Home   Contact   Email   Company Information   Post Codes Covered      



Abercorn Surveyors was set up in July 2001 by David Northridge. In August 2004 he was joined by Iain Neale. The firm became a Private Limited Company on 1st April 2005.
The firm moved to their current offices at 1 Silver Street, Barnstaple in September 2004.
Richard Evans, Chartered Surveyor, joined in 2012 and Andrew Toosey, our Chartered Building Surveyor, joined the company in May 2017.


David Northridge
David was born and educated in Northern Ireland. He qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1988 while working as Assistant Estate Officer for North Devon District Council. In 1988 he opened a Barnstaple office for GA Property Services (later to become GA Professional and eventually e-Surv). In 1993 he moved to open an office in Barnstaple for Colleys Professional Services (Halifax Group). In 2001 he left Colleys to set up Abercorn Surveyors.
RICS Membership No 0078907

Iain Neale
Iain was born and educated in the Ilfracombe area of North Devon. He qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2000 while working for Webbers Survey Department in Barnstaple. He left Webbers in 2004 to join David Northridge at Abercorn Surveyors.
RICS Membership No 0855402.

Richard Evans

Richard was born in Solihull, West Midlands and qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1984, moving to the South West in 1988. He has specialised in residential surveys and valuations since 1986, and until 2012 was working for Birmingham Midshires, of which he was Chief Valuer, then Colleys (part of Halifax and Lloyds Banking Group), latterly as Managing Surveyor for Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. He has a wide knowledge of the residential market in the South West and carries out valuations, Home Surveys and Building Surveys throughout Somerset and Devon. He joined Abercorn Surveyors Ltd. in 2012.

RICS Membershio number - 0070102


Andrew Toosey

Andrew is from South Devon and qualified as a Chartered Building Surveyor in 1983. He has built up a considerable technical base and understanding of construction techniques and defects. In addition, Andrew can offer wide experience of both residential and commercial buildings of all sizes, types and ages: both modern, traditional and listed buildings. He undertakes residential Valuations, ISVA Home Surveys, full Building Survey inspections, specific defect diagnosis and reporting, schedules of condition and dilapidation. Andrewís interests include hill walking, cycling, photography, period architecture, industrial archaeology and antiques. He joined Abercorn Surveyors in 2017.

RICS Membership No 0068097



David Northridge, Iain Neale, Richard Evans and Andrew Toosey are all members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The RICS firm identity number for Abercorn Surveyors is 030807.
Abercorn Surveyors Ltd is a regulated RICS firm. All our Surveyors are RICS Registered Valuers.



Abercorn Surveyors Ltd is registered as a private limited company at Companies House
The company number is 5384624
The registered office of the company is The Custom House, The Strand, Barnstaple, Devon, EX311EV
(Please note this is not the normal correspondence address)
Abercorn Surveyors Ltd is registered for VAT ~ The VAT number is 791002847

Telephone 01271 323 444 Fax 01271 323300 Email admin@abercornsurveyors.co.uk

Company Registered in England: Registered office: The Custom House The Strand Barnstaple Devon EX31 1EU: Company Registration Number 5384624