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 Winchmore Hill, North London.

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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Brexit and the North London property market

Following the Brexit decision we see no reason to for any immediate change in any of the occupational commercial property markets of North, NE and NW London.
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Affordable housing S106 contributions 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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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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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

Freehold B1 Business Space / Offices For Sale - Brimsdown EN3

Woodbar House, 50 Alexandra Road,

Size: 353 sq.m. /3,800 sq.ft.

Medium term development potential


Freehold Development Site For Sale - Loughton IG10

St Thomas More Church, Willingale Road, Loughton

Size: 5,018 sq.m. /54,014 sq.ft.

1.24 acre site currently with D1 planning use


D1 Building To Let - Golders Green NW11

Golders Green Parish Church Hall, West Heath Drive, Golders Green

Size: 302 sq.m. /3,253 sq.ft.

Ideally suited for use as a nursery school


Recent Deals

Prominent Lock Up Shop To Let - Chingford E4

Size: 55 sq.m. /595 sq.ft.

New lease available

Virtual Freehold Industrial Unit For Sale - London N11

Size: 306 sq.m. /3,288 sq.ft.

on behalf of Bank of Cyprus

Freehold Residential HMO Investment with Development Potential - London N4

Size: 233 sq.m. /2,502 sq.ft.

Section 21 notices served seeking vacant possession

Self Contained Office Building To Let in Enfield - EN2

Size: 98 sq.m. /1,049 sq.ft.

A new lease available on flexible terms