We were pleased to see that the Jackson-Stops & Staff Residential Development team arrived safely this morning for this year’s MIPIM, the high profile property conference that is held annually in Cannes. From left to right, we have Andrew Simpson, Adrian Mason, Hugo Stuttaford and Ben Babington in attendance.The team has a packed schedule ahead of them over the coming days, it certainly won’t all be about sipping cocktails under clear blue skies and palm trees!
March 11, 2014
As proud lead sponsors of the Teddington Minis, we are delighted to see how works are progressing on the build of their new clubhouse!
Here are some details about the build schedule itself:
With the project funding all secured work commenced on site on Monday 6th January.
You can take a look at photographs of progress by clicking here
The project is going to be completed in 3 phases as follows;
Phase 1 - Construction of a new extension which will contain the bar, club-room, kitchen, cold room, plant room and store. Upgrading of external drainage, sewers and utilities. (due for completion at end of April)
Phase 2 - Conversion of the current social area, kitchen, bar and toilets into of 2 RFU compliant changing rooms with toilets and showers, plus construction of new male & female toilets and a disabled toilet.
Phase 3 - Refurbishment of the remainder of the existing changing rooms and replacement of roof and external cladding.
In the first week the contractors prepared the site, erected a secure compound and mobile office, carried out footpath and cricket outfield protection measures and carried out final surveys of the site and surrounding area.
The week beginning Monday 13th January – the piling operation commenced. A series of steel piles will be driven up to 7 metres into the ground. These piles are what the steel base of the new building will sit on.
The week beginning Monday 20th January – the piling continues, but due to the extremely wet weather has been slow.
The week beginning 27th January – Piling is complete, but due to the waterlogged ground each steel pile has been driven in up to 8 metres deep. Work on the concrete pile caps will be the focus for this week. Work on the groundworks and drainage has also started.
The week beginning 3rd Feb – Completion of pile caps and continuation of drainage and groundworks. Steel ground frame is due to be delivered on 10th Feb and beam and block floor to be delivered on 12th Feb.
Weeks 4-6 – Steel ground frame delivered, assembled and installed. Block and beam floor laid. Continuation of the upgrading of the groundwater drainage and sewage system. Block walls of new area built.
Weeks 6-8 – over door/window lintels fitted and pitched roof construction
March – Phase 1 Roof construction, First fix services, construction of plant room and external oil bund. Laying of new water main from near to Bartons Cottage to rear of club.
We can’t wait to see the finished article.
Go the Minis!!
March 10, 2014
The team is made up of parents from Oatlands School, who are running for two fantastic local causes: firstly, to provide some great new toys for seriously ill children on the Little Oaks’ ward at St Peter’s Hospital and secondly to contribute to the building of a new sensory space at Oatlands School. David was particularly pleased to meet Harvey, the brave little boy in these photos, who is an ex-pupil of Oatlands school and who is currently in remission from Leukaemia, though still visiting St Peter’s for treatment on a regular basis. We are extremely proud to sponsor such a fantastic community event and look forward to watching the runners start their run on 30th March in Weybridge. If you would like to help these incredibly worthwhile causes, please use the following link to donate: https://mydonate.bt.com/events/oatlandspta Thank you and we look forward to wishing the runners well on the day of the run itself!
February 27, 2014
As proud lead sponsor of the TRFC Minis in Teddington we were delighted to see this CGI image of how their stunning new clubhouse will look.
Work has just commenced following the recent spell of wet weather, and the build will be the result of many hours of tireless fundraising by club members; the clubhouse will provide a fantastic new hub for the players to congregate in over the years and we look forward to watching works progress. Go the Minis!
February 18, 2014
The first Brooklands Half Marathon takes place in and around Weybridge on Sunday 30th March. Oatlands PTA is entering a team of some 20 intrepid runners all aiming to complete the course, whilst raising funds for 2 incredibly worthy causes. Firstly, some expansion works that are required to alleviate the current pressure on space at Oatlands School in Weybridge. Secondly, the Little Oaks Ward at St Peter’s Hospital, which is the Oncology Unit for children aged 0-18. This is being done in honour of Harvey Broekhuizen, a former pupil of Oatlands School, who was diagnosed with Leukaemia at the age of 6 whilst on holiday. On return to the UK Harvey had to have 6 months of intense chemotherapy which sadly caused him to lose his sight, which has only partially returned. Harvey is in remission but has to visit St Peter’s hospital monthly for chemotherapy, as well as having daily oral chemotherapy, monthly steroids and three monthly chemotherapy into his spine.
The Little Oaks ward has a play area but they need more toys/entertainment facilities. Furthermore many oncology children are so poorly they aren’t allowed to leave their rooms due to the risk of infection. For these children the runners would like to raise funds to purchase additional/more modern in-room entertainment to try to make their visits a more enjoyable experience.
Funds will also go towards what are called “distraction toys” for when the children are having treatment to distract them from the discomfort.
The marathon is taking place on 30th March 2014, starting at 09:00hrs and we wish all the runners the very best of luck with their training before the big day! Please give what you can by clicking on the link below to donate:
January 20, 2014
We’ve been working with one of our Weybridge Landlords on his exciting new venture, an online magazine called ‘Property Secrets International,’ which features useful tips and advice, as well as interesting articles about buying and renting property abroad.
We were delighted when the magazine went live on the Apple appstore and it has already been downloaded by many people from all over the globe, including Madagascar! Please take a look for yourself and see who you recognise from Jackson-Stops & Staff…
January 7, 2014
If the festive season made a rather bigger dent in your wallet than anticipated, you might want to consider a property that has just been reduced in price this New Year! Our Pimlico office is delighted to be marketing this delightful property on Vauxhall Bridge Road at the newly reduced asking price of £1,000,000.
The apartment would make a fantastic base in London and offers well configured, comfortable living accommodation and access to a communal roof terrace with stunning views of the London skyline.
Please do contact Katy Brennan in our Pimlico office for further details: 020 7828 7387 or email@example.com
December 20, 2013
If you’re on the hunt for a perfect property to entertain in over the festive period then you need look no further, our Wimbledon Lettings team has just brought the perfect pad to market, please click on this link to find out more: http://www.jackson-stops.co.uk/cgi-bin/properties/summary-details.pl?propID=55023
The eight bedrooms provide plenty of beautifully presented accommodation for friends and relatives to sleep in; once settled in, guests can enjoy drinking wine from the wine cellar in one of the beautiful reception rooms, before taking the opportunity to burn off some of the Christmas excess in the gym downstairs!
For further information about this exceptional property, which is available to rent at £15,000 per month (fees apply), please contact Dan Wileman in our Wimbledon office on 020 8947 7351 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
December 13, 2013
We are delighted to share with you Issue 1 of our dedicated Jackson-Stops & Staff London magazine, homepage; the publication showcases some of our recent instructions from across the central London offices.
Members of staff from our Chelsea office were delighted to continue their support of the Henry Van Straubenzee Memorial Fund and attended this year’s annual Carol Service that was held in aid of the charity. The organisation was set up to provide much needed support to Ugandan schools by investing in buildings and educational resources.
James Blunt was amongst the singers at this very special event.
December 2, 2013
Richmond locals are used to seeing many well-known faces in the town, due to its enduring popularity with a great many famous residents; however, there was clear delight amongst locals as they watched Henry Winkler, aka ‘The Fonz’ from Happy Days, light up the town at the Lighting Ceremony on Saturday at 6pm.
If you missed the ceremony, there’s still a chance to catch Henry in panto, when he’ll be taking on the slightly less popular role of Peter Pan’s Captain Hook at Richmond Theatre Pantomime
Richmond certainly is in the Christmas Spirit …
November 27, 2013
It’s that time of year again; the annual John Lewis ad has won our hearts, Oxford Street is pumping out the fake snow…and we are eagerly awaiting the first airing of the Coca Cola Christmas advert.
Nicholas Austin, who looks after the Sales Department in our Mayfair Office, can help solve at least one Christmas dilemma facing every hostess throughout the land, that being the quandary of where to fit the extended family when they descend on Christmas Eve. The answer is, of course, The Manor on Davies Street, Mayfair, which boasts 4000sqft of living space.
Not only is the property located a short distance from Oxford Street and Bond Street, it is also less than 100 yards from Claridge’s Hotel (just in case you require yet more accommodation during the festive season).
Please contact Nick Austin on 020 7664 6644 or email@example.com for further details about this or any other of our Mayfair sales instructions.
November 14, 2013
Nicholas Austin, who heads up our sales department in the Mayfair office, writes:
Although it does not fall within the price range of the newly introduced Help to Buy scheme, our Mayfair office does have more affordable properties for sale. We have recently been instructed on this lovely one bedroom flat located moments from Oxford Street…the best news is that on a typical Mayfair budget you will have plenty of change left over to hit the shops on Oxford Street, as this flat is currently on the market for £750,000. To find out more information, please contact Nicholas Austin on 020 7664 6644 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 11, 2013
Mark Birch from our Teddington office discusses Christmas postage dates and a point – or should that be ‘post’ – of interest in the local area:
It’s worth noting that Christmas cards to friends and family in Asia, the Far East and New Zealand need to be posted no later than 4th December to arrive in time.
The universal postal system is something we take for granted in the UK, as are our post boxes, things that we walk past every day and generally take for granted.
Teddington is fairly unique and philatelists out there may be interested to know that there are over 30 post boxes in TW11, two of which are painted gold in celebration of Mo Farah’s Olympic success; others are based on designs from the Victorian period through to the present.
Jackson-Stops & Staff is proud to be marketing a beautiful Victorian family house in Bolton Gardens, adjacent to one of these post boxes; the property is picture postcard perfect for those looking for a perfect home in time for Christmas. click here for further details.
If you would like to discuss this or any other property further, please contact Mark Birch on 020 8943 9955, or email email@example.com .
Mark Birch from our Teddington office writes:
With Christmas just around the corner, many local Churches are advertising local fetes; Hampton Court has announced the opening of its Ice Rink on 30th November and ‘Pines and Needles’ have started advertising the sale of Christmas trees in Bushy Park. Teddington is a particularly great town at this time of year, with its pretty high street decorations and fabulous sense of community.
November 7, 2013
To find out what you might be able to purchase in Wimbledon if you took advantage of the scheme, please do contact Roland or any member of our sales team at the Wimbledon office, on 020 8879 0099, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
October 23, 2013
We were delighted to see the very latest picture of Prince George at his Christening at St James’s Palace earlier on today:
London looked at its very best today as the Royal party made its way into St James’s Palace for the Christening Ceremony. If the pictures have tempted you to rent nearby, our Jackson-Stops & Staff Mayfair office is currently marketing two serviced apartments in the heart of St James, located directly opposite Green Park; the first is a large three double bedroom apartment at a weekly rent of £2,750 (please Click here for further details on the first property), the second is a one bedroom apartment at a weekly rent of £800 (please click here for further details).
Do contact Camilla Molyneux in our Mayfair office on 020 7664 6644, or email email@example.com for any further details.
October 21, 2013
Many of the local residents represented by FREDA (Federation of Pimlico Residents’ Association) are against the plans as they fear the additional pedestrian footfall and increased level of cyclists.
A short while ago I was asked to complete a destination whilst crossing Vauxhall Bridge and my colleague, Ed Lovatt, a cyclist was asked to complete the same survey on his daily crossing of Chelsea Bridge. The results are being used to determine who would use the new pedestrian bridge and where it would be best positioned. So here’s what the residents think ….
October 16, 2013
Ms Collins arrived to a crowd of excited local residents and paparazzi outside the shop and treated everybody to a few words and plenty of photo opportunities. We wish the charity every success.
October 14, 2013
With spectacular views like this, cycling doesn’t get much better, as Law Clark from our Jackson-Stops & Staff Richmond office discovered this morning on her cycle ride to work along the River in Richmond:
If you are thinking of renting along this beautiful stretch of the River Thames we have a number of short and long term lets available currently:
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To discuss any of these properties and more, please do get in touch with our Richmond Lettings Department, on 020 8940 0066 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
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