Steven Way BSc MIHEEM MFPWS MRICS is the Practice Principal and is a Chartered Building Surveyor. He began his career as a Junior Building Surveyor in 1984, becoming an Associate Building Surveyor in 1990. He established his own practice in 1995.
Steven has built a wealth of experience and expertise across both residential and commercial building surveying, investigation, disabled access auditing and advice during this time. He has also built his reputation as an expert witness in landlord and tenant disputes, as well as for reporting on residential building defects, service charge and domestic building contract disputes.
Steven specialises in disabled access, particularly for care homes for the elderly, day nurseries, education buildings, police, custody and other public buildings. He is a well-respected expert in his field, speaking about disabled access issues and access auditing, as well as party wall matters at various events. He is also a guest specialist contributor to the Sunday Times Property Section.
Steven is a Professional Associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Institute of Healthcare Engineers & Estate Managers. He’s also a member of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors and the Pyramus & Thisbe Club (the Party Wall Surveyors Association).
Grahame Dowse FRICS is a Chartered Building Surveyor with wide experience based on a long career working in the building surveying and construction industry.
Grahame became a Fellow (FRICS) of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Building Surveying and Residential Property faculties) in 1995 and joined Collier Stevens in 2008. His roles include inspecting, surveying and preparing building survey reports on residential and commercial properties. He has detailed experience as a party wall surveyor, and prepares defect reports and specifications of work.
Andy Avery MRICS is a Chartered Building Surveyor with 40 years’ experience as a Building Surveyor. He joined Collier Stevens in 2015.
Andy was born, grew up and has always lived in South London. He has been continuously employed by private practice companies and in the surveying and architectural offices of various charities in the same area, as well as in Central and North London. His employment has covered a wide range of property related activities including junior QS, feasibility studies, specification, contract admin and project management, CDM, residential valuation, expert witness, dilapidations, condition surveys and party wall work. This has been within a wide range of commercial, retail, social housing, child care and residential care environments.
Over the years Andy has seen many changes in the surveying profession and working practices, taking on board advances in communications and IT technology and the ever changing regulatory environment.