Archive for: Case studies

Business Rates Saving on Empty Office Undergoing Refurbishment

Vickery Holman are delighted to announce the successful negotiation of an empty office building undergoing refurbishment from £162,000 Rateable Value (RV) to £0 RV, resulting in a total of £35,000 in business rates savings over the 5 month programme of works. Acting on behalf of PKF Francis Clark: Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, Vickery Holman […]

The Walls That Parted Them – Party Wall Awards

Vickery Holman were instructed at an early stage by a pro-active developer to give party wall advice and serve the relevant notices on the adjoining owners in relation to the construction of new apartments. The building was positioned between two blocks of apartments with minimal room for construction. The adjoining properties had multiple owners and […]

What Is A Construction Management Plan?

What Is A Construction Management Plan? In the construction industry it is important to know what a management plan is, how it works in action and the benefits of having one when undertaking any building project. Undertaking a construction project of any size is often a daunting prospect for clients unfamiliar with the complex requirements […]

What Is The Purpose of Conducting A Development Feasibility Study?

What Is The Purpose Of Conducting A Feasibility Study? If you are a land or property owner, whether that be residential, commercial or agricultural and think your land or property has development potential then a feasibility study can be undertaken at the earliest stage of the project to outline the land/properties development potential. What Is […]

Office Sold for Residential Conversion

Foliot House, Budshead Road at Crownhill is a 12,500 sq ft office building on a business park in a residential area. It was previously let to The Skills Funding Agency, and once they vacated it was placed on the market to let or for sale. The asking price was £1,175,000. The property was sold to a […]

Ernest English House, Plymouth – Improving Lives Plymouth

Improving Lives Plymouth (formerly the Plymouth Guild of Voluntary Services) are a very long-standing client of Vickery Holman and we have worked together on a number of schemes of minor refurbishment. With an expanding operation, ILP need to expand their office accommodation and other space provision whilst modernising the exterior of the building to enable […]

New Office for Plymouth Financial Advisors

Vickery Holman are pleased to announce a recent office letting at Envoy House which yet again sees the popular building fully occupied. Located on Longbridge Road at Marsh Mills in Plymouth, the prestigious building benefits from an excellent car parking provision and immediate access onto the A38. The building is home to Morgan Sindall, Jelf, […]

When Does Section 106 Apply?

When Does Section 106 Apply? Development usually comes at a cost to the wider community within which it sits. This can be at a greater demand and therefore cost for public services or damaging impact on the greater community good. Planning approvals always come with conditions controlling the development itself and where appropriate legal (s106) […]

£190,000 Saving on Business Rates

Vickery Holman are delighted to announce the successful re-negotiation of a car showroom business rates assessment from £197,000 Rateable Value (RV) to £75,000 RV, a total of £188,500 in business rates savings! Acting on behalf of a well-known cornish car dealer, Vickery Holman have successfully negotiated a significant business rates reduction on their premises in […]

New Build Design and Project Management

Specialist Centre catering for Autistic Students – Monteray House, City College Plymouth Vickery Holman were requested by City College Plymouth to design and project manage the building of a new teaching space specifically for autistic students. The College’s requirements were to provide independent learning facilities for eight pupils. The pupils would require one to one […]