Testimonials

“When working in a challenging and pressured environment, reliability and professionalism are the qualities we look for in any of our contracted services”

Steve Orton – Chief Finance Officer – Nova Education Trust

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When working in a challenging and pressured environment, reliability and professionalism are the qualities we look for in any of our contracted services.  Over the past few years, FHP have delivered on both of these requirements in every valuation project we have contracted.  It is reassuring to know that we have a valuable service that we can trust.

“Anthony was fantastic he worked very hard behind the scenes to ensure all parties hit the completion deadline.  FHP were extremely accommodating when it came to multiple viewings nothing was too much trouble for them”

Natalie Corpe – Sage Therapy Centre

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Anthony was fantastic he worked very hard behind the scenes to ensure all parties hit the completion deadline.  FHP were extremely accommodating when it came to multiple viewings nothing was too much trouble for them.  Communication was faultless, in fact it went above and beyond.  Anthony took a genuine interest into my business and it wasn’t just a sale for them, it felt much more personal. The purchase and renovation project has been such a positive experience for me and I’ve learnt so many new skills from it.  It now gives me this wonderful opportunity to supply high end rental space to qualified practitioners.  It also allows the local community to access this amazing support and healing network. I really look forward to working with Anthony and FHP again in the future. 

“I would say this has been one of the most professional and impressive teams I’ve worked with and I strongly recommend their services”

Malcolm White – Granada Glazing

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Tim and Chris went above and beyond in their efforts to market and sell our property. They were extremely knowledgeable, helpful, attentive, honest and responsive. Having dealt with many commercial property sales before, I would say this has been one of the most professional and impressive teams I’ve worked with and I strongly recommend their services. 

“Assessing the market and finding the right extra space is not easy, however the process seemed so when working with Anthony at FHP”

Andrew Lewis – Flexopack

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Assessing the market and finding the right extra space is not easy, however the process seemed so when working with Anthony at FHP on this project. Going into it I expected FHP to only have the landlord’s interests at heart but the more the project moved the more helpful they became, always available with viewings and questions were answered quickly.

“Darran and the team at FHP were extremely helpful”

Di Litchfield – Padley Group

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Darran and the team at FHP were extremely helpful in supporting us in finding the right property for our needs in the best location.

“I want to thank you for all your help with Derby”

Maria Lonergan-Hall – Richpack Limited

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I want to thank you for all your help with Derby.  It's very much appreciated.

“FHP were very easy to work with and were very helpful”

Andy Kevins, Director – Yellow Rail

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FHP were very easy to work with and were very helpful, providing access to the new site to allow us to prepare for the move in advance of our move in date and generally making the whole process stress free.

“I am delighted with the outcome here, Tim Gilbertson and colleagues at FHP have done a great job and I cannot recommend them highly enough”

Melvin Lusty

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I am delighted with the outcome here, Tim Gilbertson and colleagues at FHP have done a great job and I cannot recommend them highly enough.  Not only did they meet and exceed our expectations in terms of price and timescale but I also instructed them to negotiate the surrender of the current occupier’s lease which they dealt with equally efficiently.   I look forward to working with Tim Gilbertson, Chris Proctor and colleagues again and cannot recommend FHP highly enough.

“We of course could not have done this deal, without the assistance of Thomas Szymkiw of FHP”

Alan Forsyth – Hockley Developments Limited

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We of course could not have done this deal, without the assistance of Thomas Szymkiw of FHP, who worked tirelessly on the transaction throughout the last 12 months.

“I am delighted with the result of this rent review Mark”

David Pass – Eraih Limited

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I am delighted with the result of this rent review Mark.

“Our dealings have left me with the impression that we were dealing with a very professional adviser, one who helped find and secure an extremely suitable tenant.”

Philip Edson – T Edson and Sons Limited

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We engaged the services of FHP to let our commercial property in Plumtree. Chris Proctor advised on probable realisation rentals, suggested rental terms and gave his view on enhancement works that would help make the property more attractive. His advice was clear and thorough. Our dealings with him have left me with the impression that we were dealing with a very professional adviser, one who helped find and secure an extremely suitable tenant. We would not hesitate to recommend him, or FHP, to others looking for a professional company to assist with commercial property related matters.

“I have been most impressed by Anthony's professional approach and helpful manner”

John Lennon

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I want to thank Anthony for all his hard work in the sale of our unit at Little Tennis Street South, Nottingham.  I have been most impressed by his professional approach and helpful manner and by the way he has kept me informed of progress.  Rest assured if I ever want to buy or sell commercial property, Anthony Barrowcliffe would be my first and only contact to appoint.

“Anthony at FHP came up with several ideas to stimulate interest and was extremely pro-active in not only finding a suitable buyer, but also seeing it all the way through to completion.”

Carl Hill – Circuit Supply

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FHP were recommended to us by a business colleague. It proved to be a great recommendation!  Anthony at FHP came up with several ideas to stimulate interest and was extremely pro-active in not only finding a suitable buyer, but also seeing it all the way through to completion.  We were very impressed by the professional approach taken by FHP and would have no hesitation in recommending them

“Anthony's ideas, knowledge and pro-activeness has certainly been a refreshing experience, from our initial enquiry through to completion and staying in regular contact after completion”

James Middleton – Middleton Structures Ltd

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Working with Anthony throughout the purchase of 6 Sherwood Street has been a pleasure.  Anthony's ideas, knowledge and pro-activeness has certainly been a refreshing experience, from our initial enquiry through to completion and staying in regular contact after completion.  6 Sherwood Street is our largest acquisition to date, we have appreciated Anthony's local area knowledge, foresight and ideas for developing the land and his methodical approach.  Once we've developed the land over the next twelve months, we'll be liaising with FHP with a view to marketing several of the proposed units.

“I would highly recommend using FHP the service has been outstanding”

Kayne Booth – K & B Car Centre Limited

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After suffering a recent fire at our last premises we were forced to close and find somewhere pretty much last minute. Chris pulled out all the stops to get into our new premises at Carlton road as soon as possible. I would highly recommend using FHP the service has been outstanding. I’ll now look forward to getting my new business venture off the ground.  

“We're pleased how responsive and quick FHP put together a deal with a strong occupier.”

Scott Bailey – Derbyshire Investments

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We're pleased how responsive and quick FHP put together a deal with a strong occupier.

“A great job well done!”

Alan Boyden

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Thomas, a personal note of thanks for your patience, negotiation skills and time in putting this deal to bed. A great job well done!

“I have been very happy indeed with the outcome and the attention to detail Chris has demonstrated in securing a tenant to suit our needs”

Robert James – RMJ Estates

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I have been very happy indeed with the outcome and the attention to detail Chris has demonstrated in securing a tenant to suit our needs. This was achieved swiftly and without issue, on attractive terms for us. I would be very happy to recommend Chris in the future.

“Thomas from FHP was both knowledgeable and helpful.”

Pete Clarson – A W Lymn

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Throughout the letting process, Thomas from FHP was both knowledgeable and helpful. He was careful to only put forward tenants that had a serious interest and had always ‘done his homework’ on a prospective tenant before proposing them. Thomas was proactive throughout and kept me informed of progress. FHP helped us to place a fantastic new tenant on mutually good letting terms. Thank you for all your help!

“FHP responded within 24 hours, better still they had a client viewing arranged within days of the initial enquiry thanks to their extensive client database, and recognition as the largest private commercial property consultants in the East Midlands.”

Steve Raynor – MB Nottingham

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FHP came highly recommended by a business colleague, friend of mine who has a considerable property portfolio. FHP responded within 24 hours, better still they had a client viewing arranged within days of the initial enquiry thanks to their extensive client database, and recognition as the largest private commercial property consultants in the East Midlands. I must give personal thanks to Chris for being available at all times, and not least for all his hard work getting the deal across the line. I strongly recommend FHP, don’t waste time with other agents (we did, 1 year!)

“In our view, Cameron and FHP offer the balance of professional competence, speed of delivery and value for money.”

Steve Cox, Transform Trust

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I engaged Cameron Butler at FHP to conduct site valuations for schools joining Transform Trust.  In 2016/7, 5 schools were surveyed and valuations obtained.  In 2017/8, 2 further schools were surveyed and valued.  In every case Cameron Butler attended the school and conducted the survey.  He was flexible with the dates to accommodate each school and in all 7 cases, local school staff commented on the professionalism and courtesy of the surveyor. At Trust Centre I received the completed reports within a week of the final survey being conducted, and these reports were used in the final audit evaluations without question. Transform Trust had used other firms of surveyors previously.  In our view, Cameron and FHP offer the balance of professional competence, speed of delivery and value for money.

“It has been an absolute pleasure working with you and I have never experienced anything other than a professional, friendly, efficient and productive service relating to property matters.”

Sheldon Cohen – Peak & Pennine Properties

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Mark and Thomas, I just wanted to take this opportunity of expressing my gratitude for the fantastic support that you have both provided over many years, leading up to the sale of The Park offices in Nottingham. It has been an absolute pleasure working with you and I have never experienced anything other than a professional, friendly, efficient and productive service relating to property matters. You've performed outstandingly and consistently and I hope that we will have the opportunity of working together in the future. I certainly wouldn't dream of going anywhere else should I need commercial property advice in Nottingham.

“I am very grateful for the excellent efforts FHP and Thomas put into achieving a successful conclusion to the letting of the site.”

John Elliott – KADIMA Properties (UK) Ltd

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I am very grateful for the excellent efforts FHP and Thomas put into achieving a successful conclusion to the letting of the site.  Your attention to detail and clear communication to the prospective tenant and ourselves, together with good advice, made it a pleasure to work with you.

“Thomas gave us excellent advice and guidance through the whole process”

Michael & Gail Loydall

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We were so pleased with the professional and knowledgeable service we received whilst selling our Industrial Unit through FHP. Thomas gave us excellent advice and guidance through the whole process, dealing with the buyers in a courteous but firm manner that achieved a very successful outcome.

“Tim's advice proved extremely accurate when it came to disposing of the leasehold interest in the property, both in terms of the achievable rent and also the timescale within which a deal could be concluded.”

Mark Howkins

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Tim's advice proved extremely accurate when it came to disposing of the leasehold interest in the property.

“It is very pleasing to see the unit let and income producing within a matter of days following the expiry of the former lease and we were very impressed with the manner in which Tim Gilbertson of FHP has dealt with the instruction and the result achieved.”

Bruce Strachan – Property Director – Pullens

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We were very impressed with the manner in which Tim Gilbertson of FHP has dealt with the instruction and the result achieved.

“I would like to thank Thomas at FHP for his help and professional approach throughout the process, and would certainly recommend FHP to anyone buying or selling commercial property”

Paul Machin

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We are delighted to complete on the purchase of the Old Chapel. The mix of accommodation we now have is perfect for our business. I would like to thank Thomas at FHP for his help and professional approach throughout the process, and would certainly recommend FHP to anyone buying or selling commercial property.

“Thomas and the FHP team gave us effective, knowledgeable, attentive and professional service”

Paul Mortimer

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Thomas and the FHP team gave us effective, knowledgeable, attentive and professional service throughout their dealing of the sale of our property.  We shall certainly use them again in future transactions.

“Thomas was professional to deal with from the start to finish and I would recommend FHP to anyone who requires help with finding a new office premises in the Nottingham area”

Michael Moran – Moran Structural Consultants

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We are delighted with our new office premises in Arnold. Thomas was professional to deal with from the start to finish and I would recommend FHP to anyone who requires help with finding a new office premises in the Nottingham area.

“I am happy to recommend Thomas and FHP to any future client whom may require agency services.”

Nigel Dean

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My dealings with Thomas Szymkiw and FHP have been conducted by him in a professional manner throughout the period of negotiation with all potential tenants, with a successful conclusion for all parties.I am happy to recommend  Thomas and FHP to any future client whom may require agency services.

“Tim was great to deal with throughout and I hope that I will have the opportunity to work with him again in the future.”

Neville Karai – Director – Heavyweight

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Thank you to Tim Gilbertson and FHP and to his clients for facilitating our move onto the airport.  This expansion is a great move for our company and continues our trend of business expansion and progression. Tim was great to deal with throughout and I hope that I will have the opportunity to work with him again in the future.

“I can recommend FHP wholeheartedly to anyone looking to sell in the East Midlands”

Ken Heptonstall – Managing Director – Headland Multimedia Ltd

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Without the need for a For Sale board, we have completed and sold our Nottingham office.  Although I was a little sceptical at first, Thomas Szymkiw at FHP explained that he ‘thought he had a buyer’. This proved to be the case, and our sale went through on a single viewing, with no advertising.  Although there were a few legals on the way, FHP stuck to their guns and retained the sale.  I can recommend them wholeheartedly to anyone looking to sell in the East Midlands.

“Impressed by your prompt attention and your professional presentation”

Terry Nash

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Right from the beginning when we put the sale out to tender we were impressed by your prompt attention and your professional presentation. We feel that you had a large input in helping us achieve the best possible sale price and indeed finally achieving an eventual completion within a very short timescale.

“Your professionalism and attitude have been excellent”

Peter Butler – Fashion Ribbon

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Thank you for the way you have conducted the sale of the two properties. Your professionalism and attitude have been excellent, I will have no problem in recommending you.

“We were extremely pleased with the service and attention to detail we received”

Matt Crossfield – Proactive Personnel

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We were extremely pleased with the service and attention to detail we received whilst securing this property

“Thanks again to Thomas and the team at FHP ”

John Boardman

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Thanks again to Thomas and the team at FHP for matching The Coach House with our lovely new tenants Speech Therapy Specialists. Once again, very happy with the level of service from FHP, good communication and a successful conclusion all round.    

“I wanted to thank you very much with all your help with the letting”

Erin Peyman – Property Acquisition Manager – Carluccio’s

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I wanted to thank you very much with all your help with the letting we have been very impressed with the service provided by yourselves and it was a pleasure working with you.

“You did a great job.”

Trevor Morgan

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Well done Mark.  You did a great job.

“Thank you so much for all your hard work on the marketing and sale of the Old Schoolhouse.

Sue Allsopp – Equator Design

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Thank you so much Mark for all your hard work on the marketing and sale of the Old Schoolhouse. Very much appreciated and it has been a pleasure to work with you.

“Once again Tim at FHP has come up trumps, he managed last time to sell 4 warehouses at Bardon Hill in a short time frame and this time he managed to sell two warehouses in a tighter time frame still. ”

Mark Smithson – Marks Electrical

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Once again Tim at FHP has come up trumps, he managed last time to sell 4 warehouses at Bardon Hill in a short time frame and this time he managed to sell two warehouses in a tighter time frame still. Without his expertise the deal probably wouldn’t have completed. He is extremely reliable and always rings you back, which is a lot more than can be said for some of the competition. Well done Tim and thanks again.

“FHP did a great job finding a tenant”

Nicholas Cheek – Cane Developments

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FHP did a great job finding a tenant and progressing the legals through to completion. We look forward to dealing with FHP again in the future

“It was a pleasure to deal with Tim Gilbertson at FHP on the sale, he has been superb throughout.”

David Charity

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It was a pleasure to deal with Tim Gilbertson at FHP on the sale, he has been superb throughout. The whole process was extremely well executed and concluded I believe to every parties satisfaction.

“We would like to thank FHP for all of their help!”

Natalie Fisher – Cloud 57

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We would like to thank FHP for all their help and all of our staff that have worked tirelessly to make this happen with us, we look forward to the opening and hope that the residents of West Bridgford are as excited as we are!

“By utilising the skills and experience of Tim Gilbertson it has taken a considerable amount of pressure and stress out of the entire process!”

Paul King – Operations Manager – Topcon

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By utilising the skills and experience of Tim Gilbertson it has taken a considerable amount of pressure and stress out of the entire process from start to finish as well as saving time and money by negotiating enhanced terms etc.  The fact that I think it was a very smooth process with very few problems is testimony to the fact that the accusation has been handled professionally and in a timely manner.  We will use Tim Gilbertson again given the opportunity.

“The lease renewal on our office premises was executed both efficiently and swiftly by FHP”

Jeff Dickman, Director – Denman Developments

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The lease renewal on our office premises was executed both efficiently and swiftly by FHP

“Thank you very much to Mark for your skill, endeavour, diligence and patience!”

Ms G Nesbitt

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Thank you very much to Mark for your skill, endeavour, diligence and patience in relation to the sale of our property in the Lace Market, which is very much appreciated by our family.  

“I am extremely pleased with the service we have had!”

Rob Baker, Director – Proludic Limited

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Thank you to Mark for your support and professional advice.  I am extremely pleased with the service we have had in progressing this exciting development for our business.

“A very sweet deal!”

John Coles – Evenbrook

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Many thanks for your efforts in selling 7 Eldon Chambers on our behalf – a very sweet deal!

“I would not hesitate to recommend FHP in the future”

Martyn Leeder – Director – M&L Services Ltd

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It has been a pleasure working with FHP and I would not hesitate to recommend FHP in the future should the need arise.  

“I will certainly use FHP again and am happy to recommend their services to businesses in the area.”

Chris Reid, Director – Sports Tech Ltd

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Once again a big thank-you to the team at FHP. The whole process from the start to the letting of our property has been managed professionally and with regular communication to ensure timescales were met. I will certainly use FHP again and am happy to recommend their services to businesses in the area.

“I am grateful that FHP managed to move quickly and ensure it was a smooth transition for our business.”

Katie Ann Friend – Lush Nails and Beauty

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This is a great move for our business as it puts us amongst other thriving independent retailers in the city centre just off the prime retail fashion pitch of Bridlesmith Gate. After our first week of trading, the new location is proving a real asset and benefit to business. We had a very tight deadline in order to relocate, so I am grateful that FHP managed to move quickly and ensure it was a smooth transition for our business.

“A pleasing outcome.  Well done!”

Laurence Flitterman – Flitterman Investments

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Seems like a good result to me, it took a long time getting there but it is a pleasing outcome. Well done!

“I would like to thank FHP for their professional and efficient approach in securing the purchase of our new property.”

Paul Blackmore – Managing Director – Flo-Drive

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I would like to thank FHP for their professional and efficient approach in securing the purchase of our new property.

“I was very impressed with the speed and professionalism ”

Matthew Smith – Director – Riders Limited

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I would like to complement FHP in particular Darran Severn, from their initial meeting to the end I was very impressed with the speed and professionalism which they dealt with the whole process and it was certainly a breath of fresh air.

“Once again delighted with the service provided by FHP”

Gabriel Strauss – Director – Capatex Limited
Capatex Limited

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Once again delighted with the service provided by FHP.  FHP found a good tenant and followed the process through to completion.

“It’s been a smooth process thanks to FHP who I can’t thank enough.”

Sabreena Davis – Brit Rocks Hair Extensions

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I am so happy and excited to have secured this property for our new flagship boutique in Nottingham. The close proximity to Nottingham city centre and newly revamped Victoria centre will greatly improve our visibility. Great things are happening in Nottingham and I’m proud to be amongst the independent shops and boutiques as we have so much variety to offer. Our grand opening is Saturday and this new quirky space will showcase our hair extensions and fashion products perfectly! It’s been a smooth process thanks to FHP who I can’t thank enough.

“I am really pleased with the level of service delivered by the team at FHP.”

Tony Katsouris – Managing Director – Sprite Labels Limited

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I am really pleased with the level of service delivered by the team at FHP.  We were notified of the opportunity and kept the communication channels open, which meant that the whole process was easy and stress free.

“RCC property would like to thank the team at FHP”

Jon Rivers – RCC Property

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RCC property would like to thank the team at FHP, in sourcing, negotiating and finalising the new lease with our splendid new leaseholders, Capital Cranfield Ltd.

“Darran at FHP was very helpful”

Steve Madge – Cabline UK

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Darran at FHP was very helpful in advising and coordinating the right office space for us.

“Response time from Darran at FHP was second to none”

Michal Kolan – Managing Director – PK Garage

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The communication and response time from Darran at FHP was second to none and we are grateful for all your help throughout the process

“FHP Property Consultants were a pleasure to deal with from start to finish.”

Chris Harris – Executive Finance Manager – DS Academy Trust

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FHP Property Consultants were a pleasure to deal with from start to finish.  We used FHP Property Consultants to produce the Land and Building Valuations for all 7 schools within our Academy Trust.  Through close liaison with the team we arranged all the site visits to be carried out in the school holidays or on inset days which minimised any disruption to the schools.  The documents produced were of an exceptional quality and were produced and received in school in a very timely manner.  The team were a pleasure to deal with and I would definitely recommend using FHP Property Consultants to any Academy needing a Land & Building Valuation.

“We’d highly recommend FHP to anyone in future and will definitely make them our first port of call should we need any more space to expand into”

Mat Hayward – Operations Director – Kind

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We’re delighted with our new office. The bright, open plan space is perfect for us as a strategic digital agency and with plenty of room to expand into it’s also great for our growing business.  We’d highly recommend FHP to anyone in future and will definitely make them our first port of call should we need any more space to expand into.

“I really couldn’t believe how quickly Tim sold our warehouses. ”

Mark Smithson

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I really couldn’t believe how quickly Tim sold our warehouses.  I thought it would be a really long job but it was quite the opposite and I had a telephone report virtually daily on the progress of the sales. Altogether a fantastic job was done by Tim on what could have been a very tricky process.

“We appointed Alastair to re-value the development site, whilst also asking FHP to join our trusted valuation panel, as we felt their high standards corresponded with our own”

Mark Copson – Oblix Capital

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We were made aware of Alastair’s in-depth and comprehensive valuation after a Residential Developer in Derbyshire, whose development required funding, presented me with a previous valuation, which was conducted by Alastair. At which point, we appointed Alastair to re-value the development site, whilst also asking FHP to join our trusted valuation panel, as we felt their high standards corresponded with our own.

“We instructed Alastair Fearn to prepare a Valuation of our Office ... the figures provided have been helpful”

Andrew Reed – AIM International

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We instructed Alastair Fearn to prepare a Valuation of our Office to establish both the Capital Value and also the Reinstatement cost for Insurance purposes. The figures provided have been helpful, especially with regard to the Insurance element, making sure that we have the correct level of cover.

“FHP has been our long standing retained agents in that part of the country for over 25 years, and we look forward to many more investment transactions and working with Noel and his team”

Michael Lamba – Lamba Trading Company Ltd

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After being the under bidder on several investment properties in the past year, it was refreshing to land this deal. Noel our Man on the ground in that part of the country did a great job with all the due diligence and appraisal, and once he had reported back to us, he encouraged us to view the property. After which we were happy to proceed and negotiate agreeable terms with Charles.  This latest acquisition sits well in our East Midlands portfolio and we have appointed FHP as managing agents to look after this along with the others that they manage for our company. FHP has been our long standing retained agents in that part of the country for over 25 years, and we look forward to many more investment transactions and working with Noel and his team.

“Noel did a great job for me. ”

Rachel Leadley – Leadley Ltd

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Noel did a great job for me. I will always recommend you.

“Darran at FHP was great in making the deal happen!”

Celia Goodwin – Leaworks Estate

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Darran at FHP was great in making the deal happen and driving it forward. Leaworks felt FHP worked remarkably well in dealing with the tenant, us and our Solicitors at every step of the process.  We would happily recommend his services to prospective landlords & tenants alike!

“A professional service”

Dan Ellis – Director – The Brooklyn Social

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A professional service and efficient transfer, thank you Darran at FHP.  

“We are thrilled to be moving into Quantum House and feel it’s the perfect place from which we can grow our business.”

Stephan Hayward – The Framework Web Development Limited

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We are thrilled to be moving into Quantum House and feel it’s the perfect place from which we can grow our business. FHP were pivotal in our decision to move into the property, they were professional, curious and reactive – meeting us with only 20 minutes notice!  

“If you are looking for a trusted advisor who knows what he is doing - Noel is your man!”

Tony Hillary – Hillary’s Properties Ltd

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In 2001 we sold our window blind business and entered the field of property investment as raw beginners. Following a "beauty parade" we asked Noel to act for us, to guide us through the investment minefield.  Working with Noel in both property investment and funding property development, we have built a £30m investment portfolio. This well constructed portfolio has remained robust during the downturn and occupancy levels have remained strong. If you are looking for a trusted advisor who knows what he is doing - Noel is your man!

“Commercial Estates Group look forward to working with Darran on new projects in the future.”

Antonia Martin-Wright – Commercial Estates Group

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Commercial Estates Group have worked closely with Darran for over six months and during this time a very close professional relationship has been created. Darran’s expert market knowledge and hands on approach has resulted in achieving five lettings across our portfolio to date. His professional yet personable attitude and approach to all matters is commendable and Commercial Estates Group look forward to working with him on new projects in the future.    

“I would be happy to recommend Alastair Fearn”

Paul Dixon – Universal Supplies Ltd

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Alastair Fearn has been not only particularly helpful in relation to my helping me with my Business Rate liabilities but he was always approachable, available and easy to deal with. I would be happy to recommend him.

“We had been trying without success to market our commercial property near Mansfield for 6 months before we turned to Mark Tomlinson at FHP.”

Tony Hogg, Chairman – G B Willbond Ltd

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We had been trying without success to market our commercial property near Mansfield for 6 months before we turned to Mark Tomlinson at FHP. Within a week Mark had introduced us to a buyer and a deal was quickly struck. Inevitably there were the usual transactional issues but Mark stayed with the process and intervened when necessary to ensure that the deal stayed on track to completion. Accordingly, we are very happy to recommend Mark and the FHP service to potential clients.

“We have been well satisfied by their performance!”

Tony Hillary – Hillarys Investments

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We have been clients of FHP since 2004 and have used Noel Roper in an advisory role to enable us to build our extensive commercial property portfolio. Since 2006 Rob Spencer and his team have managed the majority of our commercial property portfolio. We have been well satisfied by their performance in terms of delivery of service, straightforwardness, attention to detail and simply just doing what they say they will do. Happy to recommend!

“Tim quickly found us a buyer for our unit”

Hugo Jackson – Stainton

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Stainton are happy to recommend Tim having sold over 150,000ft² of units through him over a three year period. Tim quickly found us a buyer for this unit and at a very competitive price.  

“FHP's careful tracking of payments has meant a considerable reduction in the level of arrears.”

Frank Knowles – Director of Finance – Arena Apartments

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FHP's careful tracking of service charge payments has meant a very considerable reduction in the level of arrears since they became Managing Agents for the Arena.

“FHP really listened to our needs.”

Phil Daniels – Newark & Sherwood District Council

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We approached FHP to search for options in central Nottingham. They really listened to our needs; creative studio space, meeting rooms, parking and a central location with flexible terms, and responded swiftly. From first approach to moving in has been 4 months! Mark Tomlinson has guided us through the whole lease process with diligence, patience and a pragmatic approach at all times.  

“FHP were excellent in reacting to the speed of our requirement”

Sean Bremner, Partner – Commercial Property Partners

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We identified Quantum House as the solution to base our business in Nottingham.  Its location within the professional quarter was exactly where we wanted to be and the suite we have taken will gives us a presence there with the ability for immediate growth.  FHP were excellent in reacting to the speed of our requirement and helped to facilitate our swift and smooth arrival into the building.

“Cameron understood exactly what was required and returned a high quality report on time.”

Rachel Bailye – Chief Finance Officer – Staffordshire University Academies Trust

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Cameron Butler at FHP Property Consultants was recommended to me by a colleague in another local Academy.  We required a depreciated replacement cost land and buildings valuation for our year end accounts at short notice.  Cameron responded quickly and was able to provide the fast turn around required.  Cameron understood exactly what was required and returned a high quality report on time.  We have subsequently engaged Cameron again for the land and buildings valuation at a further school joining the Multi Academy Trust and again received a professional, prompt and first class service.  I have no doubt as the Trust grows we will be commissioning Cameron again!

“Mark secured a tenant for us within two weeks!”

Howard Pratt – Chairman – Godwin Developments

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Mark has worked exceptionally hard to secure the letting of our Offices at 52 The Ropewalk, Nottingham, and we were amazed that he secured a tenant for us within two weeks. We have worked extensively with FHP over the last 20 years and they have always secured tenants for us quickly and efficiently to minimise our costs. We find their service is exceptional.

“Mark Tomlinson has again succeeded in letting our unit.”

George Shread – Clarke Holdings Limited

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FHP Property Consultants Surveyor Mark Tomlinson has again succeeded in letting our unit on County Business Park. His knowledge and insight into the Commercial market has shown through in gaining such a quality tenant in YESSS Electrical.

“Mark Tomlinson has guided us through the whole lease process with diligence and patience”

Helen Andrews – Director – Rizk McCay Limited

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We approached FHP to search for options in central Nottingham. They really listened to our needs; creative studio space, meeting rooms, parking and a central location with flexible terms, and responded swiftly. From first approach to moving in has been 4 months! Mark Tomlinson has guided us through the whole lease process with diligence, patience and a pragmatic approach at all times.

“Alastair Fearn provided us with was clear and well presented advice. ”

Richard Carter – Keyload Limited

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The advice Alastair Fearn provided us with was clear, well presented and accurate allowing us to build a genuine picture of our investment and decide on the next step.

“We are grateful to Alastair for providing us with sound advice.”

Mohan Sahni – JJ Properties

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Alastair Fearn has been instrumental in making sure that our investment property serves us well for years to come. Our tenant had gone into Administration and the value of our property was in free fall. We are grateful to Alastair for providing us with sound advice in relation to not only rent recovery but dilapidations and then finding a new tenant for us without needing to take the property to the market.  We now have a strong tenant who has signed a lease for 10 years which has not only restored our income stream but also the value of the property.

“I just wanted to say I thought to report undertaken by Alastair was excellent!”

Neil Richardson – Real Estate Director – InterBay Commercial

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I have recently reviewed your valuation report and I just wanted to say I thought it was an excellent well-presented report with good transparent methodology and communication.  As a team we review 40 valuation reports a week here and it would be good if they were all like yours.  Unfortunately they are not!

“I found Alan's knowledge and enthusiasm about Nottingham City Centre to be first rate.”

Paul Kilpatrick – Property & Finance Director – Barburrito

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I met with Alan at the BCSC conference where I found his knowledge and enthusiasm about the property he was marketing and Nottingham City Centre to be first rate. We subsequently arranged a visit to Nottingham, where he took us for a tour of the city, explaining in detail how the city was shopped and the strength of the location. We have now chosen Nottingham for our next site and look forward to opening our 8th Restaurant in the city. I have no hesitation in recommending Alan and FHP Property Consultants.

“Since his appointment Alan has undertaken lettings to a number of key retailers.”

Nick Williams – Westfield Leasing Executive

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Alan was appointed joint letting agent of Westfield Derby in 2009 and has provided Westfield with good quality, reasoned advice given his in-depth knowledge of the regional East Midlands and National Market. Since his appointment he has undertaken lettings to a number of regional, national and international retailers, enhancing the tenant mix and profile of the scheme

“Rob Spencer's team at FHP bring reliability and expertise to property and estate management”

Sean Akins – Bildurn Properties

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Rob Spencer's team at FHP bring reliability and expertise to property and estate management. They are pragmatic and resourceful and understand the value that good estate management and occupier relations can yield to a portfolio.

“Tim's friendly and approachable manner, coupled with his professional skills, have produced a very favourable result for our partnership.”

Robert Jones – RMJ Estates

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Our unit was vacated last Xmas time, and we continued to instruct a national agent that had been trying to assign the original lease on behalf of our former tenants. As soon as this lease had expired, we looked at the market place locally and turned to Tim at FHP as he had been recommended to us and had offices in both Nottingham and Derby. We were then delighted to secure such a big name tenant in a relatively short period of time. Tim's friendly and approachable manner, coupled with his professional skills, have produced a very favourable result for our partnership.

“Tim has always worked efficiently and conscientiously achieving good results.”

Charles Alcock – Director – M7 Real Estate

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I have undertaken business with Tim for over 15 years on a number of projects across the Midlands encompassing acquisitions, lettings on multi-let industrial estates and disposals.  He has always worked efficiently and conscientiously achieving good results and keeping us informed along the way.

“There is no doubt that we couldn't have done the deal without Tim and his efforts have gone above and beyond.”

David Weisberg – Rammon Group

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This was a fantastic deal and Tim Gilbertson and FHP have performed superbly.  There is no doubt that we couldn't have done the deal without Tim and his efforts have gone above and beyond the call of duty.  We can only thank him most sincerely and would recommend his services to any potential landlord or vendor.

“Working with John I know that he is seeking to ensure that the deal negotiated meets exactly with the brief that has been outlined.”

Andy Matthews – Gateley LLP

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I have worked with, for and alongside John for 20 years having initially met on the sports pitch.  John has provided advice to Gateley which has enabled the firm to continue its organic growth within the East Midlands region and most particularly helped us move to our new offices at Park View House in Central Nottingham.  What I enjoy and value is that in working with John I know that he is seeking to ensure that the deal negotiated meets exactly with the brief that has been outlined and where we are working together there is a clear communication and understanding that enables us to practically and successfully negotiate our way through a problem to get the right result.

“John provided me with a clear synopsis of the options that were available.”

Ian Smit – Shakespeares
Shakespeares

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John has assisted me in the relocation of our Leicester and Nottingham offices.  John provided me with a clear synopsis of the options that were available, summarised the pros and cons of the opportunities and the occupational costs involved and achieved through negotiation the financial objectives that we were seeking to achieve.  Most importantly after the deal was agreed John was still there to help me resolve issues that arose both of a legal and practical nature.

“I would be very happy to retain FHP for all of my future property advice.”

Tim McArtney

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John has acted for me on a number of occasions over the past 15 years, most recently when our office building in the centre of Nottingham became vacant.  The matter was complicated by an outstanding dilapidations claim but I am pleased to say... that within a six month period our building is once again tenanted, the dilapidations were fully settled and whilst the process was not without its problems John guided us through with sound practical advice and protected both our income and asset value. I would be very happy to retain FHP for all of my future property advice.

“The efforts and enthusiasm of FHP have resulted in the estate being virtually 100% let”

Keith Collis – Ropewalk Industrial Estate

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In the space of approximately two years since I appointed FHP as Managing and Letting Agents for my property at the Ropewalk in Ilkeston FHP have almost tripled the rent roll. The efforts and enthusiasm of FHP have resulted in the estate being virtually 100% let, the whole team are a pleasure to deal with and I cannot thank them enough.

“Tim has acted for us for several years and given us straightforward advice which has helped tailor our strategy.”

Dean Evans – Regency Asset Management

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Tim has acted for us on our properties in Derby for several years and given us straightforward advice which has helped tailor our strategy. He has also achieved various lettings all to good quality companies and has sought to achieve the best outcome for us in terms of commercial agreement and strength of covenant, preferring to proactively seek out tenants who will be in the best long term interest of the estate.

“A first class service from a thoroughly professional outfit.”

J Trill – Charnwood Borough Council

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A first class service from a thoroughly professional outfit.. We needed a comprehensive report written in double quick time. It was executed brilliantly and helped us approach an Examination In Public with confidence. Thank you FHP.

“Close and constant attention to detail.”

Mike Upton, Chairman – Castle Brewery Management Company

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I have worked with FHP Property Consultants for several years now and have always found their management and administration of the apartment complex to be of the highest order, with close and constant attention to detail, strict budgetary control and an approachable open minded work ethic and attitude.

“Through your patience and cooperation the residents on our site are now looking forward to the summer ahead”

A.W.H. Chairperson – Cedars Park RTM

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It is not surprising that in such a short space of time that  FHP Property Consultants have been our site agent, that through your patience and cooperation plus obvious experience the residents on our site are now looking forward  to the summer ahead.

“FHP did a fantastic job reviewing all properties across our estate.”

David Greensmith – Director of Finance, Assets and Resources – Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

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FHP did a fantastic job reviewing all properties across our estate which included 33 stations and the headquarters site, this resulted is some positive rating reviews across the entire estate reducing our rates bill by over £100k per annum, and including the backdated appeals saved the Authority around £750k. We are delighted with the outcome of this review, and the very professional approach by the FHP team, a great result.

“Having worked with FHP over the years we knew that they would do their utmost to achieve our aspirations...”

Mike Tracey – Cannock Developments

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We knew when our 21,000ft² building on Sherwood Park became vacant that we were setting our Marketing Agents a tough task in asking them to identify a strong company to let the entire building. Having worked with FHP over the years we knew that they would do their utmost to achieve our aspirations and by letting the entire building to Countrywide Surveyors they have done exactly that. FHP agreed terms in a competitive environment and worked alongside our Legal Advisors to conclude a very satisfactory outcome.

“FHP’s knowledge of the Nottingham market is invaluable in driving growth and identifying opportunities for our portfolio of Nottingham ownerships.”

Lisa Pollock – Aberdeen Asset Management

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FHP's knowledge of the Nottingham market is invaluable in driving growth and identifying opportunities for our portfolio of Nottingham ownerships. Being Nottingham based enables FHP to react swiftly to any situation that arises coupled with their knowledge of retailers who want to be in the city makes them our only choice of agents.

“I cannot praise highly enough the work of Cameron Butler and FHP Property Consultants”

Jason McGuinness – Facilities Manager – Burnage Media Arts College, Manchester

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I cannot praise highly enough the work of Cameron Butler and FHP Property Consultants.  The School has recently converted to Academy status and Cameron's assistance helped ensure the transition went quickly and smoothly.  Cameron carried out a valuation survey at short notice and fortunately for us, his professional and efficient work ethic meant that the School received the appraisal within three days - a valiant effort that was greatly appreciated.  A big thank you to FHP and Cameron for all your help.  

“A big 'thank you' to Cameron Butler, for preparing the valuation of our land and buildings, I would certainly recommend him to other newly converted academies.”

Julie Dimaline – Business Manager – Old Basford School, Nottingham

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A big 'thank you' to Cameron Butler, for preparing the valuation of our land and buildings for our year-end accounts (our first as an Academy).  He was more than willing to come out at the end of the school day, when pupils were off-site so that he could get around the site much more easily, and was very approachable and friendly but professional.  He was aware that we were working to a tight time-scale and produced the report and valuation very promptly.  I would certainly recommend him to other newly converted academies

“Thank you for a very professional service.”

Sarah Dickson – School Business Manager – The Hills Academy, Bedford

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As the School Business Manager at The Hills Academy I would like to thank you for providing me with a competitive quotation and an exceptionally prompt visit to our premises to conduct the survey.  To receive the report within a week was more than we could have hoped for.  Thank you for a very professional service.

“I would like to express my thanks to Alastair Fearn for his hard work!”

Leon Jacobson – Grade Products

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Having previously employed other rating surveyors without success I was interested to see if a different approach from FHP would yield a positive result.  I was therefore extremely pleased when I was informed of the Valuation Tribunal decision and I would like to express my thanks to Alastair Fearn for his hard work in achieving this result.

“At every step Jessica has been professional and knowledgeable.”

Mark Rees – Director – Penmark Cards

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Since instructing the business rates team at FHP to look at our retail portfolio 18 months ago we have seen a steady flow of rateable value reductions and subsequent refunds.  We have used FHP as our property consultants for 6 years for agency matters and have always been pleased with the results, and I’m very pleased we extended this business relationship to looking at our rates liabilities as well.  At every step Jessica has been professional and knowledgeable and I would recommend her and the business rates team to anyone based on their work to date.

“We have been delighted with the level of service that Jessica has provided.”

Rob Wood – Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service

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We have been delighted with the level of service that Jessica has provided when looking at the Business Rates for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service. Over the last 18 months they have assessed each station, sorted discretionary reliefs from Councils, and appealed many of the Rateable Values. The savings from these appeals and associated auditing to date total near on £100,000 which is very welcome news in what are very austere times for many Fire and Rescue Services. At each step of the process we have been kept informed of progress and savings achieved, and I would not hesitate to recommend the Business Rates team to others as efficient, knowledgeable and dedicated in helping their clients save money.

“Cameron was outstandingly professional.”

Colin & Sue Ward, Loughborough

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We would like to thank Cameron Butler for his invaluable work, advice and expertise during the compulsory purchase of our home and family butchers business. Recommended by our accountant, Cameron was outstandingly professional and, despite numerous challenges from the County Council, remained resolute during the long and technical negotiations. Without his dedication it would have been almost impossible to have undertaken these negotiations and continue to run our business. The efforts of Cameron minimised the stress of this process, for which we and our family will be forever grateful.  We would have no hesitation in recommending FHP to people in the future, as would our accountant and solicitor.

“I have been delighted with their service and results.”

Rod Neasham – Centre Manager – Market Place Shopping Centre, Bolton

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The team at FHP have been providing my Shopping Centre with rating advice over the last 5 years and I have been delighted with their service and results. They have proactively challenged and obtained reductions in the levels of Rateable Values and constantly monitor changes so that no opportunities for making savings are lost. I would have no hesitation in recommending their services and am looking forward to them continuing to achieve great results for the Centre.

“I would have no hesitation in recommending their services”

Derek Millar – Centre Manager – The Grange & Pyramids Shopping Centre, Birkenhead

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FHP has been providing business rates advice to the owners of my Centre since April 2008 and we have built up an excellent working relationship with them over this time.  They proactively challenge all aspects of business rates liability for us with outstanding results.  The team ensure our exposure is minimised to the lowest possible levels, they have their ears to the ground and act upon local information provided in a swift and expedient manner.  I would have no hesitation in recommending their services and thank them for all their endeavours to date.

“Tims market knowledge and experience in this sector are invaluable!”

Gill Merritt – Merritts

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Tim at FHP has acted on my behalf now for well over 10 years and during that time he has effectively become my Property Director from afar!  He has bought and sold investments for me, re-housed my various businesses and bought both on and off market opportunities to me, all of which have been a terrific success. His market knowledge and experience in this sector are invaluable and I cannot recommend his services highly enough I look forward to working with Tim and FHP once again in the very near future.

“A quick note to thank Mark Bradley for his hard work”

Rosie Featherstone

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A quick note to thank Mark Bradley for his hard work and unrelenting efforts to get my lease sorted out.

“Cameron provided a professional and informed service.”

Mike Powell – Head of Educational Support – The White Hills Park Federation Trust

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As a recently converted Academy Trust, we required a firm to provide a factual valuation for the balance sheet and reinstatement values for insurance purposes. At the outset Cameron provided a professional and informed service. The actual visit to inspect the Trust’s three school sites was non-intrusive and  carried out with the schools full of students and staff on site. Post visit, Cameron checked a number of points to ensure the factual correctness of the final product and kept us informed of the progress of the report up to its final production. I would like to thank Cameron for all his support and making another requirement of Academy conversion seem uncomplicated and reducing my stress levels.

“Tim Gilbertson of FHP has done us proud here as we achieved a sale within a remarkably quick period of time!”

James Richards – Clowes Developments

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Tim Gilbertson of FHP has done us proud here as we achieved a sale within a remarkably quick period of time at a price which suits both ourselves and the purchaser and one which will enable us to focus our attention on our Castlewood scheme which sits even closer to Junction 28 of the M1 Motorway and where we have already achieved terrific success with FHP over the last few years.

“The valuation process went extremely smoothly, and was carried out expertly by Cameron Butler.”

James Fendek – School Business Manager – Aldridge School – A Science College
Aldridge School - A Science College

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Following a recommendation from our Accountants we approached FHP who talked us through the process, provided us with a clear understanding of what we needed and explained how they could help us. The valuation process went extremely smoothly, and was carried out expertly by Cameron Butler. The report and paper work we received was exactly what we required for our accounts.

“FHP's local knowledge was invaluable to us and their turnaround time was exceptional.”

Trevor Colbourneat – HSBC

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Cameron Butler dealt with all phases of a recent deal in a prompt, courteous and highly professional manner. FHP's local knowledge was invaluable to us and their turnaround time was exceptional. Cameron Butler was personally involved in the process throughout and his guidance assisted us greatly in subsequent negotiations with our Client. Thank you FHP for a job well done.

“I feel indebted to Cameron Butler for his invaluable guidance and support throughout the whole process.”

Sylvia & Alex Rimmington

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I feel indebted to Cameron Butler for his invaluable guidance and support throughout the whole process. Cameron was indispensable as our link with the Environment Agency from the outset. His skills at interacting with the E. A. to quickly address and resolve our concerns as they arose was crucial to us during the invasive disruption to our lives. The successful outcome resulted in achieving a very fair and satisfactory offer of compensation to each of us individually.

“The level of service has been first class.”

Trevor Walker & Audrey Rhodes

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We have been very satisfied with the way negotiations on our behalf have been carried out and the level of service has been first class.

“I had every confidence that Tim was the man for the job to sell our site!”

Steve Nyland – Nyland Graphics

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I became aware of FHP after looking for suitable property to relocate to. Tim made every effort to offer what was available, he knew what we wanted and was very straight talking, so I had every confidence he was the man for the job to sell our site here in Somercotes. Well done to FHP! Tim is now concluding our relocation purchase!

“We use FHP's Retail and Valuation Departments on an ongoing basis”

Nigel Skill – Skills Group

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We use FHP's Retail and Valuation Departments on an ongoing basis and find their detailed knowledge of the local and regional property market combined with prompt and efficient service most beneficial in helping us to develop and grow our business.

“Once again I would like to express my gratitude to you and your firm for your instrumental work during this lengthy deal.”

Nicholas Rayne

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Once again I would like to express my gratitude to you and your firm for your instrumental work during this lengthy deal.

“ I hope our successful relationship can continue.”

Howard Meaney – Liverpool Victoria

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Tim , we really welcome your efforts and your efficient manner in dealing proactively for us with lettings for this estate. Likewise being kept informed is also much appreciated. I hope our successful relationship can continue.

“We would like to take this opportunity to thank Tim Gilbertson for all his hard work and dedication”

Gary Conway – Quinn Group

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We would like to take this opportunity to thank Tim Gilbertson for all his hard work and dedication in closing one of the most significant UK property lettings of the year. We greatly appreciate the proactive approach adopted by Tim and look forward to working with him in the near future

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