Category Archives: advisory

INDUSTRY COMMENT – Championing rural development will enhance communities and prosperity

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Rural development, residential development, planning permission, consentBy James Podesta, Head of Planning

We were delighted to see this very interesting article in the Yorkshire Post last Sunday in relation to housing development in rural Yorkshire. It’s great to see the importance of development in these areas being championed.

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NEWS RELEASE – Farmer’s Guardian look to our director Rob Hindle for his prediction and tips on successful rural diversification

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Rural Solutions - Farmer's Guardian 25 August 2017

Farmer’s Guardian look to our director Rob Hindle for his prediction and tips on successful rural diversification

 

We are delighted to see our double page spread in the Farmer’s Guardian Property supplement in August. If you haven’t seen it, here’s a link. Read More

Rural Solutions - Exceptional New Country Houses And Replacement Houses

PLANNING EXPERTISE PORTFOLIO – Exceptional Para 55 New Country Houses and Replacement Houses

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Rural Solutions - Exceptional Country Houses Planning Portfolio

Rural Solutions – Exceptional Country Houses Planning Portfolio

 

Rural Solutions has developed a particular national expertise in the delivery of truly outstanding, exceptional and innovative new and replacement country houses (Para 55s).

We have achieved more approvals in recent years under the relevant and tough provisions of the Government’s National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF paragraph 55) than any other planning practice.

Click Here to view our Exceptional Country Houses Planning Portfolio

We provide the most up to date expertise in delivering permissions for new country houses.

To find out how we can help you achieve your Para 55 in a sensitive rural area, contact Rural Solutions on 01756 797501 or info@ruralsolutions.co.uk to discuss your needs.

 

 

NEWS RELEASE – Whole Estate Plan first is a material gain with Wiston Estate and South Downs National Park Authority

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Wiston estate, Whole Estate Plan, first, produced, South Down National Park AuthorityRural Solutions are delighted to share the news that their work with the Wiston Estate has come to fruition. The ‘Wiston Whole Estate Plan’ put together by Rural Solutions along with estate principal, Richard Goring over the last 12 months, was formally endorsed at the South Downs National Park Authority’s  (SDNPA) Resources and Performance Committee on 20th July 2017.  Read More

NEWS RELEASE – Rural landowners gather to discuss the diversification opportunities despite Brexit at breakfast event, Blenheim Palace

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Maximising on land and property was the subject of our most recent breakfast briefing.

The event, held at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, gathered rural landowners and professionals from across the region and urged them to take control of assets and invest in a broader business base to protect themselves in the current climate amidst Brexit uncertainties.

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Visit the Farm Business Innovation Show in Birmingham

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Rural Solutions will be exhibiting and speaking at the Farm Business Innovation Show taking place at Birmingham NEC on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 November.

The show is free to enter and tickets can be ordered online from the Show website.

The Rural Solutions advisory, business development and planning teams will be at the show and they will be available to talk to you about your diversification ideas.  Willy Browne-Swinburne will also be speaking on Thursday morning about how you decide which diversification idea is the right one for you!

More information about the Show and free tickets can be found here http://www.farmbusinessshow.co.uk/

Rural Solutions runner up in Rural Business Awards

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Rural Solutions attended the dinner and awards ceremony last night for ‘The Rural Business Awards’ in partnership with CLA and are very proud to announce that we are runner up in the ‘2016 Best Rural Professional Services Business’ category.

The Awards co-founder, Jemma Clifford said “Rural Solutions was simply an excellent, successful business.  They demonstrated growth on profits, creation of jobs and associated employment in rural communities, all based on a sound knowledge of the key aspects of rural life.”

Congratulations to all our fellow finalists – it is wonderful to see so many successful rural businesses out there doing great things for the rural economy and raising the profile of the countryside.

New resource in the Rural Solutions Advisory team

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Rob Ormrod has joined the Rural Solutions Advisory team this week.

He has spent nearly a decade at Banks Group in the north east as their Estates Manager and has a strong background in land acquisition and renewable energy.  He previously worked as a land agent at Strutt & Parker in Morpeth after training at the University of Reading in land use planning, management and development.

Rob will coordinate the Advisory team, working with owners of rural land and buildings, looking at feasibility, land use options, financials and business planning.

If you would like to contact Rob or the Advisory team please use rob.ormrod@ruralsolutions.co.uk