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      Rural Development

      Unlocking the potential of your property through rural development.

      Hall Barn Estate

      30+ years and still going strong

      Delivering the full spectrum of rural planning, we assess opportunities for development now, put steps in place to unlock potential, and devise long term plan strategies.

      If you know what you’re looking to achieve, we put in place a phased approach to help you deliver your vision. If you’re looking to consider the options, we run viability assessments and development appraisals, ensuring best use of your assets.

      Our experts are highly specialised in rural planning and green belt issues. We provide a tailored approach to individual planning matters, suitable for the operation of your farm and wider property, and considerate of the local community.

      Working hand in hand with architects, heritage, planners, management and agency teams, we are able to provide a full-service offer, setting you up for the best chance of success.

      Recognised industry experts with 95% success rate on class Q developments - compared to the national average of 50%

      Service options

      Biodiversity Net Gain

      Incoming legislation demands a 10% gain in biodiversity on all new development schemes in England. Environmental enhancement is no longer a ‘nice-to-have’ – it’s mandatory.


      Compulsory Purchase

      However a compulsory purchase order arises, an experienced, informed and coherent view is essential to understand your particular situation and ensure optimum compensation for any loss accrued during the process.

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      Energy and Renewables

      We have been helping landowners, developers and investors realise the full potential of renewable technologies for 25 years and we continue to deliver new and exciting projects in this evolving environment.

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      Farm Strategy

      The world of farming is changing fast with traditional activities being replaced by an array of modern opportunities. Our analytical and inventive approach will open them up to you.

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      Natural Capital and Carbon Strategy

      We are at the forefront of the intersection between finance and nature, providing the link between investors and landowners to enable the realisation of Net Zero and carbon off-setting objectives.

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      Rural Diversification

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

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      Strategic Business Planning

      You are as individual as the business plans we create but our clients have a commonality of wanting a properly structured business, facilitating income and capital growth and long-term sustainability.

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      Strategic Land Promotion

      Finding the right vehicle for a landowner to promote a strategic development site takes a considered approach from an experienced team that provides the answers before the questions are asked.

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      Strategic Planning Advice

      Working with you to consider the long-term strategic options to maximise development opportunities.

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      Succession Planning
      Woodland Creation

      A deep-rooted understanding of landscape-scale economic and environmental drivers allows our forestry experts to deliver the complete woodland creation service.

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      The prompt, seamless result is a great credit to the work that you have done on this, so thank you for your excellent work! We are delighted.
      Kate Ginks, Yareal Humby Ltd/ Strategic Estates Ltd

      How else can we help?

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      Buying and selling land and estates

      Land and estate management

      Adding value to land and estates

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