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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Quick Property Search

Featured Properties

Freehold Office to Residential Development Opportunity (10 Units) - Harrow HA1

Fitzgerald House, 2-8 Elmgrove Road,

Size: 661 sq.m. /7,114 sq.ft.


Freehold D1 Education 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


New Build and Refurbished Industrial Warehouse Units To Let and For Sale - Edmonton N18

Nobel Business Park, 8 Eley Road, Eley Estate, Edmonton

Size: 211 sq. m. 2,271 sq.ft. to 2,480 sq.m. /26,694 sq.ft.


Recent Deals

Freehold Shop and Upper Parts - Vacant Possession with Development Potential - London N4

169 Blackstock Road,  Finsbury Park

Size: 245 sq.m. /2,636 sq.ft.

Electricity Substation Investment For Sale - Winchmore Hill N21

Substation Site, Adjacent to 55 Radcliffe Road, Winchmore Hill

Size: 61 sq.m. /659 sq.ft.

Prospects for rental growth and future development potential

Newly Refurbished Offices To Let - Southgate, London N14

Part Second Floor Crown House, 47 Chase Side, Southgate

Size: 331 sq.m. /3,566 sq.ft.

8 Car Spaces & 1 Mins Walk to Southgate Underground

Prominent 'High Street' Shop / Office To Let - Southgate N14

54 Chase Side,  Southgate

Size: 95 sq.m. /1,024 sq.ft.

Current use sui generis - suitable for a variety of uses