Our Team – Property Services


Ian Davidson BSc UES MRICS, is a Chartered Surveyor and is our senior Surveyor. He qualified in the mid 1980’s. He has been in private practise most of his life and was a former Halifax Junior Board Member in the 1990’s Managing Director running the Halifax New Homes Department, for the Midlands and Northern Ireland.

He offers personal experienced advice to the company and its clients on all types of projects and is primarily responsible for all Surveyor, Engineer and Architect involvement in our projects. He is also renowned as a seasoned property negotiator assisting mediation and settlement in property disputes.
He specialises also in all kinds of valuation instructions & surveys in particular for residential, industrial and retail; Acts such as the Party Wall Act 1996 & Leasehold Reform Acts to include the 1993.

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He also often undertakes Expert Court work dealing with Court directions & Court attendance, as an Expert.

Ian Davidson BSc UES MRICS
Director of Davidson Aquila Ltd from 2000 – 2015



Fred Davidson (Architectural Technician) has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years both in private Architectural practise and as a designer / developer. Working generally in the Midlands and most recently in London with Davidson Aquila (Construction) Ltd, with particular emphasis on building design and construction matters in all areas including new construction, refurbishment and property condition reports.”;

Fred says, ‘Like all businesses, construction is a very competitive industry and it is our responsibility to recognise the best opportunities for our clients. To make the most out of development with inventive designs, with both exterior and interior features. We have to recognise the importance of producing accurate and realistic costing so that sales figures and margins are achievable – experience builds quality.’

Fred also sees the importance of working closely with interior designers. Clients often like a ‘Wow factor’ and at Davidson Aquila (Construction) Ltd this forms part of our general service.

Davidson Aquila (Construction) Ltd have various interior designers available, each offering their own classic styles and designs.”



Ian is a Chartered Town Planner with over 30 years of planning experience. He was latterly Head of Development and Regeneration with an East Midlands local authority and is now a part of our team. Ian has wide experience and knowledge of planning procedures and can offer practical advice and realistic solutions to planning issues and problems. These include:

• Development Appraisals.
• Pre-application advice and negotiation with local authorities.
• The submission of planning applications.
• An appeal service.
• Advice and negotiation on Planning Obligations.
• The promotion of land and development opportunities through the Local Development Framework process.