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Chamber welcomes Walker Wood as Patron


An expanding commercial building surveying, architectural design and town planning services company has become the latest Patron of the East Midlands Chamber.


With offices in Sheffield and Derby, Walker Wood provides commercial property services that include dilapidations negotiations, contract administration, expert witness, design, planning, and project management to clients nationally.


The company works with a variety of businesses from international and national retailers, manufacturing companies, SMEs, Trading Standards to charitable organisations. 


Proud of its commitment to a collaborative approach, Walker Wood’s team works closely with clients to understand their business and achieve the best results. Its wide-ranging expertise enables it to undertake projects of all sizes, from inception to post-completion, as well as dealing with stand-alone works.


With many years of experience, the team at this expanding, independent chartered building surveyor is looking forward to sharing its expertise and knowledge through its work with the Chamber and to supporting its fellow business owners in the East Midlands.


Chamber Patrons include organisations that want to take an influential and prominent role in the local business community and share the values that drive the Chamber forward.


Chamber Chief Executive Scott Knowles said: “I am delighted to welcome Walker Wood into Patronage. Chamber Patrons are a powerful force in influencing policy, driving economic growth and development and equipping smaller businesses with the knowledge and skills that are vital to their future.


“Walker Wood will bring to the Chamber skills and expertise to complement those of the other Patrons to evolve something which is, together, greater than the sum of its parts.”


Richard Wood, Director at Walker Wood, said: “We are excited to become Patrons of the East Midlands Chamber. This is a great opportunity for us to work alongside other like-minded businesses and to contribute towards the growth and success of the East Midlands region and to be at the heart of business within the area.”


The Chamber has 37 Patrons, including DHL Express, East Midlands Airport, Experian, The Money Shop, Wilko and Santander.