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Historic site with roots dating back to 997AD on the market in North Yorkshire

Published on: 7th December 2018 Formerly a Roman marching camp, medieval hostel and monastery, the historic mixed-use site at Spital Farm has recently come to market. The extensive farm features a Grade II listed farmhouse with two self-contained letting cottages, a restaurant, craft centre, tea room, caravan park and just over 13 acres of land providing potential for future development, subject to planning.

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December Deals Update

Published on: 5th December 2018 During November we were delighted to announce that WYG appointed us as sole advisorsoleWYG appointed us as sole advisor on its UK office portfolio. The appointment will see us providing relocation and lease advice, as well as property management services, on WYG 24 offices across the UK.   We have recently joined the Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) as an associate member. The function of the ASTL is to protect and promote the interests of its member and provide confidence to all parties who transact with them, find out more about it here. 

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Two new graduates welcomed to Bristol team

Published on: 4th December 2018 We have recently bolstered our Bristol office with the appointment of two graduates, Olivia Sawyer and Madison Hartery who join our building consultancy and valuation teams respectively. The appointments follow a spate of client successes in the South West, including contract wins for the building surveying and planning teams and strengthening of key bank panel relationships for the valuation team, as well as appointments on to the national framework for Homes England and Crown Commercial Service. 

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Teesside team host client wine tasting event for second year running

Published on: 3rd December 2018 Last week our Teesside office hosted clients and contacts at a private wine-tasting event at Chadwicks Inn in Maltby, North Yorkshire. David Fairley, partner in our Teesside office commented, “The event was once again, a resounding success. We wanted an event that we could make our own and hope that by having it at a similar time each year, it will become something that people look forward too.

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The Rent and Rates Equation

Published on: 29th November 2018 The two largest occupational costs for most businesses are rent and rates, the latter of which is inextricably linked to the former. Rob Cohen and Stephen Jefferies from our Leeds office consider this issue below and the careful balancing act that needs to be struck by tenants. Rob Cohen, partner in our rating team comments; “Rates are calculated by reference to a property’s ‘rateable value’ (RV) and a paired back definition for RV is the Rental Value for a property at a fixed date. The fixed valuation date for the current Rating List is 1 April 2015 and the valuation date for the next Rating List is set to be 1 April 2019, less than 5 months away.

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Prime investment sold on Exeter High Street

Published on: 28th November 2018 Acting on behalf of Rollings Investments Ltd, our investment agency team has recently sold 228 High Street Exeter, a mixed retail and office investment. The three storey 7,646 sq ft property, which is located at the junction of the High Street and Gandy Street, was sold for £1.65million to Cooper Estates.

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Sanderson Weatherall joins the Association of Short Term Lenders

Published on: 27th November 2018 We have recently joined the Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) as an associate member. The function of the ASTL is to protect and promote the interests of its member and provide confidence to all parties who transact with them, find out more about them on their website here - http://www.theastl.org/.

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Affected by HS2? What you should do, and why

Published on: 26th November 2018 Despite recent comments to the contrary, it is very unlikely that HS2 Phase 2B will be cancelled in the immediate future and even if it is there is no guarantee that it won’t come back in some form or another, in years to come. If you have a property inside the proposed corridor of development, then it is best to act now as it is certain that as a nation something must be done about our infrastructure. Phase 1, the line from London to Birmingham has been approved and is due to complete in 2026 but progress of Phase 2b, Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds has now been thrown into question.

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Rutland backs MBO at Total Rail Solutions

Published on: 22nd November 2018 Our asset-based lending team helped facilitate, via fleet valuation, the management buyout of Total Rail Solutions (TRS), a £30m-turnover provider of operated and non-operated road-rail plant, sub-contracting services and labour to rail sites across the UK.

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