Tre-Kernow (at home Cornwall)

Kernewek: tre Kernow – English: at home Cornwall

Tre Kenow as a brand is dedicated to providing homes specifically for the people of Cornwall. All of the developments we embark on will have this specific purpose in mind to ensure high quality housing is available for the people of the Dutchy.

Under Tre-Kernow we are undertaking multiple projects at present. Updates on these projects will appear on this part of the website.

Team Tre-Kernow

Jon McDermott

BSC (Geographical Science) – University of Portsmouth

MA (Town Planning) – University of Westminster

MRTPI – Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute

FRGS – Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society

CXO – TPX Group

Principal Town Planner -Town Planning Expert

With some 20 years experience in the planning industry, Jon McDermott is a Chartered Town Planner and Educator in planning and development. As the Principal Town Planner at Town Planning Experts, Jon is also an active member of the MRTPI – Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Host to a wealth of planning knowledge, Jon specialises in Flood Risk Management and prepares all of the Flood Risk Assessments for Town Planning Experts. Jon is always keen to share his knowledge of the planning system with his clients and is skilled in taking challenging situations and providing clear solutions and strategies.

Jon is an attendee of a number of established networking events and is a regular writer in the Your Property Network Magazine. Jon is always more than happy to assist new clients with a straightforward and pragmatic approach, which underpin the key principles at Town Planning Experts.

Tanya McDermott

Company Secretary and Office Manager – Town Planning Expert

NVQ Level 2 Interior Design

Tanya McDermott is not a Chartered Town Planner but I am customer services through and through.12 years in the water industry in account management for Southern Waters Multi Site customers, followed by a stint in a MOD contractor water and wastewater sector.
Then a complete change of role as I went into the kitchen industry, where I learned how to design kitchens and I installed my own kitchen.I now look after Jon’s manic diary, run the office and be there as support for our amazing team, by doing invoicing, chasing up outstanding invoices, looking after our development arm of the business, making tea and anything else that is needed

Dr Simon Coles

Simon has recently left the Royal Navy with his last role being within HM Naval Base Portsmouth as the Management and Plans Team Leader.
He has been involved in property development for over 10 years but has more recently transitioned into the deep end moving from small flips and HMO to a commercial to residential conversion of a 300+year Grade II* Georgian Building. Simon is now a full time property developer and also provides consultancy on Nutrient Neutrality issues. Pulling on his academic background as a PhD Environmental Analytical Chemist, which specialised in the study of Nutrients in Freshwaters, he can provide specialist consultancy to developers subject to Natural England’s restrictions on local planning approvals to demonstrate Nutrient Neutrality.
Simon has been a proud member of TPX’s community of developers for several years and is happy to join the fantastic team at Town Planning Expert.