Welcome to Gilmartin Ley

Founded in 1979 by Michael Gilmartin, Gilmartin Ley is a family business of chartered surveyors and commercial estate agents operating from offices in Highgate and Potters Bar.

At Gilmartin Ley we combine professional property expertise, business acumen and market knowledge in advising our clients on improving, acquiring, selling and renting industrial, commercial and residential property.

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Will PD rights lead to an office space shortage in suburban London?

PD rights which were introduced in March 2013 permitting the conversion of office space to flats may lead to a supply shortage and increasing rents.
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National Planning Policy on Affordable Housing Contributions Quashed

The Government's policy that residential schemes of 10 units or fewer should not be liable for any Section 106 contributions has been quashed.
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Affordable housing S106 contributions to be limited to schemes of more than 10 units

The news today that affordable housing contributions are to be limited to schemes of more than 10 units will provide a fillip for North London's house-builders.
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RICS International Summit Brasil: 2030 - The Future of Real Estate and the Built Environment

Brazil is no longer an emerging real estate market - it has emerged. There are short term problems but good reasons to bank on Brazil in the long term.
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Commercial Property Investment in the UK 2003 - 2012

The average annual investment in UK commercial property for 2003-2007 was 60% higher compared to 2008-2012. This graph shows the sea change.
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Featured Properties

Refurbished Industrial Warehouse Units With Private Yards To Let - Edmonton N18

Eley Business Park, 8 Eley Road, Edmonton

Size: 401 sq. m. 4,316 sq.ft. to 2,480 sq.m. /26,694 sq.ft.


Freehold Office Building with Planning Permission for Additional Storey - London N12

995 High Road,  North Finchley

Size: 797 sq.m. /8,574 sq.ft.

on behalf of Bank of Cyprus


Unique Lower Ground Floor (Sui Generis Use) To Let - Kentish Town NW1

Lower Ground Floor, 141-145 Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town

Size: 140 sq.m. /1,506 sq.ft.

A new lease available on flexible terms


Recent Deals

Site With Development Potential For Sale - Barnet EN5

Land at the rear of 14 and 16 Hadley Highstone,

Size: 102 sq.m. /1,092 sq.ft.

Vacant Possession

Freehold D1 Educational Property Investment For Sale - West London

Sybil Elgar School, Havelock Road,

Size: 5,573 sq.m. /59,983 sq.ft.

Low passing rent of £137,000 pa with a review in 2017

Industrial Land With Development Potential For Sale - Edmonton N18

Industrial Site - South Site, 8 Eley Road, Eley Estate

Size: 3,947 sq.m. /42,484 sq.ft.

B1 Office/Studio To Let - Winchmore Hill N21

Rear Office, 59c Station Road, Winchmore Hill

Size: 30 sq.m. /322 sq.ft.

A new lease available on flexible terms