Pause and Effect?

With the global economy largely on pause due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, what long term effects will an almost unprecedented economic standstill have on output, growth prospects and perhaps most importantly, jobs around the world? Looking back through history, the last major worldwide pandemic of the nature we are…

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Stay home, save lives

Following the Government’s announcements and in order to help protect the NHS and vital key workers, we are maintaining physical distancing within our business until further notice. We are still available for telephone calls, video conferencing and emails as usual and you can visit us on our Twitter accounts, @FearStephen…

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Brexit Deadlock

With Brexit dominating the news for over three years now it’s a wonder anything else is getting done at all and that the general UK economy hasn’t fallen off a cliff edge so far. Without some clear direction there is a great danger of this though in my opinion and…

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Investment in the UK, Brexit or no Brexit!

There is a lot of uncertainty and some concern as to what the effect might be on various areas of business in the UK following our departure from the European Union, which is almost certainly now going to be delayed past the original date of Brexit on 29th March 2019.…

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Sustainable Development

We have said many times that we believe in prioritising development close to railway stations and sustainable infrastructure, and this is particularly the case when it comes to building new homes. As pressure increases on all transport infrastructure across the UK, looking to increase density of housing near to existing…

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Up In The Air!

The city and county of Bristol, named in 2017 as the ‘coolest’ city in Britain by Rough Guides, and winner of ‘Best Place to Live in Britain’ by the Sunday Times, is home to the one of the largest international hot air balloon festivals in Europe. Started in 1979 by…

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People and Housing

With continuing demand for housing across the UK, both to buy and rent, we are looking for new sites in all areas and work in collaboration with landowners and local authorities to achieve the best value for all parties. We will consider mixed use opportunities, closed factories, derelict buildings of…

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Pigsty, Harbourside, Bristol

The vibrant city of Bristol has for a long time been an attractive place in which to live, work and visit as a tourist. It’s natural location, being surrounded by lovely countryside and featuring Brunel’s famous Clifton Suspension Bridge as a world landmark is truly excellent and it’s easy to…

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M4 Relief Road Inquiry

The below article, written by Leon Fear, was printed in the South Wales Argus Newspaper on 24th February 2017 as part of a feature about the M4 relief road inquiry. Accessibility and communications are two key areas which help enable business growth wherever you are in the world. Despite all the…

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Cathay Rendezvous, Bristol

Bristol is known for many things, such as its association with media and the arts, two excellent universities, being home to the SS Great Britain and Brunel’s famous Suspension Bridge in Clifton and a stunning Harbourside to name only a few! It is also known for having a long history…

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Why are we not building more homes in the UK?

Original article written by Leon Fear for the Business Leader Magazine – Issue 17: January – March 2017, also featured on Business Leader Magazine Website on 27th March 2017 (please click here). To view an online version of the article within the full magazine (see pages 24/25) please click here.…

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The Last Piece of the Jigsaw

As we approach the implementation of Article 50, whereby we will see the beginning of the UK’s separation from its ties with EU, what does this mean for the property market and, in particular, housing? Whether we as a nation are part of the EU or not, people still need…

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The Cantona of Cats

As a kid I grew up surrounded by animals. I feel very lucky to have shared my upbringing with two spaniels, Freeway and Midas, a Rottweiler named Billy, a Doberman called Suzy, Bonny and Clyde the cats, Piper the Cairn terrier as well as Pemberton and Francis the ducks. It…

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (We’ll take on debt)

On the 23rd June 2016 the population of Britain was given the opportunity to vote on one the most important decisions in a century. The result shocked millions the world over when the UK decided to leave the European Union. The UK Referendum has received almost as much air time…

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