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 Ground Rents and Lock Up Garages - Investment For Sale

The Glen, London Road, Sunninghill

Size: 3,318 sq.m. /35,714 sq.ft.

With Development Potential


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.


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.


Recent Deals

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.

Period B1 Offices For Sale - Edmonton N18

187 Angel Place,  Edmonton

Size: 188 sq.m. /2,023 sq.ft.

Potential for Alternative Uses - Subject to Planning Permission

Prominent Freehold Corner Development Site For Sale - London E17

66-68 Hoe Street,  Walthamstow

Size: 346 sq.m. /3,718 sq.ft.

Freehold with vacant possession

Prominent 'High Street' Retail Showroom (A1) To Let - Southgate N14

88 Chase Side,  Southgate

Size: 165 sq. m. 1,775 sq.ft. to 305 sq.m. /3,278 sq.ft.

Available due to relocation of business