About us

Our unique and differentiating point:

We are the only chartered surveying firm specialising solely in the UK golf market which also has operational experience in running golf venues.

The blend of direct operational experience, coupled with consultancy work on hundreds of golf property projects, gives us a balanced perspective.

Our insights gained in this sector over 30 years helps our clients – either by adding significant financial value or giving clarity on their decision making process.

Chartered surveyors and golf property specialists…

Mark Smith set up Smith Leisure in 2004. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has an MBA from Henley Business School. He is a member of Golf Business International – a group of leading advisers providing support to the global golf community.

He has spoken at conferences and written magazine articles on various topics in the golf industry.

Our services

These include (in alphabetical order):

  • Business rates appeals
  • Buying, selling and leasing
  • Expert witness evidence
  • Feasibility and viability studies
  • Operational audits and management
  • Property valuations
  • Rent reviews and lease renewals
  • Strategic plans/exit routes
  • Town & country planning

Mark is a member of Golf Business International…




Smith Leisure
84 Clay Street
BA12 8AF

07951 587 303

Smith Leisure is the trading name of Springate Ltd. Company number: 5909649. Registered office: St Mary’s House, Netherhampton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8PU

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