Swindon & Wiltshire Business News

Expanding property firm grows team

Matthew Holmes


Expanding property consultancy Myddelton & Major has appointed an experienced new chartered surveyor.

Matthew Holmes has joined the long-established Wiltshire firm’s commercial team as associate partner as business continues to grow.

Matthew, an experienced chartered surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer, has 14 years’ experience and has previously worked for national and international property consultancies.

Myddelton & Major partner Philip Holford said: “Matthew brings a wealth of experience in providing valuations for all types of commercial property, including investment and development sites.

“He has worked on behalf of banks, pension funds, businesses and private individuals as well as having a great deal of expertise in acting for landlords and tenants in rent reviews, lease renewals and other landlord and tenant matters.

“We welcome Matthew as we continue to grow our professional services and management team and he is set to play a leading role in our continued development across the central southern region.

“He will be providing a dedicated surveyor service, undertaking landlord and tenant work and valuations for secured lending, pension funds – SIPP and SSAS pension fund beneficiaries– litigation, taxation – CGT and IHT – and company account purposes.”

Matthew said, “Myddelton & Major has a long-established reputation for quality advice and client care and I am looking forward to utilising my extensive sector knowledge and experience to add value to the firm’s extensive and valued client base.”

Innovative disabled toilet charity moves to trackside property

Bridge House Westbury


A charity which provides specialist vehicles with toilet facilities for disabled people who would otherwise miss out on events has moved into an office suite in the market town of Westbury.

Property consultancy Myddelton & Major has successfully negotiated a new three-year lease on the offices in Bridge House, Station Road, at a quoting price of £11,000 per year.

Media experts help form Switch On To Swindon communication strategy

Switch on to Swindon's TechSwindon launch in 2019


Local news publications – including Business Biscuit – and bloggers have helped shape the aims and objectives of a special network which is striving to put Swindon on the map.

The Switch On To Swindon business ambassador network, now in its third year, is currently refreshing its strategy and used the expertise of the town’s local media and PR professionals to develop its forthcoming communications plan at a recent workshop in Swindon’s Carriage Works.

Office let in horse racing capital is under starters orders

The Trainers Office


A well-presented rural office unit in the heart of horse racing country has come to the market with Marlborough-based Stibbard Property.

The Trainers Office in Lambourn – the second-largest centre of racehorse training in England – offers more than 1,500 sq ft of accommodation over two floors, and benefits from a large reception area, main office space of 828 sq ft, a downstairs office area of 419 sq ft, toilets, plenty of desk space, electricity, water and five allocated parking spaces.

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