Drake & Partners

DRAKE & PARTNERS

Strategic Advice. Unrivalled Experience.

Drake & Partners are award winning Chartered Surveyors and Commercial Property Advisors, with over 150 years of combined experience.

We pride ourselves in offering strategic advice to long term clients.

Drake & Partners are market specialists in the industrial, warehouse, logistics, office and business space sectors, working throughout the UK but with particular expertise along the M1 corridor of the Golden Triangle.

Our philosophy is simple. We are Client focussed. Deal driven.

Our Track Record speaks for itself.

Our Team

Nicholas Roberts

Partner

David Smith

BSc FRICS

Partner

Tom Drake

BSc Hons MRICS

Partner

Joe Smith

BSc Hons MRICS

Partner

Tony Drake

FRICS

Consultant

Joe Smith

BSc Hons MRICS

Partner

Tony Drake

FRICS

Consultant

Tiffany Mason

Office Manager

Our Services

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Nicholas Roberts

Partner

Nicholas has over 30 years’ experience. He started his career at Berrys and then Countrywide before joining the original Drake Commercial which later became Bidwells where he was Head of Business Space Agency in their Northampton office. After Drake Commercial were reformed, Nicholas re-joined in 2010 and is one of the original Partners.

Nicholas is a specialist in the industrial, office and business space sectors. He also has extensive experience in investment and development work and advises a range of both private and institutional clients. He is involved in a number of substantial developments including the 650 acre mixed use urban extension of Wellingborough known at Stanton Cross.

Nick
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David Smith

BSc FRICS

Partner

David has over 40 years experience in the commercial property market. David has held senior roles at Connell Wilson, Lambert Smith Hampton (Head of Office), the original Drake Commercial and Bidwells, before setting up his own development companies. Following a spell with Lambert Smith Hampton, David joined the reformed Drake & Partners in 2015.

David acts on a range of General Consultancy work but his primary focus includes Investment, Development, Lease Advisory and Valuation work. He is a Chartered Surveyor (Fellow) and a Registered Valuer. David is also a member of the Industrial Agents Society.

David
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Tom Drake

BSc Hons FRICS

Partner

Tom has over 15 years experience working in commercial property. He started his career at Ladbrokes, specialising in Agency and Landlord & Tenant work on the companies UK wide property portfolio. He then moved into General Practice working for southern M25 firm Altus Maxwell Brown, specialising in office and industrial agency, before returning to his home town of Northampton in 2014.

Tom focusses on all areas of General Practice work, but his key specialisms include Agency, Lease Advisory and Acquisition projects. He is a Chartered Surveyor and a Registered Valuer. Tom is Chairman of the East Midlands branch of the Industrial Agents Society, a member of the Office Agents Society and Vice-Captain of the RICS Hockey Club.

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Joe Smith

BSc Hons FRICS

Partner

Joe has nearly 15 years experience within the commercial property market. He began his career at Bidwells before subsequently moving on to BNP Paribas in Birmingham, where he worked in the Rating team. In 2011, Joe moved back to Northampton to join Lambert Smith Hampton where he spent 4 years specialising in industrial agency. Joe moved to Drake & Partners in 2015 and is now one of the Partners in the team.

Joe specialises in industrial and office Agency, Lease Advisory and Rating work. He also advises a number of occupier clients on their commercial property strategies. Joe is a Chartered Surveyor and a member of the Industrial Agents Society, where he sits on the Committee for the East Midlands branch.

Joe
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Tony Drake

FRICS

Consultant

Tony has over 50 years experience, acting in senior roles with Connell Wilson, Lambert Smith Hampton, the original Drake Commercial and Bidwells. After reforming Drake & Partners in 2008, Tony is one of the original Partners of the team and his track record speaks for itself. A winner of the RICS Award for ‘Service Above and Beyond the Call of Duty‘ and the IAS Award for Best Deal in Excess of 50,000 sq ft. He has also acted as an Ambassador for Northamptonshire.

Tony now acts as a consultant, specialising in the industrial and business space sectors, with a focus on Agency, Lease Advisory, Valuations and General Consultancy work. He is a Chartered Surveyor (Fellow) and a Registered Valuer. Tony is also a member of the Industrial Agents Society.

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Tiffany Mason

Office Manager

Tiffany is our Office Manager, with over 35 years experience in administrative and management roles. She has previously held longstanding positions at both Barclays Bank and Sedgewick Group.

Tiffany joined Drake & Partners in 2017 and is responsible for the day to day running of our head office. She deals with our administration, accounts and management work, providing valuable assistance to the Partners on a range of matters. Tiffany is popular with and well respected by many of our longstanding clients and applicants, often acting as our first point of contact with them.

Tiffany