**New to the market** Residential Conversion Opportunity – The Grain Store, Pendock

Carver Knowles are delighted to bring to the market the Barn at Pendock known as the ‘Grain Store’. The barn benefits from prior approval consent for its change of use from light industrial into one dwellinghouse under Class PA. The Grain Store is located off the A438 Ledbury to Tewkesbury Road, just 5 miles from […]

Posted on May 25th, 2021 by

Organic Grazing Land Available near Cheltenham & Andoversford

Carver Knowles are delighted to offer approximately 187 acres (75 ha) of predominantly permanent grassland to let on an annual grazing/mowing licence basis. The land is split into three blocks which are available either on their own or together: Land at Colgate Farm (approx. GL54 4EZ) – 65.33 acres/26.44 ha Land at New Barn Farm […]

Posted on March 4th, 2021 by

Countryside Stewardship 2021 – Now Open for Applications

As of Tuesday 9th February the Countryside Stewardship application window has now re-opened. The individual options available for Stewardship are largely the same as before but there are some key changes to be aware of: Greening has been removed so existing greening features such as buffer strips can be used in a Countryside Stewardship application. […]

Posted on February 9th, 2021 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

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

Flood Recovery Fund

  The extended areas have just been announced which are now eligible for the Farming Recovery Fund.   What is it? The fund helps farmers whose agricultural land (that has been deemed eligible by the FRF scheme) was damaged by flooding we experienced in February 2020. The fund provides financial assistance with a minimum grant […]

Posted on June 19th, 2020 by

Wildlife Offer Countryside Stewardship – all you need to know

Wildlife Offer Countryside Stewardship agreements provide a simplified scheme option for farmers with a set list of options under each Wildlife Offer type and provided the minimum requirements are met then an agreement will be offered. The aim of Wildlife Offer’s is as the name suggests, to support wildlife by providing sources of nectar and […]

Posted on June 9th, 2020 by

Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship – all you need to know

Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship is very similar to the old style ELS schemes. It is designed to provide environmental benefits at an on-farm level with a range of options that can suit most farming systems. What do Mid-Tier Stewardship schemes fund? Grant funding is available for land management practices which protect and enhance the natural environment, […]

Posted on June 8th, 2020 by

Countryside Stewardship 2020 – Key Dates

With the upcoming changes to the subsidy regime, now is likely to be a good time for many farmers to consider entering into a Countryside Stewardship agreement.   From 2021, Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payments will be starting to be phased out through to a complete phasing out by 2028 making this year the last […]

Posted on May 20th, 2020 by

Farming Recovery Fund Extension Announced

It has been announced today that the Farming Recovery Fund has been extended, enabling farmers affected by flooding to apply for grants of between £500 and £25,000 for restoring farmland. The scheme was already in place for farmers in affected areas that were flooded during 2019 with the scheme extension put in place to help […]

Posted on March 20th, 2020 by