About

Our team at Grevayne has been creating buildings of high-quality design and carefully planned spaces in desirable neighbourhoods for over 30 years. This gives us an instinctive feel for good looking buildings in appropriate and sustainable locations. We believe that this kind of aesthetic integrity is good for investor value and for the communities in which we invest.

Our professional partners have been carefully selected to match the standards we require at Grevayne. Working closely and consistently with them has been essential to our success.

Meet the team

  • Graham Coombs - Chairman - MA, MSc

    Graham is a founder of the company and its guide for over forty years. He is a graduate of Pembroke College Oxford and completed an MBA at London Business School. He is also deputy chairman of S&U PLC and sits on the board of several charities.

    E: graham@grevayneproperties.co.uk

    T: 07860 516401

  • Anthony Coombs - Director

    A founder of the company in 1972, Anthony has spent his career in property and financial services. After graduating from Oxford, he worked for Arthur Andersen accountants before focusing on development and consumer finance. He has served as a Councillor on the Birmingham City Council planning committee, and then as a Member of Parliament with a special interest in housing and planning matters.

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    He currently serves on the board of a number of charities.

    E: Anthony@grevayneproperties.co.uk

    T: 07767 687150

  • Graham Lewis MCIOB – Construction Director

    Graham started his career in 1980 as a trainee Quantity Surveyor with W S Try (now Galliford Try) in Uxbridge. After moving to Lovell Construction, in 1988 Graham qualified as a Chartered Builder with the Chartered Institute of Building.  Soon after this he became a freelance Project Manager and QS working mainly in the Midlands.

    In 1990 Graham founded his own housebuilding and development company, Avoncroft Homes, which at its peak was building 50 homes a year.

    In 2018 Graham successfully supervised the building of two sites for Grevayne Properties Ltd; following this, Graham was invited to join the board of Grevayne as Construction Director to oversee and deliver their increasing portfolio of new sites throughout the Midlands, a role to which he is looking forward very much.

    Outside of work Graham is married with a family and he is a keen squash player, golfer and walker.

    E: glewis@grevayneproperties.co.uk

    T: 07850 847662

  • Martin Frarey - Quantity & Investments Surveyor

    Martin Frarey is the Senior Quantity & Investment Surveyor for Grevayne Properties holding previous positions as a Commercial Manager with over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, also gaining international experience spending nine years in Qatar, five years of which have been specifically on the Al Wa’ab City Development and Doha Oasis Project.

    Martin is a Chartered Commercial Manager and a member of both the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Institute of Building. With an excellent well-rounded understanding of all commercial and contractual aspects of the industry having practised for Consultancies and Contractors and several years of property & residential development experience.

    Outside of work, Martin enjoys participating in most sports, going to the gym, and following his football team, with minimal satisfaction. His other passion is travelling, with his family.

    E: martin@grevayneproperties.co.uk

    T:07816 675421

  • Andrew Dudden – Land & Development Consultant

    Andrew Graduated from Nottingham Polytechnic in 1992 having studied BSc (Hons) Residential Development. Since then he has held various Land Management posts within the Housebuilding Industry.

    Andrew comments “ I have always enjoyed the role that land buying offers, from interaction with landowners and agents to pulling together a team to deliver a site for development. The reward of seeing the result of our hard work is the finished project. Buying land is an Art and a Science, the Art is to have the vision for what can be done, and the Science is to deliver it”

    Outside of work Andrew is married with a family, he follows football, enjoys cooking, reading and travelling to new places.

    E: andy@grevayneproperties.co.uk

    T: 07884 110120

  • Jonathan Bidwell – Senior Site Manager

    Born in Warwick, and originally trained as a carpenter, Jonathan brings to Grevayne over forty years of experience in the residential building industry. In a career initially as site manager for Tay Homes and Alfred McAlpine, Jonathan progressed to managing all building contracts for Avoncroft Homes where he focused on high quality building for eighteen years.

    A Warwickshire man to his core, Jonathan serves as a local church warden and, through his hobby of wood working, brings the same high standards and passion for detail to his private as he does to his professional life.

    T: 07815 905332

  • Pamela Allen – Accounts Manager

    Pamela Allen is the Account Manager having joined the company in 2020.

    Pam has worked in Accounts for over 25 years including 12 years previous experience within Property Development and the Construction Industry. She is the point of contact for all Accounts matters and assists with the company’s rental portfolio.

    Outside of work Pam enjoys travel, walking, netball and socialising with family and friends.

    E: Pam@grevayneproperties.co.uk


Professional Partners

Architects

Timothy Associates Logo

Timothy Associates

St John's Hall

9 Fair Street

London

SE1 2XA


Swan Architects Logo

Swan Architects

65 Hunts Rd

Stratford upon Avon

CV37 7JJ

Planning Consultants

Cerda Planning Logo

CERDA planning

Suite 322

Fort Dunlop

Fort Parkway

Birmingham

B24 9FD

Engineering and Structural Consultants

Glanville Group Logo

Glanville Group

Cornerstone House

Didcot

Oxfordshire


Wakemans Logo

Wakemans

11/12 Highfield Road

Edgbaston

Birmingham

B15 3EB

Bankers

Barclays Bank Logo

Barclays Bank

1 Churchill Place

London

E14 5HP


Santander UK Logo

Santander UK

2 Triton Square

Regent's Place

London

NW1 3AN


RBS Logo

RBS

36 St Andrew Square

Edinburgh

EH2 2YB

Managing Agents

CP Bigwood Logo

C P Bigwood

2 Water Court

Water Street

Birmingham

B3 1HP


Centrick Property Logo

Centrick Property

16 Commercial Street

Birmingham

B1 1RS

Chartered Accountants

Thomas and Young LLP Logo

Thomas and Young LLP

Blenheim House

Stratford Rd

Shirley

Solihull

Residential Agents

Savills Logo

Savills

33 Margaret Street

London

W1G 0JD


Knight Frank Logo

5 Baker Street

London

W1U 8AN


Peter Clarke Logo

Peter Clarke

53 Henley Street

Stratford Upon Avon

CV37 6PT


John Shepherd Logo

John Shepherd

The Old School House

2360 Stratford Road

Hockley Heath

Solihull

B94 6QT

Commercial Agents

Tim Cox Associates Logo

Tim Cox Associates

37A Guild Street

Stratford-upon-Avon

Warwickshire

CV37 6qy


Ramsdens Chartered Surveyors Logo

Ramsdens Chartered Surveyors

48 High Street

Henley in Arden

Solihull

B95 5AN


Colliers International Logo

Colliers International

50 George Street

London

W1U 7GA