Lea Hough seal a deal to expand practice

Leading North West Chartered Surveyors Lea Hough has continued its recent period of growth in a deal that sees it join forces with a Lancaster firm.

Matthew Parkinson Surveying has become part of the Preston-headquartered business, with Matthew Parkinson joining the practice as a partner to head up its residential valuation department. WNJ advised Lea Hough on the deal. Paul Dignan, practice partner, said: “As well as being a good fit professionally, there are strong business and cultural synergies between ourselves and Matthew.
“Work coming into the practice has been gathering pace over the past 12 months and Matthew joining us will set the firm up well for the years ahead.”

Matthew, who specialises in residential valuation work and is a RICS Registered Valuer and Chartered Building Surveyor, has more than 20 years of industry experience. He worked for a large national corporate firm of valuers and other professional surveying companies before setting up his own successful surveying firm in 2016.

As a partner at Lea Hough, Matthew will continue to serve his client base in the Lancaster area whilst also working across the firm’s main offices in Preston and Blackburn. He said: “I have really enjoyed forming and building up my own successful surveying practice over the past two years, but when the opportunity to become part of Lea Hough arose, it was an easy decision to make.
“Lea Hough is a well-known and very well respected firm in Lancashire and in joining forces with the practice, I hope to be able to more firmly establish this good name in my home town Lancaster, along with the wider north Lancashire and South Cumbria areas.”

Lea Hough is a multi-disciplined Chartered Surveyors and building consultancy firm that serves both residential and commercial clients. It provides property consultancy services throughout Lancashire and across the North West.