Court Ruling Leaves Leasehold System Intact – For Now

2018-02-09 By Scanlans partner, Andrew Holmes The Court of Appeal recently delivered a blow to leaseholders but a fillip for freeholders with an eagerly-awaited ruling in a landmark legal battle. The case of Mundy v The Sloane Stanley Estate involved a small flat in Chelsea which had under 23 years remaining... read more

Scanlans On The Move In Leeds To Accommodate Growth Plans

2018-01-03 Scanlans has moved its Leeds office to accommodate its growth plans. The firm has relocated from Station Road, Horsforth, to a new base in Century House on the Thorpe Park business and retail park. Its Leeds office, headed by David West, currently offers commercial and residential property valuati... read more

Regulation Would Create A Level Playing Field

2017-12-11 By Scanlans chairman Ian Stanistreet We welcome Sajid Javid’s recent announcement that the government will look at regulating the UK’s property management sector to protect tenants from a small minority of rogue agents. At the Association of Residential Managing Agents’ annual co... read more

Staff Perks Are Going Down A Treat At Scanlans

2017-11-03 Staff at Scanlans are benefiting from a new package of perks ranging from free mobile phone insurance and store discounts to low-cost loans and a day off on their birthday. Scanlans has subscribed to Perkbox, a cloud-based employee benefits and engagement platform for businesses which gives staff a... read more

Outlook For Buy-to-let Remains Positive Despite Double Whammy

2017-10-20 Blog by Scanlans chairman Ian Stanistreet Buy-to-let investors have been hit with a double whammy and it has led to a misplaced feeling of doom and gloom in some quarters about the outlook for the market. Stamp duty has increased for people buying a second home, including buy-to-let properties, an... read more

Scanlans Strengthens Birmingham Office

2017-10-04 Scanlans has strengthened its Birmingham office with the appointment of Gordon Harrow as a senior building surveyor. Gordon has extensive experience across a variety of sectors, including commercial, residential, leisure and social housing. He has previously worked at Cushman & Wakefield and F... read more

Scanlans Charity Golf Day Raises £12,250

2017-10-03 A golf day sponsored by Scanlans raised £12,250 to support a project which helps more than 1,000 disabled youngsters take part in sports activities. The event at the Kingswood Golf & Country Club in Tadsworth, Surrey, attracted 45 participants, including clients and contacts of Scanlans a... read more

Scanlans Appoints New Head Of Leeds Office

2017-10-02 Property management and surveying firm Scanlans has appointed David West as head of its Leeds office. David, aged 44, is in his second stint at Scanlans, having worked from 2005-2010 as a senior surveyor in the firm’s Manchester office. He rejoined Scanlans in 2014 as a senior surveyor based... read more

Promotion For Philip Manson As Scanlans Bolsters Manchester Team

2017-10-02 Property management and surveying firm Scanlans has promoted Philip Manson to partner and head of valuation at its Manchester office. Philip joined Scanlans in 2003 and was previously an associate. Scanlans has also strengthened its Manchester team with the arrival of Anthony Kingdon as a property... read more

Scanlans Secures £12.5m Sale Of Listed Building In London’s West End

2017-09-13 A prominent building in London’s West End has been sold for £12.5m by Scanlans Consultant Surveyors, acting as LPA receivers. Built in the late 18th century, 17 Portland Place is a grade II listed building which comprises 12,900sq ft of space over six floors. The building, which lies o... read more

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