Rural Development & Diversification

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

Often underused assets and redundant buildings are left to gather dust. Permanent or seasonal, we find ways of growing the value they deliver to your bottom line, setting a clear vision and route map, and ensuring you achieve your financial objectives. 

Our specialised diversification team works hand in hand with architects, heritage advisors, planners, management and agency teams to offer the full range of services you need to draw new income from your existing assets. 


Development Consultancy

Specialist advice to overcome the challenges thrown up by the development process

Development Management

Unlocking maximum land value through expert development management

Mixed Use Development

Reimagining cities through sustainable, cutting-edge developments

Residential Development

Unlock the value of your land with our local knowledge and regional perspective

Strategic Land

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

Meet our trusted experts


Louise Newton

Partner, Rural

A leading industry expert, Louise is recognised for her wealth of knowledge and experience in rural diversification, planning, and development.

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Hall Barn Estate

To secure the future of this 1,000-acre Estate for the next generation, we oversee the running of the property portfolio and add value through maximising income and looking for development and diversification opportunities.

Hall Barn, Case Study, Bidwells

Bressingham Hall

Having carried out a strategic review of our client’s property holdings, we identified an innovative opportunity to develop several buildings and open new income streams in the hospitality and tourism sectors.

Bressingham Hall

Cornbury Estate

Home to one of the few remaining private forests in England, we provide Cornbury with advice on how to effectively and efficiently manage their 5000 acre estate.

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Gaylors farm

Our client’s objective was to provide a substantial residential dwelling in an unsustainable and sensitive Green Belt location site that comprised a redundant agricultural building in poor condition.

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Land at Polebrook

Organic farmer required advice and expertise to achieve the best outcome on the sale of their land.


Ragged Hall

Our client’s site formed part of their private residence but was highly constrained due to being in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in the setting of a Listed Building.

Ragged hall

Summerhouse Farm

Our client wanted to diversify their farm income through the provision of a dog training and exercise field but had twice been refused by the local planning authority.

Summerhouse farm

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