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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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The Only Way Is Up?

The Only Way Is Up?

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 By Phil Graves

Much speculation has been tabled over the current state and future of the commercial property market and to generalise, there has not been too much improvement in the freehold sector for some months – or is that about to change? “At one stage and not so many years ago, about 40% of our commercial property

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To Change or Not to Change?

To Change or Not to Change?

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 By Phil Graves

The new Article 4 planning papers were announced this week by Brighton & Hove City Council and invitations invited for representations for permitted development on proposed change of use from offices to residential. Without ‘over -egging’ the policy, it could be one of the most important consultations

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Sussex Beacon shines a light on London Road.

Sussex Beacon shines a light on London Road.

Friday, May 17, 2013 By Robin James

Sussex Beacon, the care centre for men and women with HIV/aids related illnesses, has recently opened a new Home Store Charity shop selling good quality furniture and household items. The double fronted store, close to Preston Circus on the main London Road, offers 1960 sq ft of retail space as well

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New Theatre for London Road.

New Theatre for London Road.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 By Robin James

Graves Jenkins have completed a commercial letting on an imposing 19th century Methodist Church in London Road, Brighton to the Emporium Theatre - canteen, bar, exhibition and hub for theatre and movie professionals and enthusiasts alike. "Already with a diverse forthcoming programme of plays, artists,

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Crawley Borough Council re-appoint Graves Jenkins

Crawley Borough Council re-appoint Graves Jenkins

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 By David Bessant MRICS

Graves Jenkins has recently been successful in the tender to provide Crawley Borough Council with commercial property related services for the next 5 years. Our Crawley office has actually been providing services to the Council for the past few years, including the last 3 under the previous Contract.

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Another Deal Zipped Up !

Another Deal Zipped Up !

Thursday, March 28, 2013 By Robin James

Zip Yard, a national Franchise business has recently completed a new 5 year lease at 29 Queens Road, Brighton. Zip Yard specialise in alterations and repairs of clothing. "The success of Zip Yard has relied on taking a different approach to the clothing alterations business. People want their garments,

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