Ben Coleman Associates acting on behalf of a private investor have recently sold the freehold of 18 Albion Place Northampton.

The property is an attractive Listed building on three storeys plus basement comprising approximately 1,850 sq ft together with 4 car spaces. The property has been purchased by The David Laing Foundation who will be utilising the offices for the charity and for occupation by the Northamptonshire Community Foundation.

David Laing commented ‘This is a very practical and attractive building and we are delighted to have concluded the purchase.

I have been the Chairman of the Community Foundation for a number of years and this will mark the start of a new life for the Foundation.

We are currently based at the Royal and Derngate where we have enjoyed some vibrant office space for the last three years. We will not be leaving immediately as there will be work to carry out to Albion Place over the coming months to suit our uses’

The sale price was undisclosed; the property had been marketed at £325,000.

‘Ben has acted for us for over 20 years on many transactions. He knows his market inside-out and has all the qualities a property investor/developer like us need. What sets him apart is he really knows what it takes to close a deal’

Alex Robinson Managing Director – The Duncan Group

‘Ben can be relied on for sound advice and has his finger on the pulse in terms of the East Midlands occupational market’

James Pelly Senior Asset Manager Legal & General Investment Management

‘I am happy to provide a testimonial for Ben Coleman. Whilst a consultant, Ben is an important member of the Property Team for the Northampton Roman Catholic Diocese. Some of our property issues are complex but we can always rely on informed and well considered advice from Ben’.

Hugh Davies – RC Diocese

‘Ben Coleman has managed properties for me personally, and for my various companies, for the past 30 years .Without fail, he has always acted for me in a highly professional and efficient manner with integrity and honesty. Because of this he has often been left to handle my commercial property affairs with a free hand, leaving me to concentrate on my other business interests’.

Bob Dadley – Dadley Properties

‘Ben is the leading office agent in Northampton and provides consistent advice backed up with unrivalled local knowledge’.

Chris Carlisle – Decorum Estates