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 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


Period Style Offices To Let - Cockfosters EN4

Second Floor Woodgate House, 2-8 Games Road, Cockfosters
Barnet EN4 9HN

Size: 107 sq.m. /1,153 sq.ft.

Assignment of existing 5 year lease, expiring December 2021


Self-Contained Office Building - To Let - Hemel Hempstead HP2

Masterson House, 30-31 Mark Road,

Size: 351 sq. m. 3,775 sq.ft. to 703 sq.m. /7,567 sq.ft.

From 350.71 sq.m (3,775 sq.ft) to 703 sq.m (7,567 sq.ft)


Recent Deals

Freehold (A3 Use) Shop and Upper Parts For Sale - London N21

Size: 203 sq.m. /2,190 sq.ft.

Ground floor - vacant possession. 4 bed flat - let on an AST

Offices to Let - Finchley Central N3

Size: 16 sq. m. 176 sq.ft. to 127 sq.m. /1,370 sq.ft.

177-1,370 square feet available on new sublease/licences

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.

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