About us

A team with years of experience

James R Sellicks BSc MRICS

Director James Sellicks BSc MRICS qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1985. Since 1997 he has run his respected estate agency practice from offices in Leicester, Market Harborough and more recently Oakham. He is one of the few RICS qualified estate agents in Leicestershire. www.jamessellicks.com

Chris Battye BSc (Hons) FRICS

Chris Battye BSc (Hons) FRICS qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1983 and has over 35 years residential survey and valuation experience in the East Midlands property market. With James he established Shire Surveyors in 2013.

James and Chris established Shire Surveyors in 2013 to provide a personal service which would enable clients to benefit from their wealth of experience in the Leicestershire and wider East Midlands property market. Three well placed estate agency offices provide good support for the survey company whose administrative base is in Market Harborough.

Tom Lister BSc (Hons) MRICS

Director James and Chris were joined by Tom Lister BSC MRICS as a director in 2015. Tom previously ran his own company, Orbital Surveyors. He is an experienced surveyor and valuer, and as a qualified Domestic Energy Assessor produces Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs).

Jonathan Headley BSc MRICS

Jonathan Headley BSc MRICS qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1989. He has both commercial and residential experience having joined Shire Surveyors from a national surveying company where he worked for over twenty years undertaking surveys and valuations in Leicestershire and Rutland

Sam McDonald BSc (Hons) MRICS

Sam McDonald BSc (Hons) MRICS qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2014 and joined Shire Surveyors in 2018. Sam has worked in the Leicestershire residential property market since graduating from De Montfort University in 2002 and brought with him a wealth of local knowledge and experience. Sam is an RICS Registered Valuer and has experience in both the sales and lettings side of the residential market.

Hugo Tinkler AssocRICS

Hugo is a registered valuer and residential surveyor covering all of Derbyshire from our office in Ashbourne. Hugo qualified as a surveyor in 2005 and had worked for both national corporate companies and private practices during his career. He has experience in both modern properties and more traditional buildings and is an experienced local valuer.

James, Chris, Tom, Jonathan, Sam, and Hugo are ably supported by experienced Survey Administration Manager Charlotte Bates. Charlotte is experienced in guiding clients through their survey options.

  • James R Sellicks BSc MRICS

  • Chris Battye BSc (Hons) FRICS

  • Tom Lister BSc(Hons) MRICS

  • Jonathan Headley BSc MRICS

  • Sam McDonald BSc (Hons) MRICS

  • Hugo Tinkler AssocRICS

  • Charlotte Bates