Meet the Team

Mark 3Mark Boles, BSc MRICS C. Build E MCABE DipDEA DipNDEA – Partner at Meridian Surveyors
Mark is a highly qualified and knowledgeable property professional. With 25 years of local experience since qualifying as a Chartered Building Surveyor, Mark has worked throughout Sussex and Kent for a variety of private and corporate clients and is experienced in all aspects of Building Surveying.  Mark regularly acts as expert witness in assisting clients with all types of boundary, property and building disputes. Mark receives regular appointments to act as Party Wall Surveyor for both building and adjoining owners. Email Mark

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Will Ramsden, BSc MRICS DipDEA DipNDEA – Partner at Meridian Surveyors

Will, also a Chartered Building Surveyor, worked in the London commercial property market for several years, and then gained a wide breadth of experience as a Senior Surveyor for a large corporate surveying company. He is extremely experienced in the residential property field and has worked throughout London, Sussex and Kent for 25 years. Email Will

  • Chris

    Chris Coleman – Lettings Manager and Director of Meridian Property
    Chris heads up the Residential Agency department. He has been awarded a Technical Award in Residential Letting and Property Management.  He has worked in Hastings and the local area for eighteen years and previously managed a successful lettings agency providing landlords with market valuations, finding appropriate tenants and managing property. He is well known for his strong, reliable and professional customer service skills when dealing with property owners, landlords and tenants alike. Chris has unrivalled knowledge of the local property market.
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  • Martin

    Martin Holgate Dip Est Man – Commercial property consultant 

    Martin qualified in 1971 and worked in commercial property with a nationally known London firm until 1980.  Since 1986 Martin has been involved in lettings and sales of commercial and residential property in East Sussex.  Martin has assisted clients with rent reviews, lease renewal negotiations as well as undertaking valuations of both commercial and residential properties for a variety of purposes including inheritance tax computations and transfers to SIPPS. Martin is currently enjoying retired life on his farm, whilst remaining in capacity of consultant to our commercial department.

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  • Nick

    Nick Reed BSc (Hons) MRICS DipDEA – Chartered Surveyor
    Nick is a fully Qualified Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer. He is a dedicated member of the team taking on pre-purchase surveys, contract administration and design & planning work.  He is also Qualified domestic Energy Assessor. Having always lived locally he has a good understanding of the local area. He has worked closely with the local Authority to build up good business relationships to assist in all your Planning and Building Regulations requirements.

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  • Rachel

    Rachel Boles

    Rachel was instrumental in setting up the practice in 2008 having herself worked as a building surveyor in London. She now concentrates on the running of the business in her capacity as practice manager. She is responsible for the day-to-day running of the office offering the necessary administrative and financial support. Away from the business Rachel enjoys spending time with her three girls.

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  • Jane

    Jane Ramsden

    Jane who has been with Meridian since 2010, sits at the front of house offering a warm welcome to our clients. Jane is also responsible for coordinating the busy schedules for pre-purchase surveys and assisting with the accounts. In her spare time she enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

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  • Jo

    Jo Smith

    Jo has worked in the lettings industry for over 20 years with a wealth of knowledge of the local area. Jo provides a professional service to Landlords and tenants with her duties including dealing with maintenance issues, property inspections, attending viewings, preparation of inventories and renewals of safety certificates. She enjoys meeting new people and is always on hand to deal with any problems that may arise.

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  • Eden Sams BSc (Hons) DipDEA

    Eden is our graduate building surveyor and the newest member of the team. He has a strong background in the construction industry and his main role is Design & Planning work from the initial measured survey through to planning and building regulation approval. Eden is also able to assist with Land Registry compliant plans. He is also a qualified Domestic Energy Assessor undertaking assessments for residential clients. 

  • Tom Heskett BSc MRICS

     Tom is a fully qualified chartered surveyor and is the newest member of our team. Tom has a wide experience working locally carrying out pre-purchase surveys, contract administration and defect reports. Tom also specialises in providing lease extensions and valuations for clients.

Below illustrates some of the clients we have undertaken instructions from:

April Place Residents Association
Arbourvale Management Co Ltd
Bestcourt Properties Ltd
Blacks Leisure Group
Butters David Grey Solicitors
Dawson Harden and Tanton
Day Lewes Pharmacy Plc
Dersingham Road Holdings Ltd
EMD Law Solicitors
FPE Management Ltd
Funnell and Perring Solicitors
Fynmores Solicitors
Gaby Hardwicke Solicitors
General Estates and Property Management Ltd
Hastings and Bexhill Renaissance Ltd
Hastings Borough Council
Heringtons Solicitors
High Spec Developments
Holmes Property Group
Magdalen and Lasher Trust
Meneer Shuttleworth Solicitors
NHBC National House-Building Council
Park Lane Group
Percy Walker Solicitors
Raglan Housing Association
Roebuck Surgery
Royal Sun Alliance Group
Sussex Bed Centre
Stamco Building Supplies Ltd
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust