Chartered Surveyors Established in 1982

John Burke Associates

Professional Chartered Surveyors & Building Consultants

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Building Surveying

Our professionally qualified and experienced surveyors provide expert advice in Building Technology Contract Administration, Schedules of Dilapidations, Building Defects, Fire Risk Assessments and Party Wall Awards.

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Project Management & Employer’s Agent

Our collaborative project management team work proactively to implement and deliver a successful project that realises the Client's aspirations. We also deliver the Employer's Agent Role under Design & Build forms of Contract, which often create team synergy, resulting in an outcome greater than their individual parts.

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Quantity Surveying & Cost Consultancy

We provide a range of services to establish cost certainty and value for money. Providing advice on potential risks and liabilities, and the optimisation of resources to achieve a quality product.

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CDM 2015 Health & Safety Advisory

Our CDM 2015 Health & Safety Advisory services includes involvement with Clients and Principal Designers at all stages to make a significant contribution to reducing risks during construction.

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Party Wall Surveying

We provide specialist Party Wall and other boundary related advice for a variety of clients ranging from Housing Associations to Commercial Blue-chip clients.

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Clerks of Works Site Quality Inspection

We undertake systematic and vigilant inspection of construction works in progress, with particular regard to the elements of workmanship, materials and compliance to standards.

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Chartered Surveyors & Chartered Building Consultants

John Burke Associates are a Practice of Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Building Consultants.

Professional Practice established in 1982, we operate nationally in both the private commercial and public sectors, with extensive experience spanning across all sectors of the construction industry.

Business Objectives

Our organisation's strategic business objectives are underpinned by repeat business with key clients. This ethos relies on a ‘Partnering’ mentality.

Professional Advice

We provide full independent construction and property advice on all matters of technical and management functions from inception to completion and operation.

Our Professionals

Our Professional Team are technically strong, reliable and experienced practitioners, which ensure successful project delivery to the highest possible standard.

Client Goals

Our Professional Team will align our services in order to best achieve our clients' business objectives.


We are committed to providing clients with a forward thinking, environmentally friendly and sustainable service. Confident of generating value for money, thus making our services effectively cost neutral. Our aim is to continually provide services that exceed our clients’ expectations.

Residential & Development
Insurance & Finance

Our People

John Burke Associates believe in making a difference and delivering a ‘quality personal service’. Below are the Directors that will ensure that the client’s specific requirements are met:

Stephen J Burke Chartered Building Consultants

Stephen J. Burke


Stephen has played a huge part in the transformation of the dynamics of the business and is now responsible for the management of the Practice since joining in 2003. He is active in driving change, strategic planning, marketing, project delivery, business development, forward thinking and industry recognition.

Stephen is a qualified Project Manager, Chartered Quantity Surveyor and is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Stephen headed up the formation of the London Office and was a key player in the development of the Practice in the UAE and the Middle East region, which involved a period of residency. When returning to the UK in April 2009, Stephen developed an official Board of Directors, restructured the Practice for further expansion and he continues to lead the process of developing the firm for the future.

Ian CareyChartered Building Consultants

Ian Carey


Ian is a member of the Board of Directors and is a Chartered Builder, Chartered Manager, Chartered Building Surveyor, Fellow and twice Past President of the Institute of Clerks of Works & Construction Inspectorate (ICWCI).

He is our Technical Director for Site Inspection and is also a non-executive Director and Trustee of the ICWCI. He is specifically responsible for the management, strategic planning, marketing and delivery of Independent Third Party (Clerks of Works) Site Inspection Services. Originating from a construction trade background, Ian has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry.

Ian’s wide and diverse experience includes the delivery of complex exemplary projects for signature clients as well as the project management of the first NVQ’s (Levels 3 & 4) in Site Inspection for the Construction Industry Council. Ian played a key role in establishing the Practice and business protocol in both the Middle East and India.

Darryl M Pounds Chartered Building Consultants

Darryl M. Pounds


Darryl is a member of the Board of Directors and has full responsibility for delivery of all operations in the Surveying and Project Management Division at John Burke Associates.

Since joining in 2008, he has been instrumental in further developing the managerial and technical practices in line with the continued growth of the Surveying and Project Management Division. Delivery of our services to meet and exceed client and stakeholder expectations is his main focus along with monitoring and continual improvement.

Darryl is a Chartered Building Surveyor and qualified Project Manager with technical strength and a proven track record in earning client trust and loyalty. His technical experience includes successful delivery of various challenging and prestigious projects in both Surveying and Project Management roles. Alongside his managerial duties, Darryl continues to specialise as the Practice’s expert Party Wall Surveyor, including providing professional boundary related advice.

Alan J Burke Chartered Building Consultants

Alan J. Burke


Alan joined the Practice in 1996 to develop the Information, Communication and Technology side of the business and improve the management of information within a growing organisation.

He is a member of the Board of Directors and has full responsibility for the financial management of the Practice together with managing the ICT office systems.

Alan is qualified in IT and Business Management and furthered his experience and knowledge in finance and accounting. He is also responsible and plays a key role in the Quality and Environmental management and practices within the business to the standards required and maintained by ISO 9001 and 14001.

Alan played a fundamental role in the formation of the London and UAE offices by designing and managing the installation of the network infrastructures and ICT systems.

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