Commercial property

The Corporate Property department ensures that the Council's property is used to its full potential, and advises on all property matters.  We offer:

Land and property availability lists

Properties from within the Council’s estate are available to purchase or rent. See the list of currently available properties.

Valuation advice

These services include:

  • a comprehensive valuation service to all Business Groups on all property matters including strategic property advice
  • asset valuations and upkeep of the Council's register of land and properties
  • rating appeals on Council owned property
  • advice on ownership of property
  • preparing and submitting offers to Council tenants under 'Right to Buy' and 'Tenants' Choice' schemes
  • acquisition of property by agreement and by compulsory purchase powers
  • promoting development in accordance with the Council's economic, planning and environmental policies

Property management

These services include:

  • undertaking the estate management of the Council's commercial property portfolio including leasehold properties held to enable the Council to discharge its statutory duties and policies
  • identifying opportunities to maximise the use of Council's property portfolio to generate additional income
  • acquiring accommodation for Council departments and voluntary groups
  • disposal of surplus Council property
  • negotiating on all aspects of property management on behalf of the Council and its Business Groups
  • dealing with London Residuary Body disposals and enquiries