SSJ Chartered Surveyors

Company Profile

Silk Sharples Jennings Chartered Surveyors brings together the combined experience of its three Directors; Colin Silk, Paul Sharples and Mark Jennings, who have each developed a wealth of expertise in their respective fields for over 20 years.

Colin Silk

Colin Silk is a Chartered Building Surveyor and has extensive experience not only in the survey of all commercial and residential properties, but also specialises in commercial project management and monitoring, building disputes, party wall awards and is a qualified expert witness for Court purposes. Colin has also developed a large commercial client base dealing with condition and dilapidation schedules across much of the UK.

Paul Sharples

Paul Sharples is also a Chartered Building Surveyor and for many years, worked as a Building Control Officer with the local authority and therefore has a detailed knowledge of building regulations and building construction.  Paul specialises in building surveys and specific building defect reports and in addition, also undertakes building design work including planning and building regulations applications, together with project management and monitoring.

Mark Jennings

Mark Jennings is a Chartered Valuation Surveyor and specialises in residential and commercial surveys and valuations for private clients as well as for professional purposes such as bank lending. As an RICS Registered Valuer, Mark also undertakes formal valuations for taxation, matrimonial settlements and probate.  Mark is also a qualified Domestic Energy Assessor providing EPCs and floor plans for estate agents and property owners.


David Silk is a Building Surveyor who specialises in building design with the use of CAD software. He undertakes projects from small extensions to large executive house designs as well dealing with commercial and development projects. David also provides fully measured surveys of commercial and residential properties for a variety of legal and private purposes.