Motor Trade Case Studies

Vines BMW, Guildford

Savings of over £225,000 RV

-50% Allowance for refurbishment work

Drift Bridge Ltd, Walton on Thames

Savings over £90,000 RV

Surrey car showroom reduced on appeal, unusual first floor showroom and masked car display spaces

Inchcape plc, Maidenbower Business Park, Crawley

£47,000 RV

Crawley Audi reduced by 19%, confirmed distinction between class1 and class 2 car showrooms

Cooper BMW, Tunbridge Wells

£26,500 RV

Car showroom on the North farm Retail Park, Tunbridge Wells


“I have used Vail Williams on business rates over the years to challenge the business rates on my properties. The advice I have received has been very effective and the fee arrangement makes sure the exercise is cost effective for me. Vail Williams are experts in Rating Valuation work and have consistently provided first class advice, thank-you.”

Mark Williams - Williams Group Ltd, East Farleigh, Kent

“In the past we have been approached by several other companies purporting to

offer rating valuation advice.  Rod Bisset of Vail Williams was successful in the

Surrey Valuation Tribunal in reducing our local BMW dealership's assessment

and was able to provide evidence for a second appeal on our own property.

He has compiled a detailed case, provided comparables and an analysis of our

lease, presented a preliminary case to the Tribunal on our behalf and above

all has shown tenacity.  Four years later, he has successfully concluded our

appeal and we have received a refund cheque going back 7 years, Fantastic

news, well done and THANK YOU!”

Sid Swaine - Dorking Service Centre