Norwich Office:
01603 707900 /
Chelmsford Office:
01245 200190
Cambridge Office:
01223 393900 /
Email:
enquiries@oxbury.co.uk

Operating across the South East of England from offices in Norwich, Chelmsford, and Cambridge this family business has not lost sight of its original values.

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James Oxbury BSc (Hons), MRICS James Oxbury BSc (Hons), MRICS

James Oxbury BSc (Hons), MRICS / Managing Director

James has been with the Company since leaving college in 1996 and has been a Director since 2007, leading the Oxbury Southern Team.  He was appointed Managing Director in September 2016 and has ultimate responsibility for the management of the Company and retains a direct involvement with the Affordable Housing sector work of the Chelmsford and Cambridge offices.

 

In his spare time, James can be found cycling around the countryside and spending time with his young family.

 

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Tim Boucher BSc (Hons), MRICS Tim Boucher BSc (Hons), MRICS

Tim Boucher BSc (Hons), MRICS / Director Commercial and Public Sector

Tim joined the firm in August 2015 as a Director to strengthen the commercial sector of the business.  Tim has close to 20 years' experience working on projects for both public and private sector clients and has particular expertise in private residential, commercial and education projects.  Tim works throughout the three offices in Norwich, Chelmsford and Cambridge.  In his spare time, Tim enjoys taking part in Triathlons and the odd round of golf.  Tim is also Chairman of Interact Norwich and Poringland Parish Council.

 

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Sue Howes Sue Howes

Sue Howes / Director Affordable Housing Sector

Sue was a co-founder of the Company in 1990, having previously worked for Architects and Developers.  

Sue has a wide project management experience of new build, refurbishment and special projects; and of successful large-scale programme delivery within the affordable housing sector. She heads up the Norwich-led services for affordable housing clients.

In her spare time Sue enjoys theatre and dance, travel, her home, garden and dogs.

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Nick Oxbury FRICS Nick Oxbury FRICS

Nick Oxbury FRICS / Director

Nick stepped down as Managing Director in September 2016 en route to his retirement in May 2017 until when he remains as a Director of the Firm.

Outside work, Nick admits to being an avid Norwich City supporter and an even more avid fan of his young grandchildren!

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Jo Loveday MRICS Jo Loveday MRICS

Jo Loveday MRICS / Associate Director, Senior Project Surveyor

Based: Norwich

Jo joined Oxbury in 2002 after gaining her chartered status in 2001 and having spent the previous four years working for John Laing Construction Ltd on the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital site as a Main Contractor's QS.

Jo is a Senior Project Surveyor, specialising in the delivery of commercial schemes, including Medical Centres, as well as residential schemes.

In her spare time, Jo enjoys playing netball, hill walking and spending time with her husband and young daughter.

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Geoff Gardiner MRICS, MBA Geoff Gardiner MRICS, MBA

Geoff Gardiner MRICS, MBA / Associate Director, Senior Project Surveyor

Based: Chelmsford

Geoff joined Oxbury in 2004 to help set up the Chelmsford office.  With chartered status and an MBA, his previous experience is varied and includes over 6 years in general building contracting, residential development, social housing development and managing social housing, together with the time employed at Oxbury as a Project Surveyor.

Out of office hours, Geoff still plays hockey and his other interests include golf, history and gardening.

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James Crouchman BSc, MRICS James Crouchman BSc, MRICS

James Crouchman BSc, MRICS / Associate Director, Senior Project Surveyor

Based: Norwich

James is a Senior Project Surveyor overseeing the delivery of primarily residential schemes and was appointed as Associate Director at the beginning of 2015.

He joined Oxbury in 2007 from the London office of a merchant bank where he specialised in property lending.  Prior to that, he spent 19 years in a private quantity surveying practice based in London.

A young family keeps him busy, but in any spare time he enjoys walking, hill walking, running, cycling and motorcycling.

 

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Mark Watts BSc, PG Dip, MRICS Mark Watts BSc, PG Dip, MRICS

Mark Watts BSc, PG Dip, MRICS / Associate Director, Senior Project Surveyor

Based: Cambridge

Mark has been with the Firm since 2005. He has a BSc Honours degree in Economics and Geography, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying.

He is responsible for the project management of several projects from the Cambridge Office.

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Dan McKenna Dan McKenna

Dan McKenna / Associate Director, Senior Project Manager

Based: Norwich

Dan joined Oxbury in June 2015 having previously worked both in the consultancy sector and on the Client side for Aviva delivering a variety of commercial new build and refurbishment projects.

Dan has experience across a number of sectors including commercial, health, further and higher education, hotels and retail.

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Aaron Joyce BSc, MRICS Aaron Joyce BSc, MRICS

Aaron Joyce BSc, MRICS / Associate Director, Senior Project Surveyor

Based: Norwich

Aaron joined Oxbury in April 2016 as an Associate Director.

He started his career with Davis Langdon in Norwich before moving to London, where he worked for some of the industry’s top tier consultancy practices.  After 12 years in London, he returned to Norwich and prior to joining Oxbury spent 6 years as the Commercial Manager for a main contractor.

Outside of work Aaron enjoys spending time with his family and time permitting, football, squash and the odd half marathon!

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Sally Brooks BSc (Hons), MRICS Sally Brooks BSc (Hons), MRICS

Sally Brooks BSc (Hons), MRICS / Associate Director

Based: Norwich

Sally joined Oxbury in July 2017 as an Associate Director having joined the construction industry in 1994 when she worked in the family business. Sally gained her chartered status in 2004 and has spent the last seventeen years specialising in residential developments, especially affordable housing. Sally had a short secondment to Doha, Qatar in 2009, where she worked on a multi-million pound airport expansion project.  Sally is also an RICS APC Assessor.

In her spare time, Sally enjoys travel, Bikram Yoga and spending time with her husband and pet Labrador. 

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Graham Harley MRICS Graham Harley MRICS

Graham Harley MRICS / Senior Project Surveyor

Based: Chelmsford

Graham joined Oxbury in 2013. 

He is based in the Chelmsford office and is responsible for the progression of both pre and post Contract schemes.

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John Richardson MRICS John Richardson MRICS

John Richardson MRICS / Senior Project Surveyor

Based: Chelmsford

John has over thirty years' experience in the construction industry in both cost and project management.  Most of his career was spent with a major international practice and he has knowledge across many sectors.

In the last ten years he has specialised in the housing sector, working with Housing Associations, Local Authorities and private Developers.

Outside of work, John enjoys playing golf, fishing and skiing.

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Matthew Gotts BEng, PG Dip Quantity Surveying Matthew Gotts BEng, PG Dip Quantity Surveying

Matthew Gotts BEng, PG Dip Quantity Surveying / Project Surveyor

Based: Cambridge

Matthew has been with the Firm since 2006, before which he spent ten years in a variety of technical support and engineering roles in industry.  He has a BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a Diploma in Quantity Surveying.

His primary role involves assessing new schemes, visiting sites to assess their potential, dealing wtih architects, surveyors and other third parties, producing initial budget costs and liaising with the Client. Following this, if the schemes are deemed viable, he deals with the post Contract side of the schemes, taking them through to completion.

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Amy Butler-Priestley BSc PG Dip Quantity Surveying Amy Butler-Priestley BSc PG Dip Quantity Surveying

Amy Butler-Priestley BSc PG Dip Quantity Surveying / Project Surveyor

Based: Chelmsford

Amy graduated from the University of Reading in 2007 with a 2:1 in Human and Physical Geography and has since completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying.  She is based in the Chelmsford Office and is responsible for both pre and post Contract schemes.

Amy enjoys travelling, having recently ventured to India and Australia.  She volunteered as a Gamesmaker at the London 2012 Olympics.

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Danielle Chaplin BA (Hons), PG Dip Quantity Survey Danielle Chaplin BA (Hons), PG Dip Quantity Survey

Danielle Chaplin BA (Hons), PG Dip Quantity Survey / Graduate Surveyor

Based: Norwich

Danielle joined Oxbury in 2014 after graduating from University with a BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture and Design and has now completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying at London South Bank University.  She continues to study towards her RICS qualifications whilst working at Oxbury as a Graduate Surveyor.

In her spare time, Danielle enjoys horse riding, travelling and spending time with her family and friends.

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Josh Bell BSc (Hons), PG Dip Quantity Surveying Josh Bell BSc (Hons), PG Dip Quantity Surveying

Josh Bell BSc (Hons), PG Dip Quantity Surveying / Graduate Surveyor

Based: Norwich

Josh joined Oxbury in 2014  after graduating from Canterbury Christ Church University with a BSc Honours degree in Geography and has now completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying at London South Bank University. He continues to study towards his RICS qualifications whilst working at Oxbury as a Graduate Surveyor.

Outside of work, Josh enjoys playing tennis, running and having days out.

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Tom Puncher Tom Puncher

Tom Puncher / Graduate Surveyor

Based: Chelmsford

Tom joined Oxbury's Chelmsford office in 2015 and recently completed a Post Graduate Degree in Quantity Surveying.  Tom enjoys playing football, running and has completed a number of marathons.  In addition he enjoys socialising with friends and family and maintaining his Peugeot 106.

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Elaine Hedges Elaine Hedges

Elaine Hedges / Trainee Project Surveyor

Based: Norwich

Elaine joined Oxbury in 1994 as a Secretary and has held a variety of roles within the Firm since then.

She is now studying for a Degree in Quantity Surveying at Anglia Ruskin’s Chelmsford campus, in tandem with working at Oxbury as a Trainee Project Surveyor.

Outside of work, Elaine is an active member of her local community and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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Edward Lamyman Edward Lamyman

Edward Lamyman / Graduate Surveyor

Based: Cambridge

Ed joined Oxbury's Cambridge office in 2015 and has recently completed his Post Graduate Degree in Quantity Surveying.  Ed enjoys travelling and has previously lived and worked in South Korea, China and Cambodia which was a long way from his Lincolnshire roots.  In addition he enjoys travelling in his camper van, cycling and the art of competitive beard growing!

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Stephanie Pain BSc, MCIPD Stephanie Pain BSc, MCIPD

Stephanie Pain BSc, MCIPD / HR & Practice Manager

Based: Norwich

Steph has worked in both public and private sector HR for 20 years and achieved her Chartered Membership of the CIPD in 2005.  She joined Oxbury in 2010 and enjoys a more varied role covering Facilities and Practice Management as well as HR.  Steph is the first point of contact for most things not directly related to a building project.

Away from work Steph is a keen track & field athlete and spends a lot of time training, competing or doing voluntary work for City of Norwich Athletics Club.  

 

 

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Helena Parke Helena Parke

Helena Parke / Office Adminstrator

Based: Norwich

Helena joined the Company in 2015 having spent the last 5 years working within the NHS.  She previously worked for a firm of Chartered Surveyors holding various positions over a twenty year period.

Outside of work Helena enjoys skiing, holidays and spending time with friends and family.

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Mandy Murdoch Mandy Murdoch

Mandy Murdoch / Secretary

Based: Norwich

Mandy has many years’ secretarial and administrative experience and has previously worked for two firms of Chartered Surveyors. Prior to that, she worked at Anglian Water for several years and also at a charity for disadvantaged school leavers.

She joined the Company in April 2008 and is now the Norwich Office Secretary/Receptionist.

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Jo Rowley Jo Rowley

Jo Rowley / Secretary

Based: Chelmsford

Jo joined Oxbury in 2010 and is the Secretary for the Chelmsford Office.

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