About Us

Company Profile



The leading Cardiff professional practice of Hicks Day Jones & Westlake was formed in 1974 with the original practice having its origins in the 1950’s.

Now headed by principal Nick Westlake a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors of over 40 years standing and with a wealth of experience in the local property market.   The company is able to offer a wide range of property related professional services including:-

  • Residential Property Valuations
  • Commercial and Industrial Property Valuations
  • Valuations for Probate purposes
  • Advice, guidance and representation in Rent reviews
  • Rating appeals
  • SIPP Valuations
  • Compiling schedule of Dilapidations
  • Providing expert witness valuations in matrimonial proceedings
  • Specialist property valuations for leading Accountancy firms, Solicitors, Insolvency Practitioners and Trustees in Bankruptcies in the event of company or personal insolvency Commercial, Industrial, Retail and Residential Property sales
  • Project monitoring

In addition Hicks Day Jones Westlake have a dedicated insolvency department providing valuation, realisation and complete case management packages to local, national and international Accountancy firms and Insolvency Practitioners having been active in this specialist sector for over 30 years with the range of services offered including:-

  • Specialist Plant and Equipment valuations
  • Vehicle valuations
  • Valuation and assessment of Intellectual Property, Intangible Assets and Goodwill
  • Stock in trade, inventories and valuations
  • Property and facilities management
  • Resolution of Retention of Title claims
  • Reconciliation of claims by leasing, hire purchase and finance companies
  • Property security
  • Property valuations and investigations as to Title
  • Full range of sale and realisation services

Recognised as one of the lead companies in insolvency agency instructions in the South Wales and building on long established and strategic partnerships formed with other professional practices, we are well placed to assist in all insolvency related matters, having an extensive database of both retained clients and potential purchasers with whom we are able to place propositions.