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Our Approach

At Pennington Choices, we deliver outstanding property surveying and consultancy services based on the principles of efficiency, transparency, and avoidance of business interruption.

We’ve worked with more than 500 public and private sector organisations across social housing, NHS, education, and rail over the past 20 years. We have a demonstrable track record of doing what we say when we say it will be done and in the right way.

Our clients have a full assurance that working with Pennington Choices guarantees they are doing the best they can to ensure compliance and safety within their buildings.

Misson, Vision and Values

Our company brand is an integral part of how and why we do what we do. It is important to us that new staff are onboard and share our sense of purpose for the organisation which are captured in our mission, vision & values.

Providing consultancy to over housing providers across the UK (2)    Providing consultancy to over housing providers across the UK (3)    Providing consultancy to over housing providers across the UK (4)

Meet the team

Pennington Choices is led by a highly experienced management team of property and surveying consultants and professionals, each bringing their in-depth expertise to the organisation.

Mark Seaborn
Managing Director

Mark is the Managing Director of Pennington Choices, a company he set up in 2000 to provide property surveying and consultancy services to public and private sector organisations nationwide.

BSc (Hons), PG Diploma, Member of CIEH
Gary Bampton
Commercial Director

Gary heads a team of property professionals throughout the UK. He has strategic responsibility for business development, operational delivery, and organisational development.

BSc (Hons), PGDip Surv, MRICS
Becky Crook
Corporate Services Director

Becky is responsible for providing innovative, forward thinking, and trusted advice that protects and promotes the interests of Pennington Choices, where she has worked for 14 years.

BA (Hons), CEBA
Lee Woods
Operations Director

Lee has over 27 years working in social housing. His experience as a director for two large housing associations provides him with considerable knowledge of public and private sector housing.

MBA, BSc (Hons), FCIH
Sarah Davies
Professional Services Director

Sarah spent two decades working within the public and not-for-profit sectors, starting with the Audit Commission before moving into strategic leadership roles in Police, Fire and Social Housing.

Paul Leadbitter
Head of Projects

With over 35 years of experience in housing and construction, Paul is responsible for Building, Quantity Surveying and Project Management.

ONC, HNC, Diploma in Quantity Surveying
Dan Roebuck
Asbestos Services Director

With over 24 years experience, Dan has progressed from an asbestos surveyor up to director-level management. This vast experience provides him with an exceptional understanding of how to successfully deliver asbestos services.

IOH Certificate of Competence in Asbestos and Other Fibres, BEng(Hons)
Siobhan McCoy
Head of Consultancy

Siobhan has extensive knowledge and experience in public and private sector organisations. She provides consultancy services to clients across a range of property and surveying topics.

BSc(Hons) Environmental Health & Housing
Kerry Kelly
Planning and Performance Director

Kerry's expertise includes problem solving, efficiency and process reviews and change management. She is responsible for Technical Auditing, EPCs, PS&D, Asbestos Laboratories/Quality Assurance.

CMI, NVQ Business

How to appoint us

You can appoint us directly, or via direct award or mini competition through one of the many frameworks we are proud suppliers of...

Fire Safety Framework

Lot 5 - Fire Risk Assessments
Lot 6 – Passive Fire Safety
Lot 7 - Active Fire Safety

Heating & Renewables Framework

Lot 5 - QA and Asset Management

Fusion 21
Building Safety and Compliance Framework

Lot 1 Asbestos Consultancy
Lot 5 Fire Safety Surveying-Engineering-Consultancy - Ranked 1st
Lot 6 Fire Risk Assessments
Lot 7 Fire Safety Inspections

Asbestos Consultancy

Lot 1

Consultants Framework

Lot 2 Stock Monitoring

BTEC . HND . BSc (Hons)
Consultancy Services Framework

Lot 4 Project Management
Lot 10 Stock Condition Surveys

Heating Consultancy Framework
Fire Consultancy Framework

Lot 2c – Fire Risk Assessments
Lot 4c – Compartmentation Surveys
Lot 5 – Specialist Advice
Lot 6 – On-Site Quality of Work Inspection
Lot 8c – Combined Works

Asbestos Inspections Framework
Framework of Suppliers for Risk Assessments

Lot 2 – Fire Risk Assessments

Framework of Suppliers for Compliance Services

Lot 2 – Asbestos Management

Asbestos Services
Fire Risk Assessments
Framework Agreement for Estates Consultancy Services 2018-2022

LOT 6 - Asbestos Consultancy, Survey and Testing (and related services)

Provision of Estates Maintenance & Engineering Services

Lot 7 - Fire Risk Assessments and Associated Works

NHS Shared Business Services
Soft Facilities Management, Asset Compliance and Security Services

Lot 2.6 Fire Risk Assessments
Lot 2.1 Asbestos Consultancy
Project Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying and Principal Designer


Procurement for Housing
Fire Safety Consultancy (EWNI) Framework
Procurement for Housing
Technical Support Services

Lot 1 – Asset Management
Lot 8 – Construction Design Management

Consultants Framework

5A - Building Surveying (Yorkshire & The Humber)
Lot 5B - Building Surveying (East Midlands)
Lot 5C - Building Surveying (North West)

Consultancy Framework

Lot 2 - Asbestos Surveys
Lot 3 - Stock condition and building surveyor
Lot 4 - Principle Designer
Lot 5 - Employer's Agent
Lot 15 - Asset Management Surveys

Framework Agreement for Fire Risk and Mitigation
Procure Partnerships
Professional Services Framework

Lot 1 – Project Management (Yorkshire)
Lot 6 – Principle Designer (Yorkshire)

Procurement for Housing (Scotland)
Fire Safety Consultancy Framework
Homes England
Asbestos Services In Buildings And Structures Framework
Framework for Asbestos, Legionella and Mould Management

Lot 1.1 Asbestos Surveying, Sampling and Air Monitoring
Lot 1.3 Asbestos Consultancy and Training

Environmental & Sustainability

As part of our commitment to a sustainable future, at Pennington Choices we are:

  • Reducing the amount of print leafleting in favour of digitalization
  • Recycling batteries, printer cartridges and cardboard
  • Utilising recycled note pads across our offices
  • Encouraging all employees to think before they print
  • Helping employees to shop locally for lunches

Social Value & Responsibility

We want to support the growth of the communities in which we work. From supporting local food banks and charities initiatives to promoting skills and employment in the areas we work in, we endeavour to create enduring positive social impact.

As an organisation, we are also committed to improving the mental health of our employees. Our new, 12-month programme You Matter features resources and activities to support all of our employees with their mental health.