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Richard Nelson BSc (Hons) MRICS



0191 2336311



Loxley Maynard

The Grainger Suite,

Dobson House, Regent Centre,



A Bit About Me

Loxley Maynard was founded by Richard Nelson, a Chartered Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer. Richard has extensive experience in the UK telecoms real estate sector having entered the industry in 2011. His experience bridges both the Electronic Communications Code in its form prior to 2018 and its current form. He has advised clients on all stages of the lifecycle of telecoms agreements, sites and circuits from initial deployment to decommission. His specialisms include valuation, wayleave delivery, electronic communications code, agency and lease advisory services. 

Prior to founding Loxley Maynard, Richard was a Director at one of the UK's largest telecoms real estate consultancies. 

Away from work Richard enjoys spending time with his young family, playing golf and watching sport. 


  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

  • RICS Registered Valuer

  • RICS Assessment of Professional Competence Assessor

  • RICS Registered APC Counsellor

  • RICS Expert Witness Certificate

  • Bond Solon Witness Familiarisation Certificate


January 2021 - June 2022

August 2016 - December 2020

May 2014- August 2016

February 2011 - May 2014


Richard was promoted to Director of one the leading telecoms property specialists in the UK in January 2021. He was responsible for the operational management of the biggest portfolio of privately owned telecoms leases within the UK. He was also part of the company's largest client's technical team, providing advice and input on lease renewals heading to court. 

Associate Director:

As an Associate Director, Richard was responsible for managing a number of teams within the business of his former employer.  He provided advice and guidance to junior surveyors within the company and was a mentor whilst they were working towards qualifying as Chartered Surveyors. He was instrumental in setting up the wayleave delivery team and growing the service charge recovery team. 

Chartered Surveyor:

Richard qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in May 2014 after completing the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Assessment of Professional Competence. 

During this period he was responsible for some the key client accounts of his then employer. His responsibilities included portfolio management, valuation and wayleave delivery. 

Graduate surveyor:

During Richard's formative years in the telecoms sector he was focussed on rent review, lease renewals, assignments and lease re-gears. 

The telecommunications network operators were in the throes of consolidating their estates in this period following a series of mergers and joint ventures. T-Mobile (UK) became Everything Everywhere and merged with Orange to become the UK's biggest network. Vodafone and Telefonica formed CTIL to allow them to share one another's infrastructure and remove sites from the network. Richard was involved in the estate management work relating to these consolidations, negotiating against the network operators' specialist surveyors. 

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