Whether developing an estate strategy or investing time in his team, Giles takes a long-term view to delivering positive change.

You don’t transform an estate overnight, so for him it all comes down to relationships. Giles’ ability to listen and willingness to be challenged, backed by entrepreneurial ideas, helps develop estate strategies which last generations.

A charismatic leader, he has a personable nature which helps him to build rapport with clients of every generation - from estate owners and their parents to future successors. 

When it comes to leading Bidwells’ rural business nothing is more important to Giles than his people. By putting his energy into their development and giving them the opportunity to grow, he has seen his graduate recruits become partners and members of Bidwells’ rural board.  

Giles is at his best when helping estates grow their income for the long-term while trying to balance the sensitivities of succession. An adept navigator of family politics, he brings a fresh perspective and ideas that enhance the value of estates for future generations. 

Giles’s advice to our businesses has been outstanding and has driven us on to consider things we may have not without his advice.
Ben Chivers - Chivers Farms Ltd
Giles gives expert, professional advice but still feels approachable and more like a very well informed friend.
Ellen Francis - Quy Estate

Experience

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Land & Development

Transform your land holdings into thriving developments
02

Rural Land Diversification

Our specialists breathe life and value into rural places and spaces.
03

Strategic Land

We navigate the maze of land promotion, crafting tailored strategies that maximise returns.
04

Rural Investment

Build a robust rural portfolio with our decades of land expertise
05

Estates Management

We look beyond the assets to understand your long-term aspirations

Our insights

Image of Growing wheatjpg Events 20.06.24

We are delighted to invite you to our Professionals’ Rural Breakfast Seminar on Thursday 20 June 2024.

Rural Professionals - Breakfast Seminar | Cambridge

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Berners Hall Farm27 (2) Report 07.02.23

Inflation peaked at 11% and we've had eight successive interest rate increases since January 2022, taking the current Bank of England base rate to 4% (at the time of writing).

Introduction | Rural Outlook

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Image of Field with haybale Report 2024

We approach the spring with a mixture of excitement and trepidation, both in terms of the rural economy, and wider macroeconomic factors.

Introduction | Rural Outlook 2024

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Fordham_Wet_Woods_And_Great_Wilbraham_210421 30 Report 17.01.22

Welcome to the 2022 edition of Rural Outlook. This edition concentrates on the opportunities which are available to landowners, with a particular focus on the Environment and Development.

Rural Outlook - 2022

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Fordham_Wet_Woods_And_Great_Wilbraham_210421 30 Briefing 17.12.18

A recent poll undertaken by Farmers Weekly asked 577 farmers how they were going to vote on Brexit. Read our detailed analysis of the results here, and how this affects land prices, farm workers and more.

Rural spectator: Farmers Weekly EU Referendum Poll

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Moxhill Farm, Colpe, Bedfordshire Blog 06.03.20

There is heavy speculation that Agricultural Property Relief (APR) and Business Property Relief (BPR) will be removed in the Budget next week (March 11).

Forget Covid-19, Brexit, or climate change - an inheritance tax storm is brewing that could wipe farmers out

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Jockey Club Estates – Professional Advice

For over 100 years, we have worked closely with Jockey Club Estates to effectively advise on its portfolio and management of its assets.

Jockey Club
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Wilbraham Estate

Two families collectively own Wilbraham - it’s vital that our management caters to the different needs of each party. Maintaining smooth relations between the owners and with members of the local community is a top priority throughout the estate’s development.

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Project

Burnham Yard, Beaconsfield

We were instructed to develop and implement a strategy to regenerate 35,000 sq ft of brownfield land and create a holistic development, securing a sustainable income stream for future generations.

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