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HARRODS ESTATES is a London
London
-based estate agent which offer services for buying, renting and managing property . Harrods
Harrods
Estates was started in 1897 and has expanded gradually since then. In 2005 a second office was opened in Mayfair
Mayfair
then in 2013 a third office opened in Chelsea. In May 2015 a fourth office opened in Kensington
Kensington
Church Street.

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Services * 3 Expansion * 4 See also * 5 External links * 6 References

HISTORY

Harrods
Harrods
Estates, part of the Harrods
Harrods
group (Harrods, Harrods Aviation , Air Harrods
Harrods
, Harrods
Harrods
Bank and Harrods
Harrods
Corporate Services), were founded in 1897 and occupied a discreet position on the ground floor of the main Harrods
Harrods
building before moving three times between 1904 and 1908 as the team expanded in size from two employees to 20.

In 1919 the office moved across the road to 62-64 Brompton Road and provided an additional Auction
Auction
Hall in the floor above, but in 1944 the office suffered a direct strike by a V-I Flying Bomb also known as a 'doodlebug' which demolished the building. However, close to 300,000 packets of papers survived and a temporary move to the Wholesale office on Hans Crescent meant not a single day of work was lost.

Harrods
Harrods
Estates relocated its headquarters two more times to Basil Street then Park Lane, London
London
before making their last move in 2001 when they returned to Brompton Road, this time number 82 - giving them a location directly opposite the main store and just yards from their original premises.

SERVICES

Harrods
Harrods
Estates specialise in prime central London
London
properties. They currently have four offices located in Knightsbridge
Knightsbridge
, Mayfair
Mayfair
, Chelsea and Kensington
Kensington
which serve those areas

* Residential Sales * Residential Lettings * Developments * Property Management * Asset Management * Russian Desk - providing a translation service * Middle Eastern Desk - providing a translation service

Clients can be referred to additional relevant services offered by Harrods, including:

* The Studio - Harrods
Harrods
Interior Design service. * By Appointment - a personal shopping service provided within Harrods
Harrods
by advance booking only.

EXPANSION

Between 1937 and 1980, Harrods
Harrods
Estates opened in a further six locations which have since closed, four within the UK and two international offices.

In 2005 it opened a second office at 61 Park Lane, Mayfair
Mayfair
which remains today.

2013 saw the launch of a third office, located in Chelsea, London
London
.

2015 saw further expansion with a fourth office at Kensington
Kensington
Church Street, Kensington, London