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Our members - professional services


Charles Blake Associates - Simon Blake

Back in 1959, Chartered Architect Charles Blake started his practice in Torquay; Charles Blake and Associates. 60 years later, we are still going strong with Charles’ Son, Simon, now at the helm. The practice has evolved and expanded over time, and we are now well respected architectural technologists and designers.

The local knowledge that we possess is unsurpassed and we are very proud of our roots here in Torquay.  We undertake work across Devon as well as the rest of the UK.

Charles Blake Associates can and will create the space you desire. We are dedicated to turning your dreams into a reality. We are committed to creating architecture that reflects our client’s aspirations, responds to context and contributes to a sustainable future.

01803 313731


Charles Darrow - Lucy Fuller & Paul Heather

One of the South West’s leading commercial property agents, specializing in all aspects of commercial property, business sales and property auctions.

From our regional offices, we offer a comprehensive service with specialist advisors in each of our commercial sectors, whether it be selling a business, auctioning a property or a commercial letting, we can help.

With an ever growing, close-knit team, our combined skill and expertise provides specialist property advice to clients all over the South West. Charles Darrow continue to pride themselves on being an open, honest and straight-talking commercial property agency.

01626 330022


Darnells - Lisa Dickinson

Darnells aims to be more than just your accountancy firm. As a Darnells client you enjoy access to specialists in all aspects of accountancy and business advice. You also benefit from our unique approach to business, which is always forward looking and dedicated to providing whatever support you need to achieve your personal or business goals. We work with businesses of all sizes and types with specific expertise in all areas

Darnells, Quay House, Quay Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2BU

01626 358500


Kitsons - James Cross

Solicitors should be seen as more than just an expensive necessity. We think you deserve a better kind of service – one that’s more in tune with you and the realities of the world out there. What you really want to know is – will we actually listen to what you need, give you a straight-forward answer you can act on and charge you a realistic fee?

Well, the answer is yes, yes and yes.

Isn’t that the way solicitors should be?

Minerva House Orchard Way, Edginswell Park, Torquay Devon TQ2 7FA

01803 202020


London Law Collective - Tim Herbert

Tim Herbert is a Director of LLC, based in Torquay. LLC offers corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, employment, data protection and IP legal advice, with a particular specialism in start-up and growing businesses. LLC is a diverse, inclusive and pending B-Corp firm that offers quality legal support and advice to empower businesses, whilst taking its social responsibilities seriously

0737 562 6184

London Law Collective


Latitude Mediation - Serena Davis

Helping you to resolve your business, commercial and workplace disputes in a fast, effective and cost-effective way: The days of disproportionate legal fees, restrictive, protracted formal legal proceedings, and contentious correspondence, are numbered. Individuals and their lawyers are instead choosing more pragmatic dispute resolution…. Mediation provides considerable latitude to participants to explore infinite solutions, and create a bespoke resolution quickly, in order that they can move forwards.


Latitude Mediation


Otter HR - John Taylor

Otter HR cover all areas that you would expect from an HR department with particular specialism in disciplinary grievance, TUPE, re-structures, coaching, mentoring and training. Otter HR is a small HR consultancy set up in 2008 by John Taylor. Otter HR provides guidance and support across all areas of HR to private and government organisations.


The aim of the Company is to provide first class HR advice to small and medium sized Companies who do not need their own full time HR Manager or HR Director, or to provide additional support where the workload cannot be managed by an in house team.

By using Otter HR you will get all the advantages of having your own experienced HR Director at a fraction of the cost.

07990 563174


Revisionr - Andrew Rogers

Revisionr, Torre, Torquay Devon TQ2 5BQ



Smart Skills - Michael Sharman

SMART SKILLS supports businesses in Devon to upskill their workforce and advance their business with a range of fully funded training solutions; funded by the European Social Fund.

The range of skills support includes all levels from one-day workshops through to full qualifications.

SMART SKILLS can provide your business with free training in CMI Leadership & Management, Digital Marketing, CMI Coaching & Mentoring, Project Management, Digital Technologies, Practical Work Related Skills, Food Business plus more!

Our expert Skills Advisers are on hand to help identify skills gaps and guide you through the skills training options you need to become more resilient and grow.

07881551970 / 0800 97 55 111 (Select option 6)



As an award winning provider of business and property services, TDA makes a real difference to the lives of people living and working in the South West delivering innovative and practical programmes in areas including job and business creation.

Year on year we are successfully delivering high quality economic development, property and business services to a growing customer base across the South West

Tor Hill House, Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5QW

01803 926310 and




The Arlo Group Limited - Finn Houlihan

The Arlo Group is a Boutique Wealth Management firm with global reach from our offices based in the UK.
We specialise in:
• Financial planning
• Inheritance tax planning
• Foreign exchange
• Expatriate Financial Repatriation Service
• Tax services

First Floor, Cockington Court, Cockington, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6XA

01803 690444


Westcountry Health Care - Susie Colley

Award-winning experts providing a free  personal service. Offer advice and solutions that meet our clients’ needs today, anticipate what they need tomorrow. Take control and hold your hand through the claims process. The difference between your claim being rejected or approved providing the best possible support in times of crisis.

75 Teignmouth Road, TORQUAY Devon, TQ1 4ES

01803 314600


Wollens - Michelle Pugh - Michelle Pugh

We think in full colour, but keep things black & white.

From our origins in the 19th century advising Devon landowners, farmers and sea traders, we’ve grown into one of the largest solicitors in the South West, with exceptional specialists across private client matters as well as company and commercial law.

Harbourside 67 The Terrace Torquay TQ1 1DP

01803 213251


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