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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: Solar Farm, Pasture, Woodland and Battery Site at Badsey Lane, Willersey

Carver Knowles are delighted to offer for sale an exciting solar, pasture, woodland and battery site investment opportunity at Badsey Lane, Willersey in the county of Worcestershire. The property is comprised of a solar farm extending to approximately 22 acres which generates an income of around £37,000 per annum, a battery site generating an income […]

Posted on May 9th, 2019 by

Planning success for residential development in Cotswold AONB

First impression of development

Director of Carver Knowles, Julie Newton, is delighted to confirm that outline planning consent has been granted by Cotswold District Council for a three dwelling site together with village car park in Ebrington near Chipping Campden. In planning terms this site was outside of the village development boundary and within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding […]

Posted on June 5th, 2019 by

SEVERN HAM HAY AUCTION – 2PM FRIDAY 24TH MAY 2019 AT TEWKESBURY TOWN HALL

SEVERN HAM HAY AUCTION – FRIDAY 24TH MAY 2019 at 2PM   On behalf of the Tewkesbury Town Council we are delighted to announce the details for the annual hay auction for the Severn Ham .   This year’s auction which will take place at 2pm on Friday 24th May at the Tewkesbury Town Hall. […]

Posted on May 16th, 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 do I need to do if I am facing Enforcement Action?

More rural development set to be approved

Planning enforcement Planning enforcement is a procedure undertaken by Local Authorities where development has occurred without the correct planning permission. Once a notice of planning enforcement is served by the Local Authority the land owner has a limited amount of time to comply. Compliance can involve removing the structure or ceasing a use. Failure to […]

Posted on February 18th, 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

How to be a Farmer and Park Keeper – The Pershore Conference 2019

Once again the team at Upton and Pershore NFU organised an excellent panel to discuss ‘How to be a Farmer and Park Keeper’ providing advice to the audience on making the best of opportunities to develop your rural business. The conference was attended by over 150 local farmers and rural professionals. The first speaker of […]

Posted on January 25th, 2019 by