Andrew was instrumental in setting up the Allsop LLP Leeds office which opened in May 2002.
He previously worked at Sanderson Weatherall and Chesterton (now BNP) and qualified whilst undertaking a breadth of commercial valuation and professional work. He has over 17 years post-qualified experience, with over 15 years’ experience valuing all types of residential assets.
Andrew has a diverse range of contacts in all the major lending institutions throughout the north of England. Consequently, a good proportion of his business activity is spent undertaking loan security valuation work; either of investment portfolios, residential development land, and student accommodation including HMO’s.
He has a wealth of experience in the residential market throughout the north of England, with particular expertise in the city centre apartment markets in all the major northern cities, including Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool and York.
Andrew is a landlord of a residential portfolio, giving him a distinct advantage in relating to borrowers with similar investments in addition to management issues and lending criteria.
He gave a plethora of strategic advice to lending institutions during the post-2007 recession in respect of residential developments on which Banks had lent, whilst he provides several housebuilders with marketing and valuation advice, often at the stage when developers are considering either acquiring sites or at a stage close to submitting reserved matters planning applications.
Andrew has recently valued several former office buildings with Permitted Development Rights for residential conversion.
Clients include Santander, HSBC, The Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest, Lloyds, Barclays, Nationwide, Aldermore, Interbay, One Savings Bank, PWC, Handelsbanken, CBREGi, Stonebridge Homes, Persimmon, Harron Homes, Bricklane Fund and Newby.