All Posts in Category: Truro Office

There’s more to valuation than just the number

Whether a private individual or a multi-national organisation, Valuation underpins most financial decisions made and is a core function to all property transactions. Valuation has a wider implication than just determining a price to be paid or received, it can affect the level of borrowing that can be secured against an asset, affect investment decisions […] Read more

Adam Back in Cornwall to Lead Agency Activities

Stratton Creber Commercial has announced a new appointment within its Truro office. Adam Beverley-Jones will head up the firm’s agency activities throughout the county, specialising in the disposal and acquisition of retail, office, industrial, investment properties and going concerns. Educated at Seale Hayne Agricultural College in Devon, Adam started his property career in Cornwall some […] Read more

Spot the Fire Door

This week you are almost certain to have been in a building, either your home, office or maybe a shop, while being silently protected. Probably without noticing, the fire doors standing guard over your safety. Fire doors form an important part of the fire safety precautions built into many buildings, which along with alarms, lights, […] Read more

The Poldark Effect

While some of us in the office have been a little distracted by Ross Poldark’s talent for shirtless scything the popular TV drama has also centered on a story around Cornwall’s mining heritage. For many centuries metalliferous mining was a widespread industry in the southwest that has left a legacy of hidden shafts and workings […] Read more

Mundic: Will Your Building Stand Up To The Test?

Mundic is the term commonly used to describe the failure of concrete blocks resulting from the decomposition of aggregate mineral constituents within the blockwork. This causes deterioration to the block’s structure and consequently the structural integrity of a building. If confirmed, this will result in a property being deemed unmortgageable with a material impact on […] Read more

Lambing shed to house?

Most of my colleagues arrive at work, sit down at their desks and get ready to start their day.  My day starts a few hours earlier by pulling on a pair of wellington boots and at this time of year donning a headtorch and waterproofs before venturing outside to tend to our livestock. By the […] Read more

Business Rates Update

2017 Revaluation The Draft 2017 Rating List updating all Rateable Values (RVs) went live at the end of September 2016 and will come into effect as of 1 April 2017. These values have been based upon the deemed prevailing rental values as at April 2015. From initial research for the South West, RVs across all […] Read more

Cornwall Business Partnership Alverton Manor Dinner Truro 20/4/16

Timothy C Smart, the Director of Stratton Creber Commercial and Chairman of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Local Association, attended the Cornwall Business Partnership Alverton Manor Dinner in Truro, with the special guest Kate Kennally. Kate endorses her strong intention to work closely with the business community as part of her new role as […] Read more