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Implications of NHS Funding / Contract Changes to Pharmacies and Pharmacy Investments

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Pharmacies have been more insulated from market pressures due to NHS funding and market rents / values have performed more robustly than the majority of other retail outlets. This is due to the specific registration of pharmacies under the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 which set down detailed guidelines and effectively dictates the number of pharmacies […] Read more

Lambing shed to house?

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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

Toolstation is first firm to open in new Business Park units

© Guy Newman. 23.01.2017. L-R Toolstations Billy Warren / Wayne Morgan / Simon Savage (manager) celebrate the opening of the new Toolstation  branch at the Harpford Units, Liverton Business Park with Leigh Rix, Head of Land & Property, Clinton Devon Estates (The landnord)
Toolstation is the first company to move into the new Harpford Units at Liverton Business Park, built by Clinton Devon Estates. The company, which supplies tools, accessories and building equipment to the trade and home improvers, was founded in 2003 and is rapidly expanding, with more than 250 branches nationwide and 30 more in the […] Read more

Former Residential School sold

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A former residential school in North Devon has sold following the school’s closure last year. Chelfham Mill School was a well-established school for children with special educational needs, located in a rural location around  four miles to the east of Barnstaple. The campus comprises a variety of buildings totalling around 17,000 sq ft, set in […] Read more

Commercial Property

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Column for Devon Life November 2016 Chris Ryland, Managing Director of Stratton Creber Commercial in Plymouth, gives his analysis on the county’s commercial property market and an insight into commercial property investment in 2017. Devon is the place to invest in commercial property. That’s according to British Land, the owners of Drake Circus in Plymouth. The real estate investment trust has snapped […] Read more

Business Rates Update

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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

Coveted award won for 7th year in a row

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The toil, sweat and tears involved in being Devon’s most active commercial property agents has once again been recognised by the industry’s leading journal. Stratton Creber Commercial has been named “Most Active Agent” 2015-2016, for the seventh year in a row by Estates Gazette, whose award is based on the number of commercial property transactions […] Read more

Whatever happened to the Englishman’s castle?

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Figures reported in the government’s English Housing Survey show that between 2010 and 2015 the number of homeowners throughout the country has fallen by more than 220,00 , 2/3rds of these in the North of England, despite all we read and hear about growth in housebuilding. So what is happening to housebuilding if it isn’t […] Read more

City Centre Investment Now Under Management

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Stratton Creber Commercial are pleased to announce their recent appointment as managing agent of a City Centre retail investment on behalf of an international investor. The property at 67-69 New George Street consists of circa 8,500 square feet of retail space on the ground floor with an additional 10,850 square feet of ancillary accommodation on […] Read more