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Over the Banana Moon

Over the Banana Moon

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 By David Bessant MRICS

On behalf of a private client, Graves Jenkins have let Leacroft, 117 Ifield Road, West Green, Crawley to a franchisee of Banana Moon Day Nursery. Hak & Med Incorporated Limited have taken a new 15 year lease on the former Doctor’s Surgery premises and will soon commence extensive alterations and

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A Marathon Effort

A Marathon Effort

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 By Tom Neal BSc (Hons) MRICS

Running for Cancer Research, graduate surveyor Tom Neal of our Crawley office completed the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 12 April. Approximately 16,000 runners entered the race making it the second biggest marathon in the country after London. The marathon course begins at Preston Park, travelling

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Tops Pizza expansion – GJ appointed as Property Advisors

Tops Pizza expansion – GJ appointed as Property Advisors

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 By David Bessant MRICS

Since opening the first outlet at 74 Fulham Palace Road in 1989, Tops Pizza is now becoming one of the fastest growing Pizza chains in the UK with 32 units open mainly in London and the South East. Planned expansion continues and Tops Pizza Limited have now confirmed the appointment of Graves Jenkins

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Calling Time on the Old Lady.

Calling Time on the Old Lady.

Friday, April 10, 2015 By Phil Graves

The former Astoria cinema has been sold to London Based developers, Knightsbridge Student Housing Ltd in a £5.5m deal, which should hopefully end any uncertainty with the now dilapidated building. Phil Graves, Director at Brighton based agents Graves Jenkins who handled the sale, commented, “Knightsbridge

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Hallelujah! Sale of Church completes

Hallelujah! Sale of Church completes

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 By David Bessant MRICS

Acting on behalf of The Congregational Federation Limited, Graves Jenkins have recently completed the sale of Dunton Green Free Church in Station Road, Dunton Green, Nr. Sevenoaks. The sale was principally handled by David Bessant, who commented “the combination of the property’s location, situation,

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 Assignment instruction landed

Assignment instruction landed

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 By David Bessant MRICS

Acting on behalf of TMT London (Hayes) Limited, Graves Jenkins have recently concluded the assignment of a lease on warehouse premises at 187 Bilton Way, Hayes, Middlesex. The detached warehouse unit with ancillary accommodation, extending to approximately 5,530 sq ft with an open concreted front yard,

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An Association to be Proud

An Association to be Proud

Friday, February 13, 2015 By Administrator Systems

The Brighton & Hove Estate Agents Association dates back to 1886 and most of the prominent property agents in the city are involved by way of membership or play a more active part such as a committee member, Secretary, President or in my case, a proud Past President 2010. In an industry which seems

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Official Launch Day of our New Logo

Official Launch Day of our New Logo

Monday, February 9, 2015 By Phil Graves

As graves jenkins continually strive to be at the forefront of the property industry we have now updated our corporate identity to reflect a more contemporary yet established approach to our business. The graves jenkins name has been synonymous with the provision of quality professional advice to a

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No stock at Stockwell

No stock at Stockwell

Monday, December 22, 2014 By David Bessant MRICS

On behalf of a private client, Graves Jenkins have completed another sale at Stockwell Centre on the Stephenson Way Industrial Estate, Crawley. Unit 4, which extends to approximately 2,400 sq ft (223 m2) has been sold to Pipework Solutions Limited for £225,000. David Bessant commented “this is the

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No ambling at Amberley Court

No ambling at Amberley Court

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 By David Bessant MRICS

Acting on behalf of Byfield Holdings Limited, Graves Jenkins have recently concluded two further lettings at Amberley Court, a modern courtyard style office development off Whitworth Road, County Oak, Crawley. Unit 7 (1,100 sq ft) has been let to Business Image Limited on a new full repairing and

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50% Of Homes Granted Planning Permission In 2013 Have Yet To Be Built

50% Of Homes Granted Planning Permission In 2013 Have Yet To Be Built

Friday, October 31, 2014 By Robert Paine MRICS

Concerning figures have revealed that just 129,000 of the 238,000 homes which received planning permission in 2013 actually began their construction in the same period. The government’s construction and infrastructure pipeline co-ordinator providers, Barbour ABI data confirms that only 129,000 contracts

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The Lanes and The Laines

The Lanes and The Laines

Monday, October 27, 2014 By Robin James

Graves Jenkins have recently completed the sale of various leases on prime retail units in Middle Street, the Lanes and Bond Street, North Laines. Following the successfully relocation of Choccywoccydoodah to Meeting House Lane, GJ subsequently sold their previous lease in both Middle Street and Duke

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