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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 
Middle Eastern Toy Store to open on Oxford Street
The Toy Store, which trades across the Middle East, is kicking off its UK debut with a flagship store in Oxford Street, in London’s West End.
Farebrother hires CBRE retail man
London Midtown specialist Farebrother has appointed a new head of its retail and leisure team, with Neil Davies joining the firm as a partner.
Workspace sells Poplar residential
Workspace Group has sold the residential element of the first phase of its mixed-use redevelopment at Poplar Business Park, in east London, to Telford Homes.
Conservative 2014: BPF welcomes Help to Buy extension
The British Property Federation has applauded a Tory commitment to introduce an extension to Help to Buy that prime minister David Cameron says could provide up to 100,000 more homes.
Knightsbridge signs JV for £100m south coast student schemes
Knightsbridge Student Housing and McAleer & Rushe have agreed to deliver student accommodation at two sites in Bournemouth and Portsmouth that will be worth more than £100m.
Inland Homes NAV jumps 10%
Specialist housebuilder and brownfield land developer Inland Homes has reported a record performance, ahead of market expectations.
Gleeson doubles profits
MJ Gleeson, the urban regeneration and strategic land specialist, has reported a 110% increase in profits in the year to the end of June.
Mayor's £200m London Housing Bank opens
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has today opened a new £200m investment scheme for developers and housing associations in a bid to accelerate the building of low cost homes for Londoners.
BPF warns against office-to-resi 'one-size-fits-all'
The British Property Federation has voiced dissatisfaction with government proposals to introduce a ::8220::one-size-fits-all::8221:: test for permitted development rights.
Telford wins consent for Isle of Dogs tower
Telford Homes has won consent for a 23-storey residential tower in the Isle of Dogs in east London.
Central London housebuilding poised for seven-year high
Housebuilding completions in central London are poised to hit a seven-year high of 100,000 units next year, JLL has forecast.
Auctioneers bid farewell to London residential boom
Buyers have suffered a ‘reality check’ over the past few months, writes Adrian Morrison
Get in quick for a slice of Soho success
Hannah Brenton reports on an area shaking off its past
St John’s Wood mansion near Lord’s a snip at £60m
Savills and Knight Frank appointed to sell the 11-bedroom ambassadorial property at 40 Avenue Road.
Hampshire Trust Bank targets SMEs
The relaunched Hampshire Trust Bank is looking to become a ::8220::mini Close Brothers::8221:: and rival traditional banks as a source of funding for SME housebuilders and residential developers.
Q&A: United House Developments’ expansion plans
London developer United House Developments last week announced plans for an expansion of its pipeline in the capital following the sale of its contracting arm.
Investor's chronicle: New HMRC ruling could deter foreign investment in the capital
Last month’s surprise announcement that HMRC has altered its position on the taxation of foreign capital for use as collateral for borrowings in the UK seems to have gone unnoticed in the property world, despite the potentially significant impact on the London residential market.
Ed Miliband promises to ‘get Britain building again’
The Labour Party conference brought pledges on housebuilding and mansion taxes from Miliband and Balls
L&Q smokes out Hackney site
London & Quadrant has bought a 100,000 sq ft site in the trendy east London district of Hackney Wick for a £110m residential-led development.
Record Mayfair prices
British Land has set a new record for residential prices in Mayfair with the sale of 18 apartments at its super-prime Clarges Mayfair development.
iWS to create £17m West Sussex residential scheme
iWS Invest has bought an office building in Horsham, West Sussex, that it plans to turn into a residential scheme worth more than £17m.
Businesses warn of London ‘brain drain’
Property prices in London could lead to an exodus of talent with workers leaving the city to escape high mortgages and rents, business leaders warned this week.
Council grants planning permission for 500-home barracks scheme
East Hampshire District Council has given the green light to the Homes and Communities Agency’s outline application for homes and workspace at its Louisburg Barracks site, in Whitehill and Bordon.