Category Archive: Agricultural Land

News from our Agricultural Team

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

SBK Sponsor Hanbury Countryside Show

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We were very pleased to once again sponsor the Hanbury Countryside Show, a traditional one day agricultural Show held annually in Hanbury, Worcestershire. Featuring impressive displays of horses, cattle, sheep and horticulture, it is… Continue reading

Planning Case Study – Change of Use from Agricultural to Dwelling

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This project involved a change of use application under Class Q from steel framed agricultural building to dwelling. Background: A Class MB application was submitted to Cotswold District Council for the conversion of a… Continue reading

Kittie Ford, FAAV

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Kittie Ford, a Rural Chartered Surveyor at Sheldon Bosley Knight, received her official certificate for Fellowship of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) recently at the Midland Counties Agricultural Valuers AGM. Kittie… Continue reading

Wealth Management and Succession Planning

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It is often said that farmers and landowners are asset rich and cash poor, and given recent agricultural profitability this generalisation may have become more pertinent. Managing high value assets is often essential… Continue reading

Congratulations to Kittie Ford

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Congratulations to Kittie Ford from our Rural Land Agency team who has just passed her CAAV exams and qualified as a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. The CAAV exam for… Continue reading