Ainsleys was established as a Central London Practice in 1930 by Arthur and Cyril Ainsley. Their philosophy to provide an outstanding level of service through employing dedicated and committed staff is still very much in evidence throughout the practice today.
Ainsleys has a busy and varied workload with clients operating within the public and private sectors.
We strive to provide excellence in all that we do. We achieve this by investing in our workforce to ensure that we are experts in our field. We develop and encourage our staff to be the best they can be and above all to be honest and trustworthy partners to our clients.
We understand construction and are committed to the successful completion of your project.
“Always a very professional and positive approach”
We enjoy what we do.
This is key to how Ainsleys provide a top quality service and go the extra mile to achieve success in each and every project. We recognise that we are in a people-centric business and enjoy the diversity that this brings. Each project is unique and involves a different set of client and team relationships.
We want to receive client feedback. This is encouraged at every step of the way. Obviously good feedback is very welcome but so is constructive criticism; this allows us to take an inward look at ourselves and constantly strive for improvements.
Ainsleys is not afraid to evolve and adopt to improve.
We are a dedicated team who seek to develop long-term relationships with our clients. We work hard to maintain these relationships and never walk away from a challenge.
We are passionate about our environmental commitments.
Our surveyors are concerned about the environment and are aware of the latest technology available to achieve a sustainable future and overall carbon reduction.
“Ainsley and Partners have provided an excellent service to the School”
S B Wilson at The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School
Meet the Team
We have a diverse staff and below you can find out more about some of the Ainsleys team-members.
Grandson of Arthur Ainsley, Andrew is responsible for the running of the practice and business development. After many years of playing, he now loves watching cricket and rugby and is a long standing member of the MCC. He enjoys life in the country with his family and their collection of farmyard animals and pets.
Also grandson of Arthur, and Andrew’s brother, James qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1989. He became a Fellow in 2014. He holds responsibility for all projects and has a wealth of experience across all the construction sectors. He loves skiing, cycling and playing Real Tennis. He still turns out on the cricket field most weeks believing he can still play an active role – although his team mates might disagree!!!
Joining Ainsleys over twenty years ago, Peter is responsible for all major retail projects where his tenacity and diligence come to the fore. Proud of his Danish routes, Peter is active in his local church and community.
Stephen qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1987 and has been at Ainsleys since 2009. Stephen has a vast experience of various sectors of the industry including retail, education, office and residential (private and social). Projects have been within London and the Midlands with construction values ranging from £100k to £120m. When not at work Stephen enjoys family life, tennis, cycling and exploring the Derbyshire countryside.
David qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1987 and has a wide experience of Quantity Surveying and Project Management across the full range of industry sectors. He has worked on both major education and retail projects ranging from small refurbishments up to multi-million pound projects. Outside of work David is passionate about all things aviation and escapes to the clouds at all opportunities!! His ambition is to fly in a Lancaster Bomber.
Vicki has over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry, and is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with project management and contract administration experience. Her career includes commercial, residential, education and retail projects mainly in and around London and she is a strong believer that good communication is the key to the successful delivery of a construction project. Away from the office Vicki has a keen interest in architecture, design, art and family life!
Experienced professional having been a Member of the RICS since 1991, During his working career William has had experience in many aspects of the property and construction industry including: Construction cost and procurement advice, dispute resolution and construction legal advice, building and insurance valuations, project management and more. He has worked with many blue chip companies and private clients including numerous schools in both the private and public sector. William is a keen water and winter sports enthusiast.
Mark joined Ainsleys in 2012 and is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor. Mark primarily works on Ainsleys independent School projects, focusing largely on Design & Build projects in recent times. Mark has a keen and active interest in motorsport and also enjoys skiing and racket sports in his spare time.
Greg graduated from the University of Wales Trinity St David in June 2015. While studying, he worked for a Contractor in South Wales working on residential refurbishment projects. After graduating, Greg was keen to develop his career in London and joined Ainsleys in October 2015. He is on the pathway to achieving MRICS qualification. Greg deals with Quantity Surveying and Project Management roles for high-end residential, luxury retail and sport / leisure projects. Greg has an active interest in rugby, golf, cricket and other sports, and currently plays rugby for Barnes RFC.