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Jack of all trades - full stop .

Versatile , adaptable , flexible : the range of our work demands many different skill sets . From the buying and selling of land to probate issues , and from auctions of fine art and antiques through to the sale of agricultural machinery and equipment , we do it all – sometimes for the same client ...

Development Land , Commercial Sales & Lettings

Our all-round property work encompasses the sale and letting of commercial premises , including shops , offices and industrial units . Working with you , we always try to see “ the angle ” and offer advice about conversions and the potential for renovation and / or redevelopment .
Their diversity is a real positive for me , backed up by service which is not just a veneer of promises .
Agricultural and Estate Management client
In fact , we ’ re constantly dealing with development opportunities that range from single building plots to large sites . In any development process , we like to be actively involved at all stages – from pre-planning through to the final sale – and to ensure your peace of mind at all times .
With developers increasingly turning their focus on medium to long-term opportunities , we frequently advise clients on option and promotion agreements together with overage or “ clawback ” clauses .
With a great variety of agricultural professional work , we never know what ’ s around the corner and no two days are ever the same . James Baker
12 Our partners It’s always good to put a face to a name… Hayden Foster Henry Birch Oliver Holloway Stuart Clarke Oliver Johnson Eleanor Havers “People say I’m dedicated and honest, a gentleman even. But they’ve never played me at football!” “When I’m not managing large country estates, I try to put it into practice at home!” “I’m proud that clients know I’ll go the extra yard. I’d be even happier if my golf clubs did the same...” “I absolutely love what I do. Putting professional skills into practice with interesting people in a beautiful rural setting is the perfect combination for me.” “I always try to see the positive side of every scenario, so my glass of Adnams is always (at least) half full!” “I eagerly await the challenge that each phone call brings!” mrics faav farla Suffolk and proud, Hayden enjoys rural life and the opportunities that go with it. After attending Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham, he studied at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester before joining Clarke & Simpson and qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor. In the early 1990s, Hayden became a Fellow of the Association of Agricultural Valuers and he is a former President of the Suffolk branch of the same organisation. First rate people. Clarke & Simpson are defined by the words integrity and professionalism. Landlord and Residential client mrics Born in Shropshire, where his family still farms, Henry worked at Bidwells for over 20 years before joining Clarke & Simpson in 2003. As an expert in estate management, Henry brings all of his professional experience to play in managing our growing number of rurally based estates across England and Scotland. mrics faav farla After attending Woodbridge School and obtaining a degree in Land Management at Reading University, Oliver joined Clarke & Simpson in 1999. He became a Chartered Surveyor in 2001, a Fellow of the Association of Agricultural Valuers in 2003, and is now the Training Officer for the Suffolk Association of Agricultural Valuers. Oliver, a farmer’s son, specialises in rural valuation, management, compulsory purchase, farm and land agency, and jointly heads up the residential lettings department with Hayden. mrics mnaea Christopher Clarke started the practice in 1989. Stuart is Christopher’s son and joined the business in 2005. He attended Framlingham College and obtained a degree in Rural Land Management at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester. Stuart is a Chartered Surveyor as well as a former Chairman of the Suffolk Branch of the National Association of Estate Agents. He heads up the residential sales team with Oliver Johnson. mrics mnaea mrics faav rics accredited mediator Eleanor was brought up on a small family farm in South Norfolk and completed Oliver attended Woodbridge School Rural Surveying at Aberdeen University and originally joined Clarke & Simpson before qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 1997 – an exposure to property that in Edinburgh in 2007. She qualified as resulted in his BSc Honours in Real Estate a an Agricultural Valuer in 2008 and an Management. Following graduation, Oliver RICS Accredited Mediator in 2019. worked for regional and national firms Eleanor heads up our professional of surveyors before becoming a Member consultancy team. of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and National Association of Estate Agents. In conjunction with Stuart, Oliver heads up the residential, development and commercial team. And our team… what a team! Every one of our professional, dedicated, and capable colleagues is here to make your transactions run smoothly. That’s over 50 people pulling in the same direction for you. To find out who they are, ask to see a copy of our ‘Who’s Who’.