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Tory Burch Business Rates Appointment

Ashwell Rogers have been appointed by Tory Burch, the American lifestyle and fashion brand, to advise on their Business Rates liabilities on all their UK stores, including their flagship stores on Regent Street and New Bond Street. ...

Rent Review – The Challenge Network, Highgate Studios

The Challenge is the UK’s leading charity for building a more integrated society. Ashwell Rogers were instructed to negotiate the rent reviews on their 5,000 sq ft of office accommodation at Highgate Studios – a converted Victorian warehouse. Despite the landlord having quoted a rental increase of almost 3...

Cats Protection Acquisitions

Two further acquisitions on behalf of our retained client Cats Protection at Unit 6 Fitzalan Road, Horsham and 110a High Street, Cranleigh. For further information about the lettings or if you feel you have a unit that would suit Cats Protection please contact Ian Campbell on 0207 758 3288 or ian@ashwellrogers...

25 Soho Square – Rent Review

Having originally acquired a grade A floor of approx. 3,725 sq ft in the striking office development by leading architects Buckley Gray Yeoman at 25 Soho Square for The Leisure Pass Group in 2017, Ashwell Rogers were than appointed to act on the July 2018 rent review. The landlord’s agents quoted a rental in...

Business Rates Update – Court of Appeal Decision on Rating ATMs

Finally there is some good news on Business Rates after the Court of Appeal rules that ATM’s located outside shops should not be assessed for business rates. The case, brought by supermarkets Sainsbury’s, Tesco and The Co-Operative Group alongside ATM provider Cardtronics Europe, overturns the previous rul...

Business Rates Appeal – Diptyque

After extensive negotiations with the Valuation Office Agency we have now managed to secure another successful Business Rates Appeal for the luxury French retail perfumer, Diptyque, on their Covent Garden store. As a result of our appeal, the Rateable Value has been reduced by 12.5% from £72,000 to £63,000. ...

Lease Renewal – TM Lewin, Croydon

Acting on behalf of TM Lewin, Ashwell Rogers advised on their lease renewal at Centrale Shopping Centre, Croydon. The original lease was outside the Act and therefore had to ensure we acted promptly to secure the renewal on favourable terms for TM Lewin. For further details, please contact Ed Sibley on 0207 7...

Business Rates Update

In his October Budget, the Chancellor promised a £1.5bn support package for the High Street which includes significant business rates relief for small retailers and a ‘Future High Street Fund’. There will be an estimated £900m in business rates relief for nearly 500,000 retail properties in England that ...

10 Batemen Street – Rent Review

Ashwell Rogers agreed a rent review for Hackenbacker (part of the Molinaire group) on their offices at 10 Batemen Street, Soho. Hackenbacker are one of the most respected audio post-production studios to the Film and TV industry in the UK. The landlord had originally quoted an increase in excess of 65% but we ...

79/80 North Street, Chichester

Ashwell Rogers negotiated terms for new leases on shop premises occupied by ‘Between the Lines’ and ‘Robert Dyas’ on behalf of Columbia Threadneedle. ...