Pringle of Scotland, the knitwear firm famed for its diamond print jumpers popular with golfers, has quite its Chelsea home of 10 years. The retailer will leave both its store and offices at the Cadogan Estates 141-142 Sloane Street, SW1, for cheaper office space in Hammersmith, W6, and flagship West End store. Luxury stationer Smythson as already agreed to take over the Sloan Steet store at a zone A rent of
430 pounds per sq ft. Pingle will move its head office to Threadneedles 38,000 sq ft Colet Court, 100 Hammersmith Road, taking 3,200 sq ft at 33.50 pounds per sq ft on a five-year lease. Michael Horwitz & Co is acting for Pringle on the shop move and Xander Investments on the office relocation; Frost Meadowcroft and Hannover Green advised Threadneedle; CBRE and Nash Bond Acted for Smythson.