Associate appointment for chartered surveyor Marcus

Published June 11th, 2014

Following the appointment of a new partner to head the planning service in the East Midlands, Berrys has announced a further new promotion.
Marcus Blake, who is based at the Towcester office, has been appointed as an Associate of the firm with effect from April 2014.

Marcus joined Berrys in October 2011 from Fisher German in Banbury and brought with him a wealth of experience working for a large number of private and institutional clients, mainly in the rural sector, and a comprehensive understanding of Compulsory Purchase Order matters, having developed Fisher German’s High Speed Network rail (HS2) work.

“This promotion is in recognition of the contribution Marcus has made to the ongoing growth of the Towcester office, the development of the rural consultancy work and in the promotion of HS2 work within Berrys,” explained Matthew Anwyl, Berrys managing partner.

Marcus was brought up in the Towcester area and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Registered Valuer, and a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. He also takes an active role in the local farming community, being Chairman of Brackley Farming Club.


“ Since the opening of the Towcester Office in November 2011 we have gone from strength to strength,” commented Marcus.
“Instructions have been received from a broad range of clients, both old and new, involved in traditional farming, diversification, the construction of HS2, motor racing and new developments schemes. There is never a dull moment!”

Marcus can be contacted at the Towcester office of Berrys on 01327 356143 or email

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More about Marcus Blake

Chartered Surveyor
Tel: 01327 356143
Mobile: 07789 221559

Marcus is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. He joined Berrys in 2011 as a Senior Practitioner.

Marcus has a background advising landowners, farmers and charities on a broad spectrum of work, valuation and estate management advice. He can assist on the sale and purchase of rural and development property, whether by private sale or auction. Working with land owners, charities and developers, Marcus has practical experience on a diverse range of planning and development projects. He can provide advice on small, medium and large scale schemes, plus Option and Promotion Agreements. Since 2010 Marcus has advised property owners on all aspects of the proposed High Speed 2 (HS2) rail link plus other schemes involving compulsory purchase.