Who we are

With almost two decades’ worth of experience and success – and with offices in Staffordshire, Birmingham, London, and Manchester – our expert team at Jonathan Cornes Associates will provide outstanding independent services, advice, and support on all technical surveying matters. We are the building and project consultants that you want, need, and deserve.

From Dilapidations to Building Surveying, and from Commercial Interior Design to Project Management – and everything in between – we will help you to maximise your investment and minimise risk.

We have a wealth of experience and expertise, but we never stand still. We ensure that our knowledge is up-to-the-minute and industry-leading by undertaking a programme of Continuous Professional Development. It keeps our expertise current. That’s because we recognise that our greatest strength are those who work here. At JCA, we have a knowledgeable, reliable, and experienced team and that is why we invest in them through CPD and training, providing an attractive and productive work environment, investing in graduates which ensures the next generation keep our clients protected against legislative changes in the built environment

meet our directors

Managing Director: Jonathan Cornes

With over 20 years’ experience in this sector, Jonathan is a specialist in Dilapidation disputes and high-value Project Management, offering top-tier surveying advice and support to JCA clients. Having managed complex, large-scale, public sector sites and consulted for the MoD, Jonathan has built a thriving practice based on expertise, service and a superb track record, with a quality team of surveyors, designers and project managers.


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Director: Stuart Thornhill

Stuart joined the JCA team in 2004 and brings broad knowledge, attention to detail, and an ultra-professional service to any project. Experienced in all aspects of domestic and commercial building surveying services, Stuart specialises in Dilapidations and Construction Management, and his experience ranges from party wall, design and structural inspections, right through to large commercial relocation management and refurbishment projects.


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Design Director: Eve Cullen-Cornes

Drawing on a wealth of experience in bespoke Commercial interior design, Eve specialises in commercial properties. Her approach is based on collaboration and liaison with her clients, allied to a creative, visionary mindset. This helps to turn our client’s visions into reality. With well over two decades’ of experience in training and practicing with established interior design agencies, Eve launched Jonathan Cornes Associates’ commercial interior design in 2007..


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Director: Clare Maughan

Clare joined the company in 2017 as a Senior Surveyor, and from day one has been an integral and invaluable part of what we do here at JCA. That’s why we were delighted to welcome Clare as a Director in September 2021. Clare specialises in Building Surveying, with an expertise in high-value Dilapidations and Due Diligence Surveys on both commercial, heritage and residential properties as well as an in-depth knowledge and experience of project management services for heritage conversions and maintenance projects.

Contact: c.maughan@jcassociates.co.uk
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Here at JCA, we take our role as a source of qualified, independent advice very seriously. As such, we’re committed to the procedures and standards set by our governing bodies. We also share a corporate responsibility, too……we support young people to experience construction, sponsor local activities and teams, and have our own chosen charity . We are passionate about the communities that we offer our services within.

Jonathan Cornes Associates Ltd are Regulated by RICS, registration number No.759535. RICS Regulation exists to independently quality assure competence and thereby enhance members’ professional status through providing confidence to consumers and markets. For further information on the RICS Regulatory standards visit: http://www.rics.org/uk/regulation1.

For any Dilapidations, Design and Commercial Project Management, Acquisition Surveys & Due Diligence, and Commercial Interior Design queries or questions that you might have, please get in touch with the experts:

Jonathan Cornes Associates