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

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 
WeWork leaps for more City space
WeWork is under offer to take 60,000 sq ft at Aldgate Developments’ Aldgate Tower.
London housing approvals well short of targets
The current rate of planning permissions for new homes in London means the capital’s housing targets will remain far out of reach, new research from Stirling Ackroyd has found.
Long Harbour close to buying Notting Hill Gate Estate
Asset management group Long Harbour is in the final stages of talks to strike a £220m deal to buy the Notting Hill Gate Estate from Pears Group and LaSalle Investment Management.
London housing approvals well short of targets
The current rate of planning permissions for new homes in London means the capital’s housing targets will remain far out of reach, new research from Stirling Ackroyd has found.
Interview: Adam Lawrence of London Square
At the height of the recession, Adam Lawrence quit Barratt to form his own company. He explains what prompted the move and how he intends to take the company to the next level.
Need to know: Ed Miliband’s £5bn plan to boost housing
Earlier this month, Labour leader Ed Miliband unveiled plans to funnel money from the newly proposed Help to Buy ISAs into the £5bn Future Homes Fund, with a view to building 125,000 homes in the next five years.
Housebuilders' shares rise nearly 10% in first quarter
Housebuilders’ share prices rose nearly 10% in the first quarter of the year, belying fears the sector was set to take a dip amid talk of a slowing housing market and increasing election uncertainty.
Amstone seeks partner for Manchester PRS
Amstone Developments is seeking a forward funding partner for a £130m private-rented sector (PRS) village scheme in Manchester.
Crown Estate offers South Bank residential block
The Crown Estate is to sell its residential development at 57 Stamford Street near London’s South Bank.
Turnover decline for Candy & Candy
Luxury residential developer Candy & Candy has reported a drop in both turnover and profit in its full year results to June 2014.
Mount Anvil smashes annual profit record
Mount Anvil, the central London specialist residential developer, has revealed a record profit of £20m for last year, compared to £15.4m in 2013.
Tory housing sell-off must avoid mistakes of the Thatcher era
Political giveaways don’t come much bigger than offering huge discounts on homes, but the manifesto pledge from David Cameron today to extend one of the most Thatcherite of Thatcher policies needs to avoid the mistakes of the past.
Tories to extend right-to-buy and 'unlock' construction of 400,000 brownfield homes
David Cameron will reveal a Conservative government would extend the right-to-buy scheme to housing association tenants in England, as he unveils his party’s general election manifesto later today.
Native Land appoints new chairman
London mixed-use developer Native Land has appointed James Downing as chairman.
Social housing group signs £40m loan deal to fund 400 homes
Estuary Housing Association, the social housing group, has borrowed £40m from M&G Investments, a leading international investment manager, in a long-term financing deal.
Prime London home sales plummet in first quarter of 2015
Sales of residential property in prime central London locations plummeted in the first three months after stamp duty land tax was overhauled at the end of last year, according to a report out today from DTZ.
BNP Paribas buys tower site for first London resi scheme
BNP Paribas Real Estate has purchased the Parker Tower site near Covent Garden for its first UK residential scheme for a price close to £50m.
BPF welcomes Lib Dem help-to-rent policy
The British Property Federation has welcomed proposals by the Liberal Democrats to allow young people to borrow money to pay for their tenancy deposit.
Call for more powers for GLA
The drive to free up surplus public land in London for housing development will not succeed unless the government hands Boris Johnson more powers, a new report has warned.
Interview: Argent ready for new challenges after King's Cross regeneration
Argent cemented its reputation with its revamp of King’s Cross. Now with a new backer, its partners explain why they are ready take on more
Aberdeen witnesses student housing construction frenzy
Developers are racing to build student accommodation in Aberdeen, to counter a severe shortage.
Be:here strikes deal to build 650 new homes in Barking
Developer Willmott Dixon’s private rental arm Be:here has agreed a deal to build around 650 homes in Barking, east London.
Apache and Investra swoop in Kingston
A joint venture between Apache Capital Partners and Investra Development has acquired an upmarket student accommodation development in Kingston upon Thames.