Agricultural & Rural Services
We provide the most comprehensive range of agricultural and rural services in the area.
Sales & Purchases of Rural Properties - including estates, farms and farmland, country houses, equestrian properties, woodland and rural development properties.
Estate & Farm Management - including tax planning, insurance, lettings, staff employment, payroll, secretarial services, etc.
Valuations - for all purposes including taxation, family division, trusts, partnership, tenant right, collateral, stocktaking, insurance and compensation. Our valuations are carried out by RICS Registered Valuers.
Agricultural Tenancies - advice for landlords and tenants. Agricultural Holdings Act and Farm Business Tenancies. Tenancy agreements, rent reviews, succession planning, end of tenancy compensation, grass keep licences etc.
Farming Structures - contract and share farming arrangements, farm budgets and management accounts.
Basic Payment Scheme - applications, greening calculations, cross compliance issues, New and Young Farmer support.
Compensation & Compulsory Purchase - compensation, easements and wayleaves for road schemes, pipelines, cables and communication masts.
Stewardship Schemes - Higher Tier and Mid Tier Countryside Stewardship applications, management of existing Entry Level and Higher Level Stewardship schemes, capital grant applications.
Planning and Permitted Development - applications for farm buildings, rural dwellings and change of use. Agriculturally tied properties.
Strategic Land & Development - Planning and feasibility studies, promotion and option agreements, joint ventures, Community Infrastructure Levy and Section 106 agreements.
Farm Auctions - we are auctioneers of farm machinery and equipment. We also undertake regular auctions of freehold properties including farms, farmland, houses, development sites, paddocks etc.
Digital Mapping - the latest technology through Ordnance Survey enables us to provide maps for all purposes, including management, cropping, sales, Basic Payment and Countryside Stewardship, Land Registry and boundary issues.