Our expert valuation team provides comprehensive independent advice.

We have dedicated commercial and residential valuation teams providing advice for all types of commercial, retail, residential and educational properties – whether it be a one-off valuation or complex portfolios.

Based in Central London means much of our work is in the Capital however, we have extensive experience in working across the country.

Our valuation team are RICS Registered Valuers and provide comprehensive, independent valuation advice and our partner led approach ensures the highest quality service.

Our services include:

Tax Planning
Valuation and advice for Capital Gains and Inheritance Tax purposes.

We specialise in providing recurring valuations for portfolios on behalf of property companies, livery companies, charities, not-for-profit organizations and private estates.

Charities Act
Daniel Watney has a long and successful track record providing charities with independent valuation advice. We regularly provide S119 Charity Act Reports relating to the disposal of land held by charities.

Expert Witness
We act as Expert Witnesses for a range of purposes including professional negligence cases; litigation; rental valuations; taxation claims and restrictive covenants.

Financial Statement Valuations
We have experience in providing valuations that are compliant with RICS Valuation Professional Standards (Red Book), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and UK Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Leasehold Enfranchisement
Daniel Watney provide specialist advise on the valuation and negotiation of residential lease extensions and freehold purchases. We are able to provide advice through the complex process.


Richard Close

Richard Close


As the partner in Charge of our Lease Advisory team, Richard provides rent review and lease renewal advice to owners and occupiers, as wider strategic real estate advice in terms of occupational strategies to include relocation, mitigating dilapidations, rating and service charge liabilities.

He is also the lead partner of our Valuation team working closely with clients to provide the highest standard of valuation advice for a wide range of purposes.

His clients include large and small corporate organisations, institutional clients, asset managers and property companies. He also acts for a large a number of Barrister Chambers and Charities.

Richard has over 21 years of experience in the market. He is a member of the RICS, a regulated RICS Valuer, an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of the Investment Property Forum. He holds a degree from the University of West of England, Bristol and a Post Graduate Diploma in Property Investment.

T: 020 3077 3420
F: 020 3077 3477

As the partner in Charge of our Lease Advisory team, Richard provides rent review and lease renewal advice ...