Jean’s Trip to North Devon

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  Last week, I arrived in Barnstaple, the most populated town in North Devon. From here, I took a taxi to Woolacombe and during the journey, had a short but pleasant conversation with my driver who happened to be from the adjacent town of Braunton. He took me along a scenic short-cut route which cut through the country back roads and took a total of four miles off our overall journey. The road was enveloped by hedges on both sides and there was only...

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Heathrow, London… The New Crossrail Story?


London Heathrow is now the 2nd busiest airport in the world which comes as no surprise as it is also a mixed residential, hotel and office complex – there are currently more than 73,000 employees working across the airport. Right now, the Heathrow Express ferries people back and forth on a non-stop service between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport every 15 minutes. It has the highest satisfaction rates in London and the South East from the UK rail passenger which...

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Battersea… A Prime Riverside Location


Battersea is the perfect area for those who long for the quintessential, private and green spaces you would expect to find within an affluent village, but who still appreciate such close proximity to great city bars, restaurants, art spaces and pubs. In this case, there is no need to journey as far as the West End (which is around 20mins away by taxi or car and around 25mins by train) with Battersea, Southbank , Chelsea and the River Thames boat services being almost a...

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Penthouses JUST Released in Liverpool Development

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The development is situated right in the centre of Liverpool, directly opposite James Street station and adjacent to Liverpool One, a huge, open air leisure, retail and residential complex offering 160 high profile stores. This previously commercial office space is currently being transformed by an award-winning architect into a nine-floor residential development providing a unique living space for young professionals looking to live in the heart of the city with absolutely...

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A trip to the Afan Valley Adventure Resort


Caerau Parc is a brand new outdoor adventure park that will transform the 485 acres of land within the Afan Valley once it arrives. The development will host a large commercial space with a range of shops, bars and restaurants on offer, alongside several beautifully designed lodges and a luxury hotel. The Valleys of South Wales are known as the heart and soul of Wales thanks to their rich heritage and warm welcome. Afan is set amongst densely wooded forests and glorious...

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Hotel Operator ‘Giant Hospitality’ wins Go Tourism Award!


The Go Tourism Awards are held each year in order to celebrate and recognise the excellence of various region’s hospitality and tourism sectors. This year, both the Llandudno Bay Hotel and Caer Rhun Hall were shortlisted for the Go North Wales awards! Representatives from both organisations attended the awards ceremony at Venue Cymru on Thursday 24th November in Llandudno. Llandudno Bay Hotel was shortlisted for ‘Best Accommodation’ whilst Caer Rhun...

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60 seconds with… Tom Chamberlain (Property Consultant)


What is the difference between residential purchases and commercial? Clients tend to be less knowledgeable when it comes to commercial purchases. In fact, around 90% of my clients were unfamiliar with the concept at first! Commercial purchases involve a little more time explaining as we want each client to understand the differences which avoids confusion later on. From my point of view, that is the hardest part. One described, they are sold on the idea immediately.   What...

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Q&A with Michael and Jean (Tenby, Wales)


Taking Tenby… The team visited the town of Tenby, and although some were forced to leave due to planned engagements, Jean (Director, Properties of the World) and Michael (Head of Sales, Properties of the World) decided to stay on. I got them to share their views on the limited, but fulfilling days they spent there. Speaking to Michael about Tenby, it was hard to not feel like I had already been there myself because of the emotions his description evoked: “Just...

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Area Guide: Manchester


HISTORY, ICT AND CHIP BUTTY’S… Manchester is a large major city situated in North West England region. Manchester is known for its unique take on education and history; one example would be based in the Manchester Museum which displays works of archaeology and natural history from Egyptian mummies to dinosaurs. Fast Fact: Did you know Manchester was famous for what they called a Chip Barm – known today as a chip butty which is essentially,...

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