Category Archive: Agricultural Land

New Countryside Stewardship – Streamlined Options


Four new Countryside Stewardship (CS) offers have been introduced for farmers and land managers in order to boost biodiversity and help protect and enhance farmland and the countryside. The improvements that have been… Continue reading

Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme


The Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme provides funding for farmers to purchase equipment and improve productivity on their farm. It involves a simple single stage online application, and once applications close, an email… Continue reading

SBK Rural and Equestrian Sponsorship Season Gets Underway


The 2018 sporting season is getting underway and at SBK we are looking forward to supporting a number of rural and equestrian events in our local area. The British Eventing season kicks off… Continue reading

HS2 Woodland Fund – Grant Funding Available


With engineering contracts awarded and the first spade due to hit the ground towards the end of 2018, High Speed 2 have announced a new grant scheme to promote the planting of 7… Continue reading

Utility Schemes and Compensation


  Farmers and landowners who are affected by a utility scheme are entitled to make a claim for compensation. However, it is important to get an Agent involved as early as possible so that… Continue reading

News from our Agricultural Team


Rural Property Sold Throughout 2017 our Land Agency Department has been busy selling a number of rural properties in South Warwickshire including large blocks of bare arable land which concluded negotiations by Best &… Continue reading

Farmers’ Annual Stocktake – Are You Valuing Correctly?


An alarmingly low number of farmers obtain formal annual stocktaking valuations for their end of year accounting.  These are governed by the RICS Red Book Regulations as farmstock is an asset and farm… Continue reading

Moreton Show 2017


Sheldon Bosley Knight were very proud to once again sponsor the Moreton-in-Marsh Show on 2nd September 2017. Now in its 69th year, the show has grown to become one of the leading agricultural… Continue reading

Amy Reed Achieves RICS Status


Laura Gaydon, a Director at Sheldon Bosley Knight, is delighted to announce and congratulate Amy Reed on obtaining her qualification in May 2017 as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors… Continue reading

‘Greening Simplification’ – Changes affecting BPS 2018


Further details have now been released surrounding the European Union’s decision to alter the greening regulations and these changes will influence BPS applications in 2018. DEFRA have confirmed that the ban of Plant… Continue reading

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