Garner Wood Limited is a firm of Portsmouth based commercial property surveyors, providing a range of professional and bespoke services to landlords, tenants and local businesses. We have built a reputation over the past 25+ years for supporting businesses and individuals along the south coast realise their property ambitions. If you would like to have more information about what we can do for you, call us today on 023 9262 9000 or email us at

About Us

Garner Wood Limited was established in 1987 as a firm of Chartered Surveyors providing a range of commercial property consultancy services to property owners, landlords, tenants and the wider business community along the south coast.       

With a great depth of knowledge we are able to provide an array of services, including: 
  • Leasing and letting
  • Sales and acquisitions 
  • Valuations
  • Rent review & Lease renewal advice 
  • Property management 
  • Rating appeals
  • Assignments
  • Planning applications
  • Compulsory Purchase Consultancy
  • Photographic Schedules
  • Energy Performance Certificates
Our team aim to deliver a professional and bespoke service, providing vision, insight and knowledge in order to realise your commercial property needs and bring property problems into perspective.
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Clive Garner BSc Est. Man. FRICS MCIArb
Clive has over 33 years of experience in a wide range of commercial property work, from agency disposals and acquisitions, to landlord and tenant, property management and compulsory purchase acting for a full range of clients from individuals to institutions. Clive is a keen sailor and an outdoor sports enthusiast and particularly enjoys touring on his motorbike.  
Michael Wood BSc Est. Man. FRICS
Mike graduated from Thames Polytechnic in 1978 and trained at Healey & Baker, joining Whiteheads in 1982 and becoming a founding partner of Garner Wood in 1987. Mike qualified as an Incorporated Valuer and Auctioneer in 1981 and became a Chartered Surveyor following the merger. Mike has thirty five years’ experience but is on extended sick leave.
Rebecca Louise BSc (Hons) MRICS
Rebecca graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2001, joining Garner Wood in September 2001 and qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 2003. Rebecca has gained over 10 years’ experience as a Chartered Surveyor on the South Coast. The majority of Rebecca’s work is from returning clients and includes residential block management, investment sales, rent reviews & lease renewals. Rebecca lives on the Isle of Wight with her husband and their two children, where she enjoys spending family time and organising charitable fund raising events.  
Sau-Wan Lai MSc MRICS
Sau-Wan graduated with a Masters in Property Development from University of Portsmouth in 2005, joining Garner Wood in April 2006 as a graduate surveyor and qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 2008. Sau-Wan specialises in agency, residential and commercial property management and landlord and tenant including lease renewals and rent reviews. Sau-Wan is a keen rock climber, which has taken Sau-Wan to climbing destinations in Spain and France as well as other coastal destinations in the UK.  
Nick Holtby BSc (Hons) MRICS 
Nick graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2011 and spent a short time in the residential sector before joining Garner Wood in autumn 2012. Nick qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in spring 2015 and provides agency, valuation and professional services to local investors, developers and businesses. Nick lives in Southsea and is a keen runner and mountain biker.
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