Chartered Surveyors Newquay


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Newquay Chartered Surveyors


Hocking Associates are professional independent surveyors offering a variety of services designed to provide clients throughout Newquay and the surrounding area with all the relevant information they need when considering a property for purchase. With over 30 years of experience in detailed and comprehensive surveys and reports, Hocking Associates provides surveys tailored to meet the needs of each client. Often, purchasing a property will be one of the most important investments you make in your lifetime, so it is essential that you have a detailed survey conducted on the property in order to assess any defects or major issues that may be present.


Initially established in 1987, Hocking Associates has built up a strong reputation throughout the local area, having conducted inspections on over 17000 properties. We operate mainly throughout Cornwall, producing unbiased and in-depth reports solely for the benefit of our clients.


About Newquay


A well-known coastal tourist town, Newquay is famous for its beautiful surfing beaches at Fistral and Watergate Bay. Newquay is presently seeing a large amount of new residential development, the area also boasts numerous hotels, guest houses and, in more recent years, ‘surf pods’, making it a popular holiday destination. Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Restaurant is located at Watergate Bay, and a little further down the coast in the other direction is the coastal resort of Perranporth. Newquay airport, adjoining RAF St Mawgan, allows for direct links to London and a variety of other UK and overseas destinations. Whether you are looking for a coastal town near Truro, or are thinking of a new buy-to-let property for the holiday season, Newquay is an ideal location for investment.


Services We Provide


Hocking Associates provides a number of services for clients across Cornwall and the surrounding areas, however, the main service we offer is the Building Survey Report (Level 3)  We have experience in surveying everything from cottages to large country manors and can provide professional advice for all who need it.


Building Survey Report (Level 3)A detailed report that looks at the condition of all visible and accessible areas of the property. The surveyor will inspect both the interior and exterior areas of the property, with the advice given as to the extent of any defects identified and whether any works or repairs are required.


Get In Touch


Whether you are a first-time buyer looking at a new home in Newquay, or you would like more information on the range of services we provide, get in touch with our professional team for expert advice and assistance. Simply contact us by calling 01326 379222 where you can speak to an adviser.


You can also get in touch by completing the form found on our Contact Us page, or by emailing us at where we will get back to you as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Areas We Cover


Hocking Associates is a team of independent chartered surveyors, offering expert advice and assistance to clients throughout Cornwall. Based in Falmouth, we primarily cover Newquay to Lands End, although we also encompass the Wadebridge, Padstow and Rock areas. We regularly carry out property inspections for clients in Mylor Bridge and Flushing, Mawnan Smith and Helford Passage, Restronguet, Truro, St Mawes, Helston, Redruth, Camborne, Penzance, Carbis Bay, Hayle and St Ives as well as villages in the surrounding areas.

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Richard Hocking Chartered Surveyors
Richard C K Hocking

FRICS, F Land Inst, RICS Registered Valuer,

RICS ECO Assessor

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Richard has recently appeared as an expert advisor in an episode of the BBCs ‘Rip off Britain’, appearing alongside Julia Somerville.

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