Chantrey Vellacott

We are one of the UK’s oldest providers of accounting and taxation services.  Established in 1788, we combine our many years of experience with progressive thinking and a willingness to embrace new technologies and techniques.

Known for our commitment to building strong relationships, we are large enough to supply a vast spectrum of services yet small enough to ensure we deliver personalised advice.

With specialist partners leading every team and acting as the principal point of contact, a wealth of knowledge and experience is always readily available. We assist individuals and companies, including owner managed businesses, listed companies and not for profit organisations, from a range of sectors, so if you have a question we would love to hear from you.

What our clients say
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Zytek Automotive

“We’d already made claims, although when Chantrey Vellacott came to see us they believed they could support us to earn back far more than we thought we were eligible for. After a full review... More

Kerry Diamond
Chief Financial Officer
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DMH Stallard

“We have worked with Chantrey Vellacott for many years. They provide tax advice to us and our partners.  They are easy to work with, commercial in their approach, and get the job done on... More

Tim Apsinall
Managing Partner
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Unite the Union

“Following the merger between Amicus and the Transport and General Workers Union to form Unite the Union, we retained both union’s auditors. After this initial period we concluded that Chantrey Vellacott was best suited... More

Mark Chiverton
Head of Management Accounting
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Lakehouse Holdings Ltd

“Chantrey Vellacott has provided audit, tax and advisory services to Lakehouse for over ten years. During this time, the business has changed significantly growing from a turnover of £10 million to around £200 million... More

Alan Cox
Finance Director
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Spurgeons

“Chantrey Vellacott worked with senior management to produce an effective brief, undertook detailed investigation with relevant staff and delivered a concise report for the Finance Committee. The report highlighted action points and potential business... More

Ken Owst
Director of Finance
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FBU National Treasurer

“Taking the post of the Union National Treasurer was a steep learning curve. I have personally found the advice and support available from Chantrey Vellacott, in particular from our point of contact Gareth Jones,... More

Dave Limer
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CentraStage

“As a software start-up in a challenging climate, cash is critical for CentraStage. Our regular accountants were aware of R&D tax credits but did not have the depth of knowledge and experience that Chantrey... More

Christian Nagele
Managing Director
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One Horizon Group Plc

“We engaged Chantrey Vellacott to build a financial forecast model for us which we required for our investment process. We required many complex parts to be modelled. The finished product dealt with the business complexities... More

Martin Ward
Chief Financial Officer
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CWU

“Four years ago Chantrey Vellacott helped us install a simple but effective online finance system for our branches to use. We are more than satisfied with the outcome in that we can now monitor,... More

Peter Metcalfe
Senior Policy Adviser
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University College London Union

“Going through the audit process with Chantrey Vellacott was very useful. Their staff were helpful and approachable, and they took time to understand our work. Their report was clear in identifying how we could improve... More

John Braime
Volunteering Manager
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