The Estates Section whose establishment includes three Chartered Surveyors provides a comprehensive estates service to ensure that the Council's property portfolio is maintained in a satisfactory condition and to ensure that maximum revenue is achieved from the commercial portfolio (non operational) valued at nearly 32m which produces an annual income in excess of 2m. This portfolio includes:
For details of available units please contact Russell Mogridge at Hughes Ellard Tel. 01329 220033.
The management of this portfolio includes the letting of property, rent reviews, lease renewals, general management and advice and asset valuations.
The Council also holds a significant non commercial property portfolio for the benefit of the community. Included within this portfolio are:
In order to provide its services to the public the Council operate from three buildings, Civic Offices, the Depot at Wallington and Ferneham Hall. For the Civic Offices and the Depot the Estates section manages budgets to ensure that the buildings remain fit for purpose, accessible, create the right environment for the delivery of Council services and facilities provided for Councillors. Individual planned, phased and funded programme of works have been established to maintain the life of the assets and to ensure that they comply with health and safety legislation.