A multi-service transport company has tripled its capacity with a long term lease of a new depot in Bridgend.
Clarke Transport has relocated from Kenfig Industrial Estate to a 37,000 sq ft warehouse on a site of two acres at Central Park in Bridgend Industrial Estate to accommodate growing customer demand.
The transport company, which specialises in transporting non-temperature controlled chemicals, has signed a 15 year lease with landlords Robert Hitchins Ltd on the redeveloped site which is marketed by Knight Frank and Herbert R Thomas (HRT Commercial).
Two local landowners are urging South Wales Land Development to join them in creating a comprehensive scheme to alleviate concerns caused by Taylor Wimpey’s proposed plans, which has resulted in over 230 objections from local people.
The Hardy and Davies families, whose adjoining 30 acres of land is the subject of a planning application by Persimmon and Bellway Homes, is appealing to South Wales Land Development to collaborate with them to invest in solutions to address flooding problems and congestion issues in Rhoose.
Record prices for South Wales mountain rams have been achieved at Penderyn Market according to auctioneers Herbert R Thomas (HRT).
At this year’s biggest individual ram sale, HRT received the top price of £6,200 guineas paid by Mr CE John of Dan Y Graig Farm for a yearling ram presented by Mr HE Parkes of New House Farm in Shropshire.
The open sale of rams and ram lambs last month saw a packed ring of buyers bidding for 500 entries.
Herbert R Thomas (HRT) has announced the appointment of a new partner to grow its commercial department.
The multi-discipline property agency, which has offices in Cowbridge, Neath and Bridgend, has promoted James Mordecai, 28, from Cowbridge, to partner following seven years with the company.
Mr Mordecai joined the company in 2007 as a commercial surveyor after graduating from The Royal Agricultural College with an honours degree in Property Agency and Marketing. He also qualified as a Member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2010.
Herbert R Thomas (HRT) has raised over £370 for Macmillan Cancer Support after holding a coffee morning recently.
Employees at the Cowbridge-based estate agents baked over 20 cakes and invited friends, family and local residents to attend and raise money for the cancer support charity.
It is the first year that HRT has taken part in Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning and, due to its success, the estate agents will be hosting coffee mornings in its Bridgend and Neath offices next year.
Herbert R Thomas has announced the appointment of two new recruits following the opening of its office in Bridgend.
Herbert R Thomas (HRT), which has offices in Cowbridge, Neath, and now Bridgend, has appointed David Waterman as residential manager and Rachel Howells as personal assistant to the firm’s property partners.
Mr Waterman, from Bridgend, has over 13 years of experience in the property market having worked as an estate agent, property valuer, sales negotiator and residential sales manager. He was also the youngest person in Wales to become a fully qualified estate agent at 16 years old.