Graves Son & Pilcher

Trusted property professionals since 1897

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Graves Son & Pilcher are a full-service property firm, located in the heart of Brighton.

Established 125 years ago, our knowledge and experience are unrivalled by any other local agency. As a member of the Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA) and regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), we offer professional advice and a high standard of property management, ensuring client confidence.

Our iconic logo has become part of the Brighton landscape due to the success of our Commercial Agency who deal with lettings, sales and acquisitions. The team are supported by expert Chartered Surveyors, who offer RICS Red Book valuations, lease extensions / enfranchisement and advice on all commercial landlord and tenant matters. With a reputation for responsive Property Management, we also look after residential, commercial and mixed-use properties.

Whilst retaining our traditional values, our firm is constantly evolving to meet client needs, investing in new technology, recruiting new talent and taking on new properties.


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 & Valuation Consultancy

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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Featured commercial properties

"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)
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Latest news


— 21 Feb 2024 14:37:08 by Imogen Mergler

Our acquisition of Clifford Dann, an established firm of Chartered Surveyors, follows the decision of the Partners, Jim Groves and Mike Hudson, to gradually retire. Both are now part-time Consultants working with Graves Son & Pilcher. …read full post

Supporting Brighton Pride as a City Angel

— 28 Jul 2022 08:25:05 by Imogen Mergler

GS&P have signed up to be a Pride City Angel again this year. City Angels is a year-round initiative that raises money for the Pride Community Foundation and funds projects that empower community groups to take pride in Brighton & Hove. …read full post

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