About Us

Partnership structure:

Berrys is a partnership of limited companies. Any references to partners in any document should be taken as being references to the directors of the limited companies and not to individual partners of the firm.

Berrys is a partnership comprising 20 limited companies:

N D K Bowman Limited (company registration number 04705068)

A C Farnsworth Limited (company registration number 04705021)

J P Pridmore Limited (company registration number 04704918)

Christopher J Jones Limited (company registration number 04704986)

J C M Stables Limited (company registration number 04705032)

D G L Scott Limited (company registration number 07163200)

Jonathan W. Carpenter Limited (company registration number 07163222)

W M Tongue Limited (company registration number 08144716)

M R Anwyl Limited (company registration number 08336135)

S Thomas Limited (company registration number 08838538)

A T B T Tompson Limited (company registration number 08990865)

Mark Morison Limited (company registration number 09601313)

J P Rivett Limited (company registration number 9676840)

G E Banham Limited (company registration number 10933008)

S E Reece Limited (company registration number 10986683)

Nicholas R Williams Limited (company registration number 10972430)

Marcus R Blake Limited (company registration number 11950348)

V Coleby Limited (company registration number 11985302)

J V Steel Limited (company registration number 12145752)

Vat registration number : 576 6379 85


The story of Berrys:

In 1890 two local Kettering farmers, John and Edmund Berry, established a firm to advise fellow farmers in tenant-right and valuation matters and to conduct auctions in the local area. The brothers were then joined by Levi Bagshaw and traded for many years as Berry Brothers and Bagshaw.

The influence and expertise of W. C. Farnsworth CBE and later Leslie Northen OBE, both of whom held the office of President of the Agricultural Division of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, established a national reputation for the firm.

The late 1960s and early 1970s saw a rapid expansion of the firm’s office base throughout the Midlands, and the amalgamation with Legge & Sismey in Northampton led to a change of name to Berry Bros & Legge.

On 1st May 1992 six of the practitioners bought the Kettering and Shrewsbury offices from the Nationwide and created the Berry Bros & Holmes partnership. ‘Berry Bros’ represented the five partners at Kettering, who were joined by Graham Holmes at Shrewsbury.

In 2000 we purchased new offices in Headlands, Kettering, and built a new set of offices at Shrewsbury. At that the time we felt that it was right to simplify and consolidate our name and therefore we decided to practice as Berrys, which we felt turned full circle to the origins of the firm, and, we hope, conveys our desire to maintain our long-established values of professionalism and straightforward representation of our clients’ interests.

The partnership expanded into Cheshire with a merger with A. G. Bowcock & Co in 2001, and subsequently the firm of Sutcliffe & Co. of Chester was acquired. A new office was established in Northwich in 2005, followed by the merger of our Towcester, Northampton and Weston offices into one new purpose built office in Towcester. In August 2012 Samuel Rose became a part of Berrys, with their staff based in the Kettering office.

In October 2013, Corbett Chartered Surveyors became a part of Berrys with Ben Corbett managing the newly opened Hereford office. In July 2015, BNE became a part of Berrys, bringing new commercial services.

Matt Anwyl -
Chartered Surveyor
01743 267064
Jon Stables -
Business Consultant
01536 532378
Chris Jones -
Chartered Surveyor
01743 267063
Nick Bowman -
Chartered Surveyor
01536 532372
Adam Farnsworth -
Chartered Surveyor
01536 532373
Stuart Thomas -
Planning & Development
Head of Planning
01743 267069
John Rivett -
Chartered Surveyor
01536 213161