Rachel Ward


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T: +44 (0)20 7333 6413

Rachel is an Associate in our Specialist & Residential department based in the West End. She specialises in advising on valuation, estate strategy and acquisitions and disposals advice in respect of educational, healthcare and other institutional and operational properties, with a specific focus on student accommodation.

Specific experience

Rachel’s experience has focused on Red Book Valuations of student accommodation and educational properties for loan security, accounts, estate strategy, acquisition and disposal purposes. She specialises in D1 and C2 property including schools, colleges, places of worship and supported living.

She also specialises in advising charities and religious orders on compliance with The Charities Act.

Recent experience includes

Valuations of student accommodation for loan security purposes in Cardiff, Stoke-on-Trent, Rochester, Exeter, Brighton and Wolverhampton.

Valuation of a not-for-profit special needs school in Sussex to inform their negotiations in regards to a lease extension.

Valuation of a not-for-profit school in Surrey to inform their negotiations in regards to purchasing the freehold interest.

Valuations of colleges in Crawley, Bolton and Walsall for FRS 102 purposes.

Valuations for purchase reports of over 15 supported living schemes in locations across the UK including Yeovil, Gloucester, Hereford and Sheffield.

Advice on value, Charities Act compliance and management of the disposal of sheltered and private apartments owned by a religious charity.

Advice on value, negotiations and Charities Act advice in relation to the disposal of a Scout Hut in Greater London.