Award-winning Myddelton & Major on Cloud 9

The Myddelton & Major Commercial Agency Team, clockwise from top left: Philip Holford, Dean Speer, Gary Mead, Jody Williams and Simon Lee.

Expanding property consultancy Myddelton & Major has won a prestigious award for the ninth year in a row.

The Salisbury-based firm covering the central southern region has once again won the title of Most Active Agency in Wiltshire.

Myddelton & Major Partner Dean Speer was named the individual dealmaker who completed the most transactions.

Estates Gazette, the weekly and online magazine of the UK commercial property industry, makes the annual award.

In an extremely difficult year, the firm still managed to complete in excess of 140 sales and letting transaction on commercial floor space.

The 2020 EGi success was based on the number of retail, office and industrial deals completed across the county during the past year.

It includes transactions done before and during the ongoing Covid 19 national emergency.

Myddelton & Major’s commercial team comprises surveyors Philip Holford, Dean Speer, Simon Lee, Gary Mead, Tim Haine and Matthew Holmes and administrator Jody Williams.

Dean said: “To win this prestigious accolade from the leading national industry magazine for nine years in succession is a brilliant tribute to the hard work across the year by our loyal and skilled staff in Salisbury.

“Their dedication to serving clients diligently is second-to-none and our results in 2020 show they consistently deliver the best possible service, whether it is in marketing, valuations, property management or specialist consultancy.

“The exceptionally challenging trading conditions this year have made it particularly difficult for everyone, but this team has continued to promote growth by facilitating vital commercial expansion and bringing new businesses into the county.”

Notable deals this year have included the speculatively developed scheme of new business units at the Swan Centre in Warminster by Nationwide Engineering was all sold or let off plan, several lettings at substantial Warner House, Salisbury, the letting of Fusion House in Downton and the sale of 141 Castle Street, Salisbury for redevelopment as 60 apartments.

There were also many successful deals in the Myddelton & Major heartland, including the Bluestone Centre at Solstice Park at Amesbury; Salisbury’s Churchfields Industrial Estate and Harnham Trading Estate; Sarum Point, Old Sarum; Chaldicott Barns at Semley; West Wilts Trading Estate and Wyndham Business Centre at Tisbury.

The award is for the most transactions in Wiltshire, around Salisbury/Amesbury, but Myddelton & Major also acted on commercial properties in Dorset, West Hampshire and across Somerset, particularly at Commerce Park, Frome.

Independent chartered surveyors Myddelton & Major was established in High Street, Salisbury, in 1903. The firm provides advice on sales, lettings and acquisitions of commercial and residential property in central southern England from its offices in Salisbury, Andover and Westbury.

Myddelton & Major also manages a substantial portfolio of commercial property for private, corporate and institutional clients across Central Southern England and provides professional advice to landlords and tenants on rent reviews and lease renewals.

The firm also has a very successful residential property department based in its offices in the High Street, Salisbury and London Street, Andover.