The best way to understand how we can help to realise the potential of rural land and property is through the projects we have delivered. This is just a small selection of our work. To talk about these projects, our wider portfolio, and your own ambitions, please get in touch.
A bold and innovative approach to circular farming
Planning achieved for a large-scale strawberry-growing glasshouse complex for Dyson Farming in Lincolnshire
Conversion of Grade II listed Georgian villa to apartments
A sensitive conversion of a heritage building in a Conservation Area of Worcestershire
Sensitively designed estate-led housing
Planning achieved for high-quality village housing in a conservation area for the Belsay Estate.
Rural estate business park
Prestwick Hall Farm, located just north of Newcastle Airport, is one of Rural Solutions’ longest standing clients. We first started working with the Wilson family in 2005 and continue to work with them now, almost 20 years later.
20 year rural estate land management strategy
A strategic transition to whole estate, holistic land-management guided by regenerative agriculture principles.
The Angel Inn at Hetton
Redevelopment of a 15th Century Inn to create a contemporary fine dining destination with original features retained and restored.
Nevill Holt Opera
A stunning rural theatre created to house an opera charity dedicated to introducing young people to classical music.
New HQ for Thwaites Brewery
A new headquarters capable of accommodating this growing family business.
Discrete eco-house in a National Landscape (AONB)
A unique house anchored in nature, featuring a sunken design and natural materials.
Wiston: a precedent for the estate and planning sectors
The Wiston WEP (whole estate plan) was the first estate strategy formally accepted as a material planning consideration.
A new community for Cambridge
Green space design for 2,500 new homes for one of the UK’s largest housing developers.
Garden village masterplan
Sensitive and careful extension of an estate village resulting in the allocation of new housing into the local plan.
Camping, glamping, lodges and more
Experiential tourist accommodation in fantastic locations from tents and touring to treehouses.
Contemporary country hotels
Country house hotels reimaged and reinvigorated into contemporary retreats.
Farm shop, café & play
Expansion of an established family farm shop and Pick-Your-Own business in the Green Belt.
The Fossil House - a grand design
Partly situated in a nature reserve, the planning application for this unique and distinctive Paragraph 84 house was able to incorporate the protection and enhancement of its surroundings.
Natural capital baselining at Castle Howard
Supporting the transition to a land management approach to protect and regenerate the 9,000 acre site for future generations, with a science-led natural capital baselining exercise.
Watatunga Wildlife Reserve
Regeneration of a redundant quarry to create a unique new conservation facility and visitor attraction, providing habitats for rare species and offering accommodation and guided tours to visitors.
Land management planning – Surrey County Council
Supporting a County Council to establish and adopt a new approach to land management in response to their Greener Futures agenda.
A dramatic Paragraph 84 family home
A contemporary, net-zero family house integrated with the landscape, built from local natural stone and timbers.
Family adventure attraction
Transformation of a former horticultural nursery site into a creative and exciting new leisure attraction.
Your vision realised
Whether your vision is to create an exceptional one-off home, develop high quality rural housing, diversify a land-based enterprise, evolve the way you manage your land and property portfolio or create opportunities for rural communities – we can help you realise all these ambitions and more.