News, views, stories and advice from Middleton.

Middleton Advice paper: Do I need a Quantity Surveyor?

1st January 2015

The majority of buyers of country houses and estates will be contemplating improvements even before completion. Accurately estimating the cost of your project, and staying within budget is never simple.

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Middleton client stories: Joe Mercer Nairne

29th September 2014

Middleton client Joe Mercer Nairne barely had a chance to caramelise the endive, crush the borlotti beans or purée the fennel before his restaurant venture was awarded its first Michelin star. Now with three AA Rosettes, London AA Restaurant of the Year award, and ecstatic reviews from the not-easily-pleased AA Gill, Jay Rayner, Matthew Norman and Giles Coren, Joe reflects on his first three years as head chef and co-owner of Medlar in Chelsea.

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Meet Rachel Lambourne, marketing and operations coordinator

7th July 2014

“Sometimes I feel as if I’m working as a detective,” says Rachel Lambourne, Middleton’s marketing and operations coordinator, who has been with the business since 2010.

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Meet Lucy Mulford, financial controller, Middleton Advisors

9th May 2014

 “I’ve enjoyed being part of Middleton's growth, but also the fact that we are still, in corporate terms, a small business and I know all of our colleagues, suppliers and partners by first names.”

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How does cost of property ownership vary in different world cities?

9th April 2014

Although a ‘mansion’ tax is under consideration in the UK, it’s still unlikely to take the real cost of ownership above New York or Hong Kong.

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Middleton client stories: Matthew Rampton

9th May 2013

When Matthew Rampton approached Middleton to find a country house in the UK, he made it clear that enabling his children to pursue their ambition as downhill ski racers was key.

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