The right time of year to be at Denmans Garden – until the regulars arrived for their afternoon tea!

Our client was delighted with the much better than expected realisation of Denmans Garden in April – and there could have been no better time than spring in England to be offering quality garden paraphernalia for sale by online auction. In addition to the statues, garden furniture, ornaments, plants, the contents of the shop and […]

Posted on 10th May 2017 by Amy

SESCA Insolvency Conference 2017

This year’s SESCA annual insolvency conference is taking place at the University of Sussex, Brighton 29-30 June 2017 and as usual Marriott & Co. will be attending and sponsoring the event. We are looking forward to meeting with our fellow attendees, and discussing the latest topical insolvency issues with faces old and new. As in […]

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All lots exceed reserve in online auction of Dubois Naval Architects

Marriott & Co. secured an excellent result in the recent online auction of the assets of leading design firm Dubois Naval Architects Ltd (In Liquidation). Assets of Dubois Naval Architects sold at auction

Posted on 14th March 2017 by Amy

Why Insurance Valuations Matter to Your Business

How much would it cost to reinstate your business in the event of a loss? It is both surprising and alarming how many business owners cannot answer this question with confidence. Have you considered the indemnity period you will require, the effect Brexit and the fall of the pound will have on importing your replacement […]

Posted on 17th February 2017 by Amy

Is Valuation an Art or a Science?

This is an age old question pondered by valuation experts many times over. I believe that most valuers tend to err on the side of valuation being an art rather than a science, mainly on the basis that it requires judgment and is a statement of opinion not fact. However, I believe it is reasonable […]

Posted on 19th September 2016 by Amy

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Posted on 28th July 2016 by Amy


The SESCA annual residential insolvency conference is just around the corner, on Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July at the Surrey University, Guildford, have you booked your place? There are a range of speakers throughout the seminar covering topical subjects.  Marriott & Co. will be attending and also hosting pre-dinner drinks in the bar on […]

Posted on 20th June 2016 by Amy

Marriott & Co. Spring 2016 Newsletter

A busy start to the year for the Marriott & Co. disposal team with various online asset sales completed. The assets sold included Sheet Metal Machine Tools, Woodworking Equipment, Motor Vehicles, Audio Visual Stage Equipment, Motorbikes and Scooters, stock of Formal Menswear, a vast Model Train Collection together with a sale of a Residential House […]

Posted on 14th March 2016 by Amy

Tom Allman’s Dissertation

In 2013 our Director of Valuations, Tom Allman, completed his BSc degree in Estate Management achieving First Class Honours. His final year dissertation was a project entitled: “a researched refinement of the Depreciated Replacement Cost (DRC) method as a guide to market values (MV) for Machinery & Business Assets valuers.” Depreciated Replacement Cost (DRC) is […]

Posted on 3rd March 2016 by Amy

The legal sources of law in England and Wales

I thought I would post this essay as a ‘refresher’ for busy professionals who sometimes need reminding of the basic principles underlying the established legal system we all abide by. There are two main legal sources that court judgments are based on. These two sources are legislation, formed under the authority of Parliament, and case […]

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