I am a Partner of Kingstons, Chartered Surveyors.
Having spent four years working in London, I moved to work in Guildford in 1987 to head up the Office Agency Department of Lambert Smith Hampton. In 1993, I established a new partnership with Peter Bellion and since then have been engaged in a broad discipline, to include the acquisition and disposal of offices and industrial buildings, site acquisitions and professional work such as rent reviews and rating work and some planning advice. I am also involved with both development sites and sites for owner-occupiers.
I am Chairman of The Property & Transport Division of the Guildford Business Forum. In this role, I liaise with the Borough and County Council and on occasion, Members of the Local Enterprise Partnership, to offer advice and critique of emerging policies and proposals on sites and transport within the Borough.
MRICS, MCI Arb, RICS Registered Valuer
I am a Chartered Surveyor by profession and a Member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institution of Arbitrators and an RICS Registered Valuer.
Between January 1988 and April 1993, I was a Regional Director at Lambert Smith Hampton’s Guildford office, primarily responsible for all professional matters, having joined in December 1987.
Since April 1993, I have jointly owned Kingstons with partner Derek Corden dealing with the disposal, acquisition and valuation of properties in the office, industrial and warehouse sectors.
I have acted for a number of property companies, institutional funds, commercial developers, private landlords as well as tenants on acquisitions of commercial property. I have also dealt with a number of disposals for residential development, as well as act for a number of house builders on residential acquisitions.
I have personally been involved in a number of professional rent review/lease renewal disputes, acting for both landlord and tenant over a number of years and have a good knowledge of the local market in Surrey and Hampshire. On occasion, I have acted as Expert Witness in commercial disputes.
I have also acted in the disposal of retail, restaurant, office and industrial premises for both landlords and tenants.
In my spare time I am a member of West Hill Golf Club and play off a handicap of 13 ....... going on 21, also I am an Honorary Steward at Twickenham RFC.
Sue has worked at Kingstons for 15 years and was crowned Office Secretary of the Year in 2009, an award that is still held by Kingstons as the competition has not been held since!
Sue played tennis from the age of 11 and took part competitively in national tournaments from the age of 15, spending several years working for David Lloyd Tennis Centres, where she partnered many celebrities in various events. Due to 2 recent total knee replacements, she does not partake in the sport anymore and has settled to watching her idols on the t.v.
Sue also continues to support Woking Football Club for her sins, where she had previously held the post of Club Administrator for several years.