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Below is a selection of recent press releases and market activity undertaken by Burston Cook

BRISTOL – SUNDAY TIMES BEST PLACE TO LIVE 2017

A can – do attitude and celebrating independent businesses has seen Bristol crowned by The Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain.  It has earned this accolade for its creativity, careful regeneration, entrepreneurial drive, unusual community spirit, quality of state and independent schooling and the attitudes of local people…

Burston Cook are proud to be part of this great city…

Click on the link below to see the full article:-

https://www.bristol247.com/news-and-features/news/bristol-named-best-place-live-uk/

BRISTOL – SUNDAY TIMES BEST PLACE TO LIVE 2017

News alert….. CONGRATULATIONS BC- EGi South West Deals Competition

Based on all office transactions completed in the South West of England  in 2016, Burston Cook are the 2nd most active agent-

This is an amazing result given this is based solely on our Bristol agency presence with our competitors having as many as 4 south west offices  covering Truro Plymouth Exeter and Bristol -Fantastic…

Bristol Property Awards

We are delighted to be shortlisted as finalists for the 2017 Awards from over 400 entries.

Fingers crossed for the big night...

Bristol Property Awards

Ello, Ello, Ello – The Old Police Station- Renovated to offer fantastic office space…

The perk of our job is the opportunity to deal with an array of interesting and Historic buildings in this wonderful city…  We have been ‘charged’ with the marketing of the Old Police Station in Bedminster parade dating from 1882.

Check out these snapshots…

Ello, Ello, Ello – The Old Police Station- Renovated to offer fantastic office space… Ello, Ello, Ello – The Old Police Station- Renovated to offer fantastic office space… Ello, Ello, Ello – The Old Police Station- Renovated to offer fantastic office space…

New Landmark Instruction in Clifton

We are delighted to have been instructed to market offices in this iconic landmark building at the gateway to Whiteladies Road. 

New Landmark Instruction in Clifton

Japanese company expanding into Bristol through Burston Cook…

We have been employed by Cookpad to acquire a new 7,000 sq ft Global HQ here in Bristol.  We are proud to be acting for Cookpad who will be looking to employ 100 staff in the city...Terms have now been agreed - Watch this space!

Helping the Lord Mayor's Children Appeal

Every year, more and more children in Bristol face a bleak Christmas and this appeal raises money to help the 1,650 poorest children in the city by raising money to give each child a £20 voucher for a toy and a £20 voucher for Christmas lunch.

We are delighted to have supported this year’s Gala dinner as film sponsor, present sponsor and auction bidders. 

Helping the Lord Mayor's Children Appeal

Fully Let Fully Let Fully Let...

Having been instructed to take over lettings at Mariner House, we have now fully let the building at record rents.  

Other recent lettings secured include 63 Queen Square and 19-20 St Augustines Parade.

Fully Let Fully Let Fully Let... Fully Let Fully Let Fully Let... Fully Let Fully Let Fully Let...

Fancy a new eating experience? – Visit Gaol Ferry Steps in Bristol’s Docklands…

Cargo One is Bristol's latest eating hub, serving both the residents of the Docklands and anyone who cares to pop down to visit!

Cargo One is unique to Bristol, comprising a variety of adapted former cargo containers, housing an eclectic mix of independent eateries including The Chicken Shed, Pigsty, Love It pies, Corks at Cargo, Bristol Cider shop, Hook (The Wild Beer company), Wokyko, Mokoko (coffee and bakery), Better Food, Little Victories and coming soon, Biblos Calipso Kitchen.

Cargo One focuses on smaller independent businesses and this is a welcome edition to the Bristol foodie scene.

Fancy a new eating experience? – Visit Gaol Ferry Steps in Bristol’s Docklands… Fancy a new eating experience? – Visit Gaol Ferry Steps in Bristol’s Docklands…

Financial Times ‘Top tips for Bristol's Independent Foodies…’

According to a recent report in the Financial Times, Bristol was described as having ‘arguably the best food scene in the UK’

Our top tip – Pop down to Cargo One at Bristol's Wapping Wharf, sample a selection of new independent eateries, housed in former cargo containers for a great vibe and somewhere a little different to eat out…

The Big Apple? No... The new Lewins Mead, Bristol...

Lewins Mead is the perfect example of Bristol’s resurging city Skyline.  Less than 5 years ago, this area was void and empty.  With the development of all of the empty buildings in the vicinity for residential occupation the lights are back on and the area is once again open for business.

The Big Apple?  No...  The new Lewins Mead, Bristol...

More Charity Clients…

Burston Cook have a growing reputation for advising local charitable organisations in connection with their property needs. New charity clients include Youth Education Service, The Muller Trust and The Girl Guides, joining other charity clients including Bishop Monks Trust, Christchurch Lands Trust, Dance Voice, The Power To Change to name a few…

Searching for major office HQ…

One of Bristols largest office acquisitions is being handled by our office agency team who have been retained to advise a major international media company in their relocation to a new office headquarters in central Bristol.

The requirement for c 40,000 sq ft is one of the largest city centre relocations at the present time.

Proud to support Bristol Rugby

We are delighted to support Bristol Rugby and Bristol City Football Club at the Ashton Gate Stadium…

Proud to support Bristol Rugby

Supporting Dino Zamparelli in the Porsch Carrera Cup

We are delighted to support Bristol's Dino Zamparelli as double bonnet sponsors.

Supporting Dino Zamparelli in the Porsch Carrera Cup

The Meeting House (Lewins Mead) reverts from office to church use...

Burston Cook have sold Bristol's historic Meeting House in the heart of Bristol City centre at a price in the order of £1.2 m – a change of use from offices to church use has been gained to serve the ever increasing residential population in BS1.

The Meeting House (Lewins Mead) reverts from office to church use...

Burston Cook lead the way in Bristol's office transactions

We are delighted that from the most recent office take up statistics, we maintained and built upon our position in the Bristol offices market, having been involved in 24.8% of the office disposal disposals in Bristol and Clifton – more than any other commercial agent.

Burston Cook lead the way in Bristol's office transactions

400 miles in 4 days - new charity challenge for 2017

Julian Cook will be dusting down his bike to raise money for local Bristol charities this summer.  His chosen route will take him from Nice through the French Alps travelling 400 miles in just four days - watch this space...!

400 miles in 4 days - new charity challenge for 2017

Helping Rotary to raise money for linkage, MS Therapy Centre and Young carers volunteer Bristol...

We will once again be sponsoring the putting competition at this years annual golf day to be held on Thursday 25th May 2017.

For further details, please contact Julian Cook.

Helping Rotary to raise money for linkage, MS Therapy Centre and Young carers volunteer Bristol...

2017 - A Life For A Cure Meningitis Appeal fundraising

We are delighted and proud to continue to support this fantastic charity which last year reached the truly amazing milestone of raising £400,000.  

We will be providing full sponsorship for this years Bristol Hockey tournament to be held in Bristol which last year attracted some 225 players.

A huge thanks to Burston Cooks continued sponsorship and generosity’ – Michelle Bresnahan – Founder of the charity.

Watch this space for more news on this years tournament. 

We will also continue to support a Life for a Cure (Ryan Bresnahan's Meningitis Appeal) - www.ryanbresnahan.org - The Charity needs your awareness and support - Thank you.

2017 - A Life For A Cure Meningitis Appeal fundraising

Most Active Office Agent in Clifton

Following the publication of last years take up statistics, Burston Cook handled 48% of the office transactions in Clifton – more than any other commercial property agent. 

Most Active Office Agent in Clifton

£33m of freehold transactions negotiated

In the last celendar year, Burston Cook were involved in the sale and acquisition of circa £33,000,000 commercial property across all sectors…

Lots of change in Bristol's Park Street

Burston Cook have been very active in the Park Street area in recent months having negotiated shop lettings at 70 Park Street to Finisterre and number 66 to Bailey Nelson Opticians.

Number 30 College Green is currently under offer to a National retailer and we are shortly to commence marketing on another prominent unit in the area for which interest is already being expressed.

 

Lots of change in Bristol's Park Street Lots of change in Bristol's Park Street

EGI Awards - 'Most Active Bristol Agent'

At the latest Estates Gazette interactive awards held in Bristol, Finola Ingham was announced as the most active agent in the city, based on the number of transactions she had negotiated and concluded over the last 12 months – we are thrilled to have won this award for the 3rd year running against stiff competition. 

Well done Finola and all our Bristol Agency Team.

EGI Awards - 'Most Active Bristol Agent'

Burston Cook Auctions update

The Burston Cook auction service, jointly with leading auctioneers Hollis Morgan is proving a great success having successfully worked together in advising clients on numerous property sales.

Combining the commercial property expertise of Burston Cook with the unrivaled auction services of Hollis Morgan, our joint team offer commercial property owners, specialist commercial sales advice with no extra fees...

Burston Cook Auctions update

A Royal visit...

Julian Cook was introduced to HRH The Princess Royal at the opening of the new Chescombe Lodge residential home in Bristol.

Julian acts for the Trust in advising them in connection with their strategic property needs.

A Royal visit...

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