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Rejuvenation of former cinema and bingo hall in Wednesbury

Published on: 14th December 2017 Our Birmingham agency team have successfully negotiated the sale of a former cinema and bingo hall in Wednesbury, West Midlands. Acting on behalf of the owners, Wednesbury Enterprises Ltd, we sold the property to Picturedrome Cinemas, a company that specialises in the conversion of old buildings, typically old cinemas, into fully functioning modern cinemas. 

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Middlesbrough’s Commerce House given an impressive lease of life

Published on: 12th December 2017 For over one hundred years, Commerce House operated as a banking institution but it has recently been refurbished and redeveloped to offer unrivalled serviced office facilities at the heart of Middlesbrough’s commercial district. Sitting opposite Middlesbrough train station on Exchange Square, Commerce House is primely located with easy access onto the A19/A66. The high quality offices available provide fantastic spaces to work from, bringing together an appealing blend of contemporary interiors in a traditional setting that will produce a lasting impression for any visiting client.

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Former Leonard Cheshire care homes on the market in Lincolnshire

Published on: 11th December 2017 Leonard Cheshire Disability, a major UK health and welfare charity, has appointed us to sell three of their former care homes, two of which are located in Lincolnshire. Leonard Cheshire provide support to thousands of people across the UK from their network of over 100 care homes with the charity’s main objective to provide effective and efficient community-based services to disabled people that respond to their preferences. The first of the properties, Hovenden House, is an attractive Grade II listed Victorian property located in the picturesque village of Fleet, Lincolnshire. The building provides 32 bedrooms, as well as communal, office and storage space and a detached former day building and coach block that would be suitable for conversion.

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Britain’s supermarkets capitalise on growth of convenience store sector

Published on: 7th December 2017 In recent years we have seen a real resurgence in the strength of the convenience sector, with circa 50,000 stores across the UK the sector has been valued at £38billion, statistics from the Local Shop Report (which can be downloaded here). The convenience market is widely viewed as a key driver of growth in the retail sector with market value expected to rise to £42billion by 2021 but how are the major UK supermarket chains reacting?

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Rosedale Abbey Holiday Park sold with guide price of £2.95million

Published on: 6th December 2017 Our specialist holiday and caravan park team has sold Rosedale Abbey Holiday Park, a mixed holiday park in North Yorkshire. The 26 acre park is superbly situated alongside the River Seven in Rosedale Abbey, a village at the very heart of the North Yorkshire Moors.

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December Deals Update

Published on: 4th December 2017 During November the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond gave his first Autumn budget to parliament. There were a number of key changes affecting the housing sector and our residential expert, Diana Warr has summarised the impact of the budget here. Graham Isle, business rates expert in our Leeds team commented on last month’s budget and focused on the changes to the business rates system and how it will affect businesses across England and Wales, please click here to read more.

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Cawood holiday park business sold

Published on: 1st December 2017 Our specialist holiday and caravan park team has sold a prime 11 acre static caravan park in Cawood, North Yorkshire. Cawood Park, near York is a high-quality mixed park, with consent for 77 static and 18 touring holiday caravans and extensive facilities including a popular lakeside restaurant, bar/entertainment lounge and indoor swimming pool surrounding a large fishing lake.

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Selling your property at Christmas

Published on: 30th November 2017 People may tell you that you cannot sell your house at Christmas but this is not necessarily the case. Sales and letting expert in our Leeds office, Diana Warr explores this issue further and looks at why considering moving house at Christmas isn’t such a terrible idea after all. There is much speculation and crystal ball gazing surrounding the best time of the year to put your property on the market but unfortunately, it is not always an exact science. The best time to sell is affected by a number of factors; market demand, location and of course the property itself so don’t feel disheartened if you’ve heard the all too common words ‘now is not a good time to sell’.

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Unique chalet park on the Lincolnshire coast sold

Published on: 27th November 2017 Our specialist holiday and caravan park team have sold Humberston Fitties, a historic and iconic coastal chalet park situated just 3 miles south of popular seaside resort, Cleethorpes. Our team were instructed by North East Lincolnshire Council to sell the 320 unit chalet park that has been within local authority ownership since 1938. Throughout the First World War the land was used to temporarily house soldiers stationed in the nearby Haile Sands Fort. After the war, the soldiers were replaced by holidaymakers who stayed on the site in their tents, buses and caravans, before development of the site into the chalet park that is present today.

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