AN ADAPTIVE FIRM FOR CHANGING TIMES

 

Now more than ever is there uncertainty on the horizon and we strive to guide and assist clients through the difficult times ahead.

Wignall's is a family run firm and offers a traditional land agency service to its clients. 

We cover the whole of the North West with the bulk of clients residing in West Lancashire. This enables an in depth knowledge in to the workings of businesses in West Lancashire providing advice in all disciplines placing us in the right situation to assist your business.  

Wignall's was started by Tom Wignall MRICS FAAV, a fifth generation surveyor & Land Agent.

 

Toms Great Great Grandfather John Trickett, started John Trickett & Sons in 1901, which was succeeded by Oswald Trickett and then Thomas Goulden who was in control of the firm and Wigan Cattle Market until 1993.

Meet The Team

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Luke Banks BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV

Chartered Surveyor

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I grew up on my family farm in Hutton, Lancashire, gaining experience in pastoral farming, including raising beef cattle and dairy farming.

 

After leaving Hutton Grammar Sixth Form at the age of 18, I went straight into a role as an apprentice surveyor.

 

 I graduated from the University College of Estate Management in 2020, soon after becoming a member of the RICS.

 

In professional terms, I particularly enjoy valuation, planning, landlord and tenant matters, compulsory purchase and compensation claims.

 

Outside of work, I enjoy a wide range of sports with a particular interest in rugby, football and the occasional game of golf.

 

If not playing rugby, I can generally be found in the gym trying to get fit, outdoors on the family farm or walking my collie dog, Tess.

 

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Kerry Scanlon BSc (Hons) MCD

Senior Planner

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I graduated from the University of Liverpool with a distinction in Civic Design (Planning) in 2007.  

 

I have 17 years experience working in the Development Management team as Planning Officer at West Lancashire Borough Council, where I was able to gain a wide range of knowledge in all aspects of the planning system including residential, retail, commercial and agricultural development. 

 

My role includes the preparation of planning applications and submissions to Local Planning Authorities involving public consultation, negotiation with public bodies and statutory consultees. I specialise and enjoy dealing with development in the Green Belt and rural based planning projects.

Outside of work, I enjoy travelling with my family and I have recently found a love for holidaying in the UK where my sons passion for animals always seems to take us to the nearest local farm!  

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Tom Wignall BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV

Chartered Surveyor

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I graduated from Harper Adams Agricultural University in 2016, soon after becoming a member of the CAAV and RICS respectively. 

I have a diverse range of professional experience including being the assistant manager on a 6000ac estate in Cheshire, managing the land and farms in addition to a large commercial and residential portfolio. 

I have also worked on behalf of large utility companies in the north east, managed estates in lancashire and gained a wide variety of knowledge in general practice. 

I am an avid sports enthusiast taking an interest in pretty much any sport I can try my hand at, from Snowboarding, Rugby and Football to Darts, Motorbike Racing and fishing.

 

I enjoy shooting and being outdoors whenever possible! I will more than likely be wearing shorts come rain or shine.

 

I cover a wide range of surveying disciplines however specialise and most enjoy Rural Planning.