Property & Estates Management

Maximise the performance of your property assets

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Integrated solutions that create value, enhance tenant experience, and deliver operational efficiency

Managing diverse property portfolios presents a wide range of challenges – from maintenance and compliance to tenant relations and financial performance. Our expertise is in management. Management of properties, facilities, farms and estates, allowing you to focus on your core objectives.

Need streamlined facilities solutions or asset optimisation strategies? We’ll deliver and demonstrate measurable results. Our goal is to ensure your property assets operate seamlessly and contribute to your long-term investment success. 


Asset Management

Ensuring your portfolio remains safe, compliant and efficient is our top priority

Estates Management

We look beyond the assets to understand your long-term aspirations

Facilities Management

We’re the glue between our clients and their tenants

Farm Management

We understand that farms, and how they are managed, are as individual as their owners.

Property Management

Maximising income and protecting it for the benefit of future generations

Client Accounting

You need a safe pair of hands to manage your financial affairs
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Download our latest Investment Report for our insights on investment activity across the Oxford-Cambridge Arc.

Arc Investment Report - Summer 2023

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Oxford, Brasenose College Blog 03.04.18

Bidwells looks into what makes Oxford and Cambridge two of the most beautiful universities in the world.

The most beautiful universities in the world

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Previously known as Fund Management, the team have renamed themselves Investment and Property Management. Heading up the team, Ian Gatiss, Partner, has answered a series of questions to explain why they’ve chosen to change their name.

Q&A with Ian Gatiss, Head of Investment and Property Management

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In Bidwells’ latest groundbreaking report, The Productivity Engine, we uncover the fundamental role that space plays in understanding - and solving - the UK’s productivity problems.

The Productivity Engine

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The Office for National Statistics expects 1.5 million jobs in England to be automated in the future and women, young people, and those who work part-time are most likely to work in roles that are at high risk of automation. (ONS, 2019).

Preparing your pupils for the future job market

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It's in the numbers


value of property assets managed for national and international investors


acres of land we manage or advise on across the UK countryside and coastline

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Meet our trusted experts

Ian Gatiss

Ian Gatiss

Partner, Head of Investment and Property Management, Commercial

Ian’s 25+ year commitment to the real estate sector, and his clients, is second to none.

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Rob Leadbetter

Robert Leadbetter

Partner, Investment and Property Management, Commercial

Ranging from large scale ground-up development projects to bond-like income producing properties - Robert has a broad experience.

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Ralph Peters

Head of Rural, Scotland

A firm but fair approach has earned Ralph the enviable reputation as the ‘go to’ expert on rural property issues.

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Giles Dobson

Partner, Head of Rural

Whether developing an estate strategy or investing time in his team, Giles takes a long-term view to delivering positive change.

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Atholl Estates

For over 700 years, Atholl Estates has adapted to and embraced the changing social and political landscape whilst managing its assets to deliver strategic objectives. Bidwells’ role has been to assist in the rationalisation of the available assets and maximise the return from disposals.

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Crown Estate, Scotland

Our work for Crown Estate Scotland has developed from tendering for a small piece of asset management work back in 2000, to managing all the client’s marine assets in Scotland today.


Botanic Place, Cambridge

The client’s initial objective was to assemble the whole of the Botanic Place site whilst maintaining an acceptable income return.

Botanic Place Development

Murthly Estate

For two decades we have provided Murthly with strategic management advice. In making this traditional estate fit for the 21st century, we work closely with the owner, making decisions that streamline and future-proof the assets while embracing new legislation and developing viable new income streams.

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Christ's College, Cambridge

The primary goal for the College is to generate strong total returns, from a combination of income and capital gains. This has been achieved through our stewardship approach, working in partnership with the College to create the vision for the property portfolio and delivering all aspects of endowment management.

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Court Lodge Farm

The prestigious Cambridge college, Trinity Hall, was seeking to add a farm with development potential to its land and property portfolio. The 670-year-old college’s investment horizon stretches far into the future but in the meantime, its portfolio requires a solid income return. This purchase ticked all the boxes.


Terrington House, Cambridge

From planned maintenance reports, re-gearing and renewing leases to dilapidations and refurbishment services and suppling our client with project management, we delivered an all-encompassing service to the university college on their asset.

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Jesus College, Cambridge

The property endowment provides long term significant income for the College and is relied upon for the funding of the its operations throughout the year. Our +30 year relationship means that little happens on the portfolio that we won’t have anticipated.

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Trinity Estate Office, Cambridge

A strategic redevelopment of unused space to meet the growing demands of the park, this modern building was constructed to accommodate a multitude of services.


Wilbraham Estate

Two families collectively own Wilbraham - it’s vital that our management caters to the different needs of each party. Maintaining smooth relations between the owners and with members of the local community is a top priority throughout the estate’s development.

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Lassintullich House

Quite apart from the stunning location at the foot of Schehallion, Lassintullich offered a once in a lifetime opportunity to create a mini estate in the heart of Highland Perthshire. Working closely with executors and solicitors, we found the right buyer for this special property.


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