Agricultural & Rural Services

Partner Stuart Walker, BSc, MRICS, FAAV heads up our agricultural services department. Our specialist team have a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of this complex subject, and in addition our planning team can help with change of use and other related matters. Our services include: 

  • Property valuation for sale, purchase, lending, asset management, probate and other tax purposes.
  • Advice on sales and marketing of agricultural and equestrian land and property.
  • Advice on planning and development opportunities and re-use of agricultural buildings.
  • Advice on all tenancy related matters for landlords and tenants.
  • Compensation for road schemes, pipelines and other public works.
  • Advice on installation, upgrade and rent reviews of telecom masts.
  • The law in general relating to agricultural and rural property.
  • Agricultural arbitrations and dispute resolution.
  • Basic Payment Scheme, Countryside Stewardship and other grant schemes.
  • Advice on environmental matters, woodland management, sporting and conservation aspects.
  • Restrictive covenants. 
  • Professional members of the Country Landowners Association.
  • Panel valuers for the Tenant Farmers Association and NFU.
  • Stuart Walker is a council delegate for the Central Associate of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) and is present chairman of the Sussex and adjoining councils of the CAAV. 
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