Barker Storey Matthews have made a key appointment as they look towards growth for the future.

Julian Welch, formerly a Director and National Head of Retail at property consultants Lambert Smith Hampton, has joined the business in its Peterborough office where he will specialise in commercial property agency and consultancy.

Julian is very familiar with Peterborough and its surrounding area, having been based in the City for the past 8 years with LSH. Prior to his move to Peterborough, Julian worked in the West End of London for 12 years and he is a highly experienced commercial property agent having worked for a wide variety of retailers, occupiers, developers, investors and landlords.