Cookies and your privacy

We may store information about you using cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer or other access device) which we can access when you visit our site in future.

We do this to:

  • Enable core site functionality - They do not contain any personal information and are automatically deleted when you close the browser (session based)

    If you use our shortlist feature on our property search we store a unique number in a cookie so that we can find your saved items list next time you visit. This list is entirely for your benefit and we only get to use it if you send us an enquiry. This cookie expires within a month.
  • Provide Visitor Analytics - These cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve our site - we use a service called Google Analytics. (
  • Integrate with third parties services - We use a social media service called "Add This" which lets you share news and property information links over your favourite social networks (e.g Twitter, Facebook etc) - In order for this to function "Add this" and the social network you choose may also add further cookies. We don't get any of your personal information from "Add This" or the social networks but they do tell us how many people have used the various services to help us. You can read about this service here:

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Cookie NamePurpose / SourceExpiry (how long does it remain active if not deleted)
_utmaGoogle Analytics2 yrs
_utmbGoogle Analytics30 mins
_utmzGoogle Analytics12 hrs
EktGUIDSite functionality1 yr
EkAnalyticsSite functionality1 yr
_atuvcAddThis - Social Media2 yrs
enquiryIdGVA property search1 month
_utmcGoogle AnalyticsSession only
ecmSite functionalitySession only
_atshcAdd This - Social MediaSession only


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Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain area or features of our site.

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