Rural Solutions submitted a comprehensive response to The House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy highlighting the areas the Government can address through policy to enable further sustainable development. Here is a summary of the points made. Read More
Category Archives: rural diversification
We are delighted to achieve planning consent for our client for the conversion, alteration and extension of Pinniger’s Farm, thanks to a design conceived by our architects.
Rural Solutions achieved planning permission for glamping style huts and the conversion of a former workshop to holiday cottage on the client’s farmland in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Here is the full story of how diversifying into leisure has changed the farm for the better. Read More
We are delighted to announce the appointment of John Bateman – strategic development expert, as Senior Advisory Consultant to Rural Solutions.
Rural Solutions issued its latest Half Year results with figures 24% above the previous period and well ahead of forecast, continuing to outperform expectations.
The second edition in our colleague’s ‘staycation’ blogs is from Sam who recently explored the beautiful Northumbrian coast.
By Head of Planning, James Podesta
Today has seen the long-anticipated publication of the new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The NPPF has been subject of consultation since late 2016 and has been published ahead of parliamentary summer recess. Read More
By Managing Director, William Fry
Post-Brexit anxiety is said to be creating a surge in UK holidays or ‘staycations’, with 2018 set to be another big year for domestic tourism. Experts say the ‘staycation’ trend is becoming a sustained feature – good news for those looking at rural diversification.
A combination of the World Cup and fantastic weather has given many people reason to stay at home and enjoy everything this country has to offer.
We are delighted to have successfully overcome the initial concerns from the Yorkshire Dale National Park Authority to convert a disused agricultural barn to a large residential dwelling with the future option for holiday let use.