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Stunning Yateley Hall to become an independent school

September 2021 - Thames Tap

Stunning Yateley Hall to become an independent school

A remarkable manor house building at Yateley Hall has been let to an independent school.

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Listed Hampshire Offices Let for Educational Makeover

September 2021 - Costar

Listed Hampshire Offices Let for Educational Makeover

Yateley Hall, a Grade II* Listed manor house in Yateley in Hampshire dating from the 16th Century, has been let to Hurst Lodge School for conversion from office use.

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Site with consent for homes is sold for storage

September 2021 - Thames Tap

Site with consent for homes is sold for storage

A site with permission for a residential development has been sold in a deal that see it used instead for storage.

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Surrey Resi-Consented Site Goes Industrial

September 2021 - Costar

Surrey Resi-Consented Site Goes Industrial

Gemco Properties Sale of Former Nurseries Distribution Site Underlines Changing Dynamics of Market.

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Three UK Completes 119,000-Sq-Ft Deal in Reading’s Green Park for HQ Move

April 2021 - Costar

Three UK Completes 119,000-Sq-Ft Deal in Reading’s Green Park for HQ Move

Mobile Network Giant’s Letting is Largest in Thames Valley Since Virgin’s Lease in 2018.

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A tough year for the commercial property market in the Thames Valley

January 2021 - The Business Magazine

A tough year for the commercial property market in the Thames Valley

2020 was an exceptionally bad year for most parts, but not all, of the commercial property market in the Thames Valley, writes Rob Marson, director at Campbell Gordon

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Promotions at upbeat Campbell Gordon

January 2021 - Thames Tap

Promotions at upbeat Campbell Gordon

Reading-based Campbell Gordon has promoted Jake Booth and Rob Marson to director level.

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Campbell Gordon Promotes Duo to Directors

January 2021 - Costar

Thames Valley Specialist Has Promoted Duo After Major Contribution During Pandemic.

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Approval for 131 homes at Ascot

January 2021 - Thames Tap

Approval for 131 homes at Ascot

Plans for 131 homes on Green Belt land at Ascot have been approved by the Royal Borough.

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Approval for additional homes at Egham site

January 2021 - Thames Tap

Approval for additional homes at Egham site

Gemco Property Investments, owner of Bellbourne Nursery near Egham and Virginia Water, has secured consent for an additional 5,000 sq ft of residential development on the site.

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Campbell Gordon secures business park sale

December 2020 - Thames Tap

Campbell Gordon secures business park sale

Reading-based consultancy Campbell Gordon has completed the sale of a 500,000 sq ft business park in Gloucestershire.

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Mercia Buys 500,000 Sq Ft Gloucestershire Industrial Estate

December 2020 - Costar

Mercia Buys 500,000 Sq Ft Gloucestershire Industrial Estate

Mabey Group has completed the sale of Lydney Harbour Estate in Lydney, Gloucestershire to Mercia Group for an undisclosed price.

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Loddon Bridge Park & Ride site sold

November 2020 - Thames Tap

Loddon Bridge Park & Ride site sold

Campbell Gordon has sold the former Loddon Bridge Park & Ride site in Winnersh for an undisclosed sum.

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Winnersh Park & Ride Site Changes Hands After Reading Relocation

November 2020 - Costar

Winnersh Park & Ride Site Changes Hands After Reading Relocation

National Amusements has sold the Loddon Bridge Park & Ride site in Winnersh near Reading.

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Pexip moves into refurbished Earley East

November 2020 - Thames Tap

Pexip moves into refurbished Earley East

Video conferencing business Pexip has become the first occupier of refurbished Earley East building at Thames Valley Park.

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Spear Street Capital Leases 15,000 Sq Ft to Pexip at Earley East Office Building

October 2020 - Costar

Spear Street Capital Leases 15,000 Sq Ft to Pexip at Earley East Office Building

Spear Street Capital have secured Pexip, a video meeting software technology company, for over 15,000 sq ft at the newly refurbished Earley East in Reading.

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Kennedy Wilson secures Kyocera 25,000 sq ft Reading HQ commitment

June 2020 - Costar

Kennedy Wilson secures Kyocera 25,000 sq ft Reading HQ commitment

Kennedy Wilson has secured Japan’s Kyocera for a further 10 years at Eldon Court, London Road, Reading, CoStar News can reveal.

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Lobbying Government over Coronavirus Policy

April 2020 - Thames Tap

Lobbying Government over Coronavirus Policy

Duncan Campbell, director of property advisers Campbell Gordon, has appeared on a BBC video offering perspectives on furloughing during the COVID-19 crisis.

And Mr Campbell has given Thames Tap an exclusive view of the effects the crisis is having on transactions.

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BBC News – Lobbying Government for more nuanced approach to Coronavirus policy for businesses

April 2020 - Uncategorized

BBC News – Lobbying Government for more nuanced approach to Coronavirus policy for businesses

Duncan Campbell said “The dilemma for me with regard to furloughing is that whilst we have definitely seen a reduction in workload and fee income, it is not black and white.  There is still work to be done by the team and what I would like to see is some more flexibility, in particular the ability to retain staff on a part-time basis so for the government to top up the payments as far as they can during the period that they are not working for the business and for us to pay them for the number of days that they do work for the business.”

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52169825

 

 

MP joins topping out at Green Park

March 2020 - Uncategorized

MP joins topping out at Green Park

Topping out has taken place at the new 240,000 sq ft office development at Green Park, ahead of an expected Autumn completion.

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Full steam ahead for 234,000 sq ft Reading Green Park spec offices

March 2020 - Costar

Full steam ahead for 234,000 sq ft Reading Green Park spec offices

The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP together with pupils from Whitley Park Primary School have attended a topping out ceremony at Mapletree’s Green Park on Friday 28 February, 2020 for its latest phase of development at 400 and 450 Longwater Avenue totalling 233,988 sq ft of Grade A office space.

To mark the occasion, the MP for Reading West helped the local primary school children plant a sapling tree and joined them on a guided tour of the development.

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Ancient home looks set for conversion

December 2019 - Thames Tap

Ancient home looks set for conversion

16th Century Yateley Hall attracts ‘significant interest’.  A stunning 16th Century former home has gone on the market with Campbell Gordon.

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Reading arcade could become a hotel

December 2019 - Thames Tap

Reading arcade could become a hotel

Reading’s Bristol & West Arcade, has gone on the market with new development possibilities.

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Thames Valley ‘set for a quiet 2019’

December 2019 - Thames Tap

Thames Valley ‘set for a quiet 2019’

Around 80 Thames Valley property professionals heard of the stark changes in the industry over several decades, when UK Property Forums held its Figgy Pudding Christmas lunch.

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Lichfields moves to Apex Plaza

November 2019 - Thames Tap

Lichfields moves to Apex Plaza

Planning consultancy Lichfields has moved its Thames Valley office to Reading’s Apex Plaza.

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Taking on a New Lease? Don’t Just Think Short Term

November 2019 - The Business Magazine

Taking on a New Lease? Don’t Just Think Short Term

There are two areas where, as an office occupier taking on a new lease, you can ‘win’ or ‘lose’ – the immediate commercial terms, and the commercial terms that bite or benefit in the future, writes Hannah Rodgers, leasing and acquisition graduate surveyor at Campbell Gordon

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Thames Valley business parks continue to thrive

October 2019 - Property Week

Thames Valley business parks continue to thrive

Only a few years ago, the rhetoric around business parks was decidedly negative.  Old fashioned and out of touch with the needs of modern occupiers, they were destined to lose out to town centre office schemes.

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Western Corridor offices league table

October 2019 - Estates Gazette

The table covers Western Corridor (Thames Valley & West London) disposals for the period 01/07/2018 to 30/06/2019. Both occupational sales and lettings are included (but not investment sales). Joint agency deals are credited to both agents. EG is pleased to publish its revised and final version of the Western Corridor League Table with updated results and analysis. This is following a data discrepancy of which we were made aware of after first publication.

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Westcore signs Berkeley Homes for fitted suite concept at Reading offices

October 2019 - Costar

Westcore signs Berkeley Homes for fitted suite concept at Reading offices

Westcore has introduced the ‘Flow’ fitted suite concept at Kennet Place

Westcore has signed Berkeley Homes for a fitted suite concept – ‘Flow’ – at Kennet Place in Reading.

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‘Don’t write off Permitted Development’

September 2019 - Thames Tap

‘Don’t write off Permitted Development’

Campbell Gordon director Duncan Campbell says it is too early to write off Permitted Development (PD) schemes.

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