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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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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Clients Requirements

We have various active property requirements both for occupation (freehold and leasehold) and development / investment (freehold). Further details below.
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Featured Properties

Rarely Available Shop and Upper Parts Development Opportunity with Vacant Possession - London N4

140 Blackstock Road,  Finsbury Park

Size: 237 sq.m. /2,553 sq.ft.


Freehold Shop and Upper Parts Investment For Sale - Bagshot, Surrey GU19

5 High Street,

Size: 175 sq.m. /1,887 sq.ft.

Fully let at an annual rent of £32,000


Freehold Land (1.81 acres) For Sale - Potters Bar EN6

Preston Grange, Barnet Road, Potters Bar

Size: 7,333 sq.m. /78,930 sq.ft.

Planning Permission Granted for a 20 Bedroom Care Home


Recent Deals

Freehold Development Site For Sale, 116 Residential Units - London E10

80 Ruckholt Road,  Leyton

Size: 7,689 sq.m. /82,763 sq.ft.

Planning permission granted

Industrial Workshop/Warehouse Space & Yard To Let - Greenford UB6

Greenford Storage Centre, Oldfield Lane North,

Size: 794 sq.m. /8,544 sq.ft.

Shop and Upper Parts Investment For Sale - Chingford, London E4

58 Chingford Mount Road,  Chingford

Size: 132 sq.m. /1,420 sq.ft.

Vacant Freehold Shop and Upper Parts with Significant Development Potential - Hackney, London E8

127 Richmond Road,  Hackney

Size: 149 sq.m. /1,603 sq.ft.