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RICS Registered Valuers

A team with specialist knowledge of the RICS Appraisal and Valuation Standards

We are RICS Registered Valuers* and use our specialist knowledge of the RICS Appraisal and Valuation Standards to provide our formal valuations and offer advice on valuation issues in a variety of circumstances:

  • Secured lending
  • We regularly value commercial and residential properties, including residential investments, for lending institutions including Handelsbanken and Lloyds Bank.

  • Financial
  • This type of valuation can include taxation, company accounts and SIPPs (Self Invested Personal Pensions).

  • Social Housing
  • Red book valuations for Section 106 schemes, affordable rents, existing use values, shared ownership, help to buy and stair-casing valuations, for both landlords and tenants.

  • Development Appraisal
  • Identifying the financial viability for planning applications and Enabling Development.

  • Leasehold Extension
  • Leasehold extension / enfranchisement

As a close knit, experienced team we tailor solutions to each individual case. We pride ourselves on our quality and responsive service, ensuring every client is given the attention their case deserves. If you want to know more about our valuation service, contact our team through the details above.

*PD Riches BSc FRICS – RICS Registered Valuer No. 00069214

JD Ablewhite MRICS – RICS Registered Valuer No. 00082926

Emma Byrne MA(Hons) MRICS

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.

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Commercial Estate Agency

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Property Management

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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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "Peter Riches and his team was recommended to me by a fellow business man.   He has proven himself to be up to a very high standard in his profession and I like the way that he is prompt to deal with any situation in a professional way.   He has a dynamic, enthusiastic team around him which gives me confidence in my decision making in which I value his experienced advice."
    Adrian Coolbergen, Coolbergen Properties
  • "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
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