Our Agricultural department continues an evolution into modern areas of work, such as solar farms, wind turbines and telecommunication masts, whilst continuing to provide expert advice on more traditional land agency disciplines such as rent reviews, stocktaking valuations and compensation claims. If you have any rural property or business related enquiry please speak to our Agricultural Team for a free initial consultation and we will be pleased to assist.
The following are just some of the areas we specialise in:
Sales & Acquisition of all Rural Property Types - including farms, farmhouses & country homes, equestrian properties and woodland.
Agricultural Tenancies - advice for landlords and tenants across all tenancy types including Agricultural Holdings Act, Farm Business Tenancies & Grazing Licences. We draw up tenancy agreements, undertake rent reviews, succession planning & end of tenancy compensation.
Valuations – of all property and asset types, for all valuation purposes.
Basic Payment Scheme – annual declarations, mapping issues, farm inspections and Lump Sum Exit Scheme for retiring farmers.
Environmental Schemes – traditional Higher Tier & Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship applications, capital grant applications, Sustainable Farming Incentive & ELMS.
Estate & Farm Management - including contract and share farming arrangements, tax planning and a complete management service across all let property types.
Compensation & Compulsory Purchase – crop loss claims, land compensation & accommodation works negotiation for all compulsory purchase types including road schemes, pipelines, cables and communication masts.
Farm Auctions - we undertake farm dispersal auctions for all farm machinery and equipment.
Planning and Permitted Development – prior approval & full applications for farm buildings, rural dwellings and change of use, along with Agricultural Appraisals in support of ag-tie applications.