmly believes that a personal independent service is a key factor to offer every client.

For many years an assessor with the RICS examination scheme, working with Local Authority, in Private Practice as well as being self-employed Stephen can offer the necessary advice, structured to the needs of our customers.

Stephen’s relaxed professional manner provides an informative guiding insight into all aspects of property surveying for both experienced and novice purchasers.

Offering an advice based guidance throughout each report enables our clients the ability to make clear concise decisions with confidence.

Coverage: West Midlands, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire.

Call: 0333 772 0119


Mike has over 40 years of experience in the surveying industry and attained his FRICS qualification in 2005 and is also a Registered Valuer. He has extensive experience in auditing of survey reports to meet lender requirements. He has worked for a high profile national surveying company to provide not only auditing of reports but also dealing with post valuation queries and all other measures necessary to provide a high level of quality assurance.

Mike also provides support and technical advice to surveyors, in particular dealing with EWS1 reports connected to cladding on blocks of flats so as to satisfy lender requirements. He also supports surveyors and has also included mentoring and attending with surveyors on high value residential inspections.

Mike Brown

Senior Audit and Quality Assurance Surveyor

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