Corporate Partners

Surrey Hills Enterprises Corporate Partners are key leading Businesses from non-competing fields within Surrey. They are investing in the growth and development of Surrey Hills Enterprises to support the development of the rural economy and the protection and enhancement of Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

All our Corporate Partners are key to the work of Enterprises. Our very grateful thank you to our Partners for their support and collaboration.




(formally known as Wilkins Kennedy)


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Azets is proud to be the UK’s largest regional SME Accountancy & Business Advisory firm supporting growth ambitions of over 70,000 SME clients in over 80+ offices. We partner with SMEs as their trusted business advisor

We deliver accounting, taxation, audit, business and advisory services across a range of sectors – digitally and at your door. Wherever you are in your business lifecycle we maximise your precious time – so you can focus on what you do best.

Azets are proud Corporate Sponsors of Surrey Hills Enterprises

‘’I am proud Azets are a corporate sponsor of the Surrey Hills Enterprises. It allows us to support and network with a business community which is core to our business model and also allows staff to get involved in events to do with this area of outstanding natural beauty ‘’ Ken Young, Partner – Azets Guildford

Get in touch As SME champions, supporting the growth ambitions of SMEs, we are always here to support you on your journey. If you would like to talk to a member of our team, please do get in touch with your local Azets office.

Azets Guildford Mount Manor House 16 The Mount Guildford GU2 4HN Azets Godalming Ashcombe Court Woolsack Way Godalming GU7 1LQ

T: +44 (0) 1483 306318 T: + 44 (0) 1483 416232


Citywide Financial Partners

Citywide Financial Partners specialise in financial advice and wealth management for families, professional and entrepreneurs wanting to make the most of their future. Unifying personal goals, lifestyle and wealth, offering expert support families can depend upon – today and for generations to come.

With a reputation for innovation, insight and excellence, they pride themselves on their relationships with clients and their families – providing one-on-one support and a uniquely structured approach to wealth management, the Financial Success Programme™. Through this, Citywide offer a range of services including investment consulting, retirement advice, capital protection, intergenerational wealth planning, life coaching, inheritance tax and estate planning. They build on robust academic research and decades of experience to provide objective financial advice to the highest standards of fiduciary duty, integrity and excellence.

“This partnership with Surrey Hills Enterprises reflects our key values of trust, care and aspiration. We will be working closely with Surrey Hills on their exciting programme to support this special area.  The partnership is launching alongside our brand new set of portfolios that conform to stronger Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria. We know that for many of our clients, priorities are shifting and it’s no longer just economic factors that are important when investing.”

Clinton Askew, Chief Executive Officer for Citywide Financial Partners said


Lexus Guildford

Lexus Guildford

Lexus Guildford is a state-of-the-art Lexus Centre, designed to offer new and existing Lexus owners the opportunity to experience amazing. Each member of the Lexus team here is knowledgeable, friendly and highly trained, so you’ll always get a warm welcome.

The Lexus Hybrid Drive range are the future of motoring combining the best of both worlds: the low carbon emissions of green vehicles with the dynamism and acceleration of a ‘traditional’ car teamed with the luxury standards of Lexus.

Call in or get in touch and enjoy the complete Lexus experience, from our award-winning service using genuine parts, to the extraordinary Lexus hybrid range.

Our partnership with Surrey Hills Enterprises is particularly meaningful to us,  as it is crucial to Lexus that we strive to leave a lighter footprint on the environment. Whilst not totally emission free, we are proud that it’s the direction we are working towards. This is reflective in Surrey Hills mission to improve and safeguard the beautiful area. We are extremely honoured to be associated with this ethos and look forward to our journey working together in the future.

Wendy Preston- General Manager – Lexus Guildford



Charles Russell Speechlys

Charles Russell Speechlys is a law firm headquartered in London with offices in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Hong Kong.

They have an unusually broad range of skills and experience across the full spectrum of business and personal needs. This gives them a wider perspective, clear insight and a strongly commercial long-term view. They use this approach to secure the growth of their clients as they move confidently into the future. It has made them a leader in the world of dynamic growth and family businesses, and among the world’s leading creators and owners of private wealth and their families.

Their integrated services combine international reach with expertise and specialist knowledge, and include: Corporate, Commercial, Employment, Pensions & Immigration, Construction, Real Estate, Real Estate Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Corporate Recovery and Insolvency, Private Client & Family Law.

We are proud to be a longstanding corporate partner of Surrey Hills Enterprises and to support the excellent services they provide within the community in which we live and work.  Their commitment to the local economy together with their ethos of encouraging ethical and sustainable development fits squarely within the values we uphold at Charles Russell Speechlys through the CRS way.  We are excited by their future plans and delighted to be able to support them as they progress.”

Sally Ashford, Partner

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Birtley House

Birtley House Nursing home was established in 1932 and has been in the same family for 4 generations providing full nursing care and supported living.

Birtley has a long term commitment to supporting the local community. It has its own Charitable Fund within the Community Foundation for Surrey and provides extensive opportunities for young people with learning difficulties through its partnership with Halow. The Birtley grounds support a wide range of artisan and outdoor skills courses from bee-keeping to stone-carving. Birtley House was a designated Showcase for Surrey County Council’s energy event in 2011 for its extensive environmental activities including biomass heating for the care home.

Simon Whalley, chairman of Birtley House helped set up Surrey Hills Enterprises CIC which he now Chairs and offers the office accommodation as a Gift in kind.



Grant Funding

Our thank you to Wates Family Enterprises for their grant award to support the growth and development of the Surrey Hills Enterprises.


Wates Family Enterprise Trust

Wates Family Enterprise Trust was set up by the Wates Family, owners of the Wates Group in 2008 to empower initiatives that make a real difference to society. It forms a vital part of the Wates Family’s commitment to being engaged stewards of a business that combines wealth creation with social responsibility. 

They aim to invest around £1 million every year in charitable activities which benefit communities for the long term. During 2018-19, Wates Giving proudly celebrated its 10th anniversary.