Welcome to Housemartins Architectural Services

Sussex specialist in Architectural Services

Welcome to Housemartins Architectural Services

Sussex specialist in Architectural Services

Housemartins was established in 2004 by John Gray B.Sc. (Surv) MRICS, an experienced Chartered Building Surveyor and former head of department at a large Brighton based firm of Chartered Surveyors. He was joined in April 2006 by Lee Potterton BSc (Hons) MRICS and the company has expanded steadily since.

We offer a wide range of services and have built our reputation on trust and honesty. We are fully equipped to provide an all round service to both private and professional clients and have steadily built our reputation.

We have two other divisions Housemartins Property Management, for residential block management and Housemartins Chartered Surveyors.

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Our Services

Residential
Small Domestic extensions, Loft conversions, New build dwellings, Drawings for Building Regulations and planning applications.

Commercial
Office refurbishments, Feasibility studies.

General
Project Management, Contract administration, CDM Co-ordination, Party Wall legislation.

Residential

Small Domestic extensions, Loft conversions, New build dwellings, Drawings for Building Regulations and planning applications.

Commercial

Office refurbishments, Feasibility studies.

General

Project Management, Contract administration, CDM Co-ordination, Party Wall legislation.

Contact Us

Head office:

11 High Street
Seaford
East Sussex
BN25 1PE

Telephone: 01323 896418

Opening Times:
Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
Weekends – Closed

Out-of-hours emergency contact: 07872 335820

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Meet The Team

Lee Potterton BSc (Hons) MRICS DEA Registered Valuer
Chartered Surveyor & Managing Director

Lee started a construction technology course at Hastings College and then went on to complete an Honours degree in Estates Management at Greenwich University before qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 2000.  He is an experienced Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer.  Lee began his career in the property industry working in commercial/residential agency and now is the Managing Director of Housemartins.

Lucy Potterton
Company Secretary

Lucy is the Company Secretary and co-owner of the business, assisting and involved in the marketing of the Company together with administration of the property portfolio along with business development and growth.

Melissa Kirby
Office Manager

Melissa has over 17 year’s administration experience with a background in property and finance administration.  Melissa is responsible for overseeing the day to day running of the office, organising office operations and administrative procedures and supervision of the administrative staff to ensure efficiency and customer service of the highest standards.

John Gray BSc (Surv) MRICS DHM
Senior Consulting Surveyor

John qualified as a Chartered Building Surveyor in 1984 and was Head of Department at a large Brighton firm before setting up Housemartins in 2004. He has extensive experience of seafront property, Listed Buildings, and Landlord & Tenant matters. John is a member of Pyramus & Thisbe Club for Party Wall surveyors and holds a Diploma in Housing Management.

Jennie Bush
Financial Controller

Jennie is an AAT Level 3 qualified book-keeper with over 16 years accounting experience. Jennie is responsible for the smooth running of accounts for both Housemartins and our clients, the production of accounting procedures and supervision of accounts staff.

Jacci Harris
Accounts administrator

Jill produces reports and provides general secretarial services. She has specialist experience of transcription encompassing property, medicine, finance and research.

Cheree Rounce
Administrator

Cheree has over 10 years administration and sales experience, is familiar with a wide range of software and operating systems.  Cheree assists with the day to day administration for both our Surveying clients and Property Management portfolio.

Accounts administrator
Property Administrator

Lucie has worked in property management and administration for over 10 years where she has gained considerable knowledge within the industry.  Lucie assists with the day to day administration for both our Surveying clients and Property Management portfolio.

Our Office Locations

Head Office

11 High Street
Seaford
East Sussex
BN25 1PE

(01323) 896418

49 Marina
Bexhill on Sea
East Sussex
TN40 1BQ

(01424) 212700

6 High Street
Battle
East Sussex
TN33 0AE

(01424) 777860

Ruskin House
Eastbourne
East Sussex
BN20 9AY

(01323) 470131

Barcombe Cross House
School Hill Barcombe
East Sussex
BN8 5DU

(01273) 401101

Areas we cover

East Sussex: Hove, Brighton, Newhaven Seaford, Eastbourne, Bexhill, St Leonards, Hastings, Winchelsea, Rye, Lewes and Uckfield.

Testimonials

Don’t just take our word for it, here’s what our clients are saying...

Thank you for the very thorough way you have conducted my homebuyers survey and for the helpful notes accompanying the report. This has brought about a satisfactory purchase arrangement, agreeable to both parties.

Mrs C

We made real headway with our dispute within a couple of days of Housemartins becoming involved.

Bill, East Sussex Flat Owner

Many thanks for your help and advice which I have found very helpful. I look forward in due course to working with you again.

Ms R, Bexhill

Thanks very much for your help and advice. We particularly appreciate the speed and efficiency of your service.

Kate

Thank you for your support yesterday, for all the work you have done, you were great!

Daphne, Company Director

Housemartins helped find the best solution and gave us honest and invaluable advice.

Rebecca, Leaseholder