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

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

Save the Date: The Pershore Conference 2019

Carver Knowles are delighted to be supporting the Pershore and Upton upon Severn Branch of the NFU at their annual conference in the New Year. The Pershore Conference will be held at its usual venue at Pershore College on Thursday 24th January 2019.   As ever, NFU group secretary, Ray Foster-Morrison, has organised what promises […]

Posted on December 4th, 2018 by

Planning to diversify? Have you considered Business Rates?

Diversification can be the ideal way of providing a new income stream to the farm business and making use of under utilised assets. Finance and planning permission are often top considerations for new projects but is the potential business rates liability being overlooked? Farmers are in a privileged position when it comes to rates, with […]

Posted on November 16th, 2018 by

Budget 2018: Good news for farmers?

Farm finance

Earlier this week, Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn 2018 budget, the last before Brexit.   It would seem there is some good news for those looking at significantly investing in their farm business. From the 1st January 2019, the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) is being increased five times from £200,000 to £1,000,000 for a period […]

Posted on November 1st, 2018 by

**To Let** Former grain store with permission for B1 light industrial/employment use

Carver Knowles are delighted to offer to the rental market a former grain store which benefits from planning consent for B1 light industrial or employment uses. The terms of the letting are negotiable, with the owner being prepared to be flexible if the right occupant can be found. The building has only recently become vacant […]

Posted on October 12th, 2018 by

Carver Knowles gains Cyber Essentials Certification

Carver Knowles has underlined its commitment to security and data protection by achieving independent certification under the government-backed Cyber Essentials scheme. Our name now appears on the list of certified organisations with the IASME consortium: https://www.iasme.co.uk/certified-organisations/. Our certification is backed by The National Cyber Security Centre, a part of GCHQ. It aims to help organisations […]

Posted on October 4th, 2018 by