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Do All Types of Development Need Planning Permission?

Do All Types of Development Need Planning Permission?

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 By Administrator Systems

New legislation 2013 for the new Permitted Development Rights (PDR) relating to houses, schools, commercial industrial sites increase the allowance for the extension of certain buildings or alter permitted changes for use of them for both temporary, period and sometimes limited timeframes. We estimate

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A Monday Blog and All in a Days Work!

A Monday Blog and All in a Days Work!

Monday, February 10, 2014 By Administrator Systems

We all start Mondays, well most of us, with plenty of enthusiasm for the week ahead and with pile of tasks to undertake. Nothing usual there I hear you say, but the rest of this Blog should demonstrate a rather different working day than most… Squatters – an increasing and annoying problem with commercial

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Residential Prospects for 2014

Residential Prospects for 2014

Monday, January 6, 2014 By Phil Graves

Property predictions are notoriously the proverbial ‘banana skin’ in the property industry with so many factors influencing the outcome. Having said that, I am confident of improved activity through an emerging market place out of recessionary times, but still dependent on a number of issues. The single

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No Student discount in Brighton

No Student discount in Brighton

Thursday, November 7, 2013 By Robert Paine MRICS

Robert Paine of the Professional Department has seen an increased number of valuations for purpose built student housing sites over the past 12-18 months as Brighton starts to catch up with the national trend in providing purpose built student accommodation, particularly within the Falmer/Lewes Road

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Willy Wonka would be Proud.

Willy Wonka would be Proud.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 By Phil Graves

Leading commercial agents Graves Jenkins, have been awarded the instruction to dispose of two prominent commercial retail premises in Brighton city centre by chocolatiers, Choccywoccydoodah. Famous for their designer special occasion cakes and chocolate gifts, the company have made their home in retail

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Investments Required

Investments Required

Thursday, October 31, 2013 By David Bessant MRICS

Graves Jenkins has been instructed to seek quality commercial property investments for a retained client, with funds readily available, to purchase. The principal criteria for investments include office, retail, industrial or mixed use properties in the South East (ideally in Sussex or Surrey), let

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End of an Era at Preston Circus

End of an Era at Preston Circus

Friday, October 25, 2013 By Robin James

After several successful decades of trading, Ashtons Interiors at Preston Circus are closing its doors at 1 Clyde Road, following another let by GJ. The iconic building has been home to Ashtons for over 35 years, run by Rob & Pearl Neish who have taken the decision to slow down from the day to day

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The Hare is running.....

The Hare is running.....

Thursday, October 17, 2013 By Robin James

Greyhounds in Need, a local charity that supports the welfare and rehabilitation of neglected and mistreated greyhounds largely from the continent,have relocated to larger retail premises in George Street, Brighton. "It was refreshing to find an agent who really understood our needs,“ commented Christine

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Wetherspoons coming to Burgess Hill

Wetherspoons coming to Burgess Hill

Friday, October 4, 2013 By David Bessant MRICS

Acting on behalf of a private client, Graves Jenkins have completed the sale of the former Curry’s store in Church Walk, Burgess Hill to JD Wetherspoons Plc who also simultaneously acquired the adjacent unit (No. 49). The transaction completed after Wetherspoons obtained planning consent for a change

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Church Walk on a st…roll

Church Walk on a st…roll

Monday, September 30, 2013 By David Bessant MRICS

All four retail units within a new development in Church Walk, Crawley will shortly be occupied. Two units have been let and the remaining two are under offer and close to completion. Graves Jenkins acted for the developer/landlord. Church Walk which links Crawley High Street to Haslett Avenue

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"The Best Burger this side of the Atlantic"

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 By Robin James

"The Best Burger this side of the Atlantic" London’s 'hippest' restaurant is to open in Brighton, rejuvenating the busy York Place area of the City. Gourmet haven outlet MEATliquor, regularly has 90 minute queues out the door since it opened in 2011 and currently has three thriving restaurants in the

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Thesis ‘Invest’ in New Premises

Thesis ‘Invest’ in New Premises

Friday, August 16, 2013 By Phil Graves

Leading Asset Management company Thesis, with five offices covering Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire, have relocated to more prestigious larger offices in Brighton to increase the quality of their client service and to expand their operation. The group have moved to Pacific House in Dyke Road Brighton,

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