Lambert Smith Hampton

Specialist advice on how to reduce your business rates

Lambert Smith Hampton (formerly ES Group Ltd). are chartered surveyors who offer creative and innovative advice for every property decision. 

Lambert Smith Hampton's services include property management, consultancy, including planning consultancy, valuations, rent reviews and building surveying. 

They can also offer specialist advice on business rates with the possibility of obtaining a refund backdated to 1 April 2010, and have a proven track record of supporting nurseries in this area. 


The business rates review service includes: 

An audit of your existing business rates with the possibility of obtaining a refund backdated to 1 April 2010 
A no win, no fee service 
Free inspection of your premises arranged 
Free advice on allowances and exemptions available such as small business rates relief, empty property relief and more 
If a business rates appeal is made, Lambert Smith Hampton will undertake all negotiations on your behalf with the Valuations Office Agency.


Planning Consultancy Service

In respect of the planning consultancy service Lambert Smith Hampton offer advice and support on projects and issues of all sizes, from small extensions to changes of use and new build structures. Services available include the following;
Preparation and submission of planning applications for submission to the relevant local planning authority 
Advice on planning appeals and preparation of statements of case, as required 
Guidance on enforcement matters and liaison with representatives from the local authority, as appropriate 
General planning advice at any stage in the planning process, including appraisals of development schemes, so as to offer a view on the likelihood of success.

Contact Lambert Smith Hampton

To find out if you could reduce your business rates contact: 
Colin Hunter
Tel: 0113 887 6758 or office 0113 245 9393

If you would like to discuss a planning related issue please contact:
Helen Marks
Tel: 0191 338 8296

Mark Brooker
Tel: 0191 338 8272


ES Group is now part of Lambert Smith Hampton. Find out more.

NDNA Member Testimonials

"Lambert Smith Hampton reduced my business rates by 33% from a rateable value of £24,500 to £16,500. I am very happy with the result."

Susan West, Scallywags Day Nursery, Wrexham

"My business rates were reduced by £2,500 due to an appeal handled by Lambert Smith Hampton."

Elaine Harrison, Poppies Day Care Nursery, Tidworth

Free Business Rates Factsheet

Ask for a discount on your business rates

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