What we do
Our company is wholly owner-managed which makes us agile and adaptable – qualities which fuel our growing ambitions.
We are a team of talented individuals, combining skills and experience in a unique chemistry. Our flexible approach, specialist knowledge and longstanding relationships set us apart, enabling careful selection of the best opportunities. We can make rapid, informed decisions, supported by forensic analysis and expert delivery of profitable solutions.
Established in 2004, we have completed over £750m of end-value product and built more than 7 million sq ft of new schemes. In 2018 Graftongate have over 1 million sq ft of Mid Box industrial and logistics warehousing in for planning, consented, under construction, or available for immediate occupation.
Graftongate specialises in the industrial and logistics sector, where we have a proven and profitable long-term track record. This is enhanced by our strong relationships with Investors, Landowners and Occupiers. As well as agents and other key professional advisors. We source new business widely, directly `off-market` and through our network of contacts, targeting growth areas and digging-out value uplift. We take risk and manage it rigorously through fundamental analysis, proven processes and our own experience
We deliver bespoke cost effective solutions through expert needs-analysis and skilled procurement. We work with you to deliver the best solution for your business.
We have completed nearly 4 million sq ft of new built-to-suit space, all on time and within budget.
Returns are optimised by intelligently constructed business plans and innovative, aggressive delivery of profitable solutions. These are assessed against short-medium-long term prospects and KPIs.
We have completed over £700 million worth of schemes.
Can gain from our mindful understanding of their overall objectives, our planning skills and creating strategies to unlock value. Managing stakeholders and skilled professional teams, success is achieved through effective promotion, lateral thinking and tenacity.
We have over 15 million sq ft of consents achieved.
The Graftongate team is tenacious and motivated to create great returns for our partners. Being highly selective in what we pursue, our motives are profit-seeking as distinct from just creating turnover. Call us in confidence to discuss what you want.
We operate across the UK from centrally located offices in London and Birmingham. We enter international markets on an opportunistic basis, built on collaboration and direct experience.”
Immediately Available / Under Construction
Build to suit opportunities
195,000 sq ft
Let to Clipper and funded by L&G.
Calais Muir, Dunfermline
1,016,850 sq ft
1 million sq ft fulfilment centre prelet to Amazon funded by Infrared.
145,000 sq ft on 8 acres
145,00 sq ft office and warehouse purchased with Revcap. Lease regears, lettings and investment sale.
Bedford Link Logistics Park
190,000 sq ft
3 speculative units let to L3, Larson Juhl and Workstories.
Holford IE, Birmingham
80,000 sq ft
Regear of 100,000 sq ft lease to Beiersdorf and 80,000 sq ft extension funded by DTZ IM.
Orion Park, Crewe
380,000 sq ft
190,000 sq ft prelet to Bentley Motors funded by Highcross.
Bessemer Business Park
Welwyn Garden City
25,000 sq ft units on 7.62 acres
100,000 sq ft demolished on a 7.62 acre site and redeveloped to provide 25,000 sq ft units for Direct Line Insurance and Kane International, with the Trade Park element of the site being prelet to Travis Perkins.
315,000 sq ft
Two speculative distribution units totalling 315,000 sq ft funded by Abacus Park partnership (JPUT) and sold on completion to AMB.
Hanworth Road, Sunbury
140,000 sq ft
140,000 sq ft new store let to Costco, funded by Savills IM.
50,000 sq ft
50,000 sq ft parcel hub prelet to DPD funded by Lonestar/Hudson.
Lichfield Road, Tamworth
190,000 sq ft
Refurbishment of 190,000 sq ft let to DSV and funded by Euro Properties.
Enfield Distribution Park
4 Phase Development with Aberdeen Standard
Phase 1 – 100,000 sq ft let to Cooks Delight and DFS in two units
Phase 2 – 25,000 sq ft let to Farmdrop and 40,000 sq ft let to unnamed occupier
Phase 3 – 130,000 sq ft let to Beavertown Brewery
9 individual units totalling 80,000 sq ft, developed speculatively and funded by Highcross.
Oliver Road, West Thurrock
325,000 sq ft
325,000 sq ft distribution unit prelet to Co-op Retail Services developed in partnership with Legal and General and sold to New Star.
South Marston Park, Swindon
90,000 sq ft
Speculative 90,000 sq ft unit let to Honda Logistics, funded by AHLI United Bank and sold to Vantage.
1 million sq ft
1m sq ft distribution centre sold to Ikea delivered in partnership with GRDI.
Cabot Park, Avonmouth
90,000 sq ft
90,000 sq ft regional distribution centre prelet to John Lewis Partnership funded by Burford.
Innova Park, Enfield
90,000 sq ft
90,000 sq ft regional distribution centre prelet to John Lewis Partnership funded by Legal & General.
Tachbrook Park, Leamington Spa
30,000 sq ft
Refurbishment of 30,000 sq ft office for Mid Counties Co-op with Sale and Leaseback funded by Aprirose.
Niglon, Ducalian and Blink Medical
Highlands Park, Solihull
70,000 sq ft, three unit scheme. Presales to Niglon and Ducalian and letting to Blink Medical, owned and funded by Homer Pensions and Investments.
Welwyn Garden City
116,000 sq ft
116,000 sq ft speculative scheme of 11 industrial and trade units funded by Legal & General.
Leicester Distribution Park
195,000 sq ft on 15 acres
Demolition of a 1 million sq ft obsolete industrial unit and HQ office building to enable phased redevelopment of a 44 acre logistics scheme. The 15 acre Phase 1 site was pre-let to Samworth Brothers, delivering 195,000 sq ft.
242,066 sq ft
Hachette building developed and acquired by Tritax Big Box REIT.