To Let: Exclusive Rural Offices on The Farncombe Estate

Carver Knowles are delighted to be offering to the rental market a number of exclusive rural offices at The Farncombe Estate located in the beautiful setting of the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Farncombe Estate The Farncombe Estate is a private 400 acre Cotswold estate located on the Gloucestershire/Worcestershire border. Farncombe is the […]

Posted on January 7th, 2020 by

The Pershore Conference 2020

Job Opportunity

Carver Knowles are delighted to be supporting the Pershore and Upton upon Severn Branch of the NFU at their annual conference next week. The Pershore Conference will be held at its usual venue at Pershore College on Thursday 16th January 2020 at 7:30 pm. Ray Foster Morrison, NFU group secretary, has as usual organised what […]

Posted on January 7th, 2020 by

To Let: Storage Buildings in Beckford, Worcestershire

Carver Knowles are seeking new tenants on behalf of one of our clients to occupy either all of part of two buildings in Beckford on the Worcestershire/Gloucestershire border. There are two buildings available, both of which are former agricultural buildings available to let for a storage use. The buildings consists of one former poultry shed […]

Posted on December 23rd, 2019 by

New grant funding available for rural projects

Earlier this month the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) launched three new grants available to farmers under the RDPE Growth Programme. The grants are designed to provide funding for projects in rural areas which create jobs and growth in the rural economy. What grants are available? The RDPE Growth Programme provides grant funding for […]

Posted on November 22nd, 2019 by

For Sale: Ledbury Road Motors, Bushley, Tewkesbury

Carver Knowles are delighted to be offering to the market Ledbury Road Motors, a former petrol station/garage which is located within 2 miles of the historic market town of Tewkesbury. The property provides an exciting opportunity to be viewed as commercial premises with onsite accommodation or as a potential development opportunity. The property is offered […]

Posted on May 24th, 2019 by

For Sale: Barn with residential consent in rural Wick, Worcestershire

Carver Knowles are delighted to be offering to the market an agricultural building which benefits from prior approval consent for its conversion into two delightful four bed family homes each benefitting from their own private gardens. The agricultural building is located at Glenmore Farm on the outskirts of the village of Wick in the county […]

Posted on May 7th, 2019 by

Barns with residential consent for sale in Abbots Lench, Worcestershire

Carver Knowles are delighted to be offering to the market two agricultural barns in Abbots Lench which each benefit from consent to be converted into delightful family homes. The barns are located within the centre of the village, just off an attractive triangle of green enjoying a rural location with fine views to the east […]

Posted on February 22nd, 2019 by

What Agricultural Grants are available in 2019?

Claas tractor

2018 was an extremely popular year for agricultural and rural grants with Carver Knowles securing over £500,000 worth of funding for local farmers and businesses. The majority of these grants such as LEADER and the Rural Development Programme grants were funded with European money and the schemes have now started to close to new applications. […]

Posted on February 1st, 2019 by

Do I need planning permission for my equine development?

When it comes to horses the question of whether planning consent is required or not can become confusing. Most people are unsure what their permitted development rights are and what they may or may not need planning for. Change of use Horses can be grazed on agricultural land as long as they are not being […]

Posted on January 28th, 2019 by

Planning permission for new equine facilities

Stables are subject to business rates

Planning permission is typically not at the top of any horse owners list of priorities unless perhaps you are looking into building new facilities. Proposals to create permanent equine facilities where you are physically building on or altering the land will obviously always need planning permission, but the use of land for grazing horses and […]

Posted on December 19th, 2018 by