Graves Son & Pilcher

Trusted property professionals since 1897

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Graves Son & Pilcher are a full-service property firm, specialising in residential block management.

We have a strong Commercial Agency who deal with sales, lettings and acquisitions and a team of Chartered Surveyors offering a range of professional services. These complementary services include RICS valuations and advice on all landlord and tenant matters.

Established over 120 years ago, our knowledge and experience are unrivalled by any other local agency. Our strength is our staff: a team of professionals, each expert in their field who pride themselves on delivering an excellent service.

Whilst retaining our traditional values, we are a company that has moved with the times, energised by new people and new properties alongside long-standing staff and loyal clients. From our prestigious offices in the centre of Brighton, we cover Sussex, Kent and Surrey.

Our key services

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Property management

Over 100 years’ experience managing apartment blocks, estates, small converted buildings, shops, offices and mixed developments.

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Professional Services

Specialist advice on all landlord and tenant matters including valuations, lease renewals, rent reviews and business rates.

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Commercial Agency

Expertise in acquisitions, disposals and business relocation, dealing with freehold and leasehold properties for a variety of sectors.

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"Graves Son & Pilcher have handled all aspects of property management for me for the past 20 years; this has always been done in a professional, efficient and friendly manner. I have found them prepared to go the extra mile to secure the right tenants and to look after my interests in the properties. They are always available for advice on whatever they are dealing with on my behalf. It has been a pleasure to deal with them and I would highly recommend them.”
Jill Scully (Director, Duke Street Properties Ltd., Brighton)

Latest news

67 years old and still going strong!

— 21 Apr 2021 13:34:58 by Philip Manning

The Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 (the Act) was a landmark Act and is key to commercial property transactions today.  Section 24 of the Act, unless excluded from the lease by agreement between the parties, provides business tenants, as defined in the Act, with security of tenure, i. …read full post


Dispute Resolution – whether to use an Arbitrator or Independent Valuer

— 9 Mar 2021 14:34:52 by Colin Davies

Almost all commercial leases have a dispute resolving mechanism for rent reviews. This is usually by the appointment of an Arbitrator or Independent Valuer. …read full post


Exploring the history of Prince Albert Street

— 15 Dec 2020 17:10:31 by Nick Mills

Our Commercial Agency team are pleased to confirm that a new tenancy has been completed on the former Café Rouge premises at 24 Prince Albert Street, Brighton. The new XOXO restaurant and bar will be opening early next year and we wish them every success for the future. …read full post