About us

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HARWOOD SURVEYORS LTD are an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors and Registered Valuers.

We provide expert advice to homebuyers, sellers, solicitors and professional advisers on all types of residential property throughout the East Midlands.

With over 20 years’ experience in the East Midlands property market we provide a prompt, friendly and client focused service.

All our Surveys are undertaken by a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors qualified Surveyor and Registered Valuer.

We speak to clients before and after the survey inspection to discuss any particular concerns and explain the survey process.

Harwood Surveyors offer a wide range of Valuation Services and Survey Reports.  Whether you are a first time buyer, property investor or moving up the property ladder.  Please contact us, we are here to help.


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Andrew Harwood BSc (Hons) MRICS

Director / Chartered Surveyor

Qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2001, Andrew has over 20 years' experience in Surveying Residential property and established Harwood Surveyors in 2016. Andrew has a passion for property and customer service.

Likes: Off road motor biking, horse racing, walks in Derbyshire with his family and miniature schnauzer, Pixie.

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Tom Freeman AssocRICS


Tom joined Harwood Surveyors in 2020.  Tom qualified as a Surveyor in 2020 having completed the SAVA diploma in Survey & Valuation. With a background in corporate Estate Agency and valuation work, Tom has an eye for detail, breadth of valuation experience and superb client care skills.

Likes: Walks to good local pub with real ale, golf and rugby.

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Ruth Harwood


Ruth established Harwood Surveyors with her husband Andrew in 2016.  She has a background in business administration.   Ruth has varied roles at Harwood Surveyors including marketing, accounts, quality assurance procedures, organising ongoing professional development for the Surveyors etc.

Likes:  Walking, cycling, socialising and holidays to Cornwall.

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Gayle Meakin

Office Manager

Gayle joined Harwood Surveyors in 2019 after previously working in various fast paced, client facing administration roles.  She is the point of contact for our clients through their Survey journey.  The office simply would not run as well without Gayle.

Likes: Walking her dogs Buddy & Blue, concerts and watching rugby.