Yorkshire property consultancy Walker Singleton has announced five new appointments across the firm’s core service areas to help support its ongoing growth strategy.

Jessica Siswick and Johnjoe Wright join as trainee surveyors and will work within the commercial and industrial property team whilst Fortune Nguwo has been hired as a graduate surveyor.

The firm has strengthened its machinery and business assets team with the appointment of Natasha Caroli as asset advisory administrator. Prior to Walker Singleton, Natasha worked as an admitted attorney in South Africa.

Rachel Benn has also joined the firm as a residential trainee and will work across its residential sales and lettings departments.

Founded in 1889, Walker Singleton is a multi-disciplinary firm which provides partner-led property and asset solutions.

The firm has four key service areas. These comprise commercial and industrial property; residential property; machinery and business assets; and land and property auctions.

Commenting on the appointments, Walker Singleton director, Paul Diakiw, said: “Our appointment of Johnjoe, Jessica, Fortune, Natasha and Rachel is directly linked to the successful implementation of our growth plan.

“We’re committed to helping nurture and develop the next generation of property professionals. Our latest group of new starters have clear potential to forge great careers with the firm whilst building strong relationships with clients and colleagues.”

Walker Singleton currently employs 50 people across its offices, including ones in Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds and Bradford.