Media Release: CKD Galbraith property consultancy to recruit three, new land agents

LEADING property consultancy, CKD Galbraith, specialists in rural property surveying, has announced that it is looking to recruit three qualified land agents, including one for their office in Ayr.

The firm acquired the Buccleuch John Sale estate agency and chartered surveying business in July this year, with the addition of three new offices and 30 staff.

The major expansion has resulted in the need for three new land agents across the firm’s Castle Douglas and Ayr offices as well as on the Isle of Bute, details as follows:

* Castle Douglas – Estate Agent/Land Agent

An opening has arisen for an experienced MRICS qualified chartered surveyor to take responsibility for property sales, land management, valuations and additional professional work.

* Isle of Bute – Resident Sub-Agent

A recently-qualified chartered surveyor is being sought for the permanent post as Factor on Bute Estate. The successful candidate will be based in the estate office at Mount Stuart and a two bedroom cottage is available as well as an estate vehicle.

* Ayr Office – Senior Land Agent

A qualified and ambitious land agent is being sought to take on a key role in the further development of the busy and well established Ayr office. Responsibilities will include rural land management, valuations and professional advice, utilities and compensation work.

Chris Addison-Scott, of CKD Galbraith, said: “It has been a very exciting and significant time for us since our major expansion earlier this year. Having strengthened our presence to cover the whole of Scotland from the North-east to the Borders, we are delighted to offer an unparalleled service and look forward to building our business with the appointment of three new land agents.”

For the opportunity to join one of Scotland’s leading rural property surveying firms, please contact Chris Addison-Scott of CKD Galbraith on 0141 953 3070 or email

About CKD Galbraith

CKD Galbraith is an independent property consultancy specialising in serving the needs of private clients. It employs over 160 people in offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, Cupar, Inverness, Aberfeldy, Castle Douglas, Ayr, Elgin, Galashiels, Kelso and Peebles.

The partnership provides the full range of property consulting services across the commercial, residential and rural sectors throughout Scotland. The company’s rural arm specialises in farm sales and purchases, the management and sale of large estates and woodland, valuations and building surveying work.

The company enjoys a successful relationship with its associate firm in London, CKD Kennedy Macpherson, as well as providing a range of services to the farming community through an association with United Auctions, Scotland’s leading livestock auctioneers and procurement specialists.

Ayr office:

CKD Galbraith
7 Killoch Place
Ayr KA7 2EA
Ayrshire, Scotland

Contact: R A Cherry BSc MRICS
Tel: 01292 268181
Fax: 01292 292300

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