About us

Franklin Commercial are one of the few Commercial Estate Agents in London & the South East successfully handling the letting and sale of both commercial property and businesses over a wide area.

If you are considering letting or selling your commercial property or business there is a good chance we will have the tenant or purchaser for you on our database. We currently have 8,608 registered users on our system who receive email alerts on all relevant new opportunities whilst our website also attracts a substantial number of new visitors each week.

If you are looking to buy a business, investment property or rent/purchase commercial premises please subscribe for email alerts now and we will notify you as soon as new listings are added.

Franklin Commercial was established in 1999 by Simon Franklin. Simon previously ran a four office residential/commercial estate agency in West London with his brother, Paul (Acre Estates) and also spent eight years as a restaurateur. Simon's daughters Victoria and Sarah joined the business in 2015 & 2018 respectively.

We are focused entirely on offering the best possible service for the letting or sale of your commercial property or business and are members of The National Association of Estate Agents and The Property Consultants Society.


Catering businesses

Commercial investments

Shop lettings



Development opportunities

Freehold sales / acquisitions

Pubs / bars

Light industrial





"Within a week of avertising our shop we had three businesses interested in assignment, typically the fourth one that came along a couple of weeks later was the one that completed! Thanks Simon, your simple, inexpensive service saved us a fortune in fees but more importantly got a tenant signed up within our three month target deadline." Stuart Dewey

"Thanks for your help in letting Baker Street. It is let as of today to one of the first couples that you sent my way. My original tenants lease ended on 21st and the new tenants completed today. Great news. Many thanks." Richard

"Thanks for your help with the sale of the business, we were delighted with the response and end result." Edward Platt, Surrey

"Thank you for advertising the unit. The chaps we met this morning want to take it subject to a couple of questions which we should be able to answer today and we are very pleased with the quick response." Gary Arnold, Thames Ditton Marina

"Thanks for passing so many enquiries over so quickly through the advertising route, Simon. ... your database certainly works very well indeed!" Tom Trevett, Weybridge

"Dear Simon. Thank you for all your help on this sale. I really appreciate your time and effort." Paul Cooper, Claverton Estates

"Thank you for helping with the letting of the Fulham shop. It has now been let and we will definitely be using your advertising option again, it worked very well for us. Thanks again." Pat, Fulham Rd, London SW6

"Thank you for dealing with the sale of the Petersfield investment so promptly." David, Birchwood Group

"Dear Simon, Just a brief email to thank you so much for your help with selling my investment property. Your assistance was much appreciated. Best wishes." John Hampson, Surrey

"The restaurant is now under offer and I am particularly pleased with the number of enquiries and quick response since listing it with you only a few days ago. Once again thank you for your help." Howard Lee, Surbiton

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