Specialist Business Rates Advisors

Our knowledge of the Business Rates system, including Rating valuation and complex case law, combined with excellent negotiation skills from years of brokerage experience has helped secure significant monetary savings for many clients following successful business rates appeal the majority of which have been settled without recourse to the Valuation Appeal Panel.

Gary Walton - DirectorGary Walton, RICS Registered Valuer with over 20 year’s experience. He has worked in the Assessor's Office (the government body responsible for setting rateable values) and has in depth expertise of wide range of markets such as commercial, licensed trade, healthcare and educational, having previously been employed with firms such as Christie & Co and CB Richard Ellis.

I can’t recommend Gary highly enough as he saved us about £12,000 a year on our business rates by negotiating our appeals on our behalf

Dev Fowdar, Managing Director, Thistle Healthcare Group Ltd

Email:  Gary.Walton@businessratesadvice.com

Below are some of Gary's recent cases;

  • The McMillan (Restaurant), Glasgow - Revaluation 2017; negotiated a rates saving equating to £65,000 over five years
  • Ascensos, Blair Court & Stirling House (Offices), Clydebank - Revaluation 2017; negotiated a siginificant reduction for the various Assessments within each building resulting in rates savings for the client of £160,000 over five years
  • New Monteith House (Care Home), Carstairs, North Lanarkshire - negotiated a rates saving of over £50,000 per annum
  • Little Scholars (Children's Day Nursery) Dundee - attendance and presentation at Valuation Appeal Committee, securing a further reduction in the rates saving of around £15,000 up to the 2017 Revaluation
  • Bourbon (Nightclub), Frederick Street, Edinburgh - RV reduced from £98,000 to £50,000
  • One Ashton Road (Hotel), Gourock - secured a reduction in the Rateable Value from £54,000 to £28,500 up to the 2017 revaluation

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