Terry Ravenscroft seems to be everywhere at the moment recently. It might be because he made all his books free.
This is a parody / spoof of James Bond, whereby James Blond is actually a secret agent and styles himself a bit on Bond, to varying effect.
Because of bad guys taking over Stockport and buying up buildings, it put me in mind of Robert Rankins Brentford Trilogy books.
It was a very enjoyable read. Lighthearted and funny. Not quite Rankin (when he's at his best) but then no one is quite like Rankin.