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Amelia Valentin

Amelia Valentin joined Morley Riches & Ablewhite in September 2017.

Amelia was born in Alamagordo, New Mexico and moved to England when she was two and settled in Ipswich, Suffolk. Attending school at Copleston High School and later Suffolk New College she then went into the Insurance world. She originally started at AXA working in Home and Travel insurance, moving to LV in 2010.

Amelia has now joined our Property Management Team and will be the first point of contact for all our property management instructions and dealing with the practical day to day issues of our properties. She has always been interested in property and buildings throughout her life and aspired to become a Chartered Surveyor.

Out of the office you will find Amelia enjoys a variety of activities. In the winter months, she will be skiing in France and eating way too much cheese! The rest of the year she will be enjoying Kayaking, Jet Skiing and most importantly spending time with her two dogs, a strong-willed Jack Russell called Dave and a relaxed Labrador called Dylan!

Tea or coffee? Black or Green Tea

Early bird or night owl? Night Owl

10 mile countryside bike ride or cosy sofa and wood burner? I would opt for a 10 mile country walk with my dogs, followed by cosy sofa and wood burner – with snacks and wine.

Red wine or white? Dry white wine or a beer.

Books or films? Books are always better than films however, I find myself watching films a lot more.

Shopping or fishing? Shopping. I don’t really like touching fish.

Vanilla crème brulée or farmhouse cheese board? A cheeseboard wins every day.

Choice of colour: Olive green or fuchsia pink? Fuchsia pink all the way.

Cats or dogs? Dogs of course, life would be very quiet without our Dave and Dylan!

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice or the autobiography of Richard Branson? Richard Branson as I find him very interesting,

Winter or summer? The summer as there is so many more activities you can do when it’s warm, although I do quite enjoy finding the snow in the Alps for skiing!

Downton Abbey or Human Universe? Neither?

Football or Tennis? If I had to pick it would be Tennis, purely for the fact that it is acceptable to drink Pimms all day.

Twitter or Facebook? Twitter

Our Services

Clients choose to work with our friendly, professional team time and time again because we consistently deliver a quality service that makes their lives easier. Our plain-speaking approach ensures everyone is kept on the same page and that a project can move forward in a timely and cost-effective way.


Commercial Estate Agency


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Property Valuation

Landlord and Tenant

Building Surveying

Development Consultancy

What people say about working with us

  • "Morley, Riches & Ablewhite – forgettable name, but seriously unforgettable service! We engaged MRA about 3 years’ ago on recommendation.  We have never regretted it. Good, practical advice on all property aspects, including new leases, professional discussions with existing Landlords and advice generally. At all times the service has been prompt, professional and cost-effective.  Communication skills are first rate and we have confidence in the calibre of MRA’s team and their ability to provide commercial insight and evolve innovative win / win solutions."
    John May, Director, Thompson & Morgan Group Holdings Limited
  • "Jon Ablewhite of Morley, Riches and Ablewhite has provided professional services to my company for many years. This has included sales, purchasing and renting of office properties in and around Colchester. He has been very professional and thorough, combining this with an understanding of the needs of a business client such as ourselves. Together with Peter Riches, he forms a very strong and likeable team."
    Russell Sainty, Seaford Properties Limited
  • "Peter Riches of MRA has managed an industrial property we own for the last 10 years and we have been delighted with the way our business has been handled. We have always found Peter to be very professional in his attitude; he has a good understanding of what we are trying to achieve, listens to our ideas and offers suggestions of his own. The rest of the team at MRA are always polite, friendly and helpful and we highly recommend the company and the services they offer."
    A J Kernahan, Developments Limited
  • "Being a local business in Colchester, we seek to establish relationships with local professionals in certain key areas of business. Morley Riches and Ablewhite are a professional friend of Handelsbanken and  understood from a very early stage what we were looking for from their reports. They  have been extremely prompt in their delivery  of valuations and more than happy to discuss all aspects of the property market within our catchment area, which we find very valuable.  Overall a pleasure to deal with."
    Russell Felstead, Handelsbanken
  • "We have employed the services of Morley Riches & Ablewhite for over 10 years and have always found them to be Professional to deal with. Both Peter and Jon have a wide knowledge of the local commercial market which has enabled them to advise us on various aspects within our diverse business."
    Ian Newman, East Anglian Group
  • "I have worked with Morley Riches and Ablewhite for several years. I have always found them to be trustworthy, professional, responsive and accurate while offering a flexible approach to problem solving. They provide excellent value for money and also deliver additional value through their thorough knowledge and network. Reputation and branding are important to any business so it’s important to select organisations who have a compatible constitution and culture. MRA demonstrate empathy with corporate objectives, they manage customer relationships effectively and efficiently and work seamlessly as part of a team. I would recommend them to anyone who needs a professional property service."
    Steve Heywood, Hills Building Group
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