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

Golden ticket winners…

We hope you enjoyed your 'Guilbert' after dinner chocolates. Guilbert are one of Bristol's best kept secrets, being the last chocolate manufacturer in the city. Why not visit their boutique shop in Small Street BS1 ...

Winning numbers for this year’s Christmas champagne giveaway are…

52, 53, 54, 55, 59, 65, 66, 67, 42, 43, 7, 46, 47, 8, 9, 11, 48, 12, 50, 51, 84, 74, 75, 76, 13, 15, 79, 80, 89, 91, 2, 25, 27, 30, 34, 37, 40, 120, 121, 116

If you are one of the lucky winners, please contact Hayley before 20th January to arrange collection of from our office! Email - hayley@burstoncook.co.uk

Golden ticket winners…

BC Proud to Support Bristol City FC and Bristol Rugby ....premiership here we come....

Great to see City capitalise on Man U's arrogance and complacency in sending them back on their private jet with a 2:1 defeat! Also Bristol Rugby look set to return to the premiership ..

Keep it up Briz.....

IT’S OFFICIAL… BC ARE THE MOST ACTIVE AGENT IN BRISTOL 2017

Based on all commercial property transactions in Bristol, Burston Cook are the most Active Agent in the city – and have won the Estates Gazette (EGI) 'Most Active Deal Maker' and 'Most Active Agent' Awards this year.

IT’S OFFICIAL… BC ARE THE MOST ACTIVE AGENT IN BRISTOL 2017
IT’S OFFICIAL… BC ARE THE MOST ACTIVE AGENT IN BRISTOL 2017

INTERNATIONAL OCCUPIERS EXPAND INTO BRISTOL VIA BURSTON COOK

We are proud to be handling a number of major office acquisitions in Bristol for International clients.

We have recently agreed terms to acquire a new 38,000 sq ft HQ for a German owned media company in BS1.

We have also agreed terms to acquire a new 18,000 sq ft HQ for US clients and a further 10,000 sq ft for Japanese clients.

This is all good news for Bristol’s office market...

 

 

INTERNATIONAL OCCUPIERS EXPAND INTO BRISTOL VIA BURSTON COOK
INTERNATIONAL OCCUPIERS EXPAND INTO BRISTOL VIA BURSTON COOK
INTERNATIONAL OCCUPIERS EXPAND INTO BRISTOL VIA BURSTON COOK

Some of our latest retail lettings include the following:-

30 College Green to  Costa

53 Queens Road – Let to Bubbleology– coming soon…

The Mall – let to Cameron Lee

Other recent retail lettings include:-

Lana Barbers, A2B Electric Bikes, Your Apartments, Prime Maintenance, Sandwich Sandwich, Lulu Cosmetics, Burger Bear, Suave & Co Barbershop and Pasta Ripiena (Pasta Loco on Cotham Hill).

Some of our latest retail lettings include the following:-
Some of our latest retail lettings include the following:-
Some of our latest retail lettings include the following:-
Some of our latest retail lettings include the following:-
Some of our latest retail lettings include the following:-
Some of our latest retail lettings include the following:-

400 Miles in 4 days – a big thank you

A big thank you to our many clients and friends for supporting Julian in his gruelling 400 mile cycle across the Alpes Maritimes raising an amazing £8,500 for Charity – we couldn’t have done it without you…

400 Miles in 4 days – a big thank you

Fancy a new eating experience? – Sometimes, independent restaurants and eateries go unspotted so why not try the following:-

Shop 3 Bistro - 3 Regent Street, Clifton – Clifton's neighbourhood bistro serving moderately priced ‘rustic’ cuisine inspired by amazing west country produce and foraged ingredients.

Thali Café – Regent Street, Clifton – Thali is an award winning unconventional restaurant offering a more authentic style of Indian cuisine.  The word ‘Thali’ refers to the way meals are eaten in India where a selection of healthy dishes are served together on one plate…

Wellbournes – 25 Princess Victoria Street – With a ‘wine bar’ feel, this 36 seater is one of the villagers newest restaurants.  The team behind Wellbournes front of house and chefs all met when they worked in Michelin starred Dabbous in Bloomsbury and their CV’s glitter with the likes of Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saison , Corrigan’s Mayfair and The Met Bar on Park Lane…

Iconic Steakhouse – The Mall, Clifton

You might remember this originally as The Royal Oak and thereafter for a few years as St Vincent’s which after a brief closure earlier this year, has now reopened after a full fit out as The Iconic steak House.

Fancy a new eating experience? – Sometimes, independent restaurants and eateries go unspotted so why not try the following:-
Fancy a new eating experience? – Sometimes, independent restaurants and eateries go unspotted so why not try the following:-
Fancy a new eating experience? – Sometimes, independent restaurants and eateries go unspotted so why not try the following:-
Fancy a new eating experience? – Sometimes, independent restaurants and eateries go unspotted so why not try the following:-

Letting Fast…Recent office lettings we have secured

The Old Police Station -                                                     16 Orchard Street -                                                      7 Hill Street -

Letting Fast…Recent office lettings we have secured
Letting Fast…Recent office lettings we have secured
Letting Fast…Recent office lettings we have secured

The gentrification of Portland Square continues with a development of a new boutique hotel…

It is staggering that this Grade I listed Georgian Square of such beauty lying at the heart of Bristol City Centre remained derelict for so long, BUT NO MORE…  The square has seen a dramatic turnaround over the last 3 – 4 years, with the successful conversion of many buildings to high quality apartments.  Burston Cook have been involved in the disposal of numerous of these properties and are currently marketing no’s 9 & 16 Portland Square.

The gentrification of Portland Square continues with a development of a new boutique hotel…
The gentrification of Portland Square continues with a development of a new boutique hotel…

Supporting Bristol Down's Syndrome Trust –

Founded by Julian’s brother and sister in law, BDST is based in Westbury on Trym and provides speech and language therapy to children with Down's Syndrome.  This facility was not previously offered in Bristol and now nearly 30 families attend every week, helping their children to achieve their full potential to live happy and rewarding lives.

Supporting Bristol Down's Syndrome Trust –

30 Queen Square BS1 – check this out...

We have recently advised on the refurbishment of this prime office building to a contemporary but unique standard for central Bristol where we can accommodate requirements from as little as 400 sq ft.

30 Queen Square BS1 – check this out...
30 Queen Square BS1 – check this out...

Landlord and Tenant business gathers pace...

With significant rental growth throughout Bristol over the last 4 years, we are recording a significant increase in rent review work – most recently, we have received instructions on 7 retail units in Clifton and 12 offices in BS1.

Franco Manca – now opening in Bristol

London Sourdough Pizza Company has opened in Clare Street at the heart of Bristol in the former Cheltenham and Gloucester Unit.

Founded by Giuseppe Mascoli in 2008 in a small unit in Brixton Market, Franco Manca is now a hugely successful chain, even opening on the Italian Island of Salina – welcome to Bristol…

Franco Manca – now opening in Bristol

Clifton’s finest office HQ – coming soon…

BC have been instructed to market Edgecumbe Hall and Thornton House, a stately office Headquarters and one of the finest period office buildings in Bristol.  To be refurbished to latest standards, we are already in discussion with a number of suitable occupiers.

Clifton’s finest office HQ – coming soon…

Jakes Wheels – are on their way

After a massive effort on the part of Jakes mum and dad, Kate and Dave and his friends, we have managed to raise enough funds to adapt his new wheelchair and we are delighted to have donated £2,500 to help this amazing young man.

Jakes Wheels – are on their way

Clifton Village retail – Latest news and openings

Clifton’s newest retail offering at 34 The Mall is the Silver Squid Boutique, an independent retailer specialising in designer Silver goods and jewellery.

At 25 The Mall, Wellbournes has opened following the closure of Krishnas Kitchen and is a welcome addition to Clifton’s foodie scene –

Lloyds Bank is currently under offer to clients of Burston Cook – this anchor store on the corner of The Mall and PV Street will house a high quality retailer, which will greatly benefit the village retail scene…  Watch this space!

Clifton Village retail – Latest news and openings
Clifton Village retail – Latest news and openings
Clifton Village retail – Latest news and openings

Helping the Lord Mayor's Children Appeal - 'This Christmas' helping Bristol's poorest children

Over 1600 of Bristol’s poorest children face a bleak Christmas – we are proud to support The Lord Mayors Children’s Appeal throughout the coming year by helping to raise money to give each child a £20 voucher for toy and £20 voucher for Christmas lunch…

Julian Cook with other sponsors and supporters with the current Lord Mayor. 

Helping the Lord Mayor's Children Appeal -  'This Christmas' helping Bristol's poorest children

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…

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

2017 - A Life For A Cure update on fundraising - Please help us to help this amazing Charity to save lives…

We are delighted and proud to continue to support founder, Michelle Bresnahan in raising awareness and much needed funds to research for a cure…  In 2018, we hope to break the milestone of raising £500,000…

We at Burston Cook will continue to support Michelle and this wonderful Charity.

‘A huge thank you Julian for your support and generosity’ – Michelle Bresnahan – Founder www.ryanbresnahan.org.

2017 - A Life For A Cure update on fundraising - Please help us to help this amazing Charity to save lives…

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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