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Exploring the Swindon Commercial Property Market
April 16, 2024

In recent years, the Swindon commercial property market has been subject to a series of transformative forces. The looming spectre of Brexit, coupled with the seismic shockwaves of the COVID-19 pandemic, has led to a re-evaluation of established norms and practices. Traditional sectors such as office and retail have witnessed profound shifts in demand, utilization, […]


Smethurst Property Consultants secure letting of Industrial Unit on Darby Close, Swindon
April 24, 2023

Acting on behalf of private clients SPC are pleased to confirm the recent letting on Units 3E and 3J Darby Close after a short period of marketing. There was considerable interest in this small unit which benefited from a good sized external yard. Similar properties required.


Commercial Property Insight – What does the future hold for offices after COVID-19?
November 13, 2020

Daniel Smethurst BSc (Hons) MRICS looks at the impact of COVID-19 on the future of the office –  The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of our lives, including tasks as fundamental as going to work. Whilst there are those who claim that the modern office is dead, I firmly believe that there […]


Swindon Commercial Property Review 2019
January 10, 2020

There is no denying that 2019 has been another challenging year for the regions although the decisive outcome of last year’s general election has given much-needed clarity and confidence to the market. Market sentiment is high and we are confident in the outlook for the next 12 months. There have been several sizeable office transactions […]


£3 Million refurbishment leads to major signing for 3 Newbridge Square
November 13, 2019

Following a significant investment of £3million and an extensive refurbishment programme of Swindon’s prominent office building, 3 Newbridge Square, two new leases have been secured. Asset and property management company FI Real Estate Management (FIREM) has delivered one of the largest transactions in Swindon Town Centre over the past 10-years, leasing approximately 18,000 sq ft […]


Swindon Borough Council’s application for £25m fund makes next assessment phase
August 6, 2019

Swindon Borough Council’s application for £25m in funding from the Government’s Future High Streets Fund was among the bids to make it through to the next assessment phase. More than 300 bids from across the country were submitted for a slice of the £675m funding available. The Government spent several months going through the many […]


Openwork expand Swindon presence with the purchase of Auckland House, Lydiard Fields Swindon
August 1, 2019

Acting on behalf of Openwork Holdings Ltd, one of the UK’s largest financial advice networks, Smethurst Property Consultants are delighted to announce the recent purchase of Auckland House, Lydiard Fields Swindon. Daniel Smethurst of Smethurst Property Consultants said “we are delighted to have been involved with this transaction and to have offered strategic commercial property […]


Hattrick of lettings sees Delta 600 Business Park fully occupied for the first time in over 15 years
July 3, 2019

Acting on behalf of private clients Smethurst Property Consultants, in conjunction with Whitmarsh Lockhart, are delighted to announce that they have successfully let the remaining office buildings at Delta 600 Business Park. This follows lettings to Flying Changes, Solertis and Raven. The park is now at 100% occupancy for the first time in over 15 […]


Newsquest meets deadline with relocation to Edison Park, Swindon
April 1, 2018

Acting on behalf of Shelbourne Asset Management, Swindon commercial property consultants Smethurst Property Consultants,​ in conjunction with Knight Frank, are delighted to announce the recent letting of the Ground Floor in Richmond House to Newsquest ​who were represented by Alder King. Daniel Smethurst​ of Smethurst Property Consultants​ commented: “This is a requirement that has been […]