About us

The Practice

We are General Practitioner Chartered Surveyors carrying out all types of professional work including Surveys, Market Valuations, Expert work including Retrospective Valuations and Negligence matters, Compensation work, Valuations for Marital Disputes, Probate, Party Wall Agreements, Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax purposes.

In addition, we have a highly-respected division dealing with Lease Extension and Enfranchisement matters under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 and 2002 Commonhold Act.

We now deal with Party Wall agreements and Awards and act as both building owners’ surveyor and adjoining owners’ surveyor.

We also offer Energy Performance Certificates for every type of residential property.

Our Surveyors

Alan Cohen – FRICS IRRV

He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Corporate Member of the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation. He is the father of James and Andrew.

The scope of his work includes Valuations for most purposes including retrospective and Capital Gains tax valuations and all matters under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 and the 2002 Commonhold Act, Homebuyers reports, Compensation Work under the Land Compensation Acts 1961, 1973 and the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965. He has acted on numerous occasions as an expert witness on behalf of the Court, etc. He is responsible for quality control within the practice.

Alan can be emailed at alancohen@talbotsurveyors.com.

James Cohen - BSc (Hons) FRICS IRRV

James is a Chartered Surveyor with many years’ experience in Greater London and environs.

He graduated from the now called University of Westminster with an Honours degree in 1988. He is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is an RICS Registered Valuer.

He specialises in condition surveys for all types of residential property. The scope of his work includes Building, Homebuyers and Economy Surveys.

In addition, he carries out Valuations for most purposes including for retrospective, marital, probate and tax purposes. 

He has acted on numerous occasions as an expert witness on behalf of the Court, etc. and is responsible for maintaining a statistical database, going back approximately 30 years.

He carried out Council Tax Band Valuations for several thousand properties in The London Borough of Haringey in the 1990s.

He has much experience in Compulsory Purchase and Compensation matters in various schemes (including the M25 London Orbital Motorway, A406 North Circular Road and A1055 North/South Road, as well as various Urban Regeneration projects).

In his spare time, James is a keen Lawn Green bowler and has represented the UK internationally in the Maccabi Games in 2009 and 2017.

James can be emailed at jamescohen@talbotsurveyors.com.

Andrew Cohen - MRICS

He specialises in all matters of enfranchisement and lease extensions under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 and the 2002 Commonhold Act. He has attended many LVT hearings and has had considerable success for clients.

The scope of his other work includes property management, valuations and schedule of conditions.  He is responsible for the general administration and financial control of the practice. In his spare time, Andrew is a keen Lawn Green bowler and has represented the UK in the Maccabi Games in 2017.

Andrew can be emailed at andrewcohen@talbotsurveyors.com.

Daniel Cohen - MRICS

Daniel became a fully qualified member of the RICS in 2019 and deals with Party Wall matters as well as lease extension and enfranchisement valuations. Daniel is currently learning to speak Japanese. 

Daniel can be emailed at danielcohen@talbotsurveyors.com.

Talbots Surveyors
5 Sandbrook Close, Sunnydale Gardens
Mill Hill, London NW7 3PF
Tel:  020 8906 1122

Alan Cohen, FRICS BSc, FRICS, IRRV
Email:   alancohen@talbotsurveyors.com
Mobile: 07798848381

James Cohen BSc (Hons), FRICS, IRRV
Email:   jamescohen@talbotsurveyors.com
Mobile: 07836744387

Andrew Cohen, MRICS
Email:   andrewcohen@talbotsurveyors.com
Mobile: 07717228625

Daniel Cohen, MRICS
Email:   danielcohen@talbotsurveyors.com
Mobile: 07795571498

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