About Us

An isolated barn and trees in The Yorkshire Dales with a misty background.

What We Do

Thomas Lydiate & Company is a Rural Surveying Practice based in Carlisle, Cumbria providing Rural Practice services throughout the North of England.

With strong roots in Land and Estate Management, the firm is geared up to provide sound, straight forward advice on a range of rural property related matters. Please see our Services page detailing our core areas of work.

The firm is Regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has ties with the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers ensuring Clients’ peace of mind knowing that all work will be carried out in line with the required Professional Standards.

Our Story

The firm was founded in 2019 by Thomas Lydiate who, having previously worked for a national firm of property consultants and more recently a large landowning charity felt there was room in the market to provide a more personal service to Clients.

Whilst based in Carlisle we are willing to travel to accommodate Clients requirements, carrying out work throughout the North of England.

Our Team

Thomas Lydiate MRICS FAAV

Born and raised in West Lancashire on his grandparent’s arable farm, Thomas then spent 4 years at the University of Aberdeen before returning to Lancashire and starting his training with a national firm of Chartered Surveyors. Thomas moved north to Carlisle to complete his training before joining the National Trust and subsequently founding Thomas Lydiate & Company in October 2019.

Outside of work, Thomas is an enthusiastic sportsman and during the Summer months can be found turning his arm over for Carlisle Cricket Club or trying to play that perfect round of golf. Thomas is also a keen hill walker and has spent a lot of time conquering some of the Counties fine walks.