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Ride the Tide

Thursday, 15 August, 2019

In October, 2019 Cockrams staff will be participating in the first fundraising event to officially launch the new partnership between Cockrams Surveyors and The Cornwall Wildlife Trust. The event will be a gruelling kayak down the river Fowey, from Lostwithiel, finishing in Fowey with the overall distance being just over 5 nautical miles (9.3km). The … Read More »

Proudly Sponsoring the Ride to Rome

Friday, 26 July, 2019

Petrolab, a mineralogy and petrography specialist based in Redruth, Cornwall are currently on the road cycling from London to Rome raising awareness and money for two charities; Admiral Nurses who work with people (and their families who are often more affected) with Alzheimers and Demelza House, which is a hospice that provides respite care and … Read More »

Use Of Drones Becomes Rampant In The Construction Industry

Tuesday, 16 July, 2019

It is said that the construction industry is always interested in using the latest technology whenever it makes the work simple. Yes, it is undoubtedly true. Unless the technical advancement makes the life of a construction engineer simple, he or she will not be quite enthusiastic for it. When we see drones becoming a common … Read More »

Why Do You Need A Construction Manager?

Friday, 12 July, 2019

Construction manager performs a significant responsibility in carrying out a building project from beginning to end. Whether it is a small renovation project or remodeling work, a massive commercial project or development of a residential complex; a construction manager brings a significant change in the success of it. The construction manager not just monitors the … Read More »

Should You Buy New Or Resale Property In Cornwall?

Wednesday, 8 May, 2019

When you are looking for a property, it is essential to make the decision systematically.  It applies everywhere, London or Cornwall. Whether to buy a new one or resale property depends on your choice. The blog talks about some driving factors affecting your decision. Are you in a hurry? If your investment has to finish … Read More »

We did not expect that!!

Monday, 1 April, 2019

On a recent inspection on a property in Cornwall, our surveyor, having been instructed to undertake a Building Survey could not believe what they were seeing.  Inspecting the windows and checking seals for blown double glazing units the surveyor identified that the seals had deteriorated and double-glazed units had failed. This being a potentially large … Read More »