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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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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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

Large Shop To Let in Highgate Village - London N6

88-90 Highgate High Street,  Highgate Village

Size: 131 sq. m. 1,414 sq.ft. to 267 sq.m. /2,874 sq.ft.

New lease available on space ranging from 1,414 - 2,874 sq.ft


Freehold Industrial Unit / Warehouse For Sale Park Royal, London NW10

Unit 2, 57 / 61 Gorst Road,

Size: 884 sq.m. /9,515 sq.ft.

With vacant possession


North London Residential Investment Portfolio

Size: 1,846 sq.m. /19,872 sq.ft.

Total current income: £585,104 pa, rising to £602,784 pa


Recent Deals

Office Property To Let - Highgate N6

Size: 110 sq.m. /1,184 sq.ft.

Attractive First Floor Mews Office - New Lease

Elegant Freehold Victorian Building For Sale - London NW2

Size: 371 sq.m. /3,993 sq.ft.

Formerly operated as a medical day care centre

Office / Studio Unit For Sale - Wood Green London N22

Size: 262 sq.m. /2,824 sq.ft.

Approximately 96 years unexpired lease, vacant possession