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Sam Elkington BSc (Hons) FRICS

Senior Partner

Sam Elkington (Senior Partner)
RICS Registered Valuer

Sam Elkington is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has an Honours Degree in Urban Land Economics. He has been involved in the business for over 35 years and during which time he has specialised in property management and related professional fields. Sam now provides expert advice on property development, investment and management matters and has a special interest in the economic regeneration of rural areas. He was one of the founding partners of the business formed in 1990. Married with two sons, interests include rugby and shooting.

Tel: 01522 814696

Arthur Hartshorne BSc (Hons) FRICS


Hayley Playle (Surveyor)

RICS Registered Valuer

Arthur is a fellow of the RICS and has an Honours Degree in Urban Estate Surveying. He has been involved in commercial property related advice within the Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire area for over 30 years. His main focus is commercial asset valuation work adopting a particularly analytical approach to valuations of a variety of commercial properties for local, regional and corporate clients.

Tel: 01522 814674
Mobile: 07796 931210

Tim Shaw Bsc (Hons) MRICS


Tim Shaw (Partner)
RICS Registered Valuer

Tim Shaw is a graduate of the University of Northumberland at Newcastle with an honours Degree in Estate Management. He specialises in the pro-active property management of clients’ commercial portfolios. Experienced in professional work Tim deals with Party Wall Awards, Rent Reviews, and Lease Renewals throughout Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

Tel: 01522 814697

Marie Gutteridge BSc MRICS


Marie Gutteridge (Senior Surveyor)
RICS Registered Valuer

Marie is a Member of the RICS and holds a degree in Urban Estate Surveying. With over 18 years experience working for EMDA, Lincolnshire County Council and HBS, Marie has experience in disposals, acquisitions, valuations, planning and all aspects of Estate Management. Marie oversees our rent review and lease renewal work, in addition to taking an active role in other aspects of the business.

Tel: 01522 814660

Jeremy Hoare BSc (Hons) MRICS


Jeremy Hoare (Associate)

Jeremy is an extremely experienced development and agency Surveyor with over 25 years practical surveying experience, specialising in the identification of development opportunities and solutions for national clients. Jeremy’s work takes him throughout the East Midlands in bringing forward opportunities for the company’s existing clients and also prospective clients.

Tel: 01522 814650
Mobile: 07876 821485


Tim Murgatroyd MSc FRICS

Consultant Surveyor

Tim Murgatroyd (Consultant Surveyor)
RICS Registered Valuer

Tim is a Fellow of the RICS with over 30 years’ experience. Tim’s specialisms are Commercial Property, Professional and Management work and his roles have included time with William H Brown, Humberts and as a Director at Chesterton Humberts. Tim has extensive Commercial experience predominantly throughout Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

Tel: 01522 814677

Matthew Johnson BSc (Hons) Dip CPA MICBA MRICS


Matthew Johnson (Commercial Surveyor)Matthew is a Chartered Surveyor within the Commercial department. He has a NFOPP Diploma in Commercial Property Agency and is also a member of the Institution of Commercial and Business Agents. He also has a BSc (Hons) in Agriculture with Marketing from Harper Adams University.

Tel: 01522 814680
Mobile: 07795 167059

Hayley Playle BSc (Hons) MRICS


Hayley Playle (Surveyor)

Hayley is a Chartered Surveyor within the Commercial Management Department. She has an honours degree in Estate Management through the College of Estate Management. Hayley’s interests include shopping and snowboarding.

Tel: 01522 814693
Mobile: 07766 502845

Simon Hempsall BSc MRICS

Senior Surveyor

Simon HempsallSimon is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has 24 years’ experience in the property industry. Simon has worked in a number of roles throughout the country including a period with Lambert Smith Hampton in Northampton specialising in commercial and investment agency.

Outside of work Simon plays cricket and golf and is a Nottingham Forest fan.

Tel: 01522 814663
Mobile: 07825 717710


Charlotte Elkington BSc (Hons) MRICS

Chartered Surveyor

Charlotte Elkington (Chartered Surveyor)Charlotte is a Chartered surveyor within the Commercial Management Department and Graduated from Northumbria University in 2012 with an Honours Degree in Estate Management. Charlotte is a fully qualified member of the RICS. Her interests include foreign travel.

Tel: 01522 814665
Mobile: 07833 773307

Lewis Mason BSc (Hons)

Management Surveyor

Lewis Mason (Surveyor)Lewis is a management surveyor and is also involved in landlord & tenant negotiations and commercial agency work. After achieving an HNC qualification in Building Studies at Sheffield Hallam University Lewis gained 8 years property management experience with Lincolnshire County Council. His hobbies include both playing and watching football and cooking.

Tel: 01522 814658
Mobile: 07766 525151


Kay Rawlings MAAT

Office & Client Account Manager

Kay Rawlings Office and Client Account Manager Kay is a Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians with over 10 years’ experience in Client Accounting. Kay manages the Client Accounts Department which covers Residential, Commercial, Block Management and Service Charge portfolios. Her interest include baking, shopping and textiles.

James Straw BA (Hons)

Graduate Surveyor

James Straw, Graduate SurveyorJames graduated in 2015 from Loughborough University with an Honours Degree in History and Geography. He is working in the Valuation and Rent Review Department. His hobbies include running and athletics at a competitive level.

Wendy Coy Tech IOSH

Commercial Property Management Administrator

Wendy Coy has always worked in the built environment sector and is a member of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health. Wendy deals with the day-to-day administration of the health, safety and insurance compliance for the Commercial Property Management portfolio.


Peter Park BSc (Hons)

Associate & Head of Department

Peter Park (Department Manager)Peter graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BSc (Hons) in Real Estate Management and has worked in property management in Nottingham and the surrounding counties for the last 4 years. As Head of Department Peter brings a wealth of experience in all aspects of both residential service charge management, property management, company formation and exemption. Peter’s outside interests include motorcycling, cooking and walking he is also an advanced open water diver.

Tel: 01522 814676
Mobile: 07884 263487

Phil Buzzard BA (Hons) CBIFM

Estate Manager

Phil Buzzard (Estates Manager)Phil has extensive experience in property management having been involved over the years with both the public and private sector. He has specific knowledge in both hard and soft facilities management projects. Hobbies include cycling and swimming.

Tel: 01522 814664
Mobile: 07876 557 395

Jane Walsh

Senior Property Administrator

Tel: 01522 814655

Vicky Giles

Property Manager

Vicky Giles (Property Manager)Vicky is a Property Manager within our Residential Block Management Department. Formally the Client Account Manager, Vicky returned to Hodgson Elkington in 2012 having taken time out to have her family. Vicky’s interests include Interior Design, Zumba and walking.

Tel: 01522 814673
Mobile: 07887 552027

Kelly Riley

Assistant Property Manager

Kelly Riley (Assistant Property Manager)Kelly has worked for Hodgson Elkington LLP for a number of years and has progressed to the role of Assistant Property Manager dealing with all aspects of the Residential Service Charge Management Department. Kelly’s hobbies include gym, walking and learning to snowboard.

Tel: 01522 814651
Mobile: 07798 760 482

Marie Dalrymple

Assistant Property Administrator

Tel: 01522 814654


Christopher Hodgson FRICS FASI


Christopher Hodgson is an independent chartered surveyor and chartered building consultant. He was one of the founding Partners of the business in 1990 and, following his retirement in 2006, now provides management advice and services to the partnership.

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1 Oakwood Road,
Doddington Road,
Lincoln, LN6 3LH,
United Kingdom

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01522 698989

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