Colston & Colston is an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors based in Bath with extensive contacts throughout the West Country and South Wales. The firm also operates in the South East and the Midlands.
The range of Colston & Colston’s client list reflects the breadth of the firm’s experience, contacts and diversity both as Chartered Surveyors and specialist property consultants. Clients include companies, asset managers, developers, private property investors, landowners and pension funds. The broad range of core services offered by the firm includes the following:
Landlord and Tenant The firm advises on rent reviews and lease renewals as well as on specific matters such as repairing obligations, service charge liabilities and dilapidations. In today’s economic climate, both landlords and tenants increasingly seek advice on break options.
Valuation Valuation advice is offered to owners, occupiers and lenders for most purposes including sale or acquisition, accounts, taxation or dispute resolution. Whether freehold or leasehold, rental or capital, valuations are undertaken across all asset classes and property types.
Asset Management The firm regularly advises property owners, whether on the day-to-day management of a property or asset management advice on individual properties or portfolios. What differentiates the firm is its ability to provide fresh thinking.
Commercial Agency Services Whether buying, selling or letting, Colston & Colston can offer advice across most sectors including retail, offices, industrial, leisure, residential land and mixed use development opportunities.
Investment Agency Colston & Colston advises on the disposal or acquisition of investment property offering market overviews, rental value advice and cash flow appraisals to aid your sale or purchase. The firm advises a broad range of investors from institutions, banks and property companies to private individuals and has all the necessary skills to negotiate the most favourable outcome for its clients.
Development Consultancy Colston & Colston is seen as a leader in the field of Development Consultancy. The firm understands property and how property works which is why it is instructed by landowners and developers. Colston & Colston recommends the most appropriate strategy to realise a site’s maximum value including potential alternative uses for that land and property. The firm consistently provides clear, imaginative and achievable strategies for its clients to ensure the success of a project even during these challenging times.
Expert Witness Other professionals such as lawyers, accountants and architects regularly engage the services of Alistair and David, including instructions for the provision of Expert Witness reports, on subjects as diverse as fraud, land contamination and valuations in respect of matrimonial settlements.
Increasingly fellow property professionals now call upon the services of Colston & Colston. Alistair, David and Allan have worked for leading firms of Chartered Surveyors and property consultants and now provide a bespoke service to the property industry. The firm is instructed by individual practices as an extra skills resource, supplementing a firm’s existing skills on specific projects.
Alistair, David and Allan’s personal approach together with their reputation for getting the job done on time and at a price that is transparent and affordable means that they are now much sought after within the profession.