The Senior Team


Stephen Chown, MRICS
Managing Director

Stephen is the Managing Director of the firm. A Chartered Surveyor for over 25 years, Stephen has a great breadth of knowledge and specialises in agency and valuation matters.

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Simon Chown

Simon graduated from City University Business School and holds a BSc Honours Degree in Property Valuation and Finance. Before forming Chown Commercial with Stephen, Simon previously worked in London at CCF Charter House Banks Property Fund (now HSBC).

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Ian Lowery FRICS
Consultant Chartered Surveyor

Ian has over 30 years’ experience in the commercial property market, now specialising in Valuation, Rent Reviews and Lease Renewals.

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Jon Taylor FRICS

Consultant Chartered Surveyor

Jon has years of property experience both on the client side at Grosvenor Estates and as a director at LSH. Specialising in retail, leisure, and auto trade property he undertakes both agency and consultancy work which includes open market lettings and acquisitions, investment, lease advisory, rating and valuation for clients.

Call 01604 60 40 50 to contact Jon.


Helen Farnden

With 15 years’ experience managing the daily throughput of money relating to our Management Portfolio Helen is more of an accountant than a surveyor. She performs an invaluable function meeting the requirements of the RICS compliance code giving our clients the confidence they need.
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Amanda Gibson
Property Administrator

Amanda joined the practice in 2017 after working at Ashby Lowery for in excess of 10 years, and provides valuable support and back up to the Chown Commercial Team.  

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Phone: 01604 60 40 50
Address: 24 Bridge Street, Northampton, NN1 1NT


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