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Carol Geddes

Carol Geddes is a property manager at Morley Riches and Ablewhite.

Before joining Morley Riches and Ablewhite, Carol was working for the British Army. She worked with a dedicated team to arrange winter and summer activities for the British Army in Canada, before working for the building and services supplies in the joint head quarters in Germany.

Carol’s role at the practice has changed throughout the years. A large part of her job has been to build a brand new client database system for the team, a project that continues to run as the business develops and grows. She enjoys all aspects of her job and how varied her role is at the company, however, filing is possibly her least favourite.

She has been with the company for a long time, and is proud to have been part of a team that has come back stronger and better than ever despite difficult economic times. She describes Morley Riches and Ablewhite as unique in the industry because of their work ethic. She enjoys working for a medium sized firm which is able to ensure every client receives the best possible service and is never just another number. She rates personal service and the understanding of clients needs and their business very highly.

On her days off, Carol can’t help but keep an eye out for the sites the company manage and make sure everything is in working order! To wind down you’ll find her with her head in a good book or watching the footy.

Tea or coffee? Tea (Must be PG Pyramids) white with one sugar.

Early bird or night owl? Early bird on a work night, but most definitely night owl at weekends.

10 mile countryside bike ride or cosy sofa and wood burner? Cosy sofa and a good book with a glass of wine.

Red wine or white? New World White is the preferred wine tipple, but do like a nice Vodka or amaretto cranberry – Sarah might have had something to do with that last drink choice!

Books or films? Be nice to have time to watch a film but a musical would be the first pick.

Shopping or fishing? Hate shopping with a passion and not a fishing fan, I’d rather watch West Ham United on the telly in a cosy pub on a Saturday afternoon. Heaven if we win.

Vanilla crème brulée or farmhouse cheese board? Cheese every time.

Choice of colour: Olive green or fuchsia pink? Purple closely followed by blue.

Cats or dogs? Cats, less work and cost.

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice or the autobiography of Richard Branson? Love all the books written by Martina Cole, Lee Childs, Dan Brown, Jackie Collins and Sidney Sheldon. I read most days even if it is just for 20 minutes.

Winter or summer? Summer, I do hate the cold.

Downton Abbey or Human Universe? Downton Abbey

Football or Tennis? FOOTBALL, it’s a religion.

Twitter or Facebook? Facebook.

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


Property Management


Property Valuation

Landlord and Tenant

Building Surveying

Development Consultancy

What people say about working with us

  • "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
  • "We have acted alongside Peter Riches of Morley Riches and Ablewhite for a number of years for a mutual client which is a major national landowner. Peter is sharp and incisive and a pleasure to deal with and we value the expertise and commitment he brings to transactions. We look forward to continuing to work with Morley Riches and Ablewhite in the future."
    Anthony Alderman, Partner of Bond Dickinson LLP
  • "We are very happy with the friendly, professional and pro-active commercial property management service which we receive from Jon Ablewhite and we accordingly have no hesitation in recommending him and his firm."
    Rodney Stock, Bishop’s Stortford
  • "Dudley Smith Partnership has enjoyed a long and positive professional relationship with Morley Riches and Ablewhite. Their broad professional services are delivered with efficiency and they display a practical approach together with proactive client service. Our respective firms have from time to time worked jointly on projects over the years and we are pleased to recommend Morley Riches and Ablewhite when the opportunity arises."
    Dudley Smith Partnership
  • "I have known Peter Riches and indeed some of his staff for many years now.  Our family and I in particular have built a close relationship with Peter, instructing him on numerous occasions for projects, lease renewals, rent reviews etc. and have always found him to be honest, reliable and extremely efficient. Peter will always find a solution to all your property needs and matters – his creative talent, input and valuable knowledge is where he really shines above the rest “bar none”! I would have no hesitation in recommending him or his staff for all your property needs."
    Aaron Taub, Advantage Property Group
  • "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
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