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As a long-established team, Myles and Richard have worked jointly with a series of development clients including, Goodman, Graftongate, Prologis, St Modwen, Stoford, Symmetry Tritax and in the corporate sector, Accident Exchange, Allbeauty, Brakes, Carlsberg, Ceva (Gefco), Cummins, Michelin and Stellantis (Peugeot /Vauxhall). Chris, who has recently joined the partnership, worked with Myles and Richard for over a decade at Gerald Eve and collaborated with them on many projects.

Myles Wilcox-Smith MRICS   

Partner

Myles has specialised in the industrial & logistics sector for over 20 years. He has successfully advised a wide range of occupational, investor and developer clients over that time.

Myles has spent the majority of his career based in the Midlands and specialises in acquisition and leasing. He has a detailed knowledge of major Big Box occupational requirements in the market enabling him to identify early opportunities for clients.

His track record includes advising Cummins on the acquisition and development of 435,000 sq ft at Apex Park, Daventry, a key strategic logistics site located close to Cummins UK Engine Manufacturing Facility.

Advising Prologis in the disposal of 427,000 sq ft at Prologis Park, Kettering to CEVA Logistics and Prologis Park Ryton, Coventry where Ceva Logistics also acquired a further 330,000 sq ft.

Myles also advises Tritax Symmetry in the development of Tritax Symmetry Park, Rugby, where Iron Mountain have recently secured 980,000 sq ft over four buildings, and continues to act in the next phase of speculative  development.

+44 (0)7880 788345
 mwilcox-smith@ilpp.co.uk

Richard Ludlow FRICS   

Partner

Richard has over 30 years’ experience in the industrial and logistics sector. He spent five years in Australia, again in the industrial & logistics sector, before returning to the UK in 2002.

Richard has successfully acted and transacted for occupational, investor and development clients in the UK and abroad, with particular emphasis on large-scale development projects and corporate real estate re-structuring.

Whilst at Gerald Eve, Richard advised Prologis on their acquisition of the Severn Trent Property Company, which included DIRFT, Midpoint and Rugby along with other assets.

In 2007 he acted for Peugeot on the sale of their 142 acre Ryton car plant, which was eventually on sold to Prologis and then acted on the lettings.

More recently he acted for Vauxhall on the sale and leaseback of Vauxhall’s 1.25m sqft warehouse at Luton to Goodman and is retained as the letting agent on the developments of the site. During the lease back period he acted on the delivery with Stoford Developments of Stellantis’s  new 790k sqft replacement NDC on Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port manufacturing site.

He continues to work with his corporate and developer clients on the identification and delivery of large-scale Big Box schemes throughout the UK.

+ 44 (0)7836 766167
rludlow@ilpp.co.uk

Chris Kershaw FRICS   

Partner

Chris has specialised in the I and L  sector since starting his career in London, initially based in the City, and subsequently in the West End, where he focused on transacting  industrial and warehouse space mainly in West London and the M4 corridor.

He relocated to the Midlands in 2003  to take responsibility for running the Birmingham office of Gerald Eve where he worked with Myles and Richard until 2013. Clients included, ATS ,Accident Exchange, Carlsberg , Cummins, Michelin, Peugeot Citroen Automobiles ( now Stellantis ) Jaguar Land Rover and Yodel.

In 2013 Chris moved to GVA ( now Avison Young ) where he  worked on a number of development schemes including Horizon 38 ,Bristol ( a 65 acre dvelopment of  1.0m ft.²) and Peddimore, Minworth advising on the selection of a development partner for the 150-acre 3.6m sq ft scheme.

Clients included IM Properties, Barberry Developments, St Francis, iSec, BP Ropemaker, Abrdn ,Baring Investors, Hortons’ Estate, Birmingham City Council, Muller, Vestey, Komatsu Mining (Joy Global), Assa Abloy, NEC, & NT International.

Chris has a broad base of commercial property and management experience to bring to  projects and the busieness . 

+44 (0) 7860 742815
ckershaw@ilpp.co.uk

Recently added properties

Prologis Park
Luton
TO LET
South East
Urban logistics and industrial regeneration scheme
14000 -175000
More info
Stafford North Business Park
Stafford
To Let /For Sale
West Midlands
Spec and prelet/presale opportunities from 100,000sq.ft up to 1m sq.ft
More info
Prologis Park Kettering
Kettering
To let
East Midlands
Logistics / Industrial Unit
152,998 sq ft
More info
Tritax Symmetry Park
Rugby
To Let
East Midlands
Units from 170,000 sq. ft to 390,000 sq. ft - ready to occupy Q3 2024
More info
Goodman London Luton
Luton
To Let
South East
Pre-Let Opportunities
from 100,000 - 1.2 million sq ft
More info
Prologis Park Midpoint
Minworth
To Let
West Midlands
New Industrial/Warehouse Unit
163,754 sq.ft - available now
More info
Prologis Park Ryton
Coventry
To Let
West Midlands
Refurbished Industrial/Warehouse Unit
166,820 sq ft available now
More info
Chase Point
Coventry
LET BY ILPPartners
West Midlands
Warehouse/Industrial Unit
80,642 sq ft
More info
Apex Park
Daventry
To Let
East Midlands
Industrial & Logistics Opportunities
Up to 110,000 sq ft
More info
Apex 1
Tipton
To Let
West Midlands
Industrial/Warehouse Unit
75,000 sq ft
More info
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