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KEMSLEY LLP IS RECRUITING

VALUATION & GENERAL PRACTICE surveyors required for our ROMFORD and CHELMSFORD offices, to cover EAST LONDON, ESSEX and the SOUTH EAST, primarily a valuation role there are opportunities to carry out other work. RICS qualified, VRS required.

An AGRICULTURAL surveyor; preferably VRS based in our CHELMSFORD OFFICE.

GRADUATE surveyors, who wish to progress through APC. We have an EXCELLENT track record for first time APC passes.

Interested? For an informal chat call:
Chris Tidder 07773 389082 or Steve Metcalfe 07973 671858

Applications with covering letter to:
Practice Manager ann.weston@kemsley.com

Team Kemsley at The Soda Room

We held our annual client reception last evening in The Soda Room at The Botanist in Broadgate Circle, as a thank you to some of our key clients. Around 100 guests attended, representing our broad client base, including investors, developers, property companies, occupiers, bankers, solicitors and accountants. A good time was had by all and we look forward to continuing to do business together in the year ahead.

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KEMSLEY LLP APPOINTED TO LET NEW CO-WORKING OFFICES IN CHELMSFORD CITY CENTRE

Upon the instructions of Vision Co-Working Spaces, Kemsley LLP have been appointed to assist in securing tenants for a brand new co-working opportunity in the City centre.

Located within Saxon House, the building occupiers a prominent position adjoining Chelmsford train station, and within only a few minute’s walk of the City centre, shopping facilities, and bars & restaurants. The space is being refurbished to a high specification, and will offer unparalleled facilities for your company in the area.

For further information, or to discuss your commercial property requirements the central Essex region, please contact Chris Cornhill on 01245 342051 at our Chelmsford office.

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Rugby clubhouse contract awarded as further progress made at business park site

Another milestone to enable the £150m development of Airport Business Park Southend (ABPS) has been reached, with a local contractor now in place to build a new clubhouse for Westcliff Rugby Club.

The club are making the short move to the north of the 1 million square foot development.

The contract has been awarded to local Southend-on-Sea based company AW Hardy who will carry out the work on the clubhouse and will be using local workers alongside the council’s established skills programme and policy.

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Work is also progressing on the park itself; with the base construction of the first part of the spine road and roundabout completed. Work will now take place finalise utility plans and then constructing them on the site.

Once built, ABPS is expected to attract occupiers from the medical technology, aviation, advanced engineering and manufacturing sectors as well as some of the high-end support services, including headquarters buildings.

Cllr Ann Holland, Executive Councillor Culture, Tourism and the Economy, says: “The development of a new clubhouse represents the final stage of the rugby club’s relocation, following the development and seeding of the new pitches which are bedding in well under a maintenance contract.

“Initial infrastructure has been completed and looking further forward, Henry Boot Development Ltd is now preparing planning applications for further infrastructure to be developed on the site.

“At the same time as the construction progress continues across the site we are continuing to experience strong levels of enquiries from both local and regional occupiers and look forward to furthering and continuing those discussions with our chosen agency teams and our partner Henry Boot Developments in the weeks and months ahead.

“This project is crucial to the area’s future prosperity, with our plans set to generate thousands of new jobs in attractive, modern business space near London Southend Airport.

“For businesses wanting to know more about the development please visit abp-southend.com for further information.”

Kemsley LLP and Dedman Gray have been appointed to market the development which is being taken forward jointly by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and Henry Boot Developments Ltd, supported with funding by Opportunity South Essex and the South East Local Enterprise Partnership. Companies interested in the development are encouraged to visit www.abp-southend.com

NEW INSTRUCTION – KEMSLEY LLP APPOINTED TO SELL DETACHED WAREHOUSE IN MANOR TRADING ESTATE, BENFLEET

Kemsley LLP have been instructed to market the freehold interest of an industrial/warehouse premises in Armstrong Road, Manor Trading Estate, Benfleet.

The main building comprises an industrial/warehouse premises totalling 5,260 sq ft (488 sq m). The site comprises the main building, set back from the main Manor Trading Estate access road to the front of the estate, with access to both sides of the building. Internally, front offices and associated staff facilities are located at the front of the unit, leading to the front warehouse, with access to the interlinked rear warehouse. Chillers/refrigeration units are available by negotiation. A separate car park provides ample parking for staff and customers.

12 Armstrong Road is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession, with an asking price of £425,000 exclusive. For further information, or to discuss any commercial property requirements or disposals you may have across Basildon, Benfleet, Rayleigh, Thurrock/Grays, Brentwood or anywhere in south Essex,  please contact David Sewell or Paul Cooper at our Basildon office on 01268 534245.

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KEMSLEY LLP COMPLETE LETTING OF INDUSTRIAL/WAREHOUSE UNIT AT THE OLD COACHWORKS, THORNWOOD COMMON, EPPING, ESSEX

Acting on behalf of a private client, Kemsley LLP have let Unit 2 The Old Coachworks to Screwfix. The property comprised an industrial/warehouse unit totalling approximately 5,676 sq. ft. prominently located on the B1393 close to the M25 junction.

Kemsley LLP are retained to market the adjacent Unit 2, which totals approximately 7,365 sq. ft. and is immediately available upon new lease terms.

For further information regarding Unit 2, or to discuss your industrial/warehouse requirements for Epping, Ongar and central Essex please contact Tim Collins at our Chelmsford office (Tel: 01245 358988).

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NEW INSTRUCTION – KEMSLEY LLP APPOINTED TO SELL FORMER POLICE STATION IN WITHAM, ESSEX

Kemsley LLP have been instructed to market the freehold interest in the former Police station site on Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 2AS.

The main building comprises a two storey attractive premises totalling 5,964 sqft (554 sqm), and on a total site area of 0.65 acres (0.26 ha). The site comprises the main building to the front of the site, set back behind landscaped areas together with car parking area to one side. To the side and rear of the site there is further car parking, courtyard and landscaped areas together with a single storey outbuilding (not inspected) and garage/store.

Whilst we are of the opinion that the site would potentially suit redevelopment to residential or alternative uses (STP), interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries with Braintree District Council.

Both conditional and unconditional offers are invited. For further information, please click here. Or to discuss your commercial property matters across the central Essex region, please contact Chris Cornhill on 01245 342051 or Tim Collins on 01245 342042 at our Chelmsford office.

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KEMSLEY LLP INSTRUCTED TO MARKET INDUSTRIAL / WAREHOUSE / BUSINESS UNIT AT HOFFMANNS WAY, CHELMSFORD, ESSEX

Kemsley LLP are instructed to market Unit 5, 8 Hoffmanns Way, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1GU. The property comprises a single storey industrial/warehouse/business unit with first floor mezzanine offices and stores. The property totals approximately 5,180 sq. ft.

Unit 5, 8 Hoffmanns Way is immediately available To Let upon new lease terms. The property is situated to the north of Chelmsford city centre and approximately 0.7 miles from the railway station. Hoffmanns Way is close to Chelmsford’s Anglia Ruskin University and adjacent to Marriage’s Mill.

For further information or to arrange to view the property, or to discuss your commercial property matters across the central Essex region please contact Tim Collins 01245 342042 or Chris Cornhill 01245 342051 at our Chelmsford office.

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KEMSLEY BAG ANOTHER SALE AND LEASE BACK

Acting on behalf of Monument Paper Bag Company, Kemsley LLP have completed on their second sale and leaseback deal in consecutive months. Kemsley were instructed to sell 40 Fowler Road, a factory/warehouse extending to circa 24,000 sq ft in Hainault and also undertake a search for new premises to relocate to in Essex.

There are currently a lack of freehold industrial properties available and a substantial number of enquiries were generated from both local and regional occupiers and investors. After an informal tender, allowing the vendor to maximise price, a sale was agreed, but Monument needed time to relocate to new premises. After an extensive search identifying a number of opportunities, Mounument were offered the opportunity to stay put and a new lease was negotiated, saving on significant relocation costs, whilst also realising a good sale price.

For further information in respect of industrial property for sale across London and Essex, or sale and lease back opportunities, please contact Colin Herman or Ben Collins.

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Contractors now on site at Swift 13, Creek Way, Rainham

On the instructions of Newable Property Developments Ltd, Kemsley LLP are pleased to confirm that contractors are now on site in preparation for the construction of Swift 13 at Creek Way, Rainham.

The new speculative scheme will comprise a multi-let estate of 13 newly constructed industrial/warehouse units ranging in size from 2,842 sq.ft up to 6,856 sq.ft. Larger requirements can be accommodated by combining adjoining units where possible.

For more information on the scheme please see www.swift13rainham.co.uk.

To discuss the development and the available units, please contact either Colin Herman or Ben Collins or call on 01708 766733.

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NEW INSTRUCTION – RETAIL PREMISES TO LET ON MOULSHAM STREET, CHELMSFORD

Kemsley LLP have been instructed to market 181 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford. Moulsham Street runs parallel with New London Road, approached via Parkway, being only a few minutes walk from Chelmsford City centre. Occupying a pleasant position, the building offers good access to the main High Street, and local shopping facilities.

Nearby occupiers include the recently opened Moulsham Tap, Boudicca Interiors, The Bay Horse, Tesco Metro and Maisons Bar which is immediately opposite. Moulsham Street is a locally recognised retail destination, popular with a number of independent occupiers including boutiques, galleries, restaurants, hair salons and cafes

For further information, please click here. Or to discuss your commercial property requirements across the region, please contact Chris Cornhill on 01245 342051 at our Chelmsford office.

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NEW INSTRUCTION – KEMSLEY LLP APPOINTED TO MARKET TWO STOREY RETAIL PREMISES IN IPSWICH TOWN CENTRE

Kemsley LLP have been instructed to let 44 Buttermarket, Ipswich, Suffolk; an extensive two storey retail premises in the heart of the town centre.

The building fronts the busy Buttermarket pedestrianised section, and near to Buttermarket Shopping Centre.  Occupiers nearby include Lakeland, Café Nero, T K Maxx, Robert Gatward, New Look, Boots and Holland & Barratt.  The new Empire Cinema is located close by together with various new restaurant occupiers including Wagamama, Byron Burger, Coast to Coast, Prezzo and Cosy Club.

A two storey terraced premises comprising ground floor retail area with partitioned stores and office to the rear.  The first floor area is accessed via two internal staircases to the front and rear of the premises.  The front section of the first floor has recently been used for additional retail and showroom space.  To the rear of the first floor there is further storage accomodation. Externally, there is a courtyard to the rear.

For further information, please click here. Or to discuss your commercial property requirements across the region, please contact Chris Cornhill on 01245 342051 at our Chelmsford office.

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KEMSLEY LLP INSTRUCTED TO MARKET INDUSTRIAL/WAREHOUSE UNIT WITH YARD AT STEPFIELD, EASTWAYS INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, WITHAM, ESSEX

Kemsley LLP are instructed to market 7 Stepfield, Eastways Industrial Estate, Witham, Essex CM8 3TH. The property comprises a self-contained refurbished (Spring 2017) single storey industrial/warehouse unit with offices and secure yard area. The property totals approximately 9,684 sq. ft.

7 Stepfield is available To Let upon new lease terms from the end of October 2017. The property is situated on Stepfield, part of the wider, established Eastways Industrial area of Witham and benefits from good access to the A12 (J22).

For further information or to arrange to view the property, or to discuss your commercial property matters across the central Essex region please contact Tim Collins 01245 342042 or Stephen Hiner 01245 358988 at our Chelmsford office.

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KEMSLEY LLP APPOINTED TO SELL POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY/RETAIL UNIT, LONDON ROAD, WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA, ESSEX

Kemsley LLP have been instructed to market the freehold interest in 499-503 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 9LG; a single storey, double fronted retail unit with rear access totalling approx. 5,118 sq. ft.

The building is prominently located on London Road, between the junctions for Beedell Avenue and Ramuz Drive and opposite the junction for Cotswold Road.

499-503 London Road is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession. Offers in excess of £800,000 exclusive are sought via an informal tender: Bid Date 17 November 2017.

For further information please contact Paul Cooper or David Sewell at our Basildon office on 01268 534245 or Tim Collins on 01245 342042 at our Chelmsford office.

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