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Sep 10th, 2020

The Secret Guide to London Bridge

Please check out just some reasons why London Bridge is one of the best places to work in the city. The Secret Guide To London Bridge Peer Group are one of the largest Landlords in Southwark. With over 125,000 sq. ft. of offices in London Bridge alone if we haven’t got the space to suit at […]

May 11th, 2020

VE Day – A Floral Thank You

The 8th of May marked the 75th Anniversary of the cessation of hostilities in Europe and at one of our properties, The St Mary Centre in Thornbury, we wanted to take the time to honour and remember those who suffered the hardships and tragedies of this conflict.        Unfortunately in light of the […]

Feb 21st, 2020

Peering into the Past!

This week members of the Peer Group were given an enriching walking tour of the Bankside, which is home to a number of the company’s assets, including the prized Hop Exchange, London Bridge. The walk was conducted by none-other than Mr Londoner himself (Anthony Robbins, Blue Badge London Guide). Bankside (‘Banksyde’ in old English) was […]

Dec 10th, 2019

Peer Group puts on The Greatest Show!

On Thursday 28th November, Peer Group plc proudly held their inaugural Southwark Tenant’s Christmas Party at The Hop Exchange, the crown jewel of the portfolio. We would like to thank everyone that attended and are pleased to hear that everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves. With a circus theme in place, the evening was filled with exciting […]

Nov 20th, 2019

Wear it Pink!

Breast Cancer Now’s Wear It Pink Day is one of the biggest fundraising events in the UK with a total of 33 million pounds being raised to date. This event is extremely important as all the money raised on the day goes towards vital breast cancer research and support. Last year, a total of 1.6 […]

Nov 18th, 2019

Thornbury is Blooming!

We are honored and delighted at the Peer Group that one of our sites, the St Mary Centre, Thornbury has received the Gold Trophy from Thornbury in Bloom for industrial/commercial/civic premises/farms class 2019 at the recent prize-giving ceremony, on Sunday 6th October in the Armstrong Hall. This accolade declares that the St Mary Centre is […]

Nov 4th, 2019

Chapter House

  Chapter House occupies a prominent position in London’s fashionable South Bank, 300m from the entrance of the £1bn newly redeveloped London Bridge Station. The surrounding area has been substantially transformed with Bermondsey Street just around the corner providing a thriving hub of bars, restaurants and artisan coffee shops. Chapter House is arranged over 7 […]

Oct 10th, 2019

Welcoming Alice to our Wonderland!

As the new season welcomes us, we also welcome our new Regional Property Manager! Alice Theobald has joined us here at the Peer Group from JLL Property Management. After many years working for several large property consultancies, Alice says the move to Peer Group is important to her as she values joining an established business […]

Aug 2nd, 2019

New Kids on the Block!

For over 15 years The Peer Group has been providing students with the opportunity of a unique placement, taking the role as a property administrator within the company for the duration of 12 months during their sandwich year. The students have the opportunity to experience a friendly office environment working alongside Building Surveyors, Leasing Managers […]

Jul 23rd, 2019

Hooray for Children’s Hospice!

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) has launched a new shop at our St Mary Centre in Thornbury. It is a great place to find good quality pre-loved items, from clothes, accessories and home-ware to collectibles, books and media. Whether you shop in the store, give your time to volunteer or donate pre-loved items to them […]

Jul 8th, 2019

Pumped for the Property Triathlon!

The JLL Property Triathlon is now firmly established as the largest one-day event in the UK and has raised over £2m to date for charity. Along with its sister event the Property Swim, this sprint distance triathlon is a great way for people of different ages and abilities to come together and compete side by side […]

Apr 8th, 2019

Bankside Open Spaces Trust Spring Celebration in The Hop Exchange

On Thursday 21st March 2019, the charity Bankside Open Spaces Trust, based in Southwark, celebrated the start of a new growing season and looked back at last year’s successes. Bankside Open Spaces Trust is a small environmental and volunteering organisation working to protect, preserve and enhance parks and gardens in London SE1. The aim is […]

Mar 22nd, 2019

Flipping Good Pancake Day!

Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is an eagerly anticipated day of the calendar, which allows everyone to indulge one last time before the start of Lent.           Every year, Bankside businesses get a team together and compete with their neighbours in a fast and furious pancake-flipping relay event organised by Better […]

Feb 8th, 2019

Tamworth gets given a Facelift!

At Peer Group we are very passionate to be able to provide the very best for all our Tenants and everyone who visits and utilises our properties.  To provide your very best, you have to look your very best. Therefore we take a lot of pride in ensuring our sites look as attractive and eye […]

Feb 8th, 2019

Thornbury Santa’s Grotto Raises £431 for Charity!

For the last 5 years, Thornbury Lions Club have been provided with a shop in the St Mary Centre, Thornbury for a Grotto for Father Christmas to visit.  These visits take place on the four Saturdays leading up to Christmas day. The Centre staff build the Grotto and provide the presents to give to the […]

Jan 31st, 2019

Peer Group Christmas Jumper Day!

On the 14th December 2018  everyone in the office at Peer Group teamed up to wear our most embarrassing Christmassy jumpers, joining everyone nationwide in the Save the Children National Christmas Jumper day.  This day helps to discover who’s the most competitive in the office, to win best Christmas jumper of the day and have […]

Jan 10th, 2019

Wear It Pink!

Last November, Peer Group teamed up with Wear It Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual worldwide campaign involving millions of people to highlight the importance of breast cancer awareness, education and research. This year, 55,000 women will have to deal with hearing the words “breast cancer” and 11,500 women will die from it. […]

Nov 14th, 2018

New chapter for Chapter House as refurbishment works complete

Alice Reid, manager at the Edge, tenant of the third floor described the end product as ‘a massively improved building.’ The refurbishment, undertaken by Alfred Bagnall & Sons, reflects the major changes taking place in the London Bridge area. The result is a spectacularly upgraded building with a new reception lobby, refurbished common parts and […]

Oct 23rd, 2018

Harlow Welcomes St Clare Hospice

Peer Group is very proud to welcome St Clare Hospice to the Harlow scheme, which adds to a large number of charities that we work with throughout our sites. St Clare Hospice is local to Essex and the funds they raise through their stores help to provide care for any life-limiting illness. This includes conditions […]

Oct 23rd, 2018

Castleton Close Showing Signs of Improvement

Leeds continues to be one of the UK’s largest cities, which has and continues to be subject to a number of new development schemes and is home to a number of company’s headquarters including the likes of Asda, Jet2 and Sky. Peer Group owns and manages four sites in Leeds, mostly comprising of industrial units […]

Aug 24th, 2018

Peer Group Launch Iconic Building at Capella Court, Croydon

Peer Group have instructed CBRE and Stiles Harold Williams to market Capella Court, a unique island site landmark building comprising of up to 70,000 sq. ft. of recently refurbished offices.  The building is arranged over 5 floors on typical floor plates of 14,000 sq. ft. Upon arrival greeted by a spectacular central light filled Atrium […]

Aug 24th, 2018

Peer Placement 2018-2019

For over 14 years The Peer Group has been providing students with the opportunity of a unique placement, taking the role as a property administrator within the company for the duration of 12 months during their sandwich year. The students have the opportunity to experience a friendly office environment working alongside Building Surveyors, Leasing Managers […]

Aug 24th, 2018

Welcoming New Asset Manager Jonathan Dean

In May 2018, The Peer Group welcomed on board Jonathan Dean MRICS, the new Group Asset Manager. He brings with him a wealth of commercial property expertise having most recently played a key role at Somerset House as their Director of Property. Jonathan is regarded within the property industry as having a strategic mindset and […]

Aug 22nd, 2018

Gromit Arrives to Thornbury!

Peer Group is very happy to announce the arrival of the beloved dog Gromit to the streets of the St Mary Centre, Thornbury, one of our lovely schemes, as part of Gromit Unleashed 2 Trail consisting of 67 sculptures found all around Bristol. This year we can spot the most northerly Gromit sculpture at St […]

Jul 9th, 2018

The Hop Exchange Heritage

The Hop Exchange is a Grade II listed building situated in the heart of London Bridge with history dating back to 1867.