Richard Benwell Joins Castria Design

Richard Benwell has joined Castria Design.  Castria offers an integrated architecture and engineering service with a creative business culture.  Richard has a proven track record and excellent customer service as a Chartered Surveyor in Cornwall. You can contact...

RICS have lauched a New Home Survey Standard

This week the RICS has launched their new Home Survey Standard. It follows a consumer and industry-led consultation earlier in the year and aims to protect buyers and sellers better. There is an emphasis on the consumers being able to fully understand the benefits of...

Urban Farming

Could Urban Farming be our future? Is it the way to lower emissions and deal with the challenge of growing enough crops to sustain our populations? RICS asked some experts in the field, and here’s their feedback. Michael Hardman The co-founder of the Food...

What’s the future of our High Street?

There has been an increase of funding from the Government into the ‘Future High Street Fund’. The figure has risen from £675m to £1bn, a welcome increase to local councils across the UK. There are concerns however that more fundamental changes are required...

The Woodland Carbon Code

Our woodlands and trees are now seen as a vital part of our global carbon solution, as well as, important to increase the diversity of our landscapes. The opportunity in Woodland Carbon is emerging as a current and critical issue. Trees and Carbon Capture come hand in...