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THE COUNTY PROPERTY INVESTMENT
COMPANY LIMITED

ABBREVIATED UNAUDITED ACCOUNTS

FOR THE YEAR ENDED

1ST SEPTEMBER 2016






THE COUNTY PROPERTY INVESTMENT
COMPANY LIMITED (REGISTERED NUMBER: 00035341)






CONTENTS OF THE ABBREVIATED ACCOUNTS
FOR THE YEAR ENDED 1ST SEPTEMBER 2016




Page

Company Information 1

Abbreviated Balance Sheet 2

Notes to the Abbreviated Accounts 3

Chartered Accountants' Report 5

THE COUNTY PROPERTY INVESTMENT
COMPANY LIMITED

COMPANY INFORMATION
FOR THE YEAR ENDED 1ST SEPTEMBER 2016







DIRECTORS: G Woodfine
S C Lousada
N Woodfine
S Woodfine



SECRETARY: G Woodfine



REGISTERED OFFICE: Exchange Building
16 St Cuthbert's Street
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK40 3JG



REGISTERED NUMBER: 00035341 (England and Wales)



ACCOUNTANTS: Haines Watts
First Floor, Woburn Court
2 Railton Road
Woburn Rd Ind Est
Kempston
Bedfordshire
MK42 7PN



BANKERS: Nat West Bank plc
81 High Street
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK40 1YN

THE COUNTY PROPERTY INVESTMENT
COMPANY LIMITED (REGISTERED NUMBER: 00035341)

ABBREVIATED BALANCE SHEET
1ST SEPTEMBER 2016

2016 2015
Notes £    £    £    £   
FIXED ASSETS
Investments 2 - -
Investment property 3 720,633 720,633
720,633 720,633

CURRENT ASSETS
Stocks 175,252 176,422
Debtors 241,088 229,613
Cash at bank 94,882 603,899
511,222 1,009,934
CREDITORS
Amounts falling due within one year 60,769 210,267
NET CURRENT ASSETS 450,453 799,667
TOTAL ASSETS LESS CURRENT
LIABILITIES

1,171,086

1,520,300

CAPITAL AND RESERVES
Called up share capital 4 50,000 50,000
Revaluation reserve 489,934 489,934
Profit and loss account 631,152 980,366
SHAREHOLDERS' FUNDS 1,171,086 1,520,300

The company is entitled to exemption from audit under Section 477 of the Companies Act 2006 for the year ended 1st September 2016.

The members have not required the company to obtain an audit of its financial statements for the year ended 1st September 2016 in accordance with Section 476 of the Companies Act 2006.

The directors acknowledge their responsibilities for:
(a)ensuring that the company keeps accounting records which comply with Sections 386 and 387 of the Companies
Act 2006 and
(b)preparing financial statements which give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the company as at the end of
each financial year and of its profit or loss for each financial year in accordance with the requirements of Sections
394 and 395 and which otherwise comply with the requirements of the Companies Act 2006 relating to financial
statements, so far as applicable to the company.

The abbreviated accounts have been prepared in accordance with the special provisions of Part 15 of the Companies Act 2006 relating to small companies.


The financial statements were approved by the Board of Directors on 19th May 2017 and were signed on its behalf by:



S C Lousada - Director


THE COUNTY PROPERTY INVESTMENT
COMPANY LIMITED (REGISTERED NUMBER: 00035341)

NOTES TO THE ABBREVIATED ACCOUNTS
FOR THE YEAR ENDED 1ST SEPTEMBER 2016

1. ACCOUNTING POLICIES

Accounting convention
The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention as modified by the revaluation
of certain assets and in accordance with the Financial Reporting Standard for Smaller Entities (effective January
2015).

Turnover
Turnover represents rental income receivable and proceeds from properties held for resale, stated net of value
added tax.

Investment property
Property held for investment purposes is not depreciated as required by Schedule 4 to the Companies Act 1985.
In accordance with the Financial Reporting Standard for Smaller Entities (effective April 2008) investment
property is revalued to its open market value at the balance sheet date, with any surplus of deficit on revaluation
being transferred to the revaluation reserve.

Stocks
Stocks are valued at the lower of cost and net realisable value, after making due allowance for obsolete and slow
moving items.

Deferred tax
Deferred tax is recognised in respect of all timing differences that have originated but not reversed at the balance
sheet date. No provision is made for taxation on permanent differences or on revaluation of fixed assets, except
where there is a binding contract for sale at the year end and the asset has been revalued to selling price.

Investments
Shares in associated undertakings and listed investments are included at cost. Profits/losses arising from the
disposal of fixed asset investments are treated as part of the ordinary activities.

2. FIXED ASSET INVESTMENTS
Investments
other
than
loans
£   
COST
At 2nd September 2015
and 1st September 2016 20,000
PROVISIONS
At 2nd September 2015
and 1st September 2016 20,000
NET BOOK VALUE
At 1st September 2016 -
At 1st September 2015 -

THE COUNTY PROPERTY INVESTMENT
COMPANY LIMITED (REGISTERED NUMBER: 00035341)

NOTES TO THE ABBREVIATED ACCOUNTS - continued
FOR THE YEAR ENDED 1ST SEPTEMBER 2016

3. INVESTMENT PROPERTY
Total
£   
COST OR VALUATION
At 2nd September 2015
and 1st September 2016 720,633
NET BOOK VALUE
At 1st September 2016 720,633
At 1st September 2015 720,633

4. CALLED UP SHARE CAPITAL

Allotted, issued and fully paid:
Number: Class: Nominal 2016 2015
value: £    £   
50,000 Ordinary £1 50,000 50,000

5. ULTIMATE PARENT COMPANY

The ultimate parent company is Parwood James Company Limited, a UK incorporated company.

At the balance sheet date, a loan of £206,742 was owing from Parwood James Company Limited (2015:
£206,742)

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS' REPORT TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ON THE UNAUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS OF
THE COUNTY PROPERTY INVESTMENT
COMPANY LIMITED

The following reproduces the text of the report prepared for the directors in respect of the company's annual
unaudited financial statements, from which the unaudited abbreviated accounts (set out on pages two to four)
have been prepared.

In order to assist you to fulfil your duties under the Companies Act 2006, we have prepared for your approval the
financial statements of The County Property Investment Company Limited for the year ended 1st September 2016 which
comprise the Profit and Loss Account, the Balance Sheet and the related notes from the company's accounting records
and from information and explanations you have given us.

As a practising member firm of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), we are subject to its ethical and other professional requirements which are detailed within the ICAEW's regulations and guidance at http://www.icaew.com/en/membership/regulations-standards-and-guidance.

This report is made solely to the Board of Directors of The County Property Investment Company Limited, as a body, in accordance with our terms of engagement. Our work has been undertaken solely to prepare for your approval the financial statements of The County Property Investment Company Limited and state those matters that we have agreed to state to the Board of Directors of The County Property Investment Company Limited, as a body, in this report in accordance with ICAEW Technical Release 07/16AAF. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we do not accept or assume responsibility to anyone other than The County Property Investment Company Limited Board of Directors, as a body, for our work or for this report.

It is your duty to ensure that The County Property Investment Company Limited has kept adequate accounting records and to prepare statutory financial statements that give a true and fair view of the assets, liabilities, financial position and profit of The County Property Investment Company Limited. You consider that The County Property Investment Company Limited is exempt from the statutory audit requirement for the year.

We have not been instructed to carry out an audit or a review of the financial statements of The County Property Investment Company Limited. For this reason, we have not verified the accuracy or completeness of the accounting records or information and explanations you have given to us and we do not, therefore, express any opinion on the statutory financial statements.






Haines Watts
First Floor, Woburn Court
2 Railton Road
Woburn Rd Ind Est
Kempston
Bedfordshire
MK42 7PN


25th May 2017