About cardoe Martin

Traditional values with a modern, innovative approach

Cardoe Martin Limited is a RICS Chartered Building Surveying and Property Consultancy, providing a full range of surveying, project and consultancy services.

Founded in 2001, and supporting both the commercial and residential sectors, we are proud of our great reputation and the relationships built with our clients over many years.

Graham Cardoe, one of the original founders, sits as Chair of The Board of Directors and has remained a strong hand at the helm helping to steer the company to the prominent position of excellence that it finds itself today. This continuity has been a key factor in the creation of the dedicated and highly experienced team that our clients have come to rely upon.

From the main office in London, and with regional offices in Sheffield and Manchester, we are ideally placed to offer our services nationwide ensuring professional delivery of any project. This is of particular interest to our corporate clients with multiple investment sites who require a national capability.

The list of specialised and technical services available is extensive ranging from full building surveys, project management, party wall advice and services, as well assisting landlords with dilapidations and tenants’ alterations. Clients can be assured that Cardoe Martin will always aim to maximise the longevity and profitability of their investments in as cost-effective and timely a process as possible.

Our team

The team are dedicated to maintaining our exacting standards of professionalism and expertise and to this end we endeavour to recruit, train and retain the highest calibre of staff.  We constantly adapt to take account of industry developments, new legislation and technological innovations.



Graham Cardoe is the Chairman of Cardoe Martin and was one of the founders of the business in 2001.
As Chairman, Graham takes a key management role including Quality Assurance, Health & Safety and professional training and practice. He also utilises his past experience of sitting on RICS ‘Assessment of Professional Competence’ Panels by acting as a mentor and councillor to APC candidates. His vast experience in commercial building surveying and dilapidations is highly valued by staff and clients alike.

Although semi-retired, Graham’s role as Chairman of Cardoe Martin keeps him very much involved in the leadership of the business as well as with the professional development of the CM team. When he’s not engaged with his Chairman duties and sharing his wisdom on the Cardoe Martin Podcasts, you might see Graham on the golf course, where he plays off 12.

Richard Pegman



Richard Pegman joined Cardoe Martin in 2015 from a leading commercial surveying consultancy, bringing with him specialist experience in surveying and contract administration experience within the insurance sector dealing with major peril related damage. As Interim Managing Director, Richard takes a lead role in the business which sees him working alongside Graham Cardoe on compliance, training, quality assurance, and health & safety.

Richard’s high standards and natural attention to detail, along with his extensive knowledge on construction and defects have made him a trusted advisor to many of his clients. Since he became Chartered in 2005, Richard has built up a wealth of experience with the Party Wall etc Act 1996 matters but he also maintains a varied workload by leading our residential surveys service line as well as managing major projects and handling Dilapidations enquiries.

Craig White



Craig White joined Cardoe Martin in 2016 and works alongside Alan as a Head of Residential Building Surveying. He brought many years of experience with him, gained through working for Shepherds Bush Housing Association where Craig was the team leader for all Building Surveying for the HA.

Since joining Cardoe Martin, Craig has worked at growing and developing client relationships and becoming a trusted advisor to many key portfolios. His strong work ethic and professionalism combined with his many years of experience contribute to successful Project delivery, Defects Investigations and Planned Maintenance advice. Craig is also a Chartered Surveyor with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).



Alan is a Director on the Cardoe Martin board leading our Building Surveying services.  Having joined Cardoe Martin in 2019, Alan is a building surveyor with over 15 years’ experience across a broad range of professional services and project work. He has developed particular expertise in providing full lifecycle repair and maintenance advice, overseeing major cyclical refurbishment projects and providing contract administration and project management services for multi million pound insurance reinstatement works to high end residential properties in and around London.

Alan is always  keen to seek new opportunities for Cardoe Martin and particularly enjoys building strong relationships with new and existing clients alike to achieve the best possible outcome for their projects. Clients often remark on Alan’s expertise, enthusiasm, practical hands-on approach, and ability to deliver on time, budget and to the best possible quality.



Daniel joined Cardoe Martin in January 2020 as a Building Surveyor at our Sheffield office.

He has an extensive list of qualifications including degrees from the Open University and Sheffield Hallam where he graduated in 2017 with an MSc in Building Surveying.

Daniel’s experience includes several years as an Architectural Visualizer, working on a wide variety of multidisciplinary projects, and time spent with the Peak District National Park Authority, performing condition surveys of the Park’s listed buildings at risk.

Daniel is working towards becoming a Chartered Surveyor.



Michael Kemp’s specialist areas include litigation and he regularly acts as an expert, in connection with Landlord and Tenant, disrepair and property disputes. He also has extensive experience of the Party Wall Act 1996 and defects analysis. Michael is involved in the professional development of junior surveyors in preparation for the RICS APC and has acted as an assessor for the RICS in determining the suitability of other candidates for professional election.

Michael is a prominent member of the London Branch of The Pyramus and Thisbe Club, a club for party wall specialists, and sits on its National Council. Michael is responsible for the instigation and development of the London Branches hugely successful programme of evening seminars and is widely selected as a Third Surveyor.

Michael is retained as a Consultant Building Surveyor for Cardoe Martin Limited.



Lewis Pope joined Cardoe Martin in 2014 as a Trainee Building Surveyor and in the years since he has completed his degree in Building Surveying in 2017.

Lewis bought with him two years of property management experience which also saw him being awarded “Best Residential Property Management Apprentice Award 2014” which was presented by RICS (the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) prior to transition to a career in Building Surveyor.

Lewis manages his own projects as well as assisting the senior team in more complex instructions as part of his development towards gaining RICS Chartered Status. Lewis has expertise in planning and development matters, health & safety advice, and measured surveys.



Michael McAleer joined Cardoe Martin as a Senior Building Surveyor in March 2019 to work alongside Craig, Alan and Liam in our Residential Surveying team.

His extensive previous career includes working at Pellings and at A2 Dominion where he worked for 17 years as a critical part of their Building Surveying delivery team.

Specialising in management of cyclical maintenance works, reactive maintenance, technical advice for Licences to Alter, and defect investigation and remedy, Michael brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our Residential Surveying team.

Michael continues to deliver complex work with skill and diligence. Always aiming to provide excellent advice to clients on complex defects at properties and advise on maintenance strategies.

As a RICS Accredited firm, our core values of integrity and customer service are at the heart of our company ethos. From concept through to delivery Cardoe Martin assures you of the highest standards of care at all times.

The team are dedicated to maintaining our exacting standards of professionalism and expertise and to this end, we endeavour to recruit, train and retain the highest calibre of staff. We constantly adapt and innovate to stay ahead of industry developments, new legislation and technology.


Be a part of an exciting, innovative and  forward looking property consultancy. We’re continually expanding our team with talented surveyors and support staff who share our core values. We offer excellent salaries and flexible work packages for the right people.

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    St George Wharf
    SW8 2LE

    020 7563 8900


    340 Deansgate
    M3 4LY

    0161 470 2990


    Aizlewood Business Centre
    Aizlewood’s Mill
    Nursery Street
    Sheffield S3 8GG

    01145 537 800