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Two of region’s top property consultancies announce merger deal

Joining forces: Staff at the two firms
Joining forces: Staff at the two firms

Two of West Yorkshire’s leading property consultancies in Halifax and Huddersfield are set to merge.

Hanson Chartered Surveyors is joining forces with Walker Singleton, one of the region’s leading independent firms of chartered surveyors with offices across West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield-based Hanson’s, led by Mark Hanson FRICS, has spent nearly 30 years providing quality commercial property advice and estate management services to clients throughout the region.

Walker Singleton, established in 1889 in Halifax, is a multi-disciplined chartered surveyors with recognised niche specialisms.

Together the new firm will have 66 employees.

Mark Hanson said: “The rationale for this merger is compelling.

“Being able to provide my clients with the advantages of a more region-centric business, with wider synergy surveying services, who share the same high professional standards as my own business, is exciting.”

David Heap FRICS, the senior commercial property partner with Walker Singleton, said: “Mark and his team unquestionably enhance our resource and we look forward to welcoming them and their clients to our business.”

The new firm will be known as Walker Singleton, incorporating Hansons.