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  Tony Joyce

Tony JoyceTony is one of two sets of twins with 18 months between them. The four Kevin, Brendan Rory and Tony are all Chartered Surveyors as is Tony's wife Polly. They have two children Alex who is a surveyor at GVA and Harriet who is a Chartered Town Planner at Batcheller Monkhouse in Tunbridge Wells.

In 1971 Tony joined the surveying world at Deanes in Streatham primarily emptying gas and electric meters of sixpences and shillings and assisting a surveyor undertaking residential building society surveys. From there after a short time is Estate Agency in Croydon Tony joined house builder T&E Homes where he became Sales Coordinator travelling the south of England inspecting sites, undertaking land surveys and coordinating marketing and sales campaigns during the construction period. In 1979 Tony joined Hiller Parker in the London City office as a junior office agent.

In 1982 Tony attended The City University where he read Property Valuation and Management. Joining Nick Swabey and Alastair Chapman at Hampton and Sons in 1985, a year later Roger Lown joined the team, a team that set up their own practice in 1993, Chapman Swabey, which 13 years later they merged with GVA Grimley substantially bolstering GVA's City office.

For many years Tony held the position of Regional Senior Director of GVA's City office. Following a lease expiry of the West End premises Tony was instrumental in relocating the Head Office to Gresham Street accommodating 500 staff.

Recently Tony established his own Consultancy practice, City and West End Limited where he advises a number of private clients together with the Government Property Unit at the Cabinet Office. Tony is a member of the Property Investment Boards of both the City of London Corporation and the Diocese of Rochester. He is chairman of the trustees of Tunbridge Wells Youth for Christ, a local charity empowering, mentoring and supporting young people and he is also a Street Pastor.

In his spare time Tony enjoys playing tennis, walking, sailing, gardening and occasionally clay pigeon shooting. He is also involved in coordinating youth activities in his local church. Tony is an author having had two children's books published with many others at various stages of completion. Polly and Tony have a motorhome and whenever they can venture off to destinations far and near enjoying the delights of local produce, wherever they find themselves.

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