February 2012


Savills advises Plymouth Community Homes on acquisition of new HQ

Savills advises Plymouth Community Homes on acquisition of new HQ

29 February 2012

Savills in Exeter has advised Plymouth Community Homes (PCH) on the acquisition of a new headquarters in the City.  PCH has bought Plumer House, the former Land Registry office in Crownhill.  Bond Pearce solicitors also advised PCH.

 
 
Savills sells Oak Tree Park, Norfolk

Savills sells Oak Tree Park, Norfolk

28 February 2012

Savills has sold Oak Tree Park, a mobile home and touring Caravan Park located in Attleborough, Norfolk to Tingdene Parks for an undisclosed sum.  The private vendors are retiring after running the park for 15 years.

 
 
Savills to auction the former home of Vincent van Gogh

Savills to auction the former home of Vincent van Gogh

28 February 2012

At the next Savills Auction, to be held on 27 March, 2012, the Savills team will be auctioning 87 Hackford Road, SW9, the former home of Vincent van Gogh from 1873 – 1874. 

 
 
Savills opens office in Gibraltar

Savills opens office in Gibraltar

28 February 2012

Savills has opened an office in Gibraltar. Located in Irish Town, the office handles residential and commercial property for sale and to rent, complementing Savills’ existing operations in Spain, Portugal and the Balearics.

 
 
There goes another season

There goes another season

27 February 2012

With the arrival of February and finally some winter weather, Matthew Watson, Savills York, looks back on the 2011/2012 shooting season, whilst at the same time keeping his sights set on August and planning for the season ahead.  So how has this season faired?

 
 
Getting connected – Rural areas are still losing out

Getting connected – Rural areas are still losing out

27 February 2012

The boundaries between work and home are becoming increasingly blurred. The growth of home working has been one of the most marked features of workforce change in recent years, and with more people wanting to be contactable 24 hours a day it is essential that a home has the best communication technology possible.

 
 
Legal & General secures Planning on St Stephens Place Leisure Park in Trowbridge

Legal & General secures Planning on St Stephens Place Leisure Park in Trowbridge

23 February 2012

Legal & General Property, the owner of Castle Place Shopping Centre in Trowbridge, announces that it has achieved planning consent on St Stephens Place Leisure Park. 

 
 
Savills bags instruction at Houndshill Shopping Centre, Blackpool

Savills bags instruction at Houndshill Shopping Centre, Blackpool

23 February 2012

Following its recent purchase of Houndshill Shopping Centre, the joint venture between Catalyst Capital and Blackstone has appointed Savills to manage the retail scheme.

 
 
HS2 – Questions and Answers

HS2 – Questions and Answers

21 February 2012

Savills dedicated HS2 team answer some of the more frequent questions that are arising around HS2.

 
 
The Identity of a Country House

The Identity of a Country House

21 February 2012

Enhancing the asset value of a country house can be done in many ways, but it usually means improving the facilities and can require serious capital investment.

 
 

Key Contacts

Liz Williams-Bew

Liz Williams-Bew

Director
Commercial Marketing & Press

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7409 8140

 

Jamie Jago

Jamie Jago

Director
Residential Press Office

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7016 3880