About Us

Welcome to Brinsons & Birt

We offer professional expertise throughout the residential, commercial and rural property industry across South Wales. Our extensive local knowledge has allowed us to develop into one of Wales' leading practices of Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents, with staff providing over 100 years of combined experience, operating from prominent and stylish offices located in Cowbridge and Cardiff.

Our dedication to the highest standards of service remains a timeless commitment to each and every one of our clients, with our proactive nature, alongside our personal service we provide each and every client with a bespoke, tailor made service.

As a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) regulated firm, we adhere to all industry legal and standard requirements, giving all our clients peace of mind that they are in professional hands.

Where it all started .....

  • 1999

    Richard Harris began working at Brinsons Chartered Surveyors in 1999.  The firm was founded in Caerphilly by Mr Evan Brinson in 1900.  In 1968, Mr Roderick Brinson (grandson of Evan Brinson) took over as sole Principal and in 1992 expanded onto the High Street in Caerphilly, where Richard Harris joined the team in 1999 as a Surveyor.  

  • 2006

    On the retirement of Mr Roderick Brinson in 2006, Richard along with Trevor Isaac and Michael Griffin became Directors of Brinsons Ltd.

  • 2009

    Brinsons acquired Fairfax & Co Chartered Surveyors, a well respected firm of land agents in Cowbridge, thus establishing a new "Brinsons Fairfax" office in Cowbridge focussed on commercial and land agency work under Richard Harris.

  • 2013

    The Cowbridge team relocated to a refurbished showroom at 67 High Street, to develop a new residential estate agency, as well as adding a Monmouthshire Building Society agency to the range of services on offer.

  • 2017

    The well-established, Cowbridge based firm of Estate Agents and Chartered Surveyors "David Birt & Co", a niche residential sales agency specialising in exclusive, high value properties in the Vale of Glamorgan, was acquired by Brinsons to expand its residential sales agency in Cowbridge.  The new name of "Brinsons & Birt" was formed.

  • 2019

    The firm acquired "Bute Chartered Surveyors" which is a niche Practice, specialising in the valuation of Medical Centres. This acquisition has considerably strengthened the range and quality of professional services offered by the firm.

  • 2020

    In April 2020, both Directors of Brinsons Ltd (Richard Harris and Trevor Isaac), decided to split the business which would enable the respective offices to focus on their strengths.  Richard Harris now owns and manages "Brinsons & Birt" which includes Brinsons & Birt based in Cowbridge, Ingram Evans Care Ltd based in Cardiff and Bute Surveyors.

  • 2021

    In April 2021, Richard Harris is delighted to announce the promotion of David Lakin to the position of Director; an appointment which will see him continue to develop the residential sales and lettings division of the Cowbridge Office.