Rural

Our fully qualified specialists offer a comprehensive range of tailored services covering virtually every aspect of rural life across Cheshire, West Derbyshire, South Lancashire, North Shropshire and North Wales.

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Meet the Rural Team

Nigel Eckersley : Chairman<br>Tarporley

Nigel Eckersley

Chairman
Tarporley

01829 731300 | 07802 362064

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Nigel Eckersley

Chairman
Tarporley

Born and bred in Cheshire, Nigel Eckersley joined the firm as a trainee in 1978 which was shortly before the amalgamation of Wright and Partners and Henry Manley and Son Ltd gaining experience in both the Livestock market and within the professional and agency offices. Nigel studied by correspondence course from Reading University by day release and then qualified in 1983 and is now a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Nigel is Chairman of the Partnership, specialising in residential and agricultural property and the sale of all types of property by public auction, tender and private treaty.

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nigeleckersley@wrightmarshall.co.uk
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01829 731300 | 07802 362064
Jonty Cliffe : CHESTER

Jonty Cliffe

CHESTER

01244 317833

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Jonty Cliffe

CHESTER

Jonty Cliffe joined Wright Marshall in 2015 after a successful placement year from Harper Adams University, graduating with a 2:1 in Rural Enterprise and Land Management. Jonty is a dairy farmer’s son from Nantwich who has always had a passion for livestock markets, working at Beeston during school holidays since he was 14. Jonty works alongside Peter Lewis at the Chester office where he continues his training to become a qualified Valuer and Surveyor. Jonty also works at Beeston as an auctioneer, selling horse tack and implements on Wednesdays and calves on a Friday. Outside of work Jonty is an active member of Nantwich Young Farmers Club. He also enjoys playing football for Nantwich Young Farmers FC and supporting Crewe Alexandra.

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Email on:
jontycliffe@wrightmarshall.co.uk
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01244 317833
Andrew Wallace : BEESTON

Andrew Wallace

BEESTON

07850 250641

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Andrew Wallace

BEESTON

Started working with the firm in 1975 in school holidays as an auctioneers assistant, obtained a degree in Land Management at Reading University and then returned to the firm in July 1981. Andrew has sold all categories of Pedigree and Commercial Livestock as well as Vintage & Modern Farm Machinery, Rural Property and Land. His current role is Partner in charge of the Beeston Calf & Weanlings sections along with being a Senior Valuer undertaking Rural Property and Land Auctions, Valuations and dealing with Single Farm payment clients. He is currently an examiner for the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyor

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Email on:
andrewwallace@wrightmarshall.co.uk
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07850 250641
Peter Lewis : CHESTER

Peter Lewis

CHESTER

01244 317833

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Peter Lewis

CHESTER

Peter is a farmer’s son from North Wales and has been based at the company’s Chester Office since joining the company in 1988. After graduating with a degree in Rural Land Management from Reading University. Peter is highly regarded for his expertise and extensive experience in a wide range of complex rural property issues including valuations, landlord and tenant legislation, compensation claims, dispute resolution and expert witness representation. He has taken a particular interest in telecommunication installations and rural planning issues, whilst he is an accomplished Property Auctioneer selling a wide variety of properties and land.

Contact Peter Lewis

Email on:
peterlewis@wrightmarshall.co.uk
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01244 317833
Stephen Buckingham : Northwich

Stephen Buckingham

Northwich

01606 41318

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Stephen Buckingham

Northwich

Originally from the Midlands Stephen joined the firm in 2014 having previously worked in Leicestershire and Cumbria. Stephen’s areas of expertise include the Basic Payment Scheme, Environmental and Countryside Stewardship, tenancy matters, property management, sales, acquisitions and utilities. He is also becoming famous for somehow managing to reduce many Council Tax bands for dwellings with direct links to agricultural or commercial businesses. He graduated in 2006 before completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Surveying from the University of Reading. In 2012 he qualified as a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers and hopes to become a fully qualified Chartered Surveyor in the not too distant future.

Contact Stephen Buckingham

Email on:
stephenbuckingham@wrightmarshall.co.uk
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01606 41318
Alan Lane : Northwich

Alan Lane

Northwich

01606 41318

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Alan Lane

Northwich

Alan joined in 1973 having completed a three year Rural Estate Management Course at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester and two years working for a firm operating Gloucester Livestock Market. A Fellow of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers, Alan specialises in the sale and valuation of farms, agricultural and development land and equestrian property. As an auctioneer he conducts auction sales of rural property and currently runs Produce sales at Beeston, having previously sold pigs, sheep and cattle over many years.

Contact Alan Lane

Email on:
alanlane@wrightmarshall.co.uk
Call on:
01606 41318