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August 06, 2014 - Marstons in 1914 ...(+) Read More...

What was Marstons doing 100 years ago ?

June 20, 2014 - Old signs , new shop ...(+) Read More...

Whilst refurbishing the shop premises we found a series of three shop signs illustrating perfectly the changing styles of the 20th century

June 03, 2014 - Marston Properties meets the Mayors rental standards ...(+) Read More...

London's Mayor , Boris Johnson launched the London Rental Standard on the 28th May 2014

Residential, Commercial and Property Development News 
Jamie Oliver given go-ahead for pub and restaurant in King’s Cross
Jamie Oliver’s plans for a new pub and restaurant in King’s Cross have been given the go-ahead by Camden Council.
Hermes and Countrywide launch PRS fund
Hermes Investment Management has formed a strategic partnership with Countrywide to launch a residential property fund investing in the UK private rented sector.
London needs £95bn investment in creaking infrastructure
A new Savills report argues that better transport links are needed to open up the capital’s outer boroughs. Hannah Brenton reports.
Galliard sets sail in Docklands with £65m residential site
Galliard Homes is strengthening its holdings in London’s Docklands with the purchase of a residential development site with the potential for almost 1,000 homes.
Proliferation of private rented sector schemes in Manchester
Developers are flocking to Manchester looking for land for private rented sector (PRS) schemes.
London needs £95bn investment in creaking infrastructure
A new Savills report argues that better transport links are needed to open up the capital’s outer boroughs. Hannah Brenton reports.
Galliard sets sail in Docklands with £65m residential site
Galliard Homes is strengthening its holdings in London’s Docklands with the purchase of a residential development site with the potential for almost 1,000 homes.
Housing outlook remains sunny despite chilly spell
As the autumn chill sweeps through the streets of London, so signs of a cooling in the house market begin to appear. But what is the longer-term forecast?
Mount Anvil buys residential development in Hampstead
Mount Anvil has bought a residential development site in Hampstead, one of London’s most sought-after villages, from King’s College London.
Mixed-use Bedfordshire projects set to go ahead after years of wrangling
Work will finally begin on the Bedford and Luton sites next year, writes Christine Eade.
Fizzy buys Finchley site for first PRS new build
Fizzy Living has bought its first development site for a build-to-rent scheme in Finchley, north London.
Henley Homes acquires Wembley office for residential
Henley Homes has acquired Brent House, a 128,828 sq ft ten-storey office block in Wembley, from Brent Council for more than the £10m asking price.
North Gawber Colliery development gets green light
Harworth Estates has received outline planning consent for the development of up to 325 homes at Mapplewell, Barnsley.
Foxtons hit by housing slowdown
London estate agency Foxtons today announced it has been negatively impacted by the slowdown in the housing market.
Teddington Riverside wins consent for residential conversion
The London Borough of Richmond has resolved to grant planning permission for the comprehensive redevelopment of the Teddington Riverside site on Broom Road.
Christie’s enters Dubai market
Luxury property agent Christie’s International Real Estate is extending into the Middle East for the first time, launching in the United Arab Emirates.
Westrock adds Bedford to PRS pipeline
Westrock has acquired the Merton Centre in Bedford for a £36m residential conversion.
CALA reveals leap in profits and targets threefold increase in turnover
CALA Group, the luxury housebuilder, has revealed a record annual pre-tax profit of £27.3m, more than double last year, and claims to be on track for a three-fold increase in revenue by 2016.
Battersea Power Station gets green light for third phase
The third phase of the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station has got the thumbs up from Wandsworth Council.
DYNAMIC DATA: Sales growth has slowed in London ::8212:: but are rents now under pressure?
Although rents are falling in some pockets of London, it is not all doom and gloom. Hannah Brenton reports
Need to know: Scotland’s new property tax
Scotland introduced a new property tax last week, using the Scottish parliament’s first new taxation powers in more than 300 years.
The key challenge for developers is to select the right supply chain
From 2008 until early last year, the UK construction market was either in a deflationary or static pricing market.
Viewers had to come before the BBC’s spiritual home
Imagine living in one of the most iconic buildings in British broadcasting history, the former ‘Taj Mahal of television’.