Changes to the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987.

From 1st September 2020 some fundamental changes have been made to the Use Classes Order 1987. This is likely to have a big impact on the high streets and the empty properties commonly available. Any planning applications made prior to the 1st September will still follow the previous Use Classes order, briefly outlined below: A1 – General RetailA2 – Financial…

DOBBIN AND SULLIVAN JUNE 2020 AGENCY UPDATE

Despite the ongoing turmoil created by Covid-19 Dobbin and Sullivan have managed to remain active in a very challenging market. We are once again commencing viewings, inspections and returning to some normality. Below is a summary of a few of our completed transaction in the last 12 months. RETAIL 255 Rye Lane, Peckham SE15 Dobbin and Sullivan let 1,967 sq…

Guide to Leasing Business Premises

Dobbin & Sullivan are here to provide a brief guide on the terms agreed when taking a new business premises. In order to promote quality and fairness between parties we run through the terms that new tenants should consider as recommended by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. We will always recommend tenants and buyers seek professional advice when taking…

Covid-19: Business Rates Relief

Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the Government have introduced a number of initiatives to help with businesses in the UK and their business rates. They have adopted a new strategy that offers help to the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors. Unfortunately, there are no new strategies available within the office and industrial sectors. Dobbin & Sullivan have highlighted these…

Covid-19 / Coronavirus

During these unprecedented times surrounding the Covid -19 outbreak, Dobbin & Sullivan want to reassure our clients that we are still operating as normal albeit under different circumstances. For the safety of our staff and yourselves, we kindly ask that everyone refrain from attending our offices and instead contact us by email and phone. We have made the necessary infrastructure…

Dobbin and Sullivan Win Leytonstone Portfolio

Dobbin and Sullivan Chartered Surveyors, are pleased to confirm their appointment as managing agents for the Leytonstone portfolio of Bourne. United Charities. The portfolio comprises 18 commercial tenants and 16 residential tenants. Commercial occupiers include Boots, Lloyds TSB, Iceland and British Heart Foundation. The contract arose as a result of the retirement of the previous managing agent Lawrence Roper ,…

Code for Leasing Business Premises

The Code aims to promote fairness in commercial leases, and recognises a need to increase awareness of property issues, especially among small businesses, ensuring that occupiers of business premises have the information necessary to negotiate the best deal available to them. The code is optional, so tenants should be aware that not all Landlords will choose to offer Code-compliant leases….

Dobbin & Sullivan attend JLL Triathlon 2016

Dobbin & Sullivan in July 2016 attended the 10th anniversary of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Property Triathlon. With a field of a few thousand competitors over the whole day, D&S entered the male relay event and the individual event which was hosted at Dorney Lake in Eton. The race included a 750m swim, 21km bike and 5km run with Mark Blundell…

Non-Domestic Business Rates Update 2016

New business rates regulations were announced in the Chancellors March 2016 budget.  Dobbin and Sullivan will review the current position on business rates in this update and the changes coming into action in the future. How are the rates calculated? The business rates are calculated using the rateable value and a multiplier.  The rateable value is re-calculated every five years…

Brighton Marathon 2016 – over £5,000 raised for charity!

On 17th April Nick Sullivan and his daughter both completed their first ever marathon and raised over £5,000 for St Francis Hospice, a charity Dobbin and Sullivan support wherever possible. Many thanks to all of you who supported this worthy effort and both Nick and Holly are pictured here with their medals, proving they did actually complete the race! Congratulations…