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Team Dylan Snowdon 2018

Team Dylan Snowdon 2018

We are pleased to report Morley Riches and Ablewhite’s climb of Snowdon was a great success. “Team Dylan” comprising Dylan the Dog, Peter Riches, Sam Morley, Amelia Valentin, Carol Geddes, Toby Morley and Alfie Geddes made it to the summit on Saturday July 7th.

We ascended the ‘Tourist Route’ starting in Llanberis, descending on the steeper Pyg Track. This was just about suitable for Dylan but a challenge for some of the older knees!

The fine spell of weather continued but with a gentle breeze it was just comfortable. We got through almost as much water as Dylan who had the added bonus of bathing in a few streams as we climbed.

Toby and Amelia very kindly kept to a slow pace in order to keep us “oldies” in their sights. However, on the way down Toby ‘pushed on’ in order to catch the last bus back to Llanberis and recover the cars.
Unfortunately we missed the England v Sweden match but updates from other climbers on England’s goals and eventual win kept us going.

The following day some of us managed a bit of zip wiring which was great fun and somewhat easier than the climb!!! Peter kept his feet firmly on the ground as he had an important role to fulfil in looking after Dylan who declined the excitement of pretending to be a chimpanzee for the day!!!!

It just leaves it for me to thank everyone who has donated so kindly to our charity, the Colchester Toy Library. Being a very small charity, they receive no Government funding and this is the first time a business has supported them. I do hope other firms will choose small local charities. All donations no matter how small make such a differ

It’s amazing who you meet up a mountain, 280 miles from home. We were somewhat surprised to meet a team from Holmes and Hills, Solicitors. I think they were a little shocked to see us too!!!
We are so pleased to be able to donate just over £2,300.

Sam Morley

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  • "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
  • "Griffin Chapman has a long-standing relationship with Morley Riches & Ablewhite. Our experience is that they are highly professional, efficient and proactive. We have been pleased to recommend a number of our clients to Morley Riches & Ablewhite for assistance in property matters. The feedback that we have received has been highly positive. We have also been pleased to co-sponsor a number of successful corporate events with Morley Riches & Ablewhite over recent years."
    Griffin Chapman, Chartered Accountants
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
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