Richard Blakeley DipSurv MRICS

Richard is one of the few surveyors to enter the capital allowances industry having qualified as a General Practice surveyor rather than through the traditional quantity surveying route.

Richard was one of the founding partners of PJB in 1999, having spent his previous years specialising in the agency and investment sectors.

Richard has been responsible for the firm’s development, client liaison and negotiations with the HM Revenue and Customs and Valuation Office, as well as being instrumental in expanding the firm’s interests overseas and in particular PJB’s activities in South Africa.

He has been the author of a number of technical articles and has been responsible for arranging and providing a number of tutorials on capital allowances.


Michael Robinson BSc MRICS

Michael is a Quantity Surveyor by profession and started specialising in Capital Allowances in 1994. From 2001 to 2005, Michael was working in Johannesburg as Director of the Capital Allowances section of one of South Africa’s leading Quantity Surveying practices, and was the first full time Capital Allowances Specialist in South Africa.

Michael joined PJB in May of 2005 as a Partner, and has assumed responsibility for the technical development within PJB.

Together with Richard, Michael is responsible for the firm’s expansion in South Africa, including the technical development and discussions with the South African Revenue Service.



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Purchase Price

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Building Type

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  • Office.
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  • Mixed Use.
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Building Category

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Other Information

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Floor Area

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Date of Purchase

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