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In just three months, Dacre, Son & Hartley have sold all three homes within an exclusive new homes development in the centre of Pateley Bridge.The bespoke development of four bedroom houses, known as Skaife Row, stand at the top of Pateley Bridge’s celebrated High Street, in Nidderdale’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The stunning properties were built by renowned local building contractor, HG1 Ltd, for respected developer, Mr Mike Bower, who lives nearby.Dacre, Son & Hartley attracted...

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Edward Pawley has been named as a Senior Associate for the commercial property firm, Dacres Commercial, as it is expanding its specialist healthcare division.In his new role, Edward will carry out valuations, rent reviews and lease renewals, as well as advising on investment transactions, spanning all types of healthcare property including GP surgeries, medical centres and pharmacies. He will cover an extensive area spanning Yorkshire and into the North West, Midlands and down the M1 corridor.Ed...

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A development of just eight new shared ownership homes in the sought-after village of Long Preston, which is nestled between Skipton and Settle in the scenic North Yorkshire Dales, are being made available to buyers on a shared-ownership basis through the Settle office of Dacre Son & Hartley.The small-scale collection of 16 two and three bedroom semi-detached, detached and mews homes are currently under construction and they enjoy an enviable village location on Greengate Lane, less than 12-mile...

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In this years prestigious 'Best Places to Live' guide, Ilkley has been named as the best place to live in the North and North East of England, which is published each year by The Sunday Times, and it is easy to see why according to the town’s leading estate agent, Dacre, Son & Hartley. Other locations in the region’s top 10 include Alnmouth, Barnard Castle, Chapel Allerton, Easingwold, Masham, Slaithwaite, Todmorden, Tynemouth and York. Stroud in Gloucestershire was named as the overall Bes...

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Dacre, Son & Hartley, Yorkshire’s largest independent estate agent, have unveiled their ambitious plans to significantly grow its franchise network across Yorkshire and beyond after partnering with leading franchising specialist, Accentia Franchise Consultants.Dacres currently employs 125 property professionals across its residential, commercial and agricultural divisions, and has 20 strategically placed offices across West and North Yorkshire, including two successful franchised branches i...

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In what is anticipated to be a booming Summer filled with lots of people choosing to 'staycation' in the UK as oppose to vacation, Papa John's, one of the leading pizza franchises has offered it's services to help holiday makers order and pay for their delicious, top quality pizza's by utilising some of their new franchise solutions for contactless delivery.  Justin Gilbert, Senior Operations Director at Papa John’s UK, explains: “Being able to deliver a quality food proposition this s...

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Leading property-maintenance franchise, Fantastic Services, has announced it will be exhibiting at the National Franchise Exhibition that will take place on the 21st and 22nd May. The virtual event is the perfect place for anyone who’s been considering starting their own business, has just begun their research, or are seeking an alternative source of income. By visiting Fantastic Services’ virtual stand, you’ll get the chance to explore the lucrative world of home services and learn more about...

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In Franchise Direct's yearly report, the UK's 7th best franchise goes to the property-maintenance leader Fantastic Services.Franchise Direct’s Top 100 Franchises list is the premier, research-only based ranking of the UK’s top 100 franchises. Fantastic Services secured the 7th spot in the list, outshining franchisors, firmly positioned in the top ten for years. The high ranking recognised Fantastic Services’ resilience, flexibility, social responsibility and support for over 530 franchisees, pro...

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TaxAssist Accountants franchise owner Dave Underwood, has recently celebrated 20 years of success in Harrogate with leading accountancy network. Dave Underwood’s introduction to franchising was as a family venture, joining TaxAssist Accountants alongside his sister Val and brother-in-law John Robinson. After successfully growing the practice together, which fully supported two families, Dave became the sole franchisee after Val and John retired in 2016. He now runs his busy shop at 6 Mount Str...

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TaxAssist Accountants franchise owner Russell Chapman, has opened his second shop at 46 Busby Road, Clarkston in Glasgow.ACCA-qualified Russell Chapman joined the TaxAssist Accountants network in 2018, after purchasing an established practice at 108 Battlefield Road in South Glasgow from a former franchisee. Encouraged by the growth of his practice, he has now opened a second shop to cater for demand.“I’m extremely proud of how the business has processed since I took it over in August 2018. Annu...

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Over 7,000 new entrepreneurs set up up their own business in Scotland in 2020, with now even more opportunities available thanks to Shuttercraft, as they have released 7 new regions for partners to join their ever-expanding network.  Over the last couple of years, interior shutters have been the fastest growing window coverings market in England, and the whole market was worth £1.52bn in 2019. So far, our franchise network in Scotland has not yet been established but we’ve recognised t...

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ChipsAway has come out on top to receive the honour of being named the UK's Top ‘Car and Auto Repair’ franchise in Franchise Direct’s Top 100, but also ranking as number 40 in the Top Franchise overall in the UK. The Franchise Direct Top 100 celebrates the best franchises that Britain has to offer. The top 100 franchises are ranked by several different criteria, including size of brand, turnover, stability and growth, right through to social responsibility, awards and recognition, so this is...

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