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When you work with Cluttons, you tap into a team of highly motivated property specialists, each one bringing their own expertise and experience to the task of ensuring that you make more of your property.

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Latest news and insights

News

Cluttons launches family and wellbeing policy with menopause support at its heart on World Menopause Day

Cluttons has announced today on World Menopause Day that it is rolling out its family and wellbeing policy to its employees this week.
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Cluttons hired Gráinne Gilmore as head of research as part of an ongoing strategic growth drive

Cluttons continues its strategic expansion with Gráinne Gilmore joining as head of research to focus on delivering market insights and updates to clients.
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“A hybrid working style suits us, the business, and the wider industry too”

Two years post the initial reopening post Covid, George Carter and Eleanor Coogan, commercial surveyors at Cluttons and recent graduates, share their experiences of the changing world of work.
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Cluttons welcomes new graduates and rolls out new process focussed on inclusivity

Cluttons has welcomed its new cohort of graduates and, for the first time, their rotation includes a stint in business development and research.
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Cluttons promotes 12 partners and associates as we continue to develop talent across the business

Cluttons has made 12 senior promotions to partner or associate as part of its commitment to developing talent across the business from graduate level up.
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What does the mini budget mean for property?

Mini Budget: our experts’ analysis from a property perspective and their calls to action.
Opinion

Will we be able to reach our pre-Covid optimism biased with the current climate?

For the cost-of-living crisis and inflation pressures to come so quickly on the heels of Covid feels like it has robbed us of our usual optimism bias.
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Cluttons looks to accelerate growth with senior business development and marketing hire

Cluttons has hired Paula Viner as a partner to lead business development and marketing as the company continues to target strategic growth.
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

We would like to express our deepest sadness and condolences at the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
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Challenging the definition of success, and it doesn’t need to start with higher education

The property industry has moved the dial considerably in recent years to diversify its talent pool but there is still much more to do to reflect the make-up of the population.
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Businesses must act now or face losing thousands in rates savings dating back to 1 April 2017

With a global pandemic to deal with, accelerating structural changes particularly in retail, business owners have been hit hard, despite recent Government pledges and rate reliefs.
Opinion

How property can play a huge role in making next year’s EarthOvershoot Day later in the year

Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity has used all the biological resources that Earth regenerates during the entire year.
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With fibre providers funded and set to roll out super fast broadband they must beware the delays that threaten their business model

With over £4bn of private funding received by fibre providers in the last three months alone, and a number of Government-backed levelling up schemes providing regional funding across the UK, there is a very real impetus toward the rollout of Gigabit capable and 5G connectivity.
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Oxford on trend but there’s value in its history

The world’s attention is firmly focussed on Oxford as both a traditional global knowledge economy and latterly a fast-evolving global leading life sciences hub.
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Cluttons boosts Northern hub further with partner hire as Chris Severs joins Manchester office

Cluttons has added another partner to its Manchester office as Chris Severs joins bringing over 20 years of experience and expertise in business rates consultancy to the team.
Opinion

With the online sales tax consultation now closed, what can we expect, and will it happen any time soon?

Rishi Sunak was plauded by most for responding so quickly to support small businesses as Covid hit. But what a shame the years of campaigning didn’t trigger a revolutionary business rates consultation before an unprecedented global pandemic hit an already underperforming high street retail and shopping centre sector.
Opinion

How your property strategy can help your beneficiaries in the longer-term

The time that you serve on a charity’s board of trustees or senior management team is limited relative to how long the charity has already been existence and is likely to continue to exist for. Therefore, what difference are you going to make during your tenure at a charity?
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Cluttons opens a new office in the Algarve, Portugal

Cluttons are delighted to announce the launch of a new office in the Algarve, Portugal. The new office is located 15 minutes from Faro airport in the Algarve’s Golden Triangle, between Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo.
Opinion

The drive to Net Zero

The drive to Net Zero is a concept that has now been widely accepted as the solution to avoiding a climate ‘tipping point’ in which there is no return.
Opinion

Spring statement 2022 comments

On Wednesday 23 March 2022, the Chancellor gave the Spring Statement to Parliament. Here, our residential and commercial teams highlight key points, and the potential impact on the UK property market.
News

Changes and opportunities: Portugal’s Golden Visa for British Buyers

With Brexit implications restricting time allowed in the EU, and the pandemic dramatically effecting the way we live and work, it’s no surprise that Portugal’s Golden Visa program is becoming increasingly popular with British buyers.
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Webinar: How to model public sector buildings to net zero

In partnership with the Association of Chief Estates Surveyors and Property Managers (ACES) we are delighted to invite you to our webinar on ‘Public Sector: How to model buildings to net zero’.
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Return of the pied-à-terre: 7 properties available to buy or rent now

In our recent blog article, Cluttons’ James Hyman highlighted that a return of the pied-à-terre purchaser was beginning to fill the first-time-buyer-shaped hole in demand felt across London since June.
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7 Greater London residential-led development opportunities

On behalf of London City Mission, seven individual residential-led development opportunities. All within Greater London locations.
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Lack of understanding, collaboration and funding threaten the UK’s connectivity

New research by Cluttons shows that the UK risks lagging behind other major economies when it comes to Gigabit roll out and 5G- a position that could potentially hold back investment, performance, jobs, and the levelling up agenda itself.
Opinion

The impact of climate change on flooding in the UK

The Environment Agency (EA) have previously shared that 5.2 million homes and businesses across England are at risk of flooding; that’s one in every six properties.
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We are most likely 3-5 years behind government broadband targets

On 24 November, the government published its long-awaited response to the January 2021 review and consultation of the 2017 Electronic Communications Code legislation.
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Cluttons hires Reeta Patel in strategic asset management push

Cluttons has appointed Reeta Patel as associate partner in its commercial and strategic asset management team as part of a drive to expand this key focus of the business.
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Cluttons promotes Nicholas Potter to equity partner

Cluttons has promoted its finance director Nicholas Potter to equity partner.
Opinion

Understanding flood risk guarantees protection

Earlier this week the Environment Agency (EA) warned members of the public to be aware of the risk of flooding to their property. And with the Met Office forewarning of a particularly wet winter ahead (21/22) this could prove to very timely.
Opinion

Flooding isn’t all about riverbanks overflowing

When you hear the word flooding does your mind quickly flash to torrential rain causing riverbanks to overtop and dams to burst?
Opinion

If there is a race to net zero, no one’s a winner

I’m not in favour of the phrase ‘race to net zero’. This implies there will be winners and losers and that it’s primarily a competition.
Opinion

COP26: it’s time to make a watertight investment

On 13 October 2021 the Environmental Agency published warnings on climate change and how we must all “adapt or die.”
Opinion

The Manchester office market is set to be fuelled by growth in SMEs

Manchester’s office market could see a boost thanks to its 22,850 SME businesses.
Opinion

Autumn Budget 2021 and fundamental review of business rates

Within the chancellor’s Autumn statement, the headline grabbing changes to the business rate system were announced.
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Autumn Budget: our experts give their reactions

Our experts give their reaction to the Autumn Budget.
Opinion

Property has a key role in partnering with the LGBTQ+ community

As Freehold LGBTQ+’s oldest partner, Cluttons has recognised the importance of diversity and inclusion in real estate for a while now.
Opinion

No North / South divide as independents keep the high street alive

The effect the pandemic has ultimately had on our high streets has been profound, with more than 17,500 chain stores and venues closing in Great Britain in 2020 alone.
Opinion

Does PDR have a chance to change its poor reputation and help revive town centres?

It is no secret that our town centres are facing huge challenges recovering from a period of social and economic stagnation with many trends accelerated by the pandemic.
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5 post-pandemic trends shaping the Central London sales & lettings market

The COVID-19 pandemic led to dramatic changes in how we live and work and has had a huge impact on the UK housing market.
Blog

RNLI Porsche 911 Challenge team successfully drives to all 51 RNLI lifeboat stations in just 9.11 days

Cluttons is delighted to have supported this this year’s RNLI-911 Challenge in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Opinion

More female leaders essential for young talent entering the real estate industry

Diversity and gender equality simply must not be a tick box exercise.
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Cluttons launches remaining 11 units at iconic former BBC TV Centre

The hugely successful scheme has just released the last 11 units of a total of 432 new homes. The Crescent and The Helios are collections of new apartments and penthouses that offer the rare opportunity to live in a listed mid-century modern masterpiece in a fantastic West London location.
Opinion

Why landlords need to think of EV charging as the technology of today

The electric vehicle market in the UK is gaining momentum and the popularity of electric vehicles is steadily growing.
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Cluttons adds further senior appointment to newly launched Manchester office

Strategic property consultancy Cluttons, has appointed David Allen as partner in its building & project management team.
Opinion

Electric vehicle charging: it’s all about location, location, location

The UK is currently the second largest market in Europe for the purchase of electric vehicles (Source: The Guardian) with more than 500,000 new electric vehicles (EVs) registered in the five months up to the end of May of this year (Source Nextgreencar.com).
Opinion

Why local authorities and landlords must act fast to facilitate the growth in electric vehicles

By 2030 it is estimated that nearly 5 million electric vehicles will be on the road throughout Britain, however, with consumers questioning whether their priorities for EV will be met, will this statistic become reality?
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Cluttons is awarded a place on the Crown Commercial Service framework

Cluttons wins a place on the prestigious Crown Commercial Service framework in a further boost to its growing public sector offer.
Opinion

The Trojan Horse of more frequent revaluations

The Local Government Finance Act 1988 introduced 5 yearly rating revaluations, the first being 1990 and this quinquennial cycle continued until 2010.
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Cluttons launches its northern hub in Manchester

Cluttons bucked the trend in lockdown and has launched a northern hub with a team of experts based in Manchester.
Opinion

Changes to the retail relief scheme

The British Retail Consortium have reported that there has been a growth in high street retail sales from April to June rising 28.4% from a year ago and up 10.4% from 2019.
Opinion

Are you making the most out of your lease?

In today’s uncertain market commercial tenants must ensure they utilise their lease to make the most of the opportunities and benefits from the inevitable change in work patterns.
News

Webinar: How is Prime Central London residential evolving?

As we near the pandemic recovery period, our expert panel discusses what trends will continue and are they set to alter the boundaries of Prime Central London residential as we know them?
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Top tips for first-time home buyers

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Opinion

Telecoms rent reviews: a brief guide

Rent reviews offer both landlords and tenants the chance to negotiate their rental rate for a telecoms site and, when handled well, can be a beneficial arrangement for both parties.
Opinion

The implications of lockdown on building maintenance

COVID-19 has caused, and continues to cause, extraordinary levels of disruption to the real estate sector and the insurance market that serves it with property owners struggling to manage and maintain unoccupied properties.
Opinion

Industrial & logistics: rethinking ‘inside the box’

During the pandemic, industrial and logistics was highlighted as an important part of urban infrastructure.
Opinion

Future office and 5G

The complexities and changes resulting from the pandemic have forced workers to adapt, expectations around working practices have changed rapidly and workplaces must evolve to keep pace.
Opinion

What do commercial property owners need to be mindful about following the MEES Consultation?

The MEES Consultation is designed to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions related to commercial buildings in England and Wales.
Blog

Portugal’s Golden opportunity

Following the UK’s departure from the EU, Cluttons’ Portugal have seen a spike in interest from UK citizens looking to take advantage of the country’s popular Golden Visa.
Opinion

Capital allowances – unique value engineering

Capital allowances are a governed system of UK tax reliefs that provide savings through a reduction of business profits chargeable to tax.
Opinion

Amendments to the General Permitted Development Order: Class E to Residential (Class MA)

Following the changes to the Use Classes Order last year and the creation of Class E, it has become necessary for the Government to regularise the associated permitted development rights to residential.
Opinion

Fundamentals of getting site access management right for the smooth running of a large network estate

These days, regardless of where you are, the expectation is that you can speak to anyone at any time whether it is on your phone or over the internet.
Opinion

The Queen’s Speech 2021: what did it say?

Sweeping changes to the property industry were announced in the Queen’s Speech.
Opinion

Proposed changes to commercial EPC minimum ratings

benchmarks the building and makes recommendations on how energy efficiency can be improved. EPC requirements are not new, they have been in place since 2008, however, they are changing, and landlords need to be aware or they risk being fined.
Opinion

Formulating a stay vs go decision

You couldn’t have missed the headlines on changing attitudes to agile working over the past year.
News

Cluttons hires Scott Joseph as head of Hyde Park office

London May 2021 – Cluttons, the property consultancy, has appointed Scott Joseph to head up their Hyde Park residential sales and lettings office.
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Understanding Portugal’s Golden Visa for British Buyers

Following the UK’s departure from the EU, Cluttons’ office in Portugal has seen a spike in interest from UK buyers looking to take advantage of the country’s popular Golden Visa program.
Opinion

Understanding connectivity: terminology

The terminology around Connectivity can be tricky to decode. Here our team tells us the most frequently heard terms and explains what they mean.
Opinion

Understanding connectivity: FAQs

We answer the most commonly asked questions around Connectivity.
Opinion

UK offices: the best, and the rest

The debate about the future of the office rolls on.
Opinion

COVID-19 MCC Appeals Ruled out by government

It has been reported by HM Treasury that government will legislate against appeals citing COVID-19 as a material change in circumstances (MCC).
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Cluttons has answered the call for input into the consultation on the ECC

The Government announced in January that they were opening a consultation on the Electronic Communications Code 2017 (ECC) so that they can assess “whether changes are needed to support digital coverage and connectivity.”
Opinion

Empty rate solutions: Opportunities to reduce the business rate on an empty property

If you are currently holding any vacant commercial property where your initial period of relief has been eroded or you are aware that you will be faced with an empty rate liability soon, it is important that you plan for this and maximise any savings available to you.
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Cluttons appoints new head of planning

Veevers has joined Cluttons adding planning services to strengthen and complement the wide range of expertise currently offered to clients, working within the transactional and development advisory team led by Steven Cooper.
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Cluttons appoints new head of project and building consultancy

Cluttons has hired Robert Burke to head its project management and building consultancy teams, the latest in a raft of recent senior appointments that strengthen its multi-disciplinary service offer.
Opinion

Does the budget go far enough on business rates?

The Chancellor delivered his budget for recovery this week. As expected, there was some help for business ratepayers, but not as much as was needed.
Blog

International virtual tour: Campo de Ourique, Lisbon

Allow us to set the scene; you’ve had a long day exploring the local delights. You arrive home to your beautiful villa and head straight up to the balcony to relax with a chilled glass of Porto wine.
Opinion

How will the budget affect business rate relief?

The current business rates holiday has provided businesses, many of whom have been forced to close or suffered a significant impact on their income, with the means to fight for their survival.
Blog

Is your home at risk of flooding?

Flooding can be devastating; it can destroy properties and within it, precious possessions and memories. At the end of last year, the Environment Agency shared that at any given time 5.2 million homes and businesses are at risk of flooding across England.
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Connectivity: how big an impact will it have on residential property transactions in 2021?

Whilst good connectivity has always been a factor in the property decision-making process (no one wants their streaming to be interrupted by constant buffering), it is becoming increasingly important to home hunters in the UK.
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A home from home: working from abroad

Has lockdown made you consider working from abroad?
Opinion

Don’t let flooding turn off the lights

It is not only the direct risk of flooding which can impact your home or business, it is also the indirect impact of flooding at critical infrastructure sites that can put you in the dark.
Opinion

Collaboration is key for rent collections

A mountain of some £7bn of uncollected rent has been cited (Remit Consulting, November 2021).
Blog

8 tips for new landlords

Cluttons’ Tower Bridge and Islington lettings expert, Chris Morris, shares his top tips for those who are thinking of renting out their properties
Opinion

A Code of Practice for Property Flood Resilience

Property Flood Resilience (PFR) is a key response to reducing the costs of repair, recovery time and reoccupation of buildings and thus reducing the misery and disruption caused to people and businesses affected by flooding.
Opinion

London residential: what’s happening on the ground?

2020 has been a roller coaster ride for the UK economy and residential property markets. When the March lockdown and a temporary shutdown of the housing market was announced, predictions were catastrophic.
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London residential: what’s happening on the ground?

2020 has been a roller coaster ride for the UK economy and residential property markets. When the March lockdown and a temporary shutdown of the housing market was announced, predictions were catastrophic. However, changes in consumer behaviour and Government incentives have contributed to a surprising bounce back for some markets.
Opinion

Flood – payout – reinstate

Our flooding specialist and contributor to the new Code of Practice for Property Flood Resilience, Ian Paton, discusses the benefits of flood prevention schemes.
Blog

6 tips for selling your property quickly in the current climate

Do you want to be in your new home by Christmas or the New Year? James Hyman, head of residential sales at Cluttons, gives his advice to sellers wanting to speed up the sales process of their property.
Blog

Property of the month: peek inside this five storey riverfront house for sale in Rotherhithe for £1.75m

Join us as we peek inside a charming riverfront home in Rotherhithe Village, with extensive outside spaces and inimitable views of the Thames and some of London’s most famous landmarks.
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Bankside buzz is drawing in investors

Bankside has it all – a central location, growing transport links, a lively cultural scene and a burgeoning reputation as a business hub, making it a safe bet when investing in property.
Blog

Royal-tea: tour Queen Elizabeth’s 1949 Maltese home from the comfort of your couch

Cluttons’ Maltese associate partner, Dhalia, has collaborated with Heritage Malta to grant exclusive access to some of the country’s most awe-inspiring locations.
Opinion

Planning reform: A Guide to changes to the Use Classes Order in England

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Opinion

Landlords and Tenants: The impact of the Coronavirus Act

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Opinion

New permitted development rights for homeowners to build upwards

Changes in permitted development rights announced by the government will allow upward extension on purpose-built residential buildings to create new homes without the need for planning permission.
Opinion

Flood risk surveys: how to get the most out of a property flood assessment

We have teamed up with FloodFlash to help commercial property owners know how to set up a flood risk analysis so they can prepare for flooding better.
Opinion

Budget 2020: new flood defence funding is a drop in the ocean

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Opinion

Are we prepared for the impacts of climate change on flooding in the UK?

At the end of last year, The Environment Agency shared that 5.2 million homes and businesses across England are at risk of flooding, that’s one in every six properties.
Opinion

Flooding – prevention is better than cure

February has already seen two storms battering the British Isles, with homes and businesses counting the cost of high winds and months’ worth of rain. Now we have Storm Jorge on the way.
News

Cluttons builds commercial valuations team with three senior hires

Cluttons has hired industry experts Jonathan Rhodes, Paul Watling and Philip Cazenove to enhance and grow its already well-established valuation proposition.
News

Cluttons bolsters business development team to support growth plans

Cluttons has bolstered its business development team with two new hires who will help support Cluttons’ experts across sectors such as telecoms, infrastructure and not for profit, as well as driving its new business aspirations as part of the growth strategy.
News

Cluttons welcomes Ofcom’s plans to accelerate fibre rollout

Charles Thomas, head of fibre networks at Cluttons, the property consultancy and market leading adviser to the largest mobile operators and fixed-line providers, said:
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Cluttons hires new head of portfolio and lettings management

Cluttons has hired Eve Larard-Tansley has head of portfolio and lettings management.
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Cluttons hires development and planning head

Cluttons has hired Steve Cooper as head of development and planning with a remit to grow this area of expertise as part of the business’s strategic plan.
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Victoria Martin proves resi is relevant at EG’s Future Female Leaders

Twelve women who work across property joined forces with EG and Ginger Public Speaking as part of the Future Female Leaders programme.
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Cluttons expands its property management team with new hire

Cluttons, the property consultancy, has appointed Claire Collins as head of block management, further strengthening its London-based property management team.
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Cluttons advises elderly care provider Whiteley Homes Trust on multi-phase development

Cluttons, the property consultancy, is advising leading elderly care provider, Whiteley Homes Trust, on their development programme at Whiteley Village in Weybridge, Surrey.
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Cluttons advises Alzheimer’s Society on new office space and wellness

Cluttons, the property consultancy, has advised Alzheimer’s Society, the leading care and research charity for people with dementia, on the development of office space in Birmingham as part of its move to regional hubs across the UK.
Opinion

Cluttons partners with the Institute of Legacy Management

Cluttons partners with the Institute of Legacy Management to discuss effective property asset management strategies.
News

Cluttons advises London City Mission on property estate

Cluttons has been appointed by London City Mission, a Christian charity dedicated to serving churches and working with people in London who are living in poverty or on the margins of society, to review and realign its property portfolio in the capital.
News

Cluttons builds its outer London agency focus with two new hires

Cluttons is building its outer London agency focus with the appointment of two senior hires.
Opinion

Creating property strategies to enhance your charity’s mission

Recently, a group of experts convened to discuss the role of property in charities’ long-term strategies.
News

Cluttons boosts lease advisory offer with new hire

dvisory and compulsory purchase to further boost its offer in this area.
Opinion

Cluttons welcomes PM’s commitment to connectivity – but there are significant challenges ahead

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Opinion

A well connected workplace is a win win

In an age where good connectivity has become more important to occupiers than transport links and amenities, digital infrastructure is now a key factor in the decision making process when it comes to taking on a new office space.
Opinion

Why wellness is here to stay

The topic of wellbeing in the workplace has been on the agenda for some time and shows no sign of abating.
Opinion

Digital infrastructure is key to unlocking performance

In a wide-ranging discussion at today’s London Real Estate Forum, a distinguished panel of experts explored how London’s digital infrastructure is being improved so that it can effectively compete on the global stage.
Opinion

City of Westminster – changing with the times

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News

New report links good connectivity and financial returns for commercial landlords

connectivity of their buildings, according to Cluttons’ annual connectivity report in partnership with YouGov launched today.
Opinion

Charity property strategies are evolving – here’s why

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Cluttons market leaders in unique homes

The award-winning team at Cluttons explains why they are market leaders in finding the right buyer for spaces with a story to tell.
Opinion

Flood defence – a watertight investment

On 9 May 2019, BBC News published an article on climate change and how flood planners across the country ‘must prepare for the worst’.
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Cluttons joins European Valuers’ Alliance

Cluttons has joined a European Valuers’ Alliance, a network which combines the expertise of market-leading valuation companies across 10 European countries.
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Research

Connecting the UK

We partnered with YouGov to survey MPs and councillors about the Government’s gigabit rollout plans and the challenges involved in meeting the national targets. In addition, we surveyed businesses and consumers to gain insight into the level of understanding around gigabit capable technology and awareness of the benefits that gigabit connections can bring.

Research

The evolution of Prime Central London report

The evolution of Prime Central London report is the first of Cluttons’ series of new research looking at the opportunities and challenges facing the UK’s housing market. We start our series by focusing on Prime Central London.