Lambourn Commerical Case Studies

Case Study - Matrix House, Basing View, Basingstoke

Matrix House, Basingstoke

We were delighted to be retained to advise on the relocation of Cash Process Solutions into new premises comprising some 9.500 sq ft of newly refurbished offices in Basingstoke Town Centre

Our role involved fully reviewing the market options, advising on the shortlist of properties and negotiating terms, acting throughout the lease negotiations alongside our clients solicitors


Case Study - Culverdon House, Chertsey

Culverdon House, Chertsey

Having acted for our medical software clients in the lease renewal 5 years previously Lambourn Commercial were retained to advise on the relocation to modern premises over a single floor

This led to acquiring a new lease on 9,340 sq ft of premises on the Ground Floor of Culverdon House in Chertsey and negotiating a bespoke fit-out by the Landlord as part of the terms for taking the lease.

Culverdon House, Chertsey
Culverdon House, Chertsey

Case Study - 18-22 Wigmore Street, London W1

Part First Floor, Star House Maidenhead
Part First Floor, Star House Maidenhead

Having been located in Wigmore Street, with Piano showroom and concert hall 100 years ago, our historic, International Piano retail and manufacturing clients had a strong desire to purchase premises close to their original home, now the Wigmore Hall.

Very few freehold and virtual freehold properties come to the market in Marylebone and fewer able to secure Vacant Possession of the whole building on Wigmore Street with the floors sizes required.

Chancery House, Sutton

After a period of analytical research, Damian was able to source premises less than 200 feet from their original premises.

Furthermore, the premises were originally built in 1892 by, and for, a piano manufacturer as workshops and showroom with a concert area in the basement, who had been on the site since 1863.

A match made in heaven

Lambourn Commercial negotiated the purchase and put together a team of professional advisers to oversee the redevelopment of the property, which is planned to comprise 12,500 sq ft of offices, showroom, 100 person recital hall, and 13 sound proofed practice rooms over Basement, Ground and First floors plus 4 upper floors to providing 8 new flats.


Case Study - 1 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1

119 Farringdon Road, London EC1

Acting for long standing family property company clients we acquired new London offices taking only 8 weeks between first viewing and completing the lease in this comprehensively refurbished prime office building.


Case Study - Chancery House, Sutton

Lambourn Commercial has been involved with this 54,600 sq. ft. landmark Town Centre office building since 2005.

Chancery House, Sutton
Chancery House, Sutton

Despite the building having been sold twice during this time, we have retained the mandate to advise on the letting of accommodation. Our focus has been to:

  • React swiftly and decisively to market conditions
  • Advise on refurbishment works required to re-let space
  • Adopt a hands on role with the buildings' tenants and FM team

Case Study - Cantium House, Wallington

Cantium House, Wallington

Acting for Palmer Capital, we introduced a tenant to the building which achieved a new record rent for the building, providing the catalyst for them to conclude further lettings in the building and to dispose of the asset at an enhanced price.


Case Study - Kensal Road, London W10

Kensal Road, London W10
Kensal Road, London W10

Appointed by Housing Association clients on the evening prior to demolition of the original premises, Damian had to review and make recommendations to the original design and specification, thereafter attending monthly Contractor and Project Management meetings on this mixed-use development of 108 flats and 62,000 sq. ft. of Office and Industrial premises fronting the Grand Union Canal in what was then a non-trendy part of Kensington and Chelsea.

  • Design and Specification advice
  • Leasing strategy to include size and type of premises to construct
  • Guidance on the future management of the asset
  • Implementing a TMT focussed marketing campaign
  • Letting and selling the commercial premises
  • Onward Tenant liaison
  • Overseeing rent reviews, lease renewals and dilapidations
  • Close working relationship with the Managing Agents and occupiers

Case Study - 15 London Street, Chertsey

15 London Street, Chertsey

Having sold this small town centre site in Chertsey to Chase Midland Plc, it was recognised that Damian had a long and in-depth knowledge of the SW M25 office market, developed since 1991. As such we were retained to:

  • Advise on the Design and Specification of the premises, involving regular meetings with architects, mechanical and electrical engineers and monthly site meetings with the contractor throughout the build programme.
  • Upon Completion, implement a marketing campaign, negotiate and successfully lease the premises
  • Advise on and transact a successful investment sale

Case Study - Two Bridges, Guildford Street, Chertsey

Two Bridges, Guildford Street, Chertsey

Lease Renewal for Clinisys Solutions Ltd on 10,300 sq ft of air-conditioned offices


Case Study - 9th Floor, Mille, 1000 Great West Road, Brentford

9th Floor, Mille, 1000 Great West Road, Brentford

Rent Review for Sword Group on their 8,300 sq ft office in this West London landmark building.


Case Study - Ashford Business Centre, Heathrow

Ashford Business Centre, Heathrow
Ashford Business Centre, Heathrow

Constructed by the MoD as a tank factory, and then used by a uniform manufacturer, the site has been adapted to provide 19 multi-let units totalling some 73,000 sq. ft.

Damian first became involved in 1998, when the estate had a large vacancy, and put in place a flexible letting strategy that brought in new tenants. By adopting a dedicated, hands on approach with the tenants since the beginning, Damian has ensured optimum occupancy levels and superb rental growth. Continuing this approach has enabled both the landlord and tenants to respond to market conditions, both boom and bust, responding to the occupiers needs for expansion and contraction. As well as ensuring a well performing asset, it has also enabled tenants on the estate to grow from a 400 sq. ft. unit to up to 20,000 sq. ft.

Our involvement went well beyond just letting space, but advising on works required and a constant liaison with tenants to create a beneficial landlord/tenant relationship. The skills we provided included:

  • Strategic advice and Implementing flexible lease and licence options
  • Tenant liaison with at least monthly visits to site
  • Re-gearing tenancy agreements to facilitate expansion and contraction
  • Recommending and overseeing works to the estate and units when they became vacant

Case Study - Hill House, Monument Hill, Weybridge

Hill House, Monument Hill, Weybridge

Having relocated our leading perfume distribution clients twice we finally had the opportunity to achieve their long held dream of purchasing a place they could call home, in this landmark Weybridge building, which coincidentally Damian Lambourn had dealt with when it was first built in 1992.


Case Study - 119 Farringdon Road, London EC1

119 Farringdon Road, London EC1

Due to an impending CPO our clients had to fast track the relocation of their City HQ and at the same time wished to merge with 2 other London satellite offices. Our brief was to search for space between Chiswick and Old Street. We were instructed on the 15th January, inspected properties 23rd January, Heads of Terms on preferred building agreed and solicitors instructed within 5 working days of commencing negotiations and 2 weeks from first inspecting. The lease was completed on 5th March. Strip-out and fit-out on 1st Phase (21,500 sq ft) completed and 200+ staff moved in by 15th May in this 45,000 sq ft relocation project.


Case Study - Part First Floor, KBC House, Walton Upon Thames

119 Farringdon Road, London EC1

Having been let down elsewhere and having a deadline to relocate and move into to new premises within 4 months, our e-commerce clients approached us to secure premises, ideally in Staines. Having reviewed their criteria for location and viewed various premises it was felt that other KBC House best suited the organisation. A key part of our role was to redefine the search criteria and achieve a swift transaction. This required us driving the legal process with both the immediate landlord and the Freeholder of the building to secure necessary consents on time.


Case Study - 117 Windmill Road, Sunbury

117 Windmill Road, Sunbury

Initially we had been instructed to acquire retail premises in Esher for our high end home entertainment and information system clients but having undertaken a search and exploring their brief further it was decided a well located warehouse and office facility would achieve their objectives better and more cost effectively.


Case Study - Third Floor, Melita House, Chertsey

Third Floor, Melita House, Chertsey

Having disposed of the existing offices for our global IT clients we had to relocate them swiftly into serviced offices before we concluded negotiations on their new UK offices in Melita House, where we had also previously acquired space for other clients.


Case Study - Unit 3a, Woodside Park, Dunstable

Third Floor, Melita House, Chertsey

Acting on behalf of a major and fast growing UK document management company, we acquired a new central distribution and service facility with enough offices to enable realignment of their administration function to facilitate expansion at Head Office.


Case Study - First Floor, Charter Point, Ashby De La Zouch

First Floor, Charter Point, Ashby De La Zouch

Following growth of our clients business through a company acquisition a new regional sales office was required that would provide an enhanced profile for clients and staff. Although little stock was available we identified the ideal building.


Case Study - Unit A10, The Atrium, Camberley

Unit A10, The Atrium, Camberley

Long established children’s Leisure clients of this practice, The Little Gym asked us to help them open another outlet in South West London and Surrey. Having researched the market we identified excellent premises in Standard Life’s shopping centre development The Atrium Camberley and concluded the acquisition within 8 weeks to enable our client to open for the new school year


Case Study - Part First Floor, Benchmark House, Weybridge

Part First Floor, Benchmark House, Weybridge

We acted for our worldwide Technology industry clients in re-gearing their lease and then later successfully achieved a surrender of their lease before securing new UK offices.


Case Study - Part First Floor, Star House Maidenhead

Part First Floor, Star House Maidenhead

We acted in the relocation of clients from Wimbledon into the building having researched the market between Staines and Bracknell. As their business developed we then negotiated a surrender with a simultaneous re-let of the space and relocation of our clients.


Case Study - Part First Floor, 1 Grenfell Road, Maidenhead

Part First Floor, 1 Grenfell Road, Maidenhead

Having relocated our clients into the building, as their business developed, 3 years later, we reviewed market options before re-negotiating a re-gear and revised office area.


Case Study - Westfield West London for The Little Gym

Westfield West London for The Little Gym

Major coup in securing superb representation for Leisure clients in this world leading shopping centre.


Case Study - Chiswick for The Little Gym

Chiswick for The Little Gym

Again, finding Leisure premises is never easy but another off-market opportunity was created and pre-let deal successfully concluded.


Case Study - High Street Hampton for The Little Gym

High Street Hampton for The Little Gym

Having looked for many years for a second site in the UK The Little Gym retained us to aggressively search for premises which quickly resulted in opportunities being identified and eventually an off-market pre-let in this new development.