About Ian Vicary
With more than 25 years experience in residential, commercial and rural property matters, Ian is:
- Highly knowledgeable
- Considered an expert in his field
Chartered Surveyor, Registered Valuer, and Chairman of Independent Surveyors and Valuers Association (ISVA), Ian Vicary has worked in the property business for over 25 years. Ian started work in Hampshire for the civil service (Defence Land Agency). On qualification, he moved to Tavistock, Devon, working a small multi-disciplined practice. There he picked up experience in a range of areas, before deciding to specialise in survey and valuation work. He then went on to work for corporate surveying companies in Devon and Dorset, building up a great deal of local knowledge and experience in a range of different styles of property and construction.
During this time, owing to a keen interest in the care and repair of historic buildings, Ian completed a postgraduate diploma in Architectural Conservation Pg. Dip (Arch Cons.) at Plymouth University. Ian then set up Wessex Surveyors in 2006 to focus on the best service to clients, with specialist knowledge of period and listed buildings. Ian lives at Puncknowle, with easy access to Dorchester county town, Bridport, where the office is located, and Weymouth.
Ian is also a Director of Vicary & Co, Sales & Lettings
About Pip Pearce
Philippa – who prefers to be known as PIP – moved down to Dorset in 2020 with her partner. In the past Pip studied Psychology , going on to obtain a Master’s degree in occupational psychology. Her interests in Psychology and people resulted in a 10yr career in hospitality in London.
With her experience in customer service and management, she joined Wessex Surveyors in 2022 as an assistant, helping to run the day to day duties in the office and assist our clients.
Pip has since progressed to supporting Vicary & Co sales and lettings and more recently been promoted to becoming Business Administrator for Wessex Surveyors, in this short period of time.
Given Pip’s enthusiasm for customer care, please do give us a call or email and she will be more than happy to help.
Truly independent and regulated by RICS
Wessex Surveyors is an independent surveying practice based in Bridport, providing independent advice throughout Dorset, South Somerset and East Devon.
Our ethos follows the Independent Surveyors and Valuers Association (ISVA) Charter – putting the client first. We take pride in being up-to-date with current legislation and current market conditions, which enables us to provide you with the best advice. Our business is built on our reputation for commitment to client care, quality service and the highest standards of professional excellence, in accordance with the ISVA Charter. As an independent firm we are completely uninfluenced by any other organisation or party in providing personal advice to you as our client.
Chartered surveyors must hold professional indemnity insurance and follow regulations governing the proper handling of clients’ money.
Wessex Surveyors company information
Wessex Surveyors is the trading name of Wessex Surveyors Ltd
Registered office: 12a South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NQ
Registered in England & Wales. Company number 9711227