Chris Hyde  BSc (Hons), MSc, MRICS, FAAV
Director, Land Agency, Utilities & Energy, Property Auctions

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About Chris

Chris Hyde is a Director with the Rural department, selling, acquiring, managing and advising on farms, rural properties and land in Wales and the UK.

Chris is a Director with the Rural department responsible for the day to day management of a number of rural estates across South Wales and England. These include Earl of Plymouth Estates, The Dingestow Court Estate, Dunraven Estates and The Church in Wales. He also undertakes rent reviews, lease renewals, compulsory purchase cases and planning work. A RICS Registered Valuer, Chris undertakes property valuations on behalf of utilities companies, charities and private clients. The sale and letting of farms and land includes private treaty and auctions.  He also provides strategic advice on how to maximise returns from commercial ventures and development opportunities.

Chris is a member of the RICS National Rural Professional Group which shapes RICS opinion and policy. He is a tutorial organiser for the CAAV Wales Group and is an examiner with Wales and West Midlands CAAV Board of Examiners.

Areas of Expertise


  • Sale of Sully Island off Vale of Glamorgan by tender
  • Sale of Llanbrynean Farm, Brecon by private treaty
  • Valuation of Dingestow Court Estate for taxation purposes


  • BSc (Hons)
  • MSc
  • FAAV
  • RICS Registered Valuer


Outside of work Chris enjoys cricket, playing in the Cardiff Midweek League, and is an avid supporter of Bath Rugby.