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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. ...

Acquisition – Hog & Hedge, Newbury

On behalf of our retained client Hog & Hedge, Ashwell Rogers acquired a shop unit in Newbury. This is their second unit in the UK and their first on the high street. Hog & Hedge are seeking to continue to expand throughout the south west of England. For further enquiries please contact David England on...

11 Mercery Lane, Canterbury – Cath Kidston

Ashwell Rogers successfully concluded a rent review on shop premises occupied by Cath Kidston on behalf of Columbia Threadneedle. ...

Acquisition – Rustington, 58 The Street

Acquisition of shop premises on behalf of retained clients, Cats Protection. ...