Vail Williams in Bournemouth: Six months on from merger with Cowling & West
Six months on from Vail Williams’ merger with Cowling & West, Russell Miller, lead partner for our Bournemouth office, talks about what we’ve been up to in the Dorset region during that time.
Dorset Chamber: I have an upcoming lease event, what do I need to do?
We recently spoke to Dorset Chamber Magazine about what to do if you have a lease event coming up, for their Focus on Commercial Property section. Here's what we had to say.
Planning changes restrict council influence over unwanted development
As part of the Government’s on-going measures to improve the planning system to ‘increase housing supply on brownfield land, stimulate investment in urban areas and sustain jobs’, new permitted development rights (PDR) were introduced to allow change of use from commercial to residential, without the need for full planning permission.
Gatwick site sells in just six weeks
The former Coach Station, just a few yards away from the runway at Gatwick airport, has been sold in double quick time.
Getting onto the residential property ladder in London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods
London remains one of the most desirable locations to live in the world, despite its ranking as the sixth most expensive city globally.
Biggest Bracknell office transaction of the year as DWP moves into Phoenix House
The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) has taken the entire ground floor of refurbished Phoenix House in Bracknell in the biggest office letting in the town this year.
Twenty3 targets greenest office credentials
Twenty3 Brunswick Place in the heart of Southampton is undergoing a complete refurbishment to create brand new Grade A office space with sustainability at its core.
Dorset industrial market strong, but supply needed
Since the start of the pandemic the industrial market has consistently outperformed other commercial property sectors, both in Dorset and throughout the UK, buoyed by the effects of Brexit on UK supply chains and the pandemic on online retail.
New depot secured for Abellio London Bus
Abellio will be moving to Hayes after Vail Williams sourced the site and secured planning permission for the bus company.
New senior planner for Vail Williams’ Gatwick team
With in-depth experience in major strategic planning applications, Iain Williams joins the Gatwick team as a senior planner.