Bruce Gillingham Pollard

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Orion House, 5 Upper St Martins Lane
              London WC2H 9EA

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We create aspirational tenant mix strategies that deliver environments for people to eat, shop and enjoy

Drawing on our extensive experience in the creation of mixed use developments we collaborate with our clients to create aspirational environments which surpass the customers initial requirements. We provide in-depth and comprehensive advice on all aspects of leasing, asset management, development and investment within the retail and restaurant sectors.

With a strong ethos of communication we offer a joined-up approach providing credible investment advice supported by a knowledge of retailers demand and an understanding of future trends shaping the retail environment. Having held senior positions within niche and major national agencies, the team are well placed to offer a focused and targeted approach, with enthusiasm, drive and commitment.

Based in London, we operate on a national level and offer a proven record in creating and implementing successful tenant mix strategies. Current instructions include Land Securities Central London portfolio, The Brunswick Bloomsbury, Canary Wharf, Windsor Royal Station and Hammerson catering portfolio.

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Orion House, 5 Upper St Martins Lane
              London WC2H 9EA

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WOODY BRUCE
Director

NIGEL GILLINGHAM
Director

TRACEY POLLARD
Director

RUPERT BENTLEY-SMITH
Director

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HARRY WILLS
Director

VICTORIA BROADHEAD
Associate Director

ED CORRIGAN
Surveyor

EMILY ATKIN
Surveyor

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JACK BARRATT
Surveyor

LEANNE BRADLEY
Surveyor

NICK HALLEY
Graduate Surveyor

MANDY WICKS
Office Manager

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THEA ROWE
Marketing & Communications/ PA

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Orion House, 5 Upper St Martins Lane
              London WC2H 9EA

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We create aspirational tenant mix strategies that deliver environments for people to eat, shop and enjoy

Japanese Ramen specialist Ippudo to open in Central St Giles

Standing between Oxford Street and Covent Garden, Central Saint Giles is one of the new West End destinations and having already secured tenants such as Byron and Cabana, Bruce Gillingham Pollard have leased to Japanese Ramen specialists Ippudo.

Central St Giles will be Ippudo’s European Flagship. They currently have over 100 restaurants across Japan, Singapore, Sydney, Hong Kong and New York where customers are often seen queuing round the block.

The restaurant will seat 80, be for walk-ins only and have some alfresco space too, including an outdoor space for dining in the summer. The menu will center on variations on Hakata-style ramen, which features a tonkotsu pork broth base and side items like pork buns.

“Ippudo” in direct translation means “one wind hall” and refer to its plan, on being founded, to bring a “fresh air approach” to the standard ramen offering.



Bruce Gillingham Pollard confirmed as sole agents for food & beverage at the London Designer Outlet

Bruce Gillingham Pollard are delighted to announce their appointment as sole agents for food and beverage leasing at the London Designer Outlet, Wembley. This builds on the foundation of retail leasing advice that BGP have provided since its initial design, development and opening in October 2013.

Ed Corrigan comments: "I am hugely excited to be joining the team at London's only designer outlet as it continues its upwards trajectory. I look forward to improving and adding to the centre's successful mix of restaurants, cafés and wider catering offers."

The centre has recently announced new lettings to Next, Helly Hansen and Kurt Geiger is on target to attract 5 million visitors this year and the developers Quintain continue to add to the destination with the construction of the first phase of 475 homes.

Realm provide asset management advice to the landlord Quintain and Shackleton have been appointed as joint agents on retail lettings.

Mango to take a 10,000 sq ft flagship store at the Zig Zag building in London’s Victoria

Spanish clothing brand Mango will open a 10,000 sq.ft flagship store at the Zig Zag building on Victoria Street in May 2015. The store, which will hold their Women’s and Children’s collections, will be laid out over two floors.

Mango has 23 stores in the UK and 66 corners totalling 93 points of sale. It also has 4 online stores, including mango.com.

The Zig Zag building comprises a 188,000 sq.ft office building over 12 floors next to the Kings Gate, a 14 storey building comprising 100 residential apartments. Both buildings will provide a new enhanced retail and leisure offer with 44,000 sq.ft of space.

The Zig Zag Building will complete in May 2015.



Hammerson and BGP take to the water

Following a successful year to date, the Hammerson and BGP teams celebrated in style with a day out sailing on the Solent. Taking to the waters on a 50ft Jenneau, the team (with the help of some slightly more experienced crew!) sailed around the Isle of White, enjoying the weather, food and of course the wine!

A days sailing on Kotari was a welcome break for the teams following a busy six months. This time has seen the opening of Monument Mall, Newcastle with new tenants such as The White Company, Hugo Boss, Reiss and Jack Wills. With Key catering lettings including Living Ventures and Jamie’s Italian. Finally BGPs recent appointment as leasing agents on Victoria Gate, Leeds provided an exciting look ahead for the Hammerson and BGP teams.

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