Stratford Literary Festival – Autumn 2016

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We were delighted once again to sponsor the 2016 Autumn Festival in partnership with the Stratford Literary Festival.  This year’s line-up featured three very well-known figures representing a varied and highly entertaining programme.… Continue reading

Christmas Colouring Competition

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This year we decided to hold a Christmas Colouring Competition and invited pupils from Shipston Primary School to take part. L-R: Laura Gaydon, Isla Hill, Daniel Careless, Eleanor Hazelton Each pupil was asked… Continue reading

Yee-haa! A round-up of the SBK Charity Quiz 2016

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The Sheldon Bosley Knight Charity Quiz this year was in aid of Riding for the Disabled Association and once again we were delighted with the support we received from local businesses and organisations… 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

2017 Non-domestic Rates Revaluation

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Business rates (or non-domestic rates) will most likely have to be paid if you use a building for non-domestic purposes, unless certain exemptions are applicable. The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) sets the Rateable… Continue reading

Shipston Victorian Evening

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Our Shipston office once again took part in the annual Shipston Victorian Evening and this year we held a coconut shy.  Liz Smith, Peter Leamy and Kate Billing running the stall dressed in full Victorian costume. In… Continue reading

Planning Case Study – Conversion of Agricultural Buildings to Residential

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Our client requested our assistance in obtaining planning permission for the conversion of agricultural buildings to residential under Permitted Development (Class Q). Two of the buildings are traditional brick barns with pitched tiled… Continue reading

Planning Case Study – Enabling Development Scheme Involving Village Hall

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This project was part of an Enabling Development Scheme involving the demolition of an existing village hall and associated buildings and the erection of a single detached dwelling with associated hard and soft… Continue reading

Planning Case Study – Extension and Conversion of Shop to Dwelling

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Our client requested our assistance in submitting a full application for permission to convert an existing (A1) shop to a (C3) residential dwelling (previously approved).  With proposed external alterations, it included the erection of… Continue reading

We are Recruiting

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Would you like to work for a welcoming, professional, forward thinking property business? We are seeking a proactive & efficient hard worker able to work individually and as part of a small, friendly team.… Continue reading