Thorne & Carter Cullompton

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updated on 16/07/2020

Opening Times

Hours may differ
09:00 – 13:00
09:00 – 18:00
09:00 – 18:00
09:00 – 18:00
09:00 – 18:00
09:00 – 18:00
Opens in  1 day 13 h 27 min.
1 day 13 h 27 min


Are looking for a reliable estate agent in CULLOMPTON? Then THORNE & CARTER CULLOMPTON is the perfect choice for you. THORNE & CARTER CULLOMPTON is part of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA), which is the United Kingdom's main estate agency organisation. As other NAEA estate agents, THORNE & CARTER CULLOMPTON focuses on maintaining good practice and achieving high professional standards in: UK property sale, overseas property sale, residential sales, commercial sales, residential lettings, commercial lettings, property management, business transfer, auctioneering, land. Do not hesitate to visit them at the following address: 11 - 13 HIGH STREET, EX15 1AB.

Company description
The story of Thorne and Carter unfolds across three centuries of estate agency, auctioneering and surveying in the Culm Valley. The practice was originally founded in the mid 1800s in Willand by William Thorne. When he retired towards the end of the century his son, Bill Thorne, was too young to take over the practice and so there was a gap of some years until Bill Thorne restarted the firm, again in Willand in 1911. In the 1930s Bill Thorne relocated the practice to the larger town of Cullompton and on his retirement in 1950 the practice was acquired by the late Ken Carter and had by then moved offices to Church Street. The changing face of estate agency later necessitated the move to 29 High Street, a large three storey Victorian property.
Ken Carter in partnership with his son Stephen ran a thriving multi-disciplined chartered surveyors practice specialising in residential sales, surveys, farm sales and associated agricultural work, with the firm even having its own livestock market based at Tiverton Junction in Willand. At the end of 1988 Ken Carter retired and his son Stephen formed a new partnership with Clive Madge, who had been specialising in the agricultural and professional side of the practice, together with John Parkin who had been handling the residential sales. Throughout the 1990s steady growth in the residential sales resulted in increased staff and emphasised the need for even larger premises in a more prominent and central High Street position. With this in mind the partners acquired 11 & 13 High Street fondly known locally as the “Old Police Station”.
During much of the autumn of 1999 the premises underwent a complete refurbishment and remodelling including the former “cells” being integrated into the company’s boardroom. Following his retirement from the partnership Stephen Carter continued as a consultant for several years before retiring fully. John and Clive continue in partnership with their long standing experienced team in both the reside…
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