About Us

Established in 2009, Northen Surveying Services is a Chartered Quantity Surveying Practice. Regulated by the RICS, the company has successfully completed a wide range of projects for a number of clients in London and across the South West of England in recent years.

NSS is based within a converted barn in the village of Latteridge, in North Bristol, which is ideally located with access to London and the South West by the M4, and Midlands via the M5.

We now have a team of eight Quantity Surveyors supported by part-time team covering Business Admin, HR, Marketing and Accounts.

Alan Northen is the Manging Director of Northen Surveying Services. He has been working as a Quantity Surveyor for over 20 years, with a number of the UK’s larger Contractors. Alan is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a chartered member of the RICS.

Prior to setting up business on his own, Alan worked for a small practice, leading its Contractor Services team. This followed a period of working for major contractors in the South West. Alan has developed a real passion for and commitment to providing a service that is detailed, accurate and complete, and perceivably exceeds the expectations of our Clients.

Leading Our Team

Simon MacSorley

Non Executive Director

Tara Northen


Alan Northen

Managing Director