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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Radical change to Planning Use Classes Order

With effect from 1st September 2020 the Planning Use Classes Order will be significantly different creating new classes E, F1 and F2.
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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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Lease extension valuation advice

Extending the lease of a flat or buying the freehold of a block is often a mystery to the uninitiated. Visit our website on lease extensions and collective enfranchisement - Extend Now - for more information.
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Featured Properties

Unique Freehold Workshop / Warehouse with Development Potential - London N7

1a Hercules Street,

Size: 339 sq.m. /3,648 sq.ft.

Of interest to owner occupiers, investors and developers


Freehold D1 Building on 0.3 Acre Site For Sale - London N10

Land at Hollickwood School, Pembroke Road, Muswell Hill

Size: 1,214 sq.m. /13,068 sq.ft.

Positive pre-app for development of Six 4 bedroom houses


Recent Deals

Ground Floor D1 Premises To Let - London N14

Size: 480 sq.m. /5,166 sq.ft.

8 car spaces & 1 min walk to Southgate Underground

Freehold Café / Bar and Flat with Development Potential London N22

Size: 207 sq.m. /2,226 sq.ft.

Vacant possession of ground floor. Upper parts let on single AST