about us

Established, knowledegable & independent Chartered Surveyors.

As an established, experienced and independent niche firm of Chartered Surveyors, Property and Construction Consultants, we offer a wide range of professional services to both commercial and residential clients throughout the UK and abroad.

We work with some of Britain’s largest commercial and residential organisations, as well as numerous private individuals and investors providing building surveys, architectural services and design, project management, dilapidations, party wall, project monitoring, contract administration, insurance and expert witness services.

Our success is based upon knowledgeable and approachable people efficiently providing sound and considered property and construction services.

our History

Offering MORE THAN four decades of professional property & construction EXPERIENCE.

Launched on 1st May 2000 by long term colleagues Mark Assinder and Steve Turnham (Chartered Surveyors), the practice has gone from strength to strength.

Many of our client relationships can be traced back over four decades – a number of our clients having first instructed us in the 1980’s.

Our leaders have wide ranging and comprehensive experience (Managing Director Stephen Turnham was previously a partner in a major national multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancy and Practice Director Mark Assinder gained experience with no fewer than four private practice consultancies geographically spread across the UK before founding Assinder Turnham).

Our values

Utilising high calibre & approachable people to fashion a reputation for excellence.

As a niché practice we consider ourselves high calibre people able to offer a highly professional and perhaps unusually personal service.

We have diligently fashioned a reputation for excellence. We don’t employ unqualified staff and so, perhaps unusually in the modern era, we can absolutely guarantee that your project will be the responsibility of a Chartered Building Surveyor with decades of experience from start to finish.

Assinder Turnham building surveyors are accredited by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) under the following designations MRICS (Member), FRICS (Fellow). The RICS is upheld as the global professional body that accredits the professionals within the land, property and construction sectors worldwide.

Niche practice with extensive knowledge

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Assinder Turnham Directors

Our founding directors Mark Assinder and Steve Turnham (Chartered Surveyors) with approaching 35 and more than 40 years experience respectively pride themselves on developing Assinder Turnham as a well respected consultancy, able to offer a highly professional service with in-depth knowledge to a variety of clients, both large and small.

Mark Assinder

Mark Assinder

Chartered Building Surveyor BSc (Hons) MRICS

Mark qualified as a Chartered Building Surveyor in 1988. He has a particular interest in the architectural side of building surveying and relishes being involved in the design of bespoke buildings, extensions and conversions.

Stephen Turnham

Stephen Turnham

Chartered Building Surveyor BSc FRICS

Steve qualified as a Chartered Building Surveyor in 1984 and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) in 1991. He has more than 40 years property and construction consultancy experience.

Many thanks for your help in obtaining a truly cracking final result. We will not hesitate to use Assinder Turnham again and we know where to come when we next need miracles!

David Adams, Vodafone

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