Merry Christmas

See you on the other side

We would like to wish all our clients and colleagues a Merry Christmas and a more positive 2021.   The office will be closed from 12.30 pm on Thursday 24th December until Monday 4th January at 9am.

Posted on December 21st, 2020 by

Yew Tree Cottage, Tillputs End, Dymock

Yew Tree Cottage

Yew Tree Cottage provides opportunity for renovation and development in the rural Gloucestershire countryside. The detached property sits within its own mature garden and adjacent the small hamlet of Tillputs End. SITUATION Yew Tree Cottage is located nearly 2 miles from the village of Dymock which boasts The Beauchamp Arms, a Primary School, garage, Parish […]

Posted on December 17th, 2020 by

The Transition Plan – the future of agriculture in England

The Transitional Plan, announced on Monday,  formally moves the agricultural responsibilities from the EU Commission to Defra. This is the first piece of post Brexit legislation. This policy will be shaped by decisions made in Whitehall and will no longer need to be negotiated with 27 member states. For example, a more proportionate approach to […]

Posted on December 2nd, 2020 by

Case Study: Tewkesbury

Planning consent for a small bungalow was granted consent in 1962 in the parish of The Leigh, near Tewkesbury. The decision notice had an agricultural occupancy condition attached to it as it was located in Open Countryside. The bungalow was occupied by a retire farmer until he was unable to manage in his own home […]

Posted on November 23rd, 2020 by

Case Study – Dover

A two step planning process was followed to achieve the removal of an agricultural occupancy condition on a house in Dover, Kent where the occupant couldn’t get a mortgage as a result of the planning condition. Ms Elgar had been living in her home for over 10 years and did not comply with the agricultural […]

Posted on November 23rd, 2020 by

Case Study: Warrington

A traditional mixed farm in Cheshire West (Local Planning Authority) was granted planning consent in 1982 to house an agricultural worker on a site in the Green Belt . In addition to the planning condition the council sought a legal agreement (106 agreement) to tie the house to the farm. The house with the agricultural […]

Posted on November 23rd, 2020 by

Case Study: Prestbury

The dwelling was built in 1972 to support the development of a new farm building complex at that time. The dwelling had since been sold to a non- compliant family member who had occupied the dwelling for 14 years. During the initial appraisal of the site it was clear that the dwelling had not been […]

Posted on August 22nd, 2019 by

Case Study: Leominster

An ag tied dwelling was granted for a farmer’s parents-in-law to move nearer the family with a view that the father-in-law would work on the farm. Prior to the completion of the bungalow there was a change in circumstance meaning the parents would not be able to help on the farm however living near the […]

Posted on August 22nd, 2019 by

Case Study: Down Hatherley

A three bed dwelling within Tewkesbury Borough Council was going through the process of being sold and during the sale process the agricultural occupancy condition was identified. As the property was part of a deceased estate and the condition had been put in place in the 1970’s it had long since been forgotten. The previous […]

Posted on August 22nd, 2019 by

Building Plot For Sale – North Cotswolds

Land at Ebrington

Carver Knowles are delighted to offer to the market 0.92 acres of land in the North Cotswold village of Ebrington with outline consent for 3 open market dwellings. The Outline consent (ref 18/00996/OUT) from Cotswold District Council approved a courtyard style layout of one 2 bed, one 3 bed and one 4 bed dwelling. The […]

Posted on July 10th, 2019 by