About Us

We are an experienced team offering our clients a comprehensive, professional and friendly service and operate from an office in the historic market town of Bishop’s Waltham.

Benefitting from an abundance of local knowledge and a reputable name, we are fully qualified to advise on a wide and diverse range of issues affecting rural property.

Ranging from private individuals and farming companies to local authorities and utility companies, all our clients receive our unreserved attention and commitment with complete confidentiality.

Paul Harris

Paul Harris

BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV

Paul joined GWB in 2002 returning to his home county of Hampshire and is a Director of the company.  Paul previously studied at Seale-Hayne Agricultural College in Devon and for 5 years thereafter was based at Frome Livestock Market.  He specializes in planning, valuations, compulsory purchase/compensation and estate management.

Email: paul@gileswheeler-bennett.co.uk

Dominic Plumpton

Dominic Plumpton

BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV

Dominic joined GWB in January 2014 and is a Director of the company. Having studied at Seale-Hayne Agricultural College, he spent 3 years with a national land agency firm before working for a local Hampshire firm for 15 years.  Dominic specializes in the marketing and sale of all types of land and property and the negotiations for the pursuit of residential development and commercial renewable energy projects.

Email: dominic@gileswheeler-bennett.co.uk

Giles Wheeler-Bennett

Giles Wheeler-Bennett

MRICS FAAV

Giles has practised as a Land Agent in Bishop’s Waltham for over 35 years having previously studied at The Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester. Having founded the company over 30 years ago he now acts as a full-time consultant specializing in agricultural law, farming and estate management and valuations.

Email: giles@gileswheeler-bennett.co.uk

James Copage

James Copage

BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV

James joined the company in 2017 after completing a BSc (Hons) Degree at The Royal Agricultural University.  Since joining the firm, James passed the RICS and CAAV professional qualifications in November 2019 and continues to work on a wide range of property matters including sales, planning, utilities, farm subsidies and estate management.

Email: james@gileswheeler-bennett.co.uk

Wendy Emblen

Wendy Emblen

Wendy joined the company in 2002 and is a very valuable member of the GWB team ensuring a smooth running of the office and keeping all the surveyors in order!  She has lived locally for many years and enjoys getting out and about with her family in the Hampshire countryside whenever she can.

Email: wendy@gileswheeler-bennett.co.uk

Sue Wallace

Sue Wallace

Sue joined the company in early 2016 as a full-time member of the secretarial team.  She lives a stone’s throw away from Bishop’s Waltham and enjoys being out in the countryside with her family and dog and she also loves to bake cakes for the team – lucky us!

Jan Bowdery

Jan Bowdery

Jan joined the company in early 2018 to support Sue and Wendy on a part-time basis. She has over 20 years’ experience as a Personal Assistant/Administrator and has worked in a number of different sectors. After travelling, she has now relocated to Hampshire. She is a hard worker, full of fun and her passions are people, travel, sailing and dancing.