Chartered accountants Chester

Welcome to Haines Watts Chartered Accountants Chester, we are leading accountants and business advisors that provide audit, accounting services and business advice to companies and individuals across Chester and North Wales.

Beyond just CHESTER business expertise

Yes, we're a Chester based accountancy firm, but can offer support and advice to businesses that have operations well beyond the North West and North Wales. We support businesses that not only operate across the UK but internationally as well.

Business advice & support

We provide not just accounting, audit, tax planning, and VAT services, but a wide range of other business advisory services to owner managed businesses, limited companies, sole traders, partnerships and private individuals. 

Reach your business goals

Our Chester office is owned and managed by its partners, which gives them a great understanding and knowledge of what it means to build and run a successful business. Our experienced team of Chester accountants, tax advisors and business advisers understand that your continued success depends on us establishing a close working relationship, understanding your needs, tackling your key issues and recommending effective solutions. 

Tailored accountancy, tax planning and business services

We don't just focus on a core list of services such as accounting, auditing, personal tax planning, corporate tax planning, tax reliefs including R&D, online accounting, payroll and VAT.

We can offer a truly bespoke range of business advisory services including advice on funding & asset finance, business acquisitions & disposals and expansion and improvement. We work closely with business owners to provide quality advice tailored to them, their business and their family.

Contact our Chester office today to speak to an advisor that can help with accounting, tax advice, financial support and help your business thrive and grow.

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“I can call on Haines Watts for literally any questions I have, they are an integral part of our business.

They have helped me over the years with all aspects of our business, from payroll, international

purchases to tax returns, everyone at Haines Watts is always helpful and professional.”

Kelly Cotham

Aspects Of Glass Ltd

“Haines Watts has supported us throughout the time we have worked with them. They are extremely approachable and always answer our questions and explain things clearly. They have also supported us by introducing various software to support the healthy running of our accounts, this has helped us to keep on top and saved us hours of work. Thank you Haines Watts!!”

James Borman

Amasing Projects CIC

“The staff are excellent, always there to help even at short notice.”

Jason Morris

Profit Engine Ltd

“Both accounting and payroll services have been excellent in terms of work and advice.”

Joanne Houlbrook

Houlbrook Physiotherapy Ltd

“The whole set up is very professional and nothing is too much trouble for either our accountant and the payroll team.  I am very impressed, keep up the good work and big pat on the back.”

Pete Avery


“Very good communication.”

Michal Poliszuk

Engine Clinic Ltd

“Communication is good, I can contact the team or Directors that work with our business with ease.”

Gavin Floyd


“Haines Watts looks after all of our accounting, payroll and interaction with HMRC. I have worked with the team for many years and they have always provided a professional and responsive service. The staff are always proactive and act quickly on anything that needs to be done. I would highly recommend them.”

Greg Sunderland

Tritonpeak Limited

“John Atherton in the payroll department has been amazing! He is always excellent at processing the payroll quickly and correctly, Ann Neal, is great at helping with any Xero issues I have. Having had a really bad experience with a previous accountant, it was exactly what I needed! Even if one of the team is on annual leave, there is always someone there to pick up the phone, communication is very good. This gives me great piece of mind.”

Kathryn Vannan

We Love Pets Burgess Hill

“The staff are always quick to help out with any queries or issues.”

Hollie Belli

SB Prestige T/A RSV Automotive

“Joe Walters is very efficient and quick at getting back to us with any queries we have. Nothing is too much trouble and we are so pleased he is looking after us.”

Chris Collins

My Mortgage Brokers

“The response time is always prompt and when asked, HW are quick to provide the relevant advice.”

Julie Evason

Health Diagnostics Ltd

“I am most impressed by the service, responsiveness and friendliness particularly Sian Landes in the Payroll department. She is incredible to deal with and never makes us feel like anything is too much trouble. I only want Sian to work on our account as she is prompt, knowledgeable and helpful. My team and I are very impressed by her standard of work.”

Tanya Santos

Walfinch Chiswick, Hammersmith & Kensington

“The approach from the staff are very helpful and adds value to me as a small business, this support is vital.”

Tracy Lezar

Walfinch Kingston & Weybridge

“The payroll service excellent and very responsive.”

Melissa Evans

Seguro Management Ltd

“Sian Lowndes has been very helpful and professional, her advice has been spot on and she is always quick to respond when we ask for help and advice.”

Janet Smith

Nail Spa Chester

“Haines Watts are very good when responding to my inquiries or when I'm looking for clarification.”

Tim Fletcher

Fletcher Risk Management Limited


Haines Watts Chester

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24 Castle Street



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Businesses supported


Businesses supported

Specialist services


Specialist services

Offices in the UK


Offices in the UK

Offices regionally


Offices regionally