Commercial Property Consultancy

Local Professional Advice On Commercial Property


Ashton Tompkins offers a flexible and personal service committed to working closely with clients to meet or exceed expectations. Contact is available outside standard business hours.
A first meeting or discussion is available without obligation and can be arranged at short notice.

Mobile: 0468 634808

Fax: 01784 483799


3 Friary Island Wraysbury,
Staines, Middx TW19 5JR

Professional Advice regarding:

·Offices and Hi-Tech Buildings ·

·Factories and Workshops ·

·Storage & Distribution Warehouses ·

·Shops & Retail Warehouses ·

·Leisure & Specialist Buildings ·

·Corporate Property Strategy Planning ·

·Rent Reviews ·

·Renewal of Leases ·

·Business Rate Appeals ·

·Valuations ·

·Property Tax advice ·

·Relocation Advice ·

·Service Charges ·

·Repairs and Property Management ·

· Schedules of Condition/Dilapidations ·



In most businesses, Property is the largest fixed cost on the Balance Sheet. You could improve your profitability and your competitive position with professional advice


Existing Costs

You need to minimise cost increases at Rent Reviews or Renewal of Leases You need to minimise Service Charges or direct Maintenance CostsYou need to Alter, Repair or Extend your premises.You want to pay less Rates or other Property Taxes

Potential Costs

Reacting quickly to changes in your evolving markets

You need more space...You need better quality space...Some space is surplus to requirements...

Knowledge and Skills Base Includes:

Professional Training and Expertise
Updated Specialist Knowledge
Market Contacts
Specialist Negotiating Skills
Working Knowledge of legislation:

Property Law,
Contract Law,
Planning Law,
Landlord and Tenant Law

Building Construction

Problems and Potential

Market Forces and Values

Local Properly Market Supply and Demand

The Impact of Local Economic Changes and Developments

National/international Economic Forces

Building and Occupancy Costs

Previous Instructions

Office Search/ Acquisition
Sales Offices: 3,700 sq.ft.
7 month search for air-conditioned offices
Client: Oil Industry Multinational

Rating Appeals and Planning Appeal

Multi-let Windsor Offices 10,000 sq.ft.
Major rate payment refunds from 1990 to 1997 on various appeals
Successful Planning Appeal against Refusal, Service Charge management

Clients: Both Owner and Occupiers

Relocation Advice

Factory 45,000 sq.ft.

15 month search in M3, M4, M25 sector

Client: Printing Company

Motor Repair Workshops 8,000 sq.ft.

Negotiations to take new lease.

Client: Transport Company

Rating Appeals & Planning Consents

Garden Centre 2.5 acres

Rate Payments reduced by over 50%
Retrospective planning 8,000 sq.ft. covered sales

Client: Private Owner/Operator

Investment Valuation

Heathrow Warehouse12,000 sq.ft.
Valuation for transfer to pension fund

Client: Local Business Owner/Private Investor