Roger Parry and Partners are delighted that Powys Councillors have approved plans for the erection of poultry installation and all associated works for 100,000 broilers at Domgay Hall, Llanymynech, Powys.
Strong interest from local farmers continues to push up farmland prices, with over £9,000 per acre achieved at a recent auction in Oswestry.
This month’s ‘Ask the Expert Column’ written by Clare Jerman, from the Welshpool office looks at what grant schemes are currently open to Welsh farmers.
With the 2017 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) application window now open, Roger Parry and Partners are urging farmers in both England and Wales to book an appointment with one of their expert land management professionals to complete this year’s form as soon as possible.
RICS demands support for Welsh rural economy as land prices look set to fall during Brexit negotiations
Demand for commercial farmland in Wales has fallen and sale prices are expected to edge downwards, according to the RICS / RAU Rural Land Market Survey H2 2016.
‘An Englishman’s home is his castle’ or should we be planning to build sand castles on the beach? The old adage of ‘always build off firm foundations’ still rings true, but the shifting sands that are now common place in the planning arena certainly keeps everyone on their toes, and serves to make our task much more interesting!
Roger Parry and Partners are delighted to announce that Gail Lewis, MRICS, FAAV and a Nuffield Scholar, who is a farmer’s daughter from Llanidloes, Mid Wales, has re-joined Roger Parry and Partners having spent almost four years with Agri Advisor as a Paralegal and Agricultural Consultant.
Richard Corbett, Partner, and his planning team, Becky Bowen and Rosina Bloor, have been delighted with a number of approvals for large scale poultry units alongside biomass boiler applications during the past 12 months.
Does the adoption of the Shropshire SAMDev mean the end for employment/housing opportunities for unallocated land?
The main issue, as far as I can see, is between access to the EU single trading market and the control of immigration.
So what is relevant to agriculture?
A new year and already the planning team at Roger Parry & Partners are seeing enquiries coming in, which signal another busy and exciting year ahead.
Beth Hanson, a placement student with Roger Parry and Partners has recently been awarded the Buccleuch Estates Prize as Harper Adams University Rural Enterprise and Land Management (REALM) placement student of the year.