Watts appoints new Director and Associates


Watts Group PLC is delighted to announce a number of promotions which have taken place within the business this month.
Daniel Tapscot BSc (Hons) MRICS, of Watts’ Bristol office, has accepted an invitation to become a Director. In addition, Simon Gorst BA (Hons) MSc MRICS, of Watts’ London office, Keith Low BSc (Hons) MRICS, of Watts’ Bristol office, and Greig Mitchell BSc (Hons) MRICS, who works in our Edinburgh office, have accepted invitations to become Associates.


Daniel Tapscott joined Watts in 2005 to further develop his career in the commercial sector in Bristol, having gained his chartered status in London in mid-2004.
During his time with Watts, Daniel has developed a keen interest in the field of neighbourly matters and was promoted in May 2008 to head up the neighbourly matters team in the Bristol office. In addition, Daniel is the Watts Academy Local Coordinator for the Bristol office, dealing with staff training requirements at all levels. Daniel also assists our graduate surveyors through their Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) in the capacity of APC Supervisor and Counsellor.

Simon Gorst is a chartered building surveyor who joined Watts in June 2010.  He has experience across all core building surveying areas, with a total of eight years surveying experience in private practice. Simon has experience working for a range of clients such as commercial landlords, tenant occupiers, private developers, educational establishments and residential property managers. He has recently started to concentrate more heavily on dilapidations, neighbourly matters and more general professional services.

Keith Low has been with Watts since 2007. He has been involved in a number of office, retail and public sector facility refurbishments, DDA improvements and new builds, as well as providing monitoring roles for a number of multi-million PFI healthcare developments. Keith is part of the commercial building surveying team in Bristol and is involved in acquisition and due diligence surveys, licences for alterations, dilapidations and party wall advice.

Greig Mitchell joined Watts in May 2005 and became chartered in November 2008. He has been involved in numerous technical due diligence projects for prospective owners or occupiers throughout the UK and in mainland Europe. Greig has substantial experience of design and contract administration. He has taken responsibility for programming, design, specification, implementation and administration of numerous alteration and refurbishment contracts. Greig is also involved in the work of the RICS in Scotland and sits on the Building Surveying Professional Group for Scotland.

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